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Report: 51 percent of 2015 Bolingbrook High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 25, 2018


In a year when 85 percent of Bolingbrook High School seniors graduated on time, 51 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll in remedial courses because they weren't prepared for college-level classes, according to data from the Illinois State Board of Education for the Class of 2015.

Data from the class that graduated in 2015 shows 63 percent of Bolingbrook students enrolled in two- or four-year programs at college or university within 12 months of graduating high school, compared to 70 percent across the state. After 16 months, the rate is 67 percent.

Of the 51 percent of Bolingbrook graduates who took remedial courses at Illinois community colleges, 20 percent took them in reading, while 40 percent took remedial courses in math and 24 percent took remedial courses in communications.

Statewide, 47 percent of students enrolled in community colleges across the state had to take remedial classes.

Remediation for area schools: Class of 2015

School District
City
School
Four-year graduation rate
Remediation rate
Joliet Twp HSD 204
Joliet
Joliet Central High School
75.4%
72.0%
Peotone CUSD 207u
Peotone
Peotone High School
90.3%
63.2%
Valley View CUSD 365u
Romeoville
Romeoville High School
91.8%
63.2%
Crete Monee CUSD 201u
Crete
Crete-Monee High School
89.9%
58.5%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield South High School
94.0%
58.2%
Joliet Twp HSD 204
Joliet
Joliet West High School
86.1%
57.3%
Reed Custer CUSD 255u
Braidwood
Reed-Custer High School
91.8%
54.8%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield High School
95.7%
51.3%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield East High School
96.5%
51.1%
Valley View CUSD 365u
Bolingbrook
Bolingbrook High School
85.3%
50.5%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield North High School
96.3%
49.6%
Lincoln Way CHSD 210
Frankfort
Lincoln-Way East High School
98.3%
47.7%
Wilmington CUSD 209u
Wilmington
Wilmington High School
96.2%
44.7%
Lincoln Way CHSD 210
New Lenox
Lincoln-Way Central High School
98.2%
44.1%
Lincoln Way CHSD 210
New Lenox
Lincoln Way West
98.5%
43.5%
Beecher CUSD 200u
Beecher
Beecher High School
88.8%
42.3%
Lockport Twp HSD 205
Lockport
Lockport Township High School East
93.9%
40.2%
Indian Prairie CUSD 204
Naperville
Neuqua Valley High School
97.0%
24.4%

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