Mount Prospect school information

IndexMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores42%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools143,93879,235
Total private schools71,43824,875
Total post-secondary schools23067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Mount Prospect are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Mount Prospect.
  • 87.9% of people in Mount Prospect have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.3% of people in Mount Prospect have completed high school.
  • 38.0% of people in Mount Prospect have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mount Prospect

IndexMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school86.3%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college64.6%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree46.4%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors38.0%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters13.9%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Mount Prospect (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kenilworth, IL2,64877%56%
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River Forest, IL11,21172%46%
Lake Bluff, IL5,86772%45%
Mount Prospect, IL54,58942%15%

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Mount Prospect, IL54,58942%15%
Source: The Mount Prospect, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.