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BHS Class of 2017 finishes strong

Sep 04, 2017 08:30AM ● By Ben Scott

At the July 18, 2017, Board of Education Meeting, Batavia High School Principal Dr. JoAnne Smith presented board members with a Class of 2017 Exit Report detailing honor roll data, GPA by decile, achievement results, final transcript requests, and post-secondary experiences.

Here are a few highlights:

Out of the 481 students who graduated from the Class of 2017, 39 met the highest honors benchmark GPA, which is set at 4.375.

The top 50% of students had a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

The total number of dual-credit course enrollments (BHS has a reciprocal agreement with Waubonsee Community College) was 442—up from 268 in 2016.

A record 462 Advanced Placement (AP) exams were taken by 193 students. Exam results will be shared with the board when scores are received by BHS.

92% of students reported they would be attending a college or university in the fall. Top 10 selections are shown in the table at right.

View the full report at