Prospect High School

801 W Kensington Rd
Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 2,248 students in grades 9-12, Prospect High School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in IL)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 58% (Top 5%)
  • : 56% (Top 10%)
  • : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Prospect High School's student population of 2,248 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,248 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Prospect High School ranks within the top 5% of all 3,426 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Prospect High School is 0.46, 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.
This School
State Level (IL)
#165 out of 3426 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Prospect High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
58%
28%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Prospect High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
56%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Prospect High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
80%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Prospect High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
8%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Prospect High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
27%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Prospect High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
2%
17%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Prospect High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
72%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Prospect High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Prospect High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prospect High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Illinois.
0.46
This chart displays the diversity score of Prospect High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Prospect High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
43%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prospect High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
3%
This chart displays 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Prospect High School's ranking?
Prospect High School is ranked #165 out of 3,426 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Prospect High School often compared to?
Prospect High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like John Hersey High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 56% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Prospect High School?
The graduation rate of Prospect High School is 97%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Prospect High School?
2,248 students attend Prospect High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Prospect High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prospect High School?
Prospect High School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Prospect High School offer ?
Prospect High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Prospect High School part of?
Prospect High School is part of Township HSD 214 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 58% (Top 5%)
  • : 56% (Top 10%)
  • : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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