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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    NG
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Orland School District No. 135 is a highly rated, public school district located in Orland Park, IL. It has 5,055 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 43% of students are at least proficient in math and 48% in reading.
About Orland School District No. 135...
Address
15100 S 94th Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
Telephone
(708) 364-3306

Orland School District No. 135 Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
48%
Percent Proficient - Math
43%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,055
Free or Reduced Lunch
16.8%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,982
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$79,934,000
Expenses Per Student
$17,494/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    57%
  • Support Services
    40%
  • Other
    2%

Orland School District No. 135 Reviews

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The school district has recently switched to a "standards based grading system." This has been terrible in the way that grades are no longer meaningful and students put in less effort and are less motivated. I do not believe that teachers are on board with the new standards based grading policy but are trying to do the best they can. Report cards no longer have A's, B's and C's, the students are measured on whether or not they have "met standards" that are vague and confusing (i.e. "Exhibits a knowledge of content and an understanding of how it is applied within the universe" for Science or "The number system" for math). There are no percentages such as 85% on assignments or tests, just a number (1,2,3,4) and numbers do not correlate to the previous grades of A,B,C or D. It is sad what the administration has done to this previously great school district.
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So far we have nothing but positive things to say about OP schools. The teachers are great as is the administration!
Orland school did has been a positive experience. I have been in the same town my entire school life and been through elementary, middle school and am now in high school. I love my school dist. and the programs in my high school. I have been in choir and music theater since middle and I believe our school has one of the best programs in the area. I am proud to be an Orland High student. I rate this a great school.