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About This School

Oakhill Elementary School is a public middle school in Streamwood. The principal of Oakhill Elementary School is Trisha Shrode. 551 students go to Oakhill Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 49% of the Oakhill Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 60% of the 551 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 74% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Oakhill Elementary School is 21:1. Tefft Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Field hockey
    • Football
    • Gymnastics
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 70% 44%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 23% 38%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 8%
Multiracial 1% %
Asian 0.9% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 74% 47%
Limited English proficiency 49% 20%
Economically disadvantaged 60% 43%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    I've been at Oakhill Elementary for about 10 years now and have seen changes over the years but one thing remains the same the students and teachers work as a family. The teachers care about their students and it shows in the way they spend time above and beyond the school day. The school is beginning to use a postitive behavior system to ensure a quiet and mannerly learning environment. I like the positive attitude that the staff shows the students. The walls are full of vocabulary math visuals student art. It's a very good place to be.

  • (3 years ago)

    My child was transferred here from another school due to a move and the difference between the two is tremendous! from organized to awesome caring teachers and a great principal as a leader to complete ZERO. From the beginning my son disliked the school said it was tight and teachers were'nt very friendly. At the last school my son was a good student here I have seen his grades drop. Poor communication from his teacher and the staff in the office is a big joke VERY disorganized! when I walk in too many people just standing around big mess everywhere! its as if a hurricane came through. The teachers it seems they need education themselves. I will be moving him to another school for this coming school year. Huge disappointment.

  • (4 years ago)

    awsome i love the school my child is learning

  • (4 years ago)

    I am very happy with the education at Oakhill. My child's teacher is fantastic and very involved. I see that the reviews here are from 2007 and back. It's now 2009 maybe things must have improved. I would definately reccomend this school..they do what they can to involve parents in the education of their children. My child LOVES her school and her friends. I am very happy as a parent.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter briefly attended Kindergarten in this school in 2005.Cramped campus.Needs a lot of improvement.

  • (7 years ago)

    Speaking as a parent of 2 former students of Oakhill. Now in a different elementary school(same district). My children had suffered educationally at Oakhill. It brings me to tears that one school could be so much better than the other in the same school district!

  • (7 years ago)

    I find this school to be one of the worse I have ever seen. The bulling with students goes unnoticed. The Principal always rules with the teachers. Parents question anything that goes on in there child classroom the parents are looked as to be wrong. The Principal needs help on how to handle the kids. This school needs to be updated on education. All in all the state needs to step in and help out this school.

  • (9 years ago)

    I had two children who attended Oakhill. I found most teachers to be highly interested in the education of the children. I would especially like to commend the 3rd and 4th grade teachers. However I found the principal leadership to be lacking. She seems to be more interested in being an ambassador than affecting real change in a school with so many financial and academic challenges. Also some of the male teachers seem to be more interested in bullying the children than actually teaching them.

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