Rich South High School

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Rich South High School
5000 Sauk Trail
Richton Park
, Illinois
United States
Coordinates 41°29′08″N 87°44′13″W / 41.48566°N 87.73706°W / 41.48566; -87.73706Coordinates: 41°29′08″N 87°44′13″W / 41.48566°N 87.73706°W / 41.48566; -87.73706
Type Public secondary
Established 1961 (9-10)
1963 (9-12)
President Lavell Brown, Jr.
Faculty 209
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,000
Color(s) Red, white and sport blue
Athletics conference South Suburban Conference
Mascot Stars
Newspaper Yes
Yearbook Yes

Rich South High School (RSHS) is a public four-year high school located in Richton Park, Illinois, a southern suburb of Chicago, 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 new auditorium for the 2006-2007 school year.[2]

Sean Munsen added a 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 South Suburban 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]


  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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