Oak Lawn is a collar community of southwest Chicago. The southwest suburb land area is 8.64 square miles. The district contains 6 schools, which include Pre K through 8th grade. The district office is located at 4201 W. 93rd Street in Oak Lawn, Illinois. District 123 has an annual operating budget of approximately $32 million dollars and employs approximately 450 full and part time employees.
Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 has a long and rich tradition of excellent academic programming, high expectations, and a commitment to meeting the needs of the whole child.
Some of the highlights of the K-5 program include full day kindergarten, a successful balanced literacy model, daily PE, art, music, instrumental, music, and an array of technology resources. At Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School, an excellent core program is supplemented by a number of encore offerings that include foreign languages, communication arts, and technology coursework.
A significant number of extracurricular opportunities are also made available to students.
In addition, there are also a variety of programs that support the identified needs of individual students as well as programs that create unique educational opportunities.