Evergreen Park Community High School District 231

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Evergreen Park Community High School
9901 South Kedzie Avenue
Evergreen Park, Illinois 60805

United States
Coordinates 41°42′47″N 87°42′04″W / 41.713°N 87.701°W / 41.713; -87.701
Type Public high school
Established 1954
School district Evergreen Park Community High School District 231
Superintendent M. Elizabeth Hart
Principal William J. Sanderson
Faculty 58.3 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 929[1] (2005-06)
Student to teacher ratio 15.9[1]
Campus size 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Area South Suburbs
Campus type Suburban
Color(s) Green and Gray[2]         
Athletics conference IHSA South Suburban Conference[3][2]
Mascot Mustangs[2]
Accreditation Illinois State Board of Education
North Central Association[4]
Newspaper Mustang Monitor
Feeder schools Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124

The Evergreen Park High School District 231, also called Evergreen Park High School, is a public high school located in Evergreen Park, Illinois southwest of Chicago. The high school has about 950 students in grades 9-12.

Students originate from the Evergreen Park Elementary School District 124.


On 6 April 1962, the school hosted a talk on genetics by Nobel Laureate and President of the University of Chicago, George W. Beadle.[5]


Evergreen Park competes in the South Suburban Conference (SSC), and is a member of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), the body which governs most athletics and competitive activities in the state. Teams are stylized as the Mustangs.

The following teams have finished in the top four of their respective IHSA sponsored state tournament.[6]

  • Bowling (girls): 3rd place (1976—77, 77—78, 80—81); 4th place (78—79)
  • Softball: 4th place (1985—86)

Prior to being sponsored by the IHSA, the girls' water polo team won the state championship from 1980—85, finishing second in 1986.[7]

Girls Cross Country placed 3rd in conference (2009, 2010) and Placed 1st in Regionals (2010)

Football: undefeated champions South West Suburban Conference (1964) 8-0. Best defense in Chicago area, allowing a total of 427 yards and only 19 points for the season! EP 13 vs Bogan 0; EP 6 vs. Bremen 0; EP 13 @ Oaklawn 0; EP 13 @ Rich East 6; EP 28 (our homecoming game) vs. Lincolnway 0; EP 26 @ Homewood Flossmoor 0 (their homecoming game); EP 25 @ Sandburg 6; EP 13 @ Reavis 7. Standings: Evergreen Park 7-0 (8-0), Homewood Flossmoor 6-1 (7-1), Reavis 5-2 (6-2)... All Southwest Suburban Conference: Bob Aherns, fullback, linebacker (team MVP); Charlie Aparo, linebacker; Ralph Blinkwolt, offensive guard, defensive tackle (Most tackles, All Chicago Area, All State), Bob Dalrymple, cornerback; Randy Muersch, offensive end; Neil Stapleton, defensive end; Bob Wedemen, offensive and defensive tackle.

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