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Evergreen Park, Illinois
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Evergreen Park High School
9901 South Kedzie Avenue
Evergreen Park, Illinois 60805
Main Office: 708.424.7400
School Hours: 7:00am - 4:30pm

About

Evergreen Park Community High School District 231 is a single building district in Cook County, southwest of Chicago.  Located on approximately 20 acres, the boundaries of District 231 are coterminous with the village of Evergreen Park:  Pulaski Avenue on the west, 87th Street on the north, Western Avenue on the east, and 103rd Street on the south between Central Park and California.  District 231 serves only the residents of the village of Evergreen Park.

Evergreen Park Community High School has been accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education and by the North Central Association since 1957.  As of the 2007-08 school year, the certified staff comprises 71 members, 79% have a master's degree or graduate work beyond the master's degree.  The average class size is 19.5; the counselor/student ratio is 305:1.  Traditionally, more than 88% of the graduates attend college with over 45% going to 4-year universities.  Currently, the school has an enrollment of over 950 students.  Under the No Child Left Behind Act, the high school has made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) annually for 5 consecutive years, every year since the requirement began. 

Since 1996, the high school has utilized a 4 by 4 block schedule.  The school attendance days are divided into two terms.  Students typically attend four blocks, five days a week, plus a 30-minute lunch.  Each block is 83 minutes in length. 

Evergreen Park High School offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities including 18 sports, 16 clubs, theater (plays and musicals), and numerous leadership opportunities.  There have been several conference affiliations throughout the years, but currently, EPCHS belongs to the South Suburban Conference.

EPCHS draws students from Evergreen Park District 124, St. Bernadette School, Holy Redeemer School, Queen of Martyrs School, and St. John Fisher School.

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