61.5 percent of Lebanon High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For LHS, its college enrollment rate marks a decline since 2014, when 67.4 percent of its graduates chose post-secondary education.
Among high schools in Metro East, the class of 2015 college readiness rates at Central Comm High School (50.0 percent), Calhoun High School (46.2 percent), Mt Olive High School (42.9 percent), New Athens High School (39.5 percent) and Mulberry Grove Senior High School (32.5 percent) were all higher than at LHS. Cahokia High School (8.9 percent), Gillespie High School (44.2 percent), Bunker Hill High School (45.1 percent) and Marissa Junior & Senior High School (46.4 percent) were all lower.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two and four year colleges.
Enrollment at LHS in 2015 was 293. 45 (15.36 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 43.2 percent of LHS 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."
LHS students did better on reading (38.6 percent) and English (65.9 percent) and worse on science (29.5) and math (34.1).
Only 18.2 percent of LHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.