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Carl Sandburg High School
  • Public
  • ORLAND PARK, IL

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Administration
    grade A
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade A+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A

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Carl Sandburg High School is a top rated, public school located in ORLAND PARK, IL. It has 2,954 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 41% of students are at least proficient in math and 45% in reading.

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Carl Sandburg High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
45%
Percent Proficient - Math
41%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1200
715 responses
Average ACT
28
483 responses
AP Enrollment
47%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$78,304
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,318
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$293,700
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 102 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 102 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 374 responses
  • Relay for Life, International Fest
    19%
  • Homecoming dances
    16%
  • Homecoming week
    14%
  • Athletic Events
    13%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Dances
    12%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,954
Free or Reduced Lunch
16%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 106 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 106 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 106 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,801
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 128 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 128 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 128 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$23,147 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 131 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 131 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 131 responses

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