Orr Academy High School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Orr Academy High School serves 276 students in grades 9-12.
Orr Academy High School 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Orr Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Orr Academy High School's student population of 276 students has declined by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students276 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Orr Academy High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Orr Academy High School is 0.27, 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
#3337 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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5%
Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
84%
17%
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White
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48%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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4%
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Diversity Score
0.270.68
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity Of Chicago 299 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Orr Academy High School is Noble Street Chtr-rowe-clark Ms Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Piccolo Elementary Specialty School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kipp One Academy (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Kipp One Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 418 students
    0.0 miles
    730 N Pulaski Rd
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 938-8578
    0 K-6 418
  • Chicago Noble Street Chtr-rowe-clark Ms Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 461 students
    0.4 miles
    3645 W Chicago Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 242-2212
    0.4 9-12 461
  • Chicago Piccolo Elementary Specialty School Math: 9% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 601 students
    0.5 miles
    1040 N Keeler Ave
    Chicago, IL 60651
    (773) 534-4425
    0.5 PK-8 601
  • Chicago Ward L Elementary School Math: 2% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 467 students
    0.6 miles
    646 N Lawndale Ave
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 534-6440
    0.6 PK-8 467
  • Chicago Tilton Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 300 students
    0.7 miles
    223 N Keeler Ave
    Chicago, IL 60624
    (773) 534-6746
    0.7 PK-8 300

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