99th Street & GT Park W 99th Pl & S Francisco Ave, Evergreen Park, IL60805 As the smallest park in the village, 99th Street & GT Park is located at 99th Street along the train tracks that…More are behind Evergreen Park Community High School. The space has a small playground and sandbox that young children can play in. There is also an open area with a bean bag toss.
Central Junior High School is the only junior high school in district 124. Sitting in the heart of Evergreen Park, it…More is housed in the same building as the District 124 offices. Rita Sparks serves as the school's principal and Trayon Sallis is the assistant principal; District 124's superintendent is Diane Cody.
"Be ready, be respectful, be responsible" -- the school's motto -- greets visitors as they walk into the main office. The curriculum offered challenges students to do their best, and the faculty serves as students' support system during school.
Students have the chance to participate in several extracurricular activities, including drama, CSI, the Green Club, Declamations literary club, Rock-n-Roll Detention, band, choir or any of the five sports in which the school competes.
Central Junior High School invites the community to attend its annual Literacy Night, book fairs, drama performances, ELL/ESL parent meetings and other public performances. Eighth graders are all required to participate in the district community-service activities, where they read books to younger students.
Evergreen Park Community High School is a public institution that seeks to prepare its students for a successful…More future while encouraging lifelong learning. The school's superintendent is Dr. M. Elizabeth Hart and the principal is William J. Sanderson.
EPCHS has been providing quality public education since 1954, when it was formed as a result of research done by the Citizen's Council for Public Education. As the sole school in District 231, EPCHS accepts students who live within the Village of Evergreen Park. Attendance boundaries are Pulaski Ave. on the west, 87th St. on the north, Western Ave. on the east and 103rd St. on the south between Central Park and California streets.
EPCHS has a diverse academic curriculum that includes courses from honors and advanced placement classes, to workforce, industrial and design classes. EPCHS' record of academic excellence and has made Adequate Yearly Progress for the past five years under the No Child Left Behind Act. Its superior sports programs have won the school several conference champion honors.
In addition to academics and sports, EPCHS offers a wide array of extracurricular activities, where students are able to develop their interests and talents.