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Harold L. Richards High School
  • Public
  • OAK LAWN, IL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Harold L. Richards High School is an above average, public school located in OAK LAWN, IL. It has 1,674 students in grades 9-12. According to state test scores, 19% of students are at least proficient in math and 19% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
19%
Percent Proficient - Math
19%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1110
262 responses
Average ACT
24
200 responses
AP Enrollment
23%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$69,352
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,115
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$211,500
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 24 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 86 responses
  • Homecoming
    21%
  • Football playoffs
    15%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Assemblies
    14%
  • Senior Lock-in
    14%
  • DJ during lunch occasionally
    9%
  • Baseball playoffs
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,674
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,217
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.8%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 41 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 41 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 41 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$26,381 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 46 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 46 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 46 responses

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