Incoming Freshmen

Click here for the Jan. 2018 enrollment letter from Principal Rouse, with detailed information about course selection and open house events.


Below is the schedule of eighth-grade transition activities for the year. Attending these events will help ensure that you and your student make a successful transition to OPRFHS. Click here for a printable PDF that includes Principal Nate Rouse’s welcome letter.

October 2017

Huskie Transition Tours

On a field trip to the high school, public-school eighth graders from Districts 90 and 97 will learn about OPRFHS, the 200+ courses, 70 clubs and activities, and 29 competitive sports; tour the school; and participate in a Q & A session with OPRFHS students.

8th Grade Tours:

  • Julian & Roosevelt Middle Schools: Monday, October 30th

  • Brooks and Private/Parochial Schools : Tuesday, October 31st

  • Private/Parochial Schools please RSVP by clicking here

October 2018

High School Placement Test

8th grade testing this year will take place at OPRFHS on Saturday, October 13, and Saturday, October 20, 2018. For all children currently residing and attending school in Oak Park or River Forest, parents will be notified in November of their child's assigned date and time for the tests. Click here for testing information. 

Click here for the Jan. 2018 enrollment letter, with detailed information about the events below.

January 2018

Incoming Freshman Parent Transition Nights

  • Last name A - L: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:00 p.m., Auditorium

  • Last name M - Z: Thursday, Jan. 24, 7:00 p.m., Auditorium

February 2018

Incoming Freshman Class of 2022 Course Selection Night and Open House

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 6:00 p.m.