More than 3,300 students from the diverse communities of Oak Park and River Forest, Ill., are enrolled in this single-school district, located about nine miles west of downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan. We offer more than 200 academically rigorous courses in nine academic divisions at transition, college preparatory, honors, and Advanced Placement levels. Believing that involvement in co-curricular activities is a way to further engage and support students in their academic pursuits, we offer 75 clubs and activities, as well as 29 competitive athletic teams named the Huskies, after our school mascot, the Siberian Huskie. A comprehensive public high school, we prepare our students for post-secondary success, with a graduation rate of 94%. Oak Park and River Forest High School is a founding member of the Minority Student Achievement Network.

  • School Report Card 2015-2016
  • 2016-2017 Enrollment: 3,372
  • 2016-2017: Demographics:
    • White: 54%
    • Black: 23%
    • Hispanic: 11%
    • Multiracial: 9%
    • Asian: 3%
    • Low-income students: 20%
  • Class of 2017 Average ACT composite score: 24.6 (state average for 2016: 20.8)
  • Class of 2016 enrollment in two- or four-year college: 87%
  • Report on Class of 2015 Post-Secondary Plans 
  • Four-year graduation rate: 93%
  • Average class size: 17
  • Per student spending: 
    • Operational: $21,819
    • Instructional only: $14,944
  • Percent of faculty with master's degree or above: 91%
  • School motto: "Those things that are best"
  • School colors: Burnt orange and navy
  • Annual number of graduates, 1877-2014: Click here



School Mascot

Siberian Huskie

School Colors

Burnt Orange & Navy Blue

Athletic Affiliation

West Suburban Conference
Illinois High School Association


State of Illinois:North Central Association of Colleges and High Schools