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Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 31%

Mount Prospect school information

IndexMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Average Test Scores42%31%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools143,93879,221
Total private schools71,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools23067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mount Prospect are 15% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Mount Prospect
  • 89.7% of people in Mount Prospect have completed 8th grade
  • 88.0% of people in Mount Prospect have completed high school
  • 39.8% of people in Mount Prospect have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Mount Prospect

      IndexMount ProspectIllinoisNational
      Completed 8th grade89.7%86.2%84.3%
      Completed high school88.0%84.7%83.0%
      Completed some college67.5%61.8%59.4%
      Completed associate degree47.7%40.7%38.5%
      Completed bachelors39.8%32.9%30.3%
      Completed masters14.8%12.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.9%3.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.2%1.3%

      Mount Prospect, IL School Districts

      • River Trails School District 26
      • Mount Prospect School District 57
      • Community Consolidated School District 59
      • Township High School District 214
      • Wheeling Community Consolidated School District 21

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Mount Prospect. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mount Prospect, IL schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Mount Prospect, IL, an average of 89.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.0% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kenilworth, IL2,61377%56%
      South Barrington, IL4,76677%55%
      Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
      River Forest, IL11,21772%46%
      Lake Bluff, IL5,75872%45%
      Mount Prospect, IL54,55242%15%

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      Greenwood, IN54,56475%53%
      Normal, IL54,53438%23%
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      Mount Prospect, IL54,55242%15%
      Source: The Mount Prospect, 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.