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Report: 28 percent of 2016 Barrington High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes

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By Local Labs News Service | Dec 31, 2018


In a year when 97 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 2016.

Data from the class that graduated in 2016 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 75 percent across the state. After 16 months, the rate is 86 percent.

Of the Barrington graduates attending Illinois community colleges, 9 percent took them in reading, while 19 percent took remedial courses in math and 8 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
North Chicago SD 187
North Chicago
North Chicago Community High School
56.2%
85.2%
Waukegan CUSD 60
Waukegan
Waukegan High School
72.3%
70.2%
Round Lake CUSD 116
Round Lake
Round Lake Senior High School
88.0%
68.2%
Zion-Benton Twp HSD 126
Zion
New Tech High - Zion-Benton East
87.7%
66.7%
Mundelein Cons HSD 120
Mundelein
Mundelein Consolidated High School
89.9%
63.1%
Zion-Benton Twp HSD 126
Zion
Zion-Benton Township High School
81.9%
58.9%
Twp HSD 113
Highland Park
Highland Park High School
94.1%
57.7%
Warren Twp HSD 121
Gurnee
Warren Township High School
94.4%
55.3%
Northfield Twp HSD 225
Glenview
Glenbrook South High School
97.8%
54.1%
Grayslake CHSD 127
Grayslake
Grayslake North High School
96.9%
53.1%
CHSD 117
Lake Villa
Lakes Community High School
97.6%
50.4%
Grant CHSD 124
Fox Lake
Grant Community High School
89.9%
47.5%
Grayslake CHSD 127
Grayslake
Grayslake Central High School
97.1%
46.8%
CHSD 117
Antioch
Antioch Community High School
96.1%
45.4%
Wauconda CUSD 118
Wauconda
Wauconda High School
87.8%
40.5%
Lake Zurich CUSD 95
Lake Zurich
Lake Zurich High School
96.3%
39.8%
Twp HSD 113
Deerfield
Deerfield High School
96.8%
38.1%
Lake Forest CHSD 115
Lake Forest
Lake Forest High School
96.9%
35.9%
CHSD 128
Vernon Hills
Vernon Hills High School
98.2%
33.8%
CHSD 128
Libertyville
Libertyville High School
97.2%
33.3%
Adlai E Stevenson HSD 125
Lincolnshire
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
96.9%
30.5%
Northfield Twp HSD 225
Northbrook
Glenbrook North High School
97.6%
27.8%
Barrington CUSD 220
Barrington
Barrington High School
97.3%
27.7%

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