Prospect High School

Prospect High School serves 2,087 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% 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 2087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,087 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 13:1
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
6%
4%
Hispanic
9%
24%
Black
1%
19%
White
81%
50%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.33 0.30
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.
9%
45%
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.
1%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,020 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 12,020 932
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $230 MM $10 MM
District Spending $216 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $18,530 $10,546
District Spending / Student $17,407 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Deaf/hard Of Hearing (dist 23) Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Timber Ridge School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Arlington HeightsTimber Ridge School
    Special Education School
    201 South Evanston Ave
    Arlington HeightsIL 60004
    (847)463-8300
    Special Education School

    0.3 mi | 66 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Mount ProspectFairview Elementary School
    300 North Fairview Ave
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)394-7320
    0.6 mi | 436 students | Gr. 2-5                      
  • Mount ProspectEuclid Elementary School
    1211 North Wheeling Rd
    Mount ProspectIL 60056
    (847)259-3303
    1 mi | 461 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Prospect HeightsDeaf/hard Of Hearing (dist 23) Middle School
    Special Education School
    700 North Schoenbeck Rd
    Prospect HeightsIL 60070
    (847)463-8174
    Special Education School

    1.1 mi | 6 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • Arlington Heights Windsor Elementary School
    1315 East Miner St
    Arlington HeightsIL 60004
    (847)398-4297
    1.1 mi | 455 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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