Prospect Heights School District 23

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Prospect Heights School District 23
Location
Prospect Heights, Illinois
United States
Coordinates 42°06′32″N 87°56′49″W / 42.1089°N 87.9470°W / 42.1089; -87.9470Coordinates: 42°06′32″N 87°56′49″W / 42.1089°N 87.9470°W / 42.1089; -87.9470
Information
Type School district
Founded 1912
Faculty 108.5 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades K-8
Enrollment 1,468[1] (2008–09)
Student to teacher ratio 13.5:1[1]
Website

Prospect Heights School District 23 is a school district located in Prospect Heights, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. The majority of the schools, (Betsy Ross Elementary School, Anne Sullivan Elementary School, and Douglas A. MacArthur Middle School) are located in the corner of Palatine Rd. and Schoenbeck Rd. Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School is located near the Public Library and Park District center of the city at Camp McDonald Rd. and Schoenbeck Rd. Altogether, a total of about 1,450 student attend the school. A little less than half attend the middle school. Students from Prospect Heights, Arlington Heights, Mount Prospect and Wheeling attend the school district. The districts students later attend Township High School District 214 going to either John Hersey High School or Wheeling High School.

Founded at around 1912, it was not considered a District until 1960 when a new junior high school was built, with the name of Palatine Junior High School, but was re-opened as a middle school and renamed MacArthur Middle School in 1980. The superintendent is Dr. Gregory Guriamme.

Schools[edit]

  • Betsy Ross Elementary School (2-3)
  • Anne Sullivan Elementary School (4-5)
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School (PreK-1)
  • Douglas MacArthur Middle School (6-8)
  • Students from all elementary schools attend MacArthur and either Hersey or Wheeling.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Prospect Heights Sd 23". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2011-01-23. "Total Students: 1,468 (2008-2009)"

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