A B Shepard High School (Campus)

13049 South Ridgeland Av, Palos Heights, IL 60463 | (708) 371-1111
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,959
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 13049 S Ridgeland Av, Palos Heights, IL 60463
  • Principal or Admin: Ty Harting
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,959
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 113.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 922 (47.1%)
  • Females: 984 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 141 (7.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 628 (32.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 769 (39.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
A B Shepard High School (Campus) Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian100.5%
Black46723.8%
Asian231.2%
Hispanic23411.9%
White1,17259.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For A B Shepard High School (Campus)
  Number Percent
9th Grade62632.0%
10th Grade47424.2%
11th Grade48925.0%
12th Grade37018.9%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.8%
District:
95.0%
State:
93.9%
Graduation Rate
School:
92.2%
District:
93.8%
State:
87.8%
Dropout Rate
School:
0.8%
District:
0.6%
State:
3.8%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for A B Shepard High School (Campus)

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 20, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • excellent school! friendly staff provides a safe learning enviroment for their students. I hope all of my children attend this school. my daughter loves going to school here.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 13, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Horrible school. Violent

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that A B Shepard High School (Campus) performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on PSAE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
45.5%
District:
41.9%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: No
Math Composite Percentage
School:
42.4%
District:
39.2%
State:
80.5%
ACT Exam Performance (2010)
ACT Composite Score
School:
19.8
District:
19.1
ACT English Score
School:
19.8
District:
19.1
ACT Math Score
School:
19.6
District:
19.0
ACT Reading Score
School:
19.9
District:
19.0
ACT Science Score
School:
19.4
District:
18.8

PSAE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201040.9%37.6%52.7%
200947.9%39.9%51.6%
200848.6%42.7%53.0%
 
Reading Test
201044.8%40.9%54.0%
200955.8%47.9%56.9%
200848.8%41.3%53.3%
 
Science Test
201040.9%35.7%52.4%
200944.9%37.2%50.5%
200847.9%39.4%51.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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