Parklawn School Activity Center

10833 So Laporte,
Milford, IL, 60953-0609
Tel: (708)425-3344
Park Lawn was founded in 1955 by a small group of parents who challenged national and state legislature that only provided funding for the education of children deemed "educable." Recognizing untapped potential in their children, these parents were determined to provide opportunities to help them lead active and productive lives.
Parents began teaching their children in classroom space donated by a church in Evergreen Park.
Other families seeking similar services joined them.
Park Lawn is a non-profit organization offering a variety of programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Park Lawn's mission is to provide comprehensive services for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
The goal is to promote independence, choice and access to mainstream living.
We believe that people with disabilities earnestly wish to live a normal life.
They want to go to school, hold a job that truly needs to be done, a place to live comfortably, and they want a full and active social life.
Within this context Park Lawn provides adult developmental training, vocational services, supported employment, residential opportunities, and recreational activities.
All are backed with professional staff support.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Bilingual School Association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 15 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 73%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Parklawn School Activity Center Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Side Baptist School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oak Lawn Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Oak Lawn Montessori School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oak Lawn Oak Lawn Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    4625 W 110th St
    Oak Lawn , IL , 60453
    (708)499-1574
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Oak Lawn
    South Side Baptist School
    (Baptist)
    5220 West 105th Street
    Oak Lawn , IL , 60453
    (708)425-3435
    (Baptist)
    0.6  mi  |  145  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Oak Lawn
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Linus Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    10400 Lawler Avenue
    Oak Lawn , IL , 60453
    (708)425-1656
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Alsip Bobbie Noonans Child Care Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    4951 W 115th St
    Alsip , IL , 60803
    (708)385-2288
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  131  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Oak Lawn St. Catherine Of Alexandria School
    (Roman Catholic)
    10621 Kedvale Ave
    Oak Lawn , IL , 60453
    (708)425-5547
    (Roman Catholic)
    1  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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