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Report: 28 percent of 2015 Barrington High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 25, 2018


In a year when 96 percent of Barrington High School seniors graduated on time, 28 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 85 percent of Barrington 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 89 percent.

Of the 28 percent of Barrington graduates who took remedial courses at Illinois community colleges, 8 percent took them in reading, while 21 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
North Chicago SD 187
North Chicago
North Chicago Community High School
59.9%
73.7%
Round Lake CUSD 116
Round Lake
Round Lake Senior High School
89.7%
72.2%
Waukegan CUSD 60
Waukegan
Waukegan High School
74.2%
72.0%
Mundelein Cons HSD 120
Mundelein
Mundelein Consolidated High School
91.7%
64.5%
Zion-Benton Twp HSD 126
Zion
Zion-Benton Township High School
80.0%
61.7%
Zion-Benton Twp HSD 126
Zion
New Tech High - Zion-Benton East
94.7%
60.7%
Grant CHSD 124
Fox Lake
Grant Community High School
90.4%
59.6%
Grayslake CHSD 127
Grayslake
Grayslake Central High School
96.4%
56.8%
CHSD 117
Lake Villa
Lakes Community High School
96.8%
54.6%
Grayslake CHSD 127
Grayslake
Grayslake North High School
94.0%
54.3%
Twp HSD 113
Highland Park
Highland Park High School
91.8%
51.0%
Wauconda CUSD 118
Wauconda
Wauconda High School
89.1%
49.4%
Northfield Twp HSD 225
Glenview
Glenbrook South High School
97.5%
48.0%
CHSD 128
Vernon Hills
Vernon Hills High School
97.6%
45.6%
Warren Twp HSD 121
Gurnee
Warren Township High School
94.8%
45.6%
CHSD 117
Antioch
Antioch Community High School
92.6%
43.9%
Lake Zurich CUSD 95
Lake Zurich
Lake Zurich High School
98.0%
31.5%
Lake Forest CHSD 115
Lake Forest
Lake Forest High School
95.5%
30.4%
Adlai E Stevenson HSD 125
Lincolnshire
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
96.6%
28.5%
Barrington CUSD 220
Barrington
Barrington High School
95.9%
28.0%
CHSD 128
Libertyville
Libertyville High School
98.5%
26.7%
Twp HSD 113
Deerfield
Deerfield High School
98.5%
21.9%

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