Oak Lawn Community High School

Oak Lawn Community High School serves 1,863 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% 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.

Overview

The student population of 1863 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 64% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,863 students
Oak Lawn Community High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Oak Lawn Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Oak Lawn Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Oak Lawn Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Oak Lawn Community High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
23%
24%
Oak Lawn Community High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
4%
19%
Oak Lawn Community High School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
72%
50%
Oak Lawn Community High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Oak Lawn Community High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL 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.
0.43 0.30
Oak Lawn Community High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
33%
45%
Oak Lawn Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
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 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,863 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,432 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,194 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 66% over four years.
School District Name Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,863 932
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $10 MM
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $37 MM $10 MM
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,432 $10,546
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,194 $10,416
Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    9700 Mayfield Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)424-3481
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 369 students                      
  • Oak LawnHarnew Elementary School
    9101 Meade Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)599-7070
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 513 students                      
  • Oak LawnSimmons Middle School
    6450 West 95th St
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)599-8540
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 700 students                      
  • Oak LawnJ Covington Elementary School
    9130 South 52nd Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)423-1530
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 438 students                      
  • Oak LawnOak Lawn-hometown Middle School
    5345 West 99th St
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)499-6400
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1031 students                      

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  • Recommended December 19, 2014 - 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

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