Oak Park & River Forest High School

  • Oak Park & River Forest High School serves 3,243 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Oak Park & River Forest High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Oak Park & River Forest High School operates within the Oak Park - River Forest 200 School District.
  • Oak Park - River Forest 200 School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the Illinois state average of 85%.

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School Overview

  • Oak Park & River Forest High School's student population of 3243 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 231 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,243 students
Oak Park & River Forest High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Oak Park & River Forest High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers231 teachers
Oak Park & River Forest High School Total Teachers (1987-2016)
Students by GradeOak Park & River Forest High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Oak Park & River Forest High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oak Park & River Forest High School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Oak Park & River Forest High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2016)
Asian
3%
5%
Oak Park & River Forest High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
11%
26%
Oak Park & River Forest High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
24%
17%
Oak Park & River Forest High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
54%
49%
Oak Park & River Forest High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Oak Park & River Forest High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsOak Park & River Forest High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.640.31
Oak Park & River Forest High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate
93%
85%
Oak Park & River Forest High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
47%
Oak Park & River Forest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
Oak Park & River Forest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Oak Park & River Forest High School is Oak Park - River Forest 200 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Oak Park - River Forest 200 School District's student population of 3,243 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $25,012 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $20,035 is higher than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four school years.
    School District NameOak Park - River Forest 200 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    3
    Number of Students Managed3,243803
    Oak Park - River Forest 200 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    11%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    36%
    District Graduation Rate
    93%
    85%
    District Total Revenue$82 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$66 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$25,012$13,105
    District Spending / Student$20,035$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    I had a great time at OPRF and was very prepared for college. I took advantage of the show choir; orchestra; acapella choir, football, and track.
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