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Report: 41 percent of 2016 Reed-Custer High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 12, 2019

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In a year when 96 percent of Reed-Custer High School seniors graduated on time, 41 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 2016.

Data from the class that graduated in 2016 shows 87 percent of Reed-Custer students enrolled in two- or four-year programs at college or university within 12 months of graduating high school, compared to 75 percent across the state. After 16 months, the rate is 88 percent.

Of the Reed-Custer graduates attending Illinois community colleges, 15 percent took them in reading, while 39 percent took remedial courses in math and 18 percent took remedial courses in communications.

Statewide, 46 percent of students enrolled in community colleges across the state had to take remedial classes.

Remediation for area schools: Class of 2016

School District
City
School
Four-year graduation rate
Remediation rate
Joliet Twp HSD 204
Joliet
Joliet Central High School
75.7%
64.8%
Wilmington CUSD 209u
Wilmington
Wilmington High School
93.7%
61.8%
Joliet Twp HSD 204
Joliet
Joliet West High School
80.5%
56.1%
Valley View CUSD 365u
Romeoville
Romeoville High School
92.6%
56.0%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield East High School
98.0%
51.6%
Lockport Twp HSD 205
Lockport
Lockport Township High School East
94.9%
49.8%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield South High School
94.2%
48.6%
Minooka CHSD 111
Minooka
Minooka Community High School
92.9%
47.7%
Crete Monee CUSD 201u
Crete
Crete-Monee High School
94.5%
47.0%
Beecher CUSD 200u
Beecher
Beecher High School
91.5%
45.5%
Valley View CUSD 365u
Bolingbrook
Bolingbrook High School
86.0%
45.1%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield High School
92.6%
44.9%
Lincoln Way CHSD 210
New Lenox
Lincoln-Way Central High School
97.5%
41.6%
Reed Custer CUSD 255u
Braidwood
Reed-Custer High School
95.8%
41.0%
Plainfield SD 202
Plainfield
Plainfield North High School
95.8%
40.6%
Lincoln Way CHSD 210
Frankfort
Lincoln-Way East High School
97.0%
39.4%
Lincoln Way CHSD 210
New Lenox
Lincoln Way West
98.3%
37.2%
Indian Prairie CUSD 204
Naperville
Neuqua Valley High School
97.8%
20.6%

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