Multi-tiered Systems of Support at Oak Park & River Forest High School
What is MTSS?
MTSS or Multi-tiered System of Supports is a cohesive continuum of robust instruction and responsive supports that are evidence-based, continuously progress monitored and progressively more intensive. An MTSS perspective facilitates a systems-wide improvement model and helps answer the question "what does each student need?"
To learn more about our MTSS framework, including Literacy and Mathematics, follow the link below to the OPRF MTSS site.
Student Services Team
Professional school counselors are certified/licensed educators with a minimum of a master’s degree in school counseling making them uniquely qualified to address all students’ academic, personal/social and career development needs by designing, implementing, evaluating and enhancing a comprehensive school counseling program...
School social workers provide both building level and individual support for students. School Social Workers offer development, facilitation, and evaluation of psycho-educational groups that are topic based to the particular needs of our students...
The primary goal of the PSST approach is to provide consultation, support, and services to any student identified in need in an effort to keep that child academically, socially, emotionally, and behaviorally successful in the school setting. As students attend and graduate from OPRFHS, we would like to see our young people happy, safe, and making...
This School Social Worker position continues to be a vital part of Student Services. This position works both within the entire school via push-in lessons and curriculum regarding prevention and wellness, as well as at the individual student level.
The role of the homeless liaison at Oak Park and River Forest High School is to allow and to promote access to homeless children, youth, and families in all programs and activities offered by our school. Please contact the homeless liaison if have any questions or concerns.
Upon entering the high school, each student is assigned a dean (formerly known as SIDS). The dean assumes the responsibility of ensuring that the learning environment is safe for all students.