Carl Sandburg High School

Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Carl Sandburg High School serves 2,865 students in grades 9-12.
Carl Sandburg High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Carl Sandburg High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Carl Sandburg High School's student population of 2,865 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 175 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,865 students
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Total Classroom Teachers175 teachers
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School Comparison

Carl Sandburg High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Carl Sandburg High School is 0.39, 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
#584 out of 3672 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
77%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.68
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Graduation Rate
95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
6%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCons HSD 230 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carl Sandburg High School is Transition (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Palos South Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Orland Park Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Orland Park Orland Park Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 375 students
    1.3 miles
    9960 W 143rd St
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    (708) 364-3904
    1.3 PK-2 375
  • Palos Park Palos West Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 639 students
    1.3 miles
    12700 S 104th Ave
    Palos Park, IL 60464
    (708) 448-6888
    1.3 PK-5 639
  • Orland Park Transition Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 177 students
    1.6 miles
    14535 John Humphrey
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    (708) 873-1600
    1.6 12 177
  • Palos Park Palos South Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 706 students
    1.8 miles
    13100 S 82nd Ave
    Palos Park, IL 60464
    (708) 448-5971
    1.8 6-8 706
  • Orland Park High Point Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 3-5 | 481 students
    2.0 miles
    14825 West Ave
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    (708) 364-4408
    2 3-5 481

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