80.8 percent of Lisle High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) records show that 80.8 percent of Lisle High School's (LHS) 2015 graduating class enrolled in college within 12 months of graduation.
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For LHS, its college enrollment rate marks an improvement over 2014, when 78.9 percent of its graduates chose post-secondary education.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two- and four-year colleges.
Enrollment at LHS in 2015 was 532; 132 (24.81 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 63.4 percent of LHS 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 DuPage, the class of 2015 college readiness rates at Neuqua Valley High School (85.9 percent), Naperville Central High School (77.4 percent), Waubonsie Valley High School (66.3 percent), Glenbard South High School (64.3 percent), and Wheaton Warrenville South High School (63.9 percent) were all higher than at LHS. Fenton High School (40.5 percent), Willowbrook High School (49.8 percent), Woodstock High School (54 percent), and Downers Grove South High School (56.9 percent) were all lower.
LHS students did better on math (56.9 percent) and English (82.9 percent) and worse on reading (52 percent) and science (52.8 percent).
Only 39.8 percent of LHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.
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