49.4 percent of Momence High School's 2015 graduating class enrolled in college
The 2015 state average for students in public schools was 70 percent.
For MHS, its college enrollment rate marks a decline since 2014, when 61.8 percent of its graduates chose post-secondary education.
Among high schools in Kankakee, the class of 2015 college readiness rates at Herscher High School (53.6 percent), Bradley-Bourbonnais C High School (52.3 percent), Manteno High School (50.9 percent) and Grant Park High School (42.1 percent) were all higher than at MHS. Kankakee High School (22.1 percent) was lower.
The data, collected by the National Student Clearinghouse, includes two and four year colleges.
Enrollment at MHS in 2015 was 362. 84 (23.2 percent) were seniors.
Also according to ISBE, 28.7 percent of MHS 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."
MHS students did better on science (24.1 percent) and English (50.6 percent) and worse on math (21.8) and reading (23.0).
Only 9.2 percent of MHS students were college ready in all four subjects, according to ISBE.