Prospect High School



Prospect High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Prospect High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 552
10 551
11 479
12 505

Prospect High School is a public high school of the Township Hsd 214 School District located in Mount Prospect, IL. It has 2,087 students in grades 9th through 12th. Prospect High School is the 77th largest public high school in Illinois and the 1,261st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,087
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 123.84

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Prospect High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,058
(51%)
6,192
(52%)
 Female 1,029
(49%)
5,758
(48%)

Prospect High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,672
(80%)
7,473
(63%)
 Hispanic 180
(9%)
3,057
(26%)
 Asian 135
(6%)
859
(7%)
 Two or More 59
(3%)
248
(2%)
 Black 38
(2%)
261
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Prospect High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,871
(90%)
8,903
(75%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(9%)
2,697
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(1%)
350
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Prospect High School is ranked 313th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Prospect High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Prospect High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2027
2006 2027
2007 2029
2008 2109
2009 2088
2010 2117
2011 2127
2012 2087

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 17.6
2007 19.1
2008 18.3
2009 17.4
2010 17.2
2011 17.9
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.055747409965466
2006 0.046867291563888
2007 0.045835386890094
2008 0.052631578947368
2009 0.083812260536398
2010 0.09022201228153
2011 0.087917254348848
2012 0.10349784379492

Compare Prospect High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.3%
 
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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