Report: 23 percent of 2015 Ashton-Franklin Center High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes
Data from the class that graduated in 2015 shows 70 percent of Ashton-Franklin Center 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 73 percent.
Of the 23 percent of Ashton-Franklin Center graduates who took remedial courses at Illinois community colleges, 23 percent took remedial courses in math and 15 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