Orr High School

730 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60624
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1/
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Bottom 50%
Orr High School serves 387 students in grades 9-12.
Orr 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Top 30% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Orr High School's student population of 387 students has grown by 73% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Orr High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Orr High School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3321 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
32%
27%
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Black
66%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
65-69%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
38%
27%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Orr High School's ranking?
Orr High School is ranked #3321 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Orr High School?
The graduation rate of Orr High School is 65-69%, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Orr High School?
387 students attend Orr High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Orr High School students are Black, 32% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Orr High School?
Orr High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Orr High School offer ?
Orr High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Orr High School part of?
Orr High School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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