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B
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    NG
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Oak Park Elementary School District No. 97 is an above average, public school district located in Oak Park, IL. It has 6,190 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 46% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.
About Oak Park Elementary School District No. 97...
Address
260 Madison St
Oak Park, IL 60302
Telephone
(708) 524-3000
Website

Oak Park Elementary School District No. 97 Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
46%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,190
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,280
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.8%

Finances

Total Expenses
$83,263,000
Expenses Per Student
$17,310/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    38%
  • Other
    2%

Oak Park Elementary School District No. 97 Reviews

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As a former student of district 97, I can't extol its virtues enough. Teachers use multiple methods to promote learning and extra curricular activities are always available. The facilities are top notch. Oak Park is known for its diversity, and district 97 reflects that.
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Great school district and safe area to live in with great police protection. Close to everything and I always feel safe knowing that our local community takes pride in making sure that all local events are always prepared correctly. Great local school community.
Great teachers and unique facilities. Wonderful diverse culture and wide variety of skill level and classes. Great for new families and long time residents of the community.