Prospect Heights school information

IndexProspect HeightsIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores47%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools43,93879,221
Total private schools21,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,963
The Prospect Heights, IL educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Prospect Heights public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 49% higher than than the Illinois average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Prospect Heights public schools is 14:1, compared to 18:1 in Illinois and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.3% have completed high school, 36.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Prospect Heights are 5% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Prospect Heights.
  • 83.5% of people in Prospect Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.3% of people in Prospect Heights have completed high school.
  • 36.1% of people in Prospect Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Prospect Heights

IndexProspect HeightsIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.3%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.1%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%

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

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Prospect Heights, IL16,33147%5%

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Source: The Prospect Heights, IL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.