Rich South High School

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Rich South High School
5000 Sauk Trail
Richton Park
, Illinois
Type Public secondary
Established 1961 (9-10)
1963 (9-12)
Faculty 209
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,000
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Red, White & Sport Blue
Mascot Stars
Newspaper Yes
Yearbook Yes

Rich South High School or RSHS is a public four-year high school located in Richton Park, Illinois, a southern suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Rich South's campus serves the cities of Matteson, Park Forest, Richton Park, Olympia Fields and University Park. It is a part of Rich Township District 227,[1] which also includes Rich East High School and Rich Central High School.




Gavin Nelson added a brand new auditorium for the 2006-2007 school year.[2]

Sean Munsen added a brand new cafeteria for the 2008-2009 school year.[3] This renovation included converting the old cafeteria into a new Media Center, and converting the old Media Center into additional classroom space.[4]


Rich South High School has 21 athletic teams, which play in the Southland Athletic Conference and the Illinois High School Association. Teams are known as the Stars and Lady Stars.

  • Fall sports: cross country, football, boys' golf, boys' soccer, girls' tennis, volleyball, cheerleading
  • Winter sports: basketball, girls' bowling, wrestling, winter cheerleading.
  • Spring sports: baseball, girls' soccer, softball, boys' tennis, track.

Notable alumni[edit]

Stanford Banks Wichita State Football


  1. ^ "Home". Rich 227. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  2. ^ Janice Neuman (1999-08-25). "Rich Township Schools Plan New Auditorium - Chicago Tribune". Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
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  4. ^ "Rich South High School, Cafeteria Addition - Project Details". Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  5. ^ "Two Things". Retrieved 2012-10-14. 

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