PROFICIENCY 35% 11% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
33%Comm Cons SD 59
39%Mount Prospect

Holmes Jr High School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Comm Cons SD 59" in Mount Prospect, IL. There are a total of 515 students and 39 teachers at Holmes Jr High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 291 free lunch students and 23 reduced lunch students.

Holmes Jr High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.0%, which is 11% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch291
Reduced lunch23


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Holmes Jr High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Holmes Jr High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 37.2% 39.5% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 6.4% 3.1% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 11.4% 11.0% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 42.8% 43.4% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.7% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 2.0% 3.0% 3.1%

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Mount Prospect demographics profile

StatisticMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)2,90622291
Median age42.837.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%55%55%
Speak English73%77%79%
Speak Spanish7%13%13%

Education level achieved in Mount Prospect

IndexMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Completed 8th grade93.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college69.4%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.9%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.0%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters11.5%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.2%1.3%
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