Top 10 Best Oak Forest Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 4,497 students in Oak Forest, IL (there are 3 private schools, serving 495 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Oak Forest, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Oak Forest, IL are Walter F Fierke Educational Center, Kerkstra Elementary School and Lee R Foster Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Oak Forest, IL public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Illinois public school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 30% statewide average). Schools in Oak Forest have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Illinois public schools.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Oak Forest, IL (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Walter F Fierke Educational Center
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6535 Victoria Dr
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 614-4520
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #22.
Kerkstra Elementary School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
14950 Laramie Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-2860
Grades: 1-5
| 354 students
Rank: #33.
Lee R Foster Elementary School
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5931 School St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-4763
Grades: 1-5
| 403 students
Rank: #44.
Oak Forest High School
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15201 Central Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-0500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,368 students
Rank: #55.
Fieldcrest Elementary School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4100 Wagman St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 210-2872
Grades: PK-5
| 251 students
Rank: #66.
Jack Hille Middle School
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5800 151st St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-5550
Grades: 6-8
| 536 students
Rank: #77.
Arbor Park Middle School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
17303 Central Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-5330
Grades: 5-8
| 514 students
Rank: #88.
Scarlet Oak Elementary School
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5731 Albert Dr
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-5822
Grades: 3-4
| 222 students
Rank: #99.
Braun Educational Center
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6020 151st St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-4971
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Communication Dev Program
Special Education School
6020 151st St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-0900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Deaf/hard Of Hearing Program
Special Education School
6020 151st St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-0900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Delta And Achieve
Alternative School
16333 Kilbourne Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 225-6072
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Destiny Program
Special Education School
6020 151st St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-0900
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
17303 Central Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 560-0092
Grades: 1-2
| 221 students
Rank: n/an/a
Project Challenge
Special Education School
6020 151st St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 873-1600
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
5151 149th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 687-2964
Grades: PK-K
| 202 students
Rank: n/an/a
Southwest Coop At Morton Gingerwood
Special Education School
16936 Forest Ave
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 342-5320
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Oak Forest, IL?
The top ranked public schools in Oak Forest, IL include Walter F Fierke Educational Center, Kerkstra Elementary School and Lee R Foster Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Oak Forest, IL?
17 public schools are located in Oak Forest, IL.
What percentage of students in Oak Forest, IL go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Oak Forest, IL are educated in public schools (compared to the IL state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Oak Forest, IL?
Oak Forest, IL public schools minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public schools average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

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