Prospect High School

  • Prospect High School serves 2,150 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Prospect High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Prospect High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • Prospect High School's student population of 2,150 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Prospect High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Prospect High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#136 out of 3672 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
76%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.400.68
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Graduation Rate
96%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prospect High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTownship HSD 214 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Arlington Heights Timber Ridge School Special Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 85 students
    0.3 miles
    201 S Evanston Ave
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847)463-8300
    0.3 Inquire with school 85
  • Mount Prospect Fairview Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 542 students
    0.6 miles
    300 N Fairview Ave
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847)394-7320
    0.6 2-5 542
  • Mount Prospect Euclid Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 461 students
    1.0 miles
    1211 N Wheeling Rd
    Mount Prospect, IL 60056
    (847)259-3303
    1.0 K-5 461
  • Prospect Heights Deaf/hard Of Hearing (dist 23) Special Education School
    Grades: 7 | 5 students
    1.1 miles
    700 N Schoenbeck Rd
    Prospect Heights, IL 60070
    (847)463-8174
    1.1 7 5
  • Arlington Heights Windsor Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 523 students
    1.1 miles
    1315 E Miner St
    Arlington Heights, IL 60004
    (847)398-4297
    1.1 K-5 523

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