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Victor J Andrew High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,036
Best High School in Illinois
#42
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Cons High School District 230
Type Public
 Phone (708)342-5800
 Location 9001 171st St
Orland Hills, IL 60487
Charter School No

Victor J Andrew 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 42nd in the best public high schools in Illinois.

Demographics

Race

The Victor J Andrew High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White79%1,609
Black3.7%75
Hispanic11.1%227
Asian Pacific4.9%100
Native American Indian0%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%1
Two or more races1.1%23

Family Income

vs. other Illinois high schools
Upper 13.7%

21.5% 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, Victor J Andrew High School students are largely upper income and rank 94th in Illinois for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman485
Sophomore532
Junior491
Senior528
Total2,036

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
97%

10 out of 10

Rank: 10th in Illinois

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students97%
Illinois Median87%
Percentile98%
White96%
Black50% or more*
Hispanic95% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 55th in Illinois

Students at Victor J Andrew High School scored an average 50% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Illinois State Board of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 24% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 9% of Illinois high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls40% to 44%*60% to 64%*
Boys40% to 44%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander40% to 59%*60% to 79%*
Black21% to 39%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic30% to 39%*40% to 49%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White41%59%
With Disabilites10% or less*20% to 29%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average ACT Score
21.8

The average ACT score for Victor J Andrew High School students in 2017 was 21.8. This indicates that the average student scores in the 57th percentile nationally on the ACT.

College Admission Test Participation

1 out of 10

Rank: 605th in Illinois

278 out of 1,019 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (27%). College admission testing participation is well below the Illinois median rate of 52% and in the bottom 12% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

5 out of 10

Rank: 144th in Illinois

Victor J Andrew High School offers 15 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%. Victor J Andrew High School had 298 taking AP exams with a 183 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 57% percentile and slightly above the state median of 56 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 61% 56%
Students enrolled in an AP class 25% 16%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 3%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 23%
AP Courses Offered 15

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate37%17%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate39%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate35%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Illinois Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.9%119
Boys7.1%74
Girls4.6%45
Illinois Median4.6%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.5%50
Boys3.3%34
Girls1.5%16

Location

Victor J Andrew High School
9001 171st St
Orland Hills, IL
60487
(708)342-5800

10 out of 10 1

District

Cons High School District 230
Orland Park, IL