Oak Park High School

Oak Park High School serves 1,517 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
Oak Park High School operates within the Oak Park Of The City Of School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 1517 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,517 students
Oak Park High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Oak Park High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Oak Park High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Oak Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 19:1
Oak Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Black
97%
18%
Oak Park High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
3%
68%
Oak Park High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Oak Park High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.06 0.27
Oak Park High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
63%
43%
Oak Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
2%
6%
Oak Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,394 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,459 is higher than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,088 is higher than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 36% over four years.
School District Name Oak Park Of The City Of School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 4,394 784
Oak Park   Of The City Of School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 82%
Oak Park   Of The City Of School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $11 MM
Oak Park   Of The City Of School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $60 MM $11 MM
Oak Park   Of The City Of School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,459 $11,681
Oak Park   Of The City Of School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,088 $11,849
Oak Park   Of The City Of School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Great Oaks Day Treatment Program (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nova Discipline Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Key Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Oak ParkGreat Oaks Day Treatment Program
    Special Education School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 6 students22180 Parklawn St
    Oak ParkMI 48237
    (248)336-7676
    0.57-126
  • Oak ParkKey Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 568 students23400 Jerome St
    Oak ParkMI 48237
    (248)336-7610
    0.5PK-6568
  • Oak ParkNova Discipline Academy
    Alternative School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 2-12 | 144 students22180 Parklawn
    Oak ParkMI 48237
    (248)336-7650
    0.52-12144
  • Oak ParkPepper Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 449 students24301 Church St
    Oak ParkMI 48237
    (248)336-7680
    0.5PK-6449
  • Oak ParkOak Park Preparatory Academy
    0.7 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 535 students23261 Scotia Rd
    Oak ParkMI 48237
    (248)336-7620
    0.77-8535

School Reviews

The school might of improved since 1996, but when I went there it was a horrible school. But at that time you couldnt go to another school you had to stay with in your district. If I couldve I wouldve transfer. If the school has not change I would never ever recommend this school to anyone. They were yrs behind in academic programs. The Facilities were falling apart, ei holes in the ceilings.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 04/04/07

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