62.1 percent of Bolingbrook High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) records show that 62.1 percent of Bolingbrook High School's (BHS) 2015 graduating class enrolled in college within 12 months of graduation.
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For BHS, its college enrollment rate remains unchanged since 2014.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two- and four-year colleges.
Enrollment at BHS in 2015 was 3,653; 904 (24.75 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 34.3 percent of BHS seniors were "college ready" in 2015, versus an average of 46 percent statewide.
All students who score a 21 on the ACT qualify as "college ready."
Among high schools in Will County, the class of 2015 college readiness rates at Lincoln-Way Central High School (65.8 percent), Lincoln-Way North High School (63 percent), Plainfield East High School (48.8 percent), Plainfield North High School (61.2 percent), Lockport Township High School East (59.8 percent), Romeoville High School (38.4 percent) and Reed-Custer High School (44.1 percent) were all higher than at BHS. Joliet Central High School (22.9 percent) and Crete-Monee High School (33.9 percent) were all lower.
BHS students did better on math (32.7 percent) and English (51.6 percent) and worse on science (24.3 percent) and reading (30.1 percent).
Only 16.7 percent of BHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.
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