Evergreen Park Community High School is a public high school located southwest of Chicago in Evergreen Park, Illinois. Around 950 pupils in grades 9–12 attend the high school. Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124 is where the students come from. On September 6, 1955, the school’s first superintendent, Marshall G. Batho, announced the inauguration of Evergreen Park Community High School. The full building of the school took place in three parts from 1953 to 1963, with each phase being completed in 1955, 1957, and 1963.


The school immediately filled up after opening its doors in 1955, as the little suburb saw an unanticipated population growth during the decade. During the initial planning and construction phase, the population increased by 3,985 individuals in just two years (between 1954 and 1956). According to the 1950 census, the town’s population was 10,400 people, but by the spring of 1956, Evergreen Park had grown to approximately 20,000 people.


The board of education of district 231 announced an open house for the new 2-story wing addition to the old buildings on May 5, 1963, at a cost of $1,285,000. Perkins and Willis designed a wrap-around architectural design that preserved the athletic fields to the east of the school, saved available parking, eliminated noise from Kedzie Ave, shielded the classrooms from the afternoon sun, and created a hexagon cafeteria in the center of the building with a view of the court yard. By increasing the layout to 193,830 square feet of usable space with a capacity to serve 1,400 students, the project unified the structure and doubled the size of the school. Evergreen Park voters authorized a $495,000 bond issue in 1965 to fund the construction of a year-round swimming pool addition on the southeast corner of the high school. The building, however, was subject to the passage of a proposed 21-cent tax hike, which was first defeated. In 1969, the pool was completed and opened. On April 6, 1962, the school hosted Nobel Laureate and University of Chicago President George W. Beadle for a discussion on genetics. District 231 is bordered on the west by Pulaski Avenue, on the north by 87th Street, on the east by Western Avenue, and on the south by 103rd Street, which runs between Central Park and California. Evergreen Park is a member of the Illinois High School Association, which oversees most athletics and competitive events in the state. It competes in the South Suburban Conference. Green and grey are the school colors. The Mustangs are a team that is stylised.


Evergreen Park supports interscholastic teams in basketball, bowling, cross country, soccer, swimming, and track for young men and women. Cheerleading, dance, softball, and volleyball are all options for young women, while baseball, football, golf, and wrestling are all options for young men.


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