The Village of Olympia Fields values quality education for all residents. The school system strives to educate the whole person, both in the classroom and out. 

Schools are staffed with highly qualified teachers. Students are inspired to strive for optimum development of their individualized skills and talents. 

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Olympia Fields offers high-quality educational opportunities – from public schools to private schools, charters to the Rich Township STEM Academy. Use the lists below to explore a range of school choices and discover the best educational opportunities in the Southland. 

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Higher Education Near Olympia Fields

Enjoy easy access to Chicago via Olympia Fields' two Metra train stations. Downtown is a 45-minute train ride away.

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Bri'Yon Watts, a senior at Southland College Prep Charter School, won a state championship in Dramatic Interpretation at the IHSA Speech competition for his performance in "Impact Statement" by Kristy Thomas

When Bri’Yon Watts, of Richton Park, competes this summer in the national finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition, he’ll look to a character he’s portrayed for inspiration.

That role of an African American dad whose son dies at the hands of police in the monologue “Impact Statement” by Kristy Thomas earned him a state championship this spring. It was one of many wins for the Southland College Prep Charter High School senior, who thrives on using his speech skills and life messages to move an audience.

“One of the things he is very passionate about is telling their stories this year in light of things that happened this summer in our country,” said Cheryl Frazier, the speech and theatre coach at Southland College Prep who has guided Watts in those arts since he was a freshman. “He wanted to really do something that illustrated the struggles of, especially, young Black men and found a dramatic monologue that illustrated that struggle.”

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