67 percent of Oblong High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) records show that 67 percent of Oblong High School's (OHS) 2015 graduating class enrolled in college within 12 months of graduation.
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For OHS, its college enrollment rate remains unchanged since 2014.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two- and four-year colleges.
Enrollment at OHS in 2015 was 192; 40 (20.8 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 35 percent of OHS 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."
OHS students did better on science (27.5 percent) and English (65 percent) and worse on reading (22.5 percent) and math (25 percent).
Only 15.0 percent of OHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.
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