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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
Fenwick High School is a top rated, private, Catholic school located in Oak Park, IL. It has 1,197 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. Tuition is $14,700 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
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Address
505 W Washington Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60506
Telephone
(708) 386-0127

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$14,700
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1230
120 responses
Average ACT
29
290 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.18 responses
Poll
94%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 30 responses
Report
  • I like the plays, sporting events, & club meetings
    70%
  • School talent show (Banua)
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Homecoming
    3%
  • Pep rallies
    3%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,197
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.20 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.27 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.27 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.27 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.14 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.14 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.14 responses
Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C+
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    B
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$87,271
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,102
National
$949
Median Home Value
$370,400
National
$184,700
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Fenwick High School Reviews

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Fenwick has GREAT academics.I believe that my classes are at the perfect pace and difficulty,and I am definitely challenged.The sports are very fun and help create strong bonds between your teammates.Plus,Fenwick has plenty of clubs and sports for every person.Although Fenwick has great academics,sports, and multiple others pros of the school, there are some cons.There is a lot of separation and popularity connected to where you live and depending of how wealthy of a background you come from.This is not often noticeable at first glance,but can become very irritating over time.I would say if you fit into the social norms of the school, you will have an amazing experience at Fenwick,but if you more value diversity,there are probably better fits for you in a high school,and I would recommend considering your other options(trust me, I know this from experience unfortunately).However,either way you will overall have a mostly positive experience at Fenwick.
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Fenwick is an outstanding place to go to school. The teachers and faculty work hard to make Fenwick the place that it is. Both the academics and the athletics give Fenwick the reputation that it has. Fenwick ensures that everyone is represented in the way that they want to. There are constantly new clubs being formed by students. Everyone has a chance to express themselves in any way possible, whether it be in different clubs, sports, academics, drama, or even speech teams. There is also racial, economic, and religious diversity within Fenwick, which allows the student to grow closer and be exposed to different walks of life than they may be used to.
There is a great quality to the students who attend Fenwick resulting in an atmosphere for learning and succeeding. The tradition of excellence is all around the student at Fenwick, and it rubs off! Anyone who fails at capturing the results of a Fenwick education has not done the necessary work.