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Oak Park & River Forest High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
3,232
Best High School in Illinois
#30
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Oak Park - River Forest School District 200
Type Public
 Phone (708)383-0700
 Location 201 N Scoville Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302
Charter School No

Oak Park & River Forest High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 30th in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Oak Park & River Forest High School student body is mainly White with a sizeable Black population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White54.1%1,750
Black24.1%780
Hispanic11%357
Asian Pacific3.1%101
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races7.5%241

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 12.7%

20.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Oak Park & River Forest High Sch students are largely upper income and rank 87th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
8th Grade1
Freshman826
Sophomore812
Junior764
Senior829
Total3,232

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
94%

8 out of 10

Rank: 75th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile88%
White96%
Black90% to 94%*
Hispanic95% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races90% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 189th in Illinois

Students at Oak Park & River Forest High School scored an average 34% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 29.4% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls15% to 19%*62%
Boys15% to 19%*46%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islanderless than 50%*60% to 79%*
Black6% to 9%*20% to 24%*
Hispanic20% to 29%*40% to 44%*
Multiracial11% to 19%*50% to 54%*
White20% to 24%*68%
With Disabilites10% to 14%*15% to 19%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
24.5

The average ACT score for Oak Park & River Forest High School students in 2017 was 24.5. This indicates that the average student scores in the 73rd percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 7th in Illinois

1,930 out of 1,593 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (121%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the top 2% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 37th in Illinois

Oak Park & River Forest High School offers 26 AP courses. 36 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Oak Park & River Forest High School had 873 taking AP exams with a 766 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 88% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 36% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 9%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 35%
AP Courses Offered 26

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate27%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate30%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate24%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students8.4%269
Boys10%160
Girls6.9%109
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.8%90
Boys3.8%61
Girls1.8%29

Location

Oak Park & River Forest High School
201 N Scoville Ave
Oak Park, IL
60302
(708)383-0700

10 out of 10 1

District

Oak Park - River Forest School District 200
Oak Park, IL