Prospect High School

Prospect High School serves 2,127 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Prospect High School operates within the Township Hsd 214 School District.

Overview

The student population of 2127 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,127 students
Prospect High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Prospect High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Prospect High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Prospect High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
Prospect High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
23%
Prospect High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Prospect High School Black (1990-2012)
White
80%
50%
Prospect High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Prospect High School Sch Ethnicity Prospect High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.95
Prospect High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
23%
Prospect High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
26%
Prospect High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Township Hsd 214 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 12,212 775
Township Hsd 214 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Township Hsd 214 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $230 MM n/a
Township Hsd 214 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $216 MM n/a
Township Hsd 214 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,530 $0
Township Hsd 214 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,407 $0
Township Hsd 214 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Miner School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Miner School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arlington Heights Timber Ridge School
    Special Education School
    201 South Evanston Ave
    Arlington Heights , IL , 60004
    (847)463-8300
    Special Education School
    0.3  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Mt Prospect Fairview Elementary School
    300 North Fairview Ave
    Mt Prospect , IL , 60056
    (847)394-7320
    0.6  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Mt Prospect Euclid Elementary School
    1211 North Wheeling Rd
    Mt Prospect , IL , 60056
    (847)259-3303
    1  mi  |  508  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Arlington Heights Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Windsor Elementary School
    1315 East Miner St
    Arlington Heights , IL , 60004
    (847)398-4297
    1.1  mi  |  478  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Arlington Heights Miner School
    Special Education School
    1101 East Miner St
    Arlington Heights , IL , 60004
    (847)463-8400
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  3-12

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Did You Know?
Mt Prospect, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Mt Prospect is Holmes Junior High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.