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Allen County mirrors statewide decline in high school grads going to college

The percentage of Indiana students going directly from high school to college has experienced its steepest decline in at least a generation—and the drop was even worse for several Allen County high schools, data for 2020 graduates shows.

After years of incremental declines, the latest Indiana College Readiness Report found the college-going rate of the first high school class affected by the coronavirus pandemic fell to 53%—a 10% drop from the previous year.

Read the story in The Journal Gazette. (subscription required)