Report: 64 percent of 2015 Dupo High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes
In a year when 84 percent of Dupo High School seniors graduated on time, 64 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 49 percent of Dupo 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 50 percent.
Of the 64 percent of Dupo graduates who took remedial courses at Illinois community colleges, 32 percent took them in reading, while 50 percent took remedial courses in math and 18 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
Four-year graduation rate
East St. Louis Senior High School
Siu Charter School of East St. Louis
Belleville High School-East
Belleville High School-West
Roxana Senior High School
East Alton-Wood River CHSD 14
East Alton-Wood River High School
Freeburg Community High School
Jersey Community High School
Civic Memorial High School
Marissa Junior & Senior High School
Madison Senior High School
Want to get notified whenever we write about
Dupo High School
Next time we write about
Dupo High School,
we'll email you a link to the story. You may edit your settings or unsubscribe at any time.
Sign-up for Alerts
Organizations in this Story
Dupo High School