About The Program

Several research studies have show the positive impact the arts have on academic success. Creativity, imagination, and innovation are highly desired skills in many professional and technical career fields. Prospect High School Fine and Performing Arts Department believes that arts are essential for every student’s complete development and education. We aim to provide the visual and performing art student experiences that will enrich their cultural awareness, engage in higher-level thinking, expand their creativity, and discover their passions. Prospect is focused on and dedicated to making the arts accessible and relevant to all students while enhancing performance and communication skills as well as encouraging creativity and collaboration.


Hear Prospect students

Discuss their experiences with the many different Fine Arts classes and programs offered in this video.

Program Highlights

Take a Fine Arts course and get involved in one of Prospect’s Fine Arts Programs to discover or ignite your creative passion through the Fine Arts. To learn more about Prospect’s programs, please continue to explore our site or visit the contact page for more information on how to connect with PHS Fine Arts staff.


speech team

Over the past 10 years, Prospect Speech Team has achieved many victories.



Prospect theater department has earned a reputation of putting on some of the finest productions.


marching band

Since 1958, the Prospect Marching Knights (PMK) have been a nationally recognized, award-winning marching band. PMK has been named Grand Champions at the University of Illinois Marching Band Festival over thirty times, including Class 5A Champions in 2014, 2015, and 2016.