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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 140 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,863 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 140 teachers
Students 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
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
23%
24%
Black
4%
19%
White
72%
50%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Oak Lawn Chsd 229 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,863 932
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $28 MM $10 MM
District Spending $37 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,432 $10,546
District Spending / Student $20,194 $10,416
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 Students Grades
  • Oak LawnColumbus Manor Elementary School
    9700 Mayfield Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)424-3481
    0.4 mi | 369 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Oak LawnHarnew Elementary School
    9101 Meade Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)599-7070
    0.5 mi | 513 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Oak LawnSimmons Middle School
    6450 West 95th St
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)599-8540
    0.7 mi | 700 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Oak LawnJ Covington Elementary School
    9130 South 52nd Ave
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)423-1530
    0.8 mi | 438 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Oak LawnOak Lawn-hometown Middle School
    5345 West 99th St
    Oak LawnIL 60453
    (708)499-6400
    0.9 mi | 1031 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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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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