Oak Park and River Forest High School News

December 3, 2019 Dear Parents and Guardians, First-semester final exams will be held just prior to Winter Break. Please be sure to read the following information, so you a...

Oak Park and River High School is proud to announce that more than 200 seniors have been named Illinois 2020-2021 State Scholars. Scholars are chosen based on a form...

Seven OPRF students have achieved a nearly impossible feat: a perfect composite score on the ACT. Out of roughly 1.8 million graduates who take the ACT, only about two...

Click here to submit a nomination.  Oak Park and River Forest High School is launching a new monthly recognition program, and we would love to have nominations from...

  Over the coming weeks, as OPRF students register for next year’s courses, they’ll have a new, cutting-edge class they can choose: Holocaust Studies, de...

At the annual meeting of the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) on Nov. 23, District 200 Board delegate Gina Harris will vote on behalf of the Board against a reso...

On Fri., Nov. 8, Oak Park and River Forest High School will present the 2019 Tradition of Excellence awards to three alumni. Established by the class of 1982, the award is prese...

  Dear Oak Park and River Forest High School Community, Today the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) released our annual School Report Card, which you can s...

In 2013, OPRF High School had so dramatically improved its energy efficiency in the previous four years that it earned the Energy Star designation from the U.S. Environmental Pr...

Rush University Medical Center has named long-time OPRF High School special education teacher Therese Brennock as the recipient of its 2019 Thonar Award. Therese is the first pe...

Five OPRF students have been named by the College Board to its National Hispanic Recognition Program. These students scored in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latinx students ta...

Parent-Teacher Conferences take place Wednesday, Oct. 23, and Thursday, Oct. 24. Signup is available online only, to just first parent/guardian listed in Family Access, to ...

Oak Park and River Forest High School is proud to announce that Ginger Colamussi, prevention and wellness coordinator, was appointed to Governor JB Pritzker’s Affirming an...

Click here to download a PDF of the Sept. 18, 2019, presentation. Click here to view video of the presentation. To visit our informational webpage with FAQs, research...

Oak Park and River Forest High School is proud to announce that six of its students have placed as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists in the 2020 program. The high school&...

  Please see below for a statement from Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 regarding residency requirements and home visits.  A number of par...

Aug. 22, 2019   Dear OPRF High School Families,  I hope that this new school year has gotten off to a great start for you and your child. Here at OPRF, we bel...

Greetings OPRFHS Faculty, Students, and Families: I hope you are having an incredible summer season that includes a mix of fun, relaxation, and meaningful time with friends a...

The Erikson Institute has selected Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 Board members Gina Harris and Sara Dixon Spivy as members of the 2019 McCormick Foundation ...

Dear OPRF High School Staff, Students, Families, Alumni, and Community Members, In the past few days, many of our stakeholders have shared their concerns about an OPRF brandi...

Dear OPRF Students, Families, and Staff, Over the past few weeks, we have been engaged in several conversations regarding whether it might be best to switch our “late s...

Dear OPRF Students, Families, and Staff, We’ve been made aware that this year’s “Tabula” yearbook, which has not yet been distributed, contains severa...

Dear OPRF High School Families, District 200 is continuing to conduct annual residency verification for all students. This is to help ensure that only students who legally r...