Welcome to Prospect High School, one of the highest achieving high schools in the state of Illinois. A culture of PRIDE and RESPECT has characterized Prospect since its inception in 1957. Prospect primarily serves the communities of Mount Prospect and Arlington Heights, and the school benefits from the strong support of parents, alumni, and the community. Loyalty to Prospect is so strong that countless alumni return to the area so that their children can attend Prospect, and the Prospect staff has numerous Prospect alums. The Modern Day Knights pursue excellence in the classroom and in extracurricular activities, resulting in 95% of students pursuing post-secondary education and championships at the regional, state, and national level. Prospect offers a full array of Advanced Placement courses and college dual credit courses, resulting in students earning many college credits in advance of their high school graduation. Additionally, Prospect boasts an elective program that offers students an opportunity to explore their interests and passions in technology, business, health care, law, fine and performing arts, and many more. For most students, the day doesn’t end with the last bell. Prospect students are highly involved in extracurricular activities, including 28 competitive sports, multiple competitive activities such as the nationally renowned Prospect Marching Knights and Speech Team, and over 50 clubs that reflect the diverse interests of the student body.