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Academic Divisions

Oak Park and River Forest High School offers a wide range of classes (some 250) to meet a variety of needs, including graduation requirements, exploration of individual interests, performance opportunities, academic support, and college credit. 

The high school is organized into eight academic divisions:

  • English
  • Fine and Applied Arts (Business Education, Family/Consumer Science, Music, Speech Arts, and Visual Arts)
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education/Driver Education
  • Science
  • Special Education
  • World Languages

Each of these divisions has a wide range of offerings designed to meet individual student needs and interests. Requests for information or questions about academic programs may be directed to Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning Dr. Laurie Fiorenza (, Director of Student Learning Dr. Julie Lam (, or the division head.

Contact Information

Dr. Laurie Fiorenza
Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning

Dr. Julie Lam
Director of Student Learning