PROFICIENCY 52% 65% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Township HSD 214
42%Mount Prospect

Prospect High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Township HSD 214" in Mount Prospect, IL. There are a total of 2,168 students and 120 teachers at Prospect High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 285 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Prospect High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 65% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch285
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment1,024
Taking some courses916
Taking some courses (not tests)107
Passing some courses770
Passing no courses142

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 Prospect High School, there are a total of 1,024 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 916 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School45-49%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School55-59%

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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Prospect High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 77.6% 59.6% 49.5% 51.1%
African American 0.1% 0.2% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian 5.9% 7.0% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.2% 27.9% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.6% 2.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.5% 2.9% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Fairview Elementary School47%0.5Mount Prospect, IL
Windsor Elementary School62%1.0Arlington Heights, IL
Dryden Elementary School65%1.3Arlington Heights, IL
Euclid Elementary School40%1.3Mount Prospect, IL
Lincoln Middle School51%1.3Mount Prospect, IL
Lions Park Elementary School61%1.8Mount Prospect, IL
John Hersey High School70%1.8Arlington Heights, IL
Forest View Elementary School44%1.9Mount Prospect, IL
South Middle School66%1.9Arlington Heights, IL
Macarthur Middle School52%2.0Prospect Heights, IL
Anne Sullivan Elementary School42%2.0Prospect Heights, IL
Betsy Ross Elementary School47%2.0Prospect Heights, IL

Mount Prospect demographics profile

StatisticMount ProspectIllinoisNational
Population density (sq mi)5,27322291
Median age39.537.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%55%55%
Speak English57%77%79%
Speak Spanish15%13%13%

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%
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Source: The Prospect High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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