What’s Life Like at Orland Hills?
At Orland Hills, life is pleasant and easygoing. The area has a population of less than ten thousand, meaning they are a close-knit, friendly community who easily welcomes outsiders into the fold. Over 90% of the residents have graduated high school, and 30% have gone on to pursue higher education, meaning that the area is full of well-learned folks. As of 2014, there were 2,324 houses, and plenty of Orland Hills homes for sale.
The Award-Winning Victor J Andrew High School
The Victor J Andrew High School is the local high school for grades nine-through-twelve. As the administrative reports show, Victor J Andrew High School scores high among Louisiana public schools, which is why it earned the Blue Ribbon Award for the Top-Rated High School by the Suburban Cook County Newsweek Magazine. This school prepares children for college at a rate that is 20% higher than the state average.
More students graduate than the state’s norm, and a state opinion survey ranked Andrew High teachers as more responsive to student’s needs than average. The teachers themselves are doing an excellent job, as evidenced by the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) taken by 11th graders, which were 10% higher than the state average. The school has a 97% attendance rate and a 1% truancy rate, meaning that students are on time and where they are supposed to be.
The Annual Orland Hills Party in the Park
The Village’s largest outdoor party takes place every summer towards the end of June. Come meet, sing and dance with the mayor and other fine locals, and get a better feel for this small community’s fun flair.
• A dazzling fireworks display on June 28th at Kelly Park.
• A wide variety of live musical talent, local originals and tribute bands ranging from the Beatles to Sinatra.
• A family-themed Sports Authority Day with kids’ contests and prizes.
• Helicopter rides!
• Karate exhibitions!
• Fun wildlife – neat reptile terrariums and an animal petting zoo.
• Three days of fun starts on June 26th.
Are the Orland Hills homes for sale right for you?
Over two-thousand homeowners reside in the Orland Hills area, and you can become one of them. If you are interested in learning more about Orland Hills homes for sale, I can help. Call me, Jack Gawron, at (708)302-9527 or visit my website so that my team and I can get started searching for homes for you today.