Prospect High School

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801 W Kensington Rd

Mount Prospect, IL 60056

(847) 718-5200

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,000

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Prospect High School

I agree with the parent who said that the kids are not supported, especially in the Math Department. God forbid your child stays home sick for a day or two. The teachers do not want to accept "late" homework after an illness and it is a battle to get these people to even communicate with me in a civil ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/29/13

My son is at this school and in the special ed program. He has been in 2 sports and on the B honor role.This year it seems like there is a lot of things missing. He has missed out on a quality language arts program. The special ed department seems to want to keep the kids in their section and not move ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/31/12

The school is great, and the teachers really great with students. The athletic department is dominant here.

Posted by a student on 05/09/11

We had two children go through this school and I can say we were extremely pleased with the academic, music and sports programs. Both our children were involved in honors and AP classes while being athletes and musicians. Our daughter graduated with scholarships for academic, athletic and music. Our ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/09/11

at the beggining of the year i fell behind in algebra, but the teachers don't wait for you if you need help, you have to ask for the help yourself. i am also involed in music, marching band and jazz. and the instructors all work very hard for the group's success.

Posted by a student on 11/11/10

Prospect gives all kids a chance to excel at something...academics, music, theater, sports...they have it all.

Posted by a parent on 10/12/10

I sent my child to this school for her freshman year, and I'm not surprised to say it was unsatisfactory. My daughter is intelligent in all subjects, especially math, but what surprised me the most is how the math skills are lacking in that school. The teachers work directly off the book and refuse to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/10

First I want to say that I could not agree MORE with the person that wrote the review before me. Also Prospect has a HUGE bullying problem that the Admin refuses to accept exists regardless of the amount of proof the student & parent have brought to them. Also when a student maybe in danger of failing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/18/10

1) Dwindling numbers of excellent, experienced teachers being eclipsed by many inexperienced teachers who desperately need mentoring, classroom management skills, & maturity thanks to ongoing Dist 214 policy to hire teachers with

Posted by a parent on 05/30/10

Awesome band and orchestra program. Trust me, I've been involved for awhile. Also, their are tons of sports and academic activities to try out.

Posted by a student on 04/29/09

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School Profile for Prospect High School

Test scores
Test scores for Prospect High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Prospect High School
Township Hsd 214
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Mount Prospect schools — Prospect High School is located at 801 W Kensington Rd, Mount Prospect IL 60056. 801 W Kensington Rd is in the 60056 ZIP code in Mount Prospect, IL The school district for Prospect High School is the Township Hsd 214. Prospect High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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