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Report: 29 percent of 2016 Rochester High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 13, 2019

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In a year when 95 percent of Rochester High School seniors graduated on time, 29 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 83 percent of Rochester 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 83 percent.

Of the Rochester graduates attending Illinois community colleges, 5 percent took them in reading, while 22 percent took remedial courses in math and 17 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
Virginia CUSD 64
Virginia
Virginia Jr/Sr High School
95.2%
100.0%
City Of Chicago SD 299
Chicago
Harlan Community Academy High School
79.8%
71.1%
City Of Chicago SD 299
Chicago
Orr Academy High School
65.9%
70.6%
Mt Pulaski CUSD 23
Mount Pulaski
Mount Pulaski High School
93.2%
58.8%
Springfield SD 186
Springfield
Springfield Southeast High School
73.6%
58.2%
Auburn CUSD 10
Auburn
Auburn High School
95.3%
58.1%
North Mac CUSD 34
Virden
North Mac High School
88.9%
57.1%
New Berlin CUSD 16
New Berlin
New Berlin High School
90.2%
57.1%
Springfield SD 186
Springfield
Lanphier High School
73.1%
56.5%
Springfield SD 186
Springfield
Springfield High School
82.5%
54.5%
Tri City CUSD 1
Buffalo
Tri-City High School
96.3%
54.5%
Rockford SD 205
Rockford
Auburn High School
68.3%
52.7%
Greenview CUSD 200
Greenview
Greenview Jr/Sr High School
95.0%
50.0%
Hartsburg Emden CUSD 21
Hartsburg
Hartsburg-emden Jr-Sr High School
100.0%
50.0%
City Of Chicago SD 299
Chicago
Chicago Academy High School
84.1%
50.0%
Lincoln CHSD 404
Lincoln
Lincoln Community High School
78.7%
47.2%
A-C Central CUSD 262
Ashland
A-C Central High School
91.4%
45.5%
Riverton CUSD 14
Riverton
Riverton High School
90.2%
45.5%
Pawnee CUSD 11
Pawnee
Pawnee Jr/Sr High School
86.0%
45.5%
Pleasant Plains CUSD 8
Pleasant Plains
Pleasant Plains High School
94.7%
43.6%
Ball Chatham CUSD 5
Chatham
Glenwood High School
93.0%
42.4%
Porta CUSD 202
Petersburg
Porta High School
83.0%
34.6%
Athens CUSD 213
Athens
Athens Senior High School
89.7%
32.0%
Williamsville CUSD 15
Williamsville
Williamsville High School
100.0%
31.0%
Rochester CUSD 3a
Rochester
Rochester High School
94.8%
29.3%
Fairfield Comm H S Dist 225
Fairfield
Fairfield Community High School
76.8%
21.0%
Illini Central CUSD 189
Mason City
Illini Central High School
87.1%
7.7%

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