66 percent of Red Hill Junior/Senior High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) records show that 66 percent of Red Hill Junior/Senior High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college within 12 months of graduation.
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For RHJSHS, its college enrollment rate marks an improvement over 2014, when 60.0 percent of its graduates chose post-secondary education.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two and four year colleges.
Enrollment at RHJSHS in 2015 was 426. 58 (13.62 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 42.9 percent of RHJSHS 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."
RHJSHS students did better on reading (39.3 percent) and English (55.4 percent) and worse on science (26.8) and math (30.4).
Only 16.1 percent of RHJSHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.