A B Shepard High School (Campus)

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6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
25
Grades
9-12
Students
1,762
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English Language Arts 1
34%
State avg: 36%
Algebra I
25%
State avg: 17%
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4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
84%
State avg: 86%
Average ACT score
19
State avg: 20
AP course participation
17%
State avg: 18%
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Equity
Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
55%
Black
25%
Hispanic
16%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
267 :1
State avg: 432 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
95%
State avg: 88%
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Neighborhood
13049 South Ridgeland Ave
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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