Skip to Main Content

Getting to Fenwick

School Address

Fenwick High School
505 Washington Blvd.
Oak Park, IL 60302

Fenwick High School is located off of the Austin exit from I-290, and is close to CTA Green and Blue lines.

Directions to Fenwick

STUDENT PARKING - Onsite and Village Permit (S4 Permit)

There are two lots used for student parking. The first is on campus, the second is located at Madison Street and Oak Park Avenue (S4 parking), a few blocks west of campus.  S4 village permits allow students to park on designated streets such as: Pleasant; Randolph; Washington, and Adam streets are some of the areas restricted for S4 permit parking only. As well as on Madison and Oak Park lot.  Parking at either lots is available through the purchase of parking passes. These passes are sold at the end of the school year for the next school year. Student parking passes are currently sold out. 

Non-Permit Parking

There is an option for parking if the onsite and S4 parking is not avaliable. The following streets allow non-permit parking:
The 400 block of Adams between Ridgeland and Elmwood
The 700 block of Gunderson south of Jackson
The 700 block of Clarence south of Jackson

BUS & SHUTTLE SERVICE

Bus and Shuttle Info and Tickets

Bus Service:

South Route: Uses the following borders for its service run:
Central Avenue (east), 63rd Street (south), and Harlem Avenue (west).
Arrives at Fenwick for Period 01 at 7:45 am
Departs Fenwick after Period 11 at 3:18pm


North Route: Borders Foster (north), Cumberland (west) and Austin Avenue (east).
Arrives at Fenwick for Period 01 at 7:45 am
Departs Fenwick after Period 11 at 3:18pm

Lake View Route:  Lakeshore drive going east; diversely going north; I-290 going South
Arrives at Fenwick for Period 01 at 7:45 am
Departs Fenwick after Period 11 at 3:18pm

*Pickup and drop off locations will be determined in August.

Western Suburbs (Naperville, Hinsdale, Western Springs, LaGrange, etc.)

The Metra/ Burlington Northern pickup will be at the Riverside train station (AM) and the drop off will be in Berwyn (PM)
Burlington/Northern Shuttle AM- Riverside Station
Buses pick up all students on Train #1232 (arriving at Riverside train station at 7:11AM) Shuttle leaves Riverside train station at 7:15AM
Arrives at Fenwick at 7:45 AM for Period 01
Departs after Period 10 at 2:28PM and after Period 11 at 3:18PM
Burlington/Northern Shuttle PM Berwyn Station departs Fenwick at 2:28 PM and 3:18 PM

Activity Bus

The first activity bus will run every weeknight from Fenwick to both train stations, departing at 5:20 P.M. This bus MIGHT NOT be able to accommodate all after school activities. There will be a $3.00 fee for use of the activity bus for all riders. Driver will not accept cash. Students must purchase a coupon book online and present a receipt to the front desk in order to receive the Activity Bus coupon book.  A bus pass will be accepted on the activity bus.
The second activity bus will run every weeknight from Fenwick to both train stations, departing at 5:50 P.M. This bus MIGHT NOT be able to accommodate all after school activities.  There will be a $3.00 fee for use of the activity bus for all riders. Driver will not accept cash. Students must purchase a coupon book online and present a receipt to the front desk in order to receive Activity Bus coupon book.  A bus pass will be accepted on the activity bus

Shuttle Service:

Northwest Suburbs (Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, Etc.):

The Metra/Union Pacific pickup and drop off will be at North Boulevard and Marion Street in Oak Park 
Students will arrive on Train # 24 at Lake/Marion Street station at 7:38PM

Shuttle:
Late Shuttles to the Metra stops leaves Fenwick at 5:20PM and 5:50PM

Train Routes:

Union Pacific West Line AM/ PM- Lake/Marion St. Station

Arrives at Fenwick for Period 01 at 7:45 (leaves station at 7:35AM)

Departs Fenwick after Period 10 at 2:30PM and after Period 11 at 3:20PM

All train schedules can be found on www.metrarail.com.

For Students Taking the Routes

•    Students with paid registration will determine the bus routes
•    Routes will be determined in August
•    Occasional rider bus coupons are available for students on the Fenwick website. The cost of coupon books are $30.00 for a total of 10 rides. Coupon books are sold online, please bring your receipt to the reception desk to claim your book.
•    Occasional riders will NOT influence bus routes
•    There are no funds issued after October 1st.

Bus Service Fees for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

Fees Annual (Round Trip)

One Way Annual (AM/PM Only)

South Bus Route $795.00 $490.00
Burlington Pickup $795.00 $490.00
Lake/Marion Line Pickup $385.00 $250.00
North Bus Route $795.00 $490.00
Lake View Route $795.00 $490.00

 

Ventra Student Fare Program

For public transportation, Fenwick students can participate in the student discount program with Ventra.
Please click the link below and select the appropriate form for first time riders or renewing riders.

https://www.ventrachicago.com/students/

PLEASE NOTE: On the form that asks for the "Homeroom Teacher, Name, & Room Number" please write: Operation Department

The Ventra card will be mailed to the school and distribute to the student(s).

If there any questions regarding Ventra fare program please contact Sameerah Miller smiller@fenwickfriars.com  or by calling (708) 386-0127 ext. 173.