A B Shepard High School (campus)

Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
A B Shepard High School (campus) serves 1,744 students in grades 9-12.
A B Shepard High School (campus) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

A B Shepard High School (campus) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

A B Shepard High School (campus)'s student population of 1,744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,744 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Rankings

A B Shepard High School (campus) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of A B Shepard High School (campus) is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1986 out of 3655 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
26%
26%
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Black
24%
17%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.670.68
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
93%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
26%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCHSD 218 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to A B Shepard High School (campus) is Regl Institutional Scholastic Excellence (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Independence Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Palos Heights Independence Junior High School Math: 38% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 221 students
    0.3 miles
    6610 W Highland Dr
    Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (708) 448-0737
    0.3 6-8 221
  • Palos Heights Indian Hill
    Grades: PK-K | 114 students
    0.5 miles
    12800 S Austin Ave
    Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (708) 597-1285
    0.5 PK-K 114
  • Palos Heights Chippewa Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 1-3 | 202 students
    0.8 miles
    12425 S Austin Ave
    Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (708) 388-7260
    0.8 1-3 202
  • Palos Heights Navajo Heights Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 4-5 | 146 students
    0.9 miles
    12401 S Oak Park Ave
    Palos Heights, IL 60463
    (708) 385-3269
    0.9 4-5 146
  • Midlothian Care Program Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 60 students
    1.5 miles
    5318 135th St
    Midlothian, IL 60445
    (708) 389-9955
    1.5 Inquire with school 60

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