Three Rockford Schools Have Some of Highest Dropout Rates in Illinois

UNDATED (AP) -- Johns Hopkins University researchers identify 55 Illinois schools as "dropout factories" because no more than 60 percent of the students who start as freshmen make it to their senior year. The percentages below reflect that retention rate:

--Aurora East Unit School District: East High School, 44 percent.

--Bloom Township High School District: Bloom Trail High School, 53 percent.

--Cahokia Community Unit School District: Cahokia High School, 46 percent.

--City of Chicago School District:

Amundsen High School, 57 percent.

Bogan High School, 53 percent.

Carver Military Academy High School, 40 percent.

Chicago Vocational Career Academy High School, 57 percent.

Clemente Community Academy High School, 50 percent.

Collins High School, 45 percent.

Corliss High School, 50 percent.

Dunbar Vocational Career Academy High School, 47 percent.

Dyett High Schools, 46 percent.

Englewood Technical Prep Academy High School, 34 percent.

Fenger Academy High School, 48 percent.

Foreman High School, 47 percent.

Gage Park High School, 46 percent.

Harlan Community Academy High School, 59 percent.

Harper High School, 33 percent.

Hirsch Metropolitan High School, 35 percent.

Hyde Park Career Academy High School, 51 percent.

Juarez Community Academy High School, 53 percent.

Julian High School, 51 percent.

Kelly High School, 45 percent.

Kelvyn Park High School, 55 percent.

Manley Career Academy High School, 48 percent.

Marshall Metropolitan High School, 51 percent.

Noble Street Charter High School, 60 percent.

Richards Career Academy High School, 50 percent

Robeson High School, 27 percent.

Roosevelt High School, 46 percent.

Schurz High School, 40 percent.

Senn High School, 52 percent.

Steinmetz Academic Centre High School, 52 percent.

Sullivan High School, 18 percent.

Taft High School, 57 percent.

Tilden Career Community Academy High School, 24 percent.

Washington G High School, 58 percent.

Wells Community Academy High School, 49 percent.

--Danville CC School District: Danville High School, 59 percent.

--Decatur School District: Eisenhower High School, 48 percent. Macarthur High School, 57 percent.

--East St. Louis School District: East St. Louis Senior High School, 49 percent. SIU Charter School of East St. Louis, 58 percent.

--North Chicago School District: North Chicago Community High School, 50 percent.

--Proviso Township High School District: Proviso East High School, 51 percent. Proviso West High School, 60 percent.

--Rockford School District: Auburn High School, 45 percent. Jefferson High School, 53 percent. Rockford East High School, 45 percent.

--Rock Island School District: Rock Island High School, 56 percent.

--Shawnee C U School District: Shawnee High School, 57 percent.

--St. Anne Community High School District: St. Anne Community High School, 56 percent.

--Thorton Township High School District: Thornridge High School, 36 percent. Thorton Township High School, 36 percent. Thornwood High School, 45 percent.


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