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Report: 35 percent of 2015 Lake Park High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 24, 2018


In a year when 94 percent of Lake Park High School seniors graduated on time, 35 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 78 percent of Lake Park 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 81 percent.

Of the 35 percent of Lake Park graduates who took remedial courses at Illinois community colleges, 1 percent took them in reading, while 32 percent took remedial courses in math and 10 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
Dupage HSD 88
Addison
Addison Trail High School
89.4%
52.9%
SD U-46
Bartlett
Bartlett High School
94.1%
47.8%
Fenton CHSD 100
Bensenville
Fenton High School
92.4%
46.9%
CHSD 94
West Chicago
Community High School
97.1%
46.4%
Dupage HSD 88
Villa Park
Willowbrook High School
89.0%
46.1%
Glenbard Twp HSD 87
Lombard
Glenbard East High School
90.4%
44.6%
Elmhurst SD 205
Elmhurst
York Community High School
95.9%
41.4%
Glenbard Twp HSD 87
Carol Stream
Glenbard North High School
92.6%
39.9%
Glenbard Twp HSD 87
Glen Ellyn
Glenbard South High School
92.9%
39.1%
Glenbard Twp HSD 87
Glen Ellyn
Glenbard West High School
97.0%
38.3%
CUSD 200
Wheaton
Wheaton Warrenville South High School
95.0%
38.3%
Naperville CUSD 203
Naperville
Naperville North High School
97.7%
36.6%
Hinsdale Twp HSD 86
Hinsdale
Hinsdale Central High School
95.3%
35.5%
Lake Park CHSD 108
Roselle
Lake Park High School
94.1%
35.4%
Hinsdale Twp HSD 86
Darien
Hinsdale South High School
88.3%
35.2%
Indian Prairie CUSD 204
Aurora
Metea Valley High School
95.3%
34.6%
CHSD 99
Downers Grove
Downers Grove South High School
90.2%
33.8%
CUSD 201
Westmont
Westmont High School
98.8%
33.3%
Indian Prairie CUSD 204
Aurora
Waubonsie Valley High School
96.7%
32.7%
CHSD 99
Downers Grove
Downers Grove North High School
97.1%
32.6%
CUSD 200
Wheaton
Wheaton North High School
94.5%
31.9%
Lisle CUSD 202
Lisle
Lisle High School
93.9%
28.6%
Naperville CUSD 203
Naperville
Naperville Central High School
98.5%
25.6%
Indian Prairie CUSD 204
Naperville
Neuqua Valley High School
97.0%
24.4%

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