Report: 49 percent of 2015 Oswego High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes
Data from the class that graduated in 2015 shows 75 percent of Oswego 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 78 percent.
Of the 49 percent of Oswego graduates who took remedial courses at Illinois community colleges, 5 percent took them in reading, while 44 percent took remedial courses in math and 20 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