72 percent of Johnsburg High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) records show that 72 percent of Johnsburg 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 JHS, its college enrollment rate marks an improvement over 2014, when 70 percent of its graduates chose post-secondary education.
Among high schools in McHenry, the class of 2015 college readiness rates at Prairie Ridge High School (71.8 percent), Cary-Grove Community High School (71.4 percent) and Crystal Lake South High School (62.2 percent) were all higher than at JHS. Harvard High School (26.8 percent), Alden-Hebron High School (41.9 percent), Woodstock North High School (43.6 percent) and Crystal Lake Central High School (59.5 percent) were all lower.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two and four year colleges.
Enrollment at JHS in 2015 was 690. 184 (26.67 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 53.2 percent of JHS 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."
JHS students did better on reading (45 percent) and English (68.4 percent) and worse on math (37.4) and science (40.9).
Only 25.7 percent of JHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.