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Dear Parents,

Welcome to Lincoln Park Academy – home of the Wolves! At Lincoln Park Academy, we provide a safe and secure learning environment. Since opening our doors, Lincoln Park has provided an effective, consistent, and academically rigorous education in a safe, disciplined, and nurturing environment. We pride ourselves on our core values of teamwork, ownership, passion, and success. Lincoln Park Academy has received numerous awards including 1st place in the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation Writing Challenge two years in a row. Enrolling your child at Lincoln Park Academy affords your student an educational experience that is superior to the local district. Parents and their children are welcome to meet the principal and staff members, tour the school, and discuss the school’s commitment to education. We hope you consider enrolling at Lincoln Park Academy, and allow us to serve your family.

Alissa Clugh, Principal

Ms. Alissa Clugh, Principal

Ms. Alissa Clugh joined Lincoln Park Academy in 2012 with several years of educational experience as a teacher and school leader. Following her teaching career in Cleveland, Ms. Clugh pursued her dream of becoming a school leader by becoming principal of Lincoln Park. She earned her master’s degree in educational leadership from Ashland University, then went on to obtain her superintendent’s license from Cleveland State University. Ms. Clugh is passionate about educating all children, and helping each student thrive, both academically and socially. Her dedication to the students and their families is evident and profound in the school’s culture.

Tamika Cleveland, Regional Vice President

Tamika Cleveland is an accomplished K-8 school leader with nearly 20 years of educational experience where she served as a teacher, instructional coach, turnaround principal, director of school quality, educational consultant, and charter school superintendent. She comes to ACCEL Schools with a wealth of knowledge from award-winning charter school organizations across the US. She received her BA in Middle Childhood Education and her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Toledo. Mrs. Cleveland believes in working with all members of the educational community to enhance operational systems, improve organizational culture, and boost academic performance. She has a passion for urban education and prides herself on her ability to build strong relationships, present an honest approach to turning schools around and coaching principals.

Community School

Lincoln Park Academy is a public, community school. We are our own school district sponsored by the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation, which provides oversight and enforces academic, fiscal, and legal accountability. We are managed by ACCEL Schools, a high performing network of over 50 charter schools located throughout the United States.

Community Schools (Charter Schools) offer families an alternative to the local public school. Community schools are tuition-free, open to all students in the county, and focused on meeting student needs for success. Community schools are among the top-performing schools in the nation. Read more about charter schools.