60.2 percent of North Mac High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For NMHS, its college enrollment rate marks an improvement over 2014, when 55.7 percent of its graduates chose post-secondary education.
Among high schools in Metro East, the class of 2015 college readiness rates at Waterloo High School (56.2 percent), Belleville High School-East (44.5 percent), Belleville High School-West (39.4 percent), Roxana Senior High School (34.5 percent) and East Alton-Wood River High Sch (25.0 percent) were all higher than at NMHS. East St Louis Senior High School (5.4 percent), Granite City High School (25.1 percent), Gillespie High School (44.2 percent) and Staunton High School (47.7 percent) were all lower.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two and four year colleges.
Enrollment at NMHS in 2015 was 434. 87 (20.05 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 49.4 percent of NMHS 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."
NMHS students did better on reading (40.5 percent) and English (67.1 percent) and worse on science (35.4) and math (36.7).
Only 22.8 percent of NMHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.