Oak Lawn Community High School

Oak Lawn Community High School serves 1,818 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Oak Lawn Community High School operates within the Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1818 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,818 students
Oak Lawn Community High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Oak Lawn Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Oak Lawn Community High School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Oak Lawn Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 18:1
Oak Lawn Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Oak Lawn Community High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
23%
25%
Oak Lawn Community High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
17%
Oak Lawn Community High School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
71%
50%
Oak Lawn Community High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.44 0.31
Oak Lawn Community High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
47%
Oak Lawn Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%

District Comparison

Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District's student population of 1,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,101 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,734 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,841 938
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2005)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $11 MM
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $33 MM $11 MM
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $17,101 $11,118
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $17,734 $11,218
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is H L Richards High Sch(campus) (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Simmons Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbus Manor Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oak LawnColumbus Manor Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 378 students
    0.4 miles
    9700 Mayfield Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)424-3481
    0.4PK-5378
  • Oak LawnHarnew Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 541 students
    0.5 miles
    9101 Meade Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)599-7070
    0.5PK-5541
  • Oak LawnSimmons Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 707 students
    0.7 miles
    6450 West 95th St
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)599-8540
    0.76-8707
  • Oak LawnJ Covington Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 414 students
    0.8 miles
    9130 South 52nd Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)423-1530
    0.8KG-5414
  • Oak LawnOak Lawn-hometown Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1006 students
    0.9 miles
    5345 West 99th St
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)499-6400
    0.96-81006

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Can't wait till my child graduate ! Oak Lawn Community High School very well deserve to be in Worst 10 Schools in Chicago area !
- Posted by Parent, 12/19/14

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