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Carl Sandburg High School
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  • 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
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade A
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Carl Sandburg High School is a top rated, public school located in ORLAND PARK, IL. It has 2,855 students in grades 9-12. According to state test scores, 46% of students are at least proficient in math and 50% in reading.

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Carl Sandburg High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
50%
Percent Proficient - Math
46%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1200
568 responses
Average ACT
28
680 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
$67,886
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,160
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$255,500
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 95 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 95 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 336 responses
  • Relay for Life, International Fest
    20%
  • Homecoming dances
    16%
  • Homecoming week
    15%
  • Athletic Events
    13%
  • Dances
    13%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,855
Free or Reduced Lunch
16%
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 99 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 99 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 99 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$88,801
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 121 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 121 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 121 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. 124 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 124 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 124 responses

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