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Oak Park Unified - Oak Park High School

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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    1550
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

DISTRICT PROFILE
Oak Park District’s Oak Park High School is a suburban California Gold Ribbon School and US News and World Report Silver Medal School near the Pacific Coast. In addition to four foreign languages, students have the opportunity to choose from over 20 Advanced Placement Courses.

FACILITIES
Facilities include a performing arts center complete with theater and music rooms, modernized science classrooms, an arts and technology building, sports fields, classrooms with Smartboards, and campus-wide wireless internet.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Oak Park students can choose from several sports including cross country, lacrosse, golf, and American football. The Volleyball team recently won the California State Championship.
Oak Park offers various arts courses such as architecture and industrial arts, drawing, and painting. The school's choir program is also successful, winning many awards over the past couple years.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The suburban community of Oak Park is located less than an hour west of Los Angeles and less than 30 minutes from famous beaches such as Malibu, home to the prestigious Pepperdine University. Students can enjoy warm, sunny weather all year.

                  


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Awards and Accomplishments Of School

California Distinguished School for 2018-19 School Year; Oak Park Unfiied School District named an Exemplary School District for 2018-19 School Year;


School News

Educatius student Herbert (Alex) B. was awarded a scholarship from the local community college prep organization for his initiative, enthusiasm and interest, as well as a growth mindset in pursuing academics beyond his one-year study abroad at OPHS.


Famous Alumni

Zack Thornton - Baseball pitcher;
Bryan Weitzman - UCLA Offensive Lineman

  • 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 47 acres Campus Size
  • 1% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:21
Average Class Size
30
SAT Average
1326
ACT Average
29.1
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
No
Speciality Programs
Engineering Partnership with NASA
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Arts
Acting, Ceramics, Computer Animation, Computer Graphics, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Film Production, Stage Design, Studio Art, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - 3D Design
Music
Choir, Instrumental Music, Jazz Band, Music Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Programming, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Macroeconomics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Psychology, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Languages
Chinese, French, French Language and Culture, Sign Language, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
American Red Cross, Anime Club, Astronomy Club, Chamber Orchestra Club, Chess Club, Environmental, French Club, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Future Physicians of America, Investment Club, Mock Trial, News Network, Robotics and Engineering, Russian Language Club, Surf Club, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
15-18
ELTiS Minimum
242
TOEFL Minimum
60
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
All students must take California state English exam (CELDT) upon arrival. Admissions process starts in February

Real Stories from Real Students:

My favorite memory was probably at Christmas. My host family really gave me a lot of attention, and I was expecting being very homesick, but it ended up being a great day of joy and happiness. To be honest, every day with my host family is a good day.

Daniel M.

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