Amos Alonzo Stagg High School


Student Enrollment
Best High School in Illinois
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Cons High School District 230
Type Public
 Phone (708)974-7400
 Location 8015 W 111th St
Palos Hills, IL 60465
Charter School No

Amos Alonzo Stagg High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Illinois high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 34th in the best public high schools in Illinois.



The Amos Alonzo Stagg High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific2.7%63
Native American Indian0.2%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.4%33

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 46.4%

40.6% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Illinois high school median of 42.4%. By this measure, Amos Alonzo Stagg High School students are largely middle income and rank 320th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students



Graduation Rate

8 out of 10

Rank: 148th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students92%
Illinois Median87%
Black80% to 89%*
Hispanic90% to 94%*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency70% to 79%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 75th in Illinois

Students at Amos Alonzo Stagg High School scored an average 43% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 12.7% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls30% to 34%*60% to 64%*
Boys30% to 34%*40% to 44%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*60% to 79%*
Black20% or less*20% or less*
Hispanic25% to 29%*45% to 49%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
With Disabilites6% to 9%*15% to 19%*
Limited English11% to 19%*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score

The average ACT score for Amos Alonzo Stagg High School students in 2017 was 21. This indicates that the average student scores in the 57th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

8 out of 10

Rank: 85th in Illinois

770 out of 1,192 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (65%). College admission testing participation is well above the Illinois median rate of 53% and in the top 15% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 123rd in Illinois

Amos Alonzo Stagg High School offers 14 AP courses. 25 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 72% percentile and somewhat above the median AP enrollment rate for all Illinois schools of 16%. Amos Alonzo Stagg High School had 387 taking AP exams with a 266 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 63% percentile and slightly above the state median of 57 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 69% 57%
Students enrolled in an AP class 25% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 22%
AP Courses Offered 14

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate34%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate39%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate30%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students3.2%75
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students3.2%75

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.1%142
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.5%106


Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
8015 W 111th St
Palos Hills, IL

10 out of 10 1


Cons High School District 230
Orland Park, IL