Oswego East High School in Oswego Township, IL - Niche

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Oswego East High School is a public school in Oswego Township, Illinois. It has 2,004 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 55% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 222 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1525 Harvey Rd
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 636-2200

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3.8 from 222 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I have made the greatest friends at this school. My first half of my freshman year was the worst because of bullying, the school tried telling me it was my fault that all of this bullying would occur and the girl who bullied me never received any form of punishment. However, my best friend got me help my second half of freshman year and his friends and him defended me and they made the school really worth it, they graduated my sophomore year though. I've been dating the guy who helped me since I was a sophomore and I am still best friends with all of them. Even if I had the chance to do it all over I think I would still attend the school just for them because they honestly are the best friends I could have ever asked for. I would also attend because the world language teachers are honestly the best. I have had bad experiences with other teachers but the world language teachers don't pick favorites they are at the school all the time and are always willing to help.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: The food service was pretty typical of any high school. Most people brought their own lunches, but there weren't many complaints about cafeteria food.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The staff at Oswego East was always very helpful in guidance situations. When a beloved teacher died my senior year, the staff was immediately supportive for any student who was really hurt and upset about the death.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Teachers: I loved almost all of my teachers. I was in mostly honor classes so those teachers were always devoted to helping the honor kids really achieve.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Attending football and basketball games was a huge deal in my high school. Usually upperclassmen were the ones to go and support, but it was a very social environment where a lot of people from school would go and then meet up for dinner afterwards.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Waubonsie Valley High School 3 mi. 2,557
4.00 Fischer Middle School 3 mi. 1,015
4.33 Clifford Crone Middle School 3 mi. 1,195
1.66 K.D. Waldo Middle School 4 mi. 1,011
3.33 Traughber Junior High School 3 mi. 1,015

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Oswego East High School United States Clifford Crone Middle School Fischer Middle School K.D. Waldo Middle School Traughber Junior High School Waubonsie Valley High School
White 53.0% 51.6% 72.0% 47.0% 5.0% 67.0% 56.0%
Hispanic 22.0% 24.5% 5.0% 19.0% 83.0% 17.0% 12.0%
African American 13.0% 15.2% 4.0% 17.0% 8.0% 6.0% 13.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.7% 14.0% 11.0% 0% 3.0% 13.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 3.0% 4.0% 2.0% 5.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 24.2%
Grade 10 25.4%
Grade 11 26.4%
Grade 12 24.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 79% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 31% Teachers
  • 26% The activities
  • 20% Classmates
  • 11% The pool
  • 6% The Community
  • 3% Theater Department
  • 3% The World Language Teachers

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 65% The rule enforcement / favoritism
  • 35% Administration

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 18 responses

  • 44% It looks like a prison from the outside
  • 22% The principle really cares about his students
  • 17% School Spirit
  • 6% TALK
  • 6% Great Teachers
  • 6% Project Lead the Way

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 79% Diverse
  • 16% Family
  • 5% Provides good education

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 35% Its very easy to navigate, just follow the wings.
  • 25% Get involved...friends will like what you like.
  • 25% Get a map
  • 15% Be ready to have lots of options

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 22% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.