73.6 percent of Nashville Community High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) records show that 73.6 percent of Nashville Community High School's (NCHS) 2015 graduating class enrolled in college within 12 months of graduation.
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For NCHS, its college enrollment rate marks a decline since 2014, when 76.3 percent of its graduates chose post-secondary education.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two- and four-year colleges.
Enrollment at NCHS in 2015 was 408; 98 (24.02 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 54.9 percent of NCHS 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 Hinsdale Central High School (87.1 percent), Naperville Central High School (77.4 percent), Waubonsie Valley High School (66.3 percent), Downers Grove South High School (56.9 percent) and Westmont High School (56 percent) were all higher than at NCHS. Addison Trail High School (33.3 percent), Glenbard East High School (45.7 percent), Willowbrook High School (49.8 percent), and Woodstock High School (54 percent) were all lower.
NCHS students did better on math (42.9 percent) and English (74.7 percent) and worse on science (41.8 percent) and reading (41.8 percent).
Only 24.2 percent of NCHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.
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