Graduate Highlights

Our graduating students continue to leave remarkable legacies and accomplishments. This year, we are proud to share the following highlights from our graduating class: (1) 73 graduating seniors (2) 270 offers of admission to 120 of the finest universities and colleges, (3) Offered merit-based scholarships totaling $10,495,926 and accepted scholarships totaling $2,868,176 from numerous colleges, corporations, and local organizations.

FIVE YEAR TESTING SUMMARY

The following represents some of the data found in our Upper School Profile.  For a copy of the School Profile, click the icon on the right of this page.

ACT Median Range

2016 23-29
2015 24-31
2014 23-30
2013 24-31
2012 23-30

ACT AVERAGE (YEAR, COMPOSITE SCORE)

2016 26.3
2015 27.1
2014 26.6
2013 26.8
2012 26.5

ADVANCED PLACEMENT RESULTS 2011-2015

Number of Exams Administered: 626

% of scores earned (on a scale of 5 -highest to 1-lowest)

  • 5    32.1%
  • 4    32.4%
  • 3    23.8%
  • 2      9.7%
  • 1      1.9%

2016 COLLEGE PLACEMENTS

Allegheny College (PA)
Alverno College (WI)
American University (DC)
Arizona State University – 2, 1
Augustana College (IL) – 2, 1
Austin College (TX)
Bellarmine University (KY) – 2
Beloit College (WI) – 3
Bradley University (IL)
Butler University (IN) – 3, 1
California Lutheran University
Cardinal Stritch University (WI)
Carleton College (MN) – 2, 1
Carroll University (WI) – 3
Carthage College (WI) – 6, 1
Case Western Reserve University (OH) – 2
Chapman University (CA)
Clemson University (SC)
Coe College (IA)
Colorado College – 5, 4
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado State University
Columbia College Chicago (IL)
Cornell College (IA) – 3, 1
Cornell University (NY) – 2
Creighton University (NE) – 5
Denison University (OH) – 2
DePaul University (IL) – 4
DePauw University (IN) – 2
Drake University (IA) – 4
Drexel University (PA)
Duquesne University (PA)
Eckerd College (FL)
Gettysburg College (PA)
Goucher College (MD)
Guilford College (NC) – 2, 1
Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)
Hamline University (MN) – 2
Illinois State University
Illinois Wesleyan University – 5 

Indiana University at Bloomington
Iowa State University – 2, 1
Kalamazoo College (MI) – 2
Knox College (IL) – 2, 1
Lake Forest College (IL)
Lawrence University (WI)
Lewis & Clark College (OR) – 6, 1
Loyola University Chicago (IL) – 4
Luther College (IA)
Marquette University (WI) – 15, 7
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michigan Technological University
Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI) – 4, 2
North Central College (IL)
Northern Illinois University – 2
Northwest Nazarene University (ID)
Ohio Wesleyan University
Purdue University (IN) – 6, 2
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY) – 2
Rhodes College (TN)
Roosevelt University (IL)
Saint Louis University (MO) – 6
Saint Mary’s College (IN)
Santa Fe University of Art and Design (NM)
Savannah College of Art and Design (GA)
School of Visual Arts (NY)
Sonoma State University (CA)
Southeast Missouri State University
St. Cloud State University (MN)
St. Edward’s University (TX)
St. Norbert College (WI) – 3
St. Olaf College (MN)
State University of New York at Albany
Stony Brook University (NY)
SUNY Korea
Swarthmore College (PA)
Syracuse University (NY)
The College of Wooster (OH) – 3, 1
The Evergreen State College (WA) – 2
The University of Iowa – 5, 1 

Trinity University (TX)
Troy University (AL)
University of California, Merced
University of California, Riverside
University of Chicago (IL)
University of Colorado at Boulder – 2
University of Denver (CO) – 2, 1
University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
University of Glasgow (Scotland)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Kansas
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities – 10, 4
University of Missouri Columbia – 3
University of New Mexico
University of Northern Iowa
University of Oregon
University of Puget Sound (WA) – 5
University of Richmond (VA)
University of San Francisco (CA)
University of St. Thomas (MN) – 3, 1
University of Vermont – 7, 4
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse – 7, 3
University of Wisconsin, Madison – 13, 5
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee – 7, 2
University of Wisconsin, Parkside
University of Wisconsin, Platteville – 3
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point – 2, 1
University of Wisconsin, Stout
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater – 3
Valparaiso University (IN)
Vanderbilt University (TN)
Vassar College (NY)
Viterbo University (WI) – 2
Wake Forest University (NC)
Warren Wilson College (NC)
Wellesley College (MA)
Western Michigan University
Whittier College (CA)
Willamette University (OR) – 3
Xavier University (OH) – 4, 2
Numbers indicate multiple students.
Red indicates enrollment.

2015 COLLEGE PLACEMENTS

Allegheny College (PA)
American University (DC) – 5
Arizona State University – 2
Asbury University (KY)
Baylor University (TX)
Boston College (MA)
Boston University (MA) – 7
Bradley University (IL)
Butler University (IN)
Calvin College (MI)
Carleton College (MN)
Carroll University (WI) – 2, 1
Carthage College (WI) – 8, 2
Case Western Reserve University (OH) – 2
Centre College (KY) – 2, 2
Clark University (MA) – 2
Coe College (IA)
College of Charleston (SC)
Colorado College
Colorado State University – 3
Cornell College (IA)
Dartmouth College (NH)
DePaul University (IL) – 6, 4
Drake University (IA) – 2, 1
Drexel University (PA)
Emory University (GA) – 2
Gateway Technical College (WI)
George Mason University (VA)
Georgetown University (DC) – 2, 1
Georgia Institute of Technology
Gettysburg College (PA)
Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) – 2, 1
Humboldt State University (CA)
Huntington University (IN)
Illinois Wesleyan University – 2, 1
Indiana University at Bloomington – 4, 1
Iowa State University – 4
James Madison University (VA)
Lawrence University (WI) – 5, 2
Lewis & Clark College (OR) – 2
Macalester College (MN) – 4
Marquette University (WI) – 7 

Miami University, Oxford (OH) – 3
Michigan State University – 3
Michigan Technological University – 2
Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (WI)
Milwaukee School of Engineering (WI)
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Montana State University, Bozeman
New York University – 2
North Central College (IL)
Northeastern University (MA)
Northwestern University (IL) – 3, 2
Occidental College (CA) – 2
Ohio Wesleyan University
Pennsylvania State University, University Park – 2
Princeton University (NJ)
Reed College (OR) – 2, 1
Rice University (TX)
Ripon College (WI)
Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Santa Clara University (CA)
Savannah College of Art and Design (GA)
Sciences Po – Columbia University Dual BA Program (NY)
Seattle University (WA)
Smith College (MA)
Southern Methodist University (TX)
St. Edward’s University (TX)
St. Norbert College (WI) – 3
St. Olaf College (MN) – 2
Syracuse University (NY) – 2
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University
The George Washington University (DC) – 3, 1
The University of Iowa – 9, 1
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of Tampa (FL)
Union College (NY) – 2, 2
U.S. Air Force Academy (CO) (via Schreiner Univ. (TX))
University of California, San Diego
University of Cincinnati (OH) – 2
University of Colorado at Boulder – 5 

University of Colorado at Denver
University of Connecticut
University of Dayton (OH)
University of Denver (CO)
University of Florida
University of Kansas
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville (KY) – 3
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota, Morris
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities – 6, 1
University of Missouri, Columbia – 2
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of New Hampshire
University of Northwestern (MN)
University of Notre Dame (IN)
University of Pennsylvania
University of Prince Edward Island (CAN)
University of Puget Sound (WA) – 2, 1
University of Richmond (VA)
University of South Alabama
University of the Pacific (CA)
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse – 7, 3
University of Wisconsin, Madison – 15, 7
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee – 4, 2
University of Wisconsin, Parkside
University of Wisconsin, Platteville
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater – 5, 2
University of Wyoming
Valparaiso University (IN) – 2
Vassar College (NY)
Washington State University
Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
Western Michigan University – 4
Xavier University (OH)
Numbers indicate multiple students.
Bold indicates enrollment.

2014 COLLEGE PLACEMENTS

  • Prairie’s graduates of the Class of 2014 have been accepted to a total of 75 colleges and universities.
    American University (DC)
    Augsburg College (MN)
    Augustana College (IL)
    Boston University (MA)
    Brown University (RI)
    Bryn Mawr College (PA)
    Butler University (IN)
    Butler University (IN)
    Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
    Carroll University (Wisconsin)
    Carthage College (WI)
    Case Western Reserve University (OH)
    Colorado State University (CO)
    Creighton University (NE)
    Denison University (OH)
    DePaul University (IL)
    DePauw University (IN)
    Drake University (IA)
    Florida Atlantic University
    Florida Gulf Coast University
    Florida International University
    Florida Southern College
    Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)
    Hamline University (MN)
    Humboldt State University (CA)
    Illinois Wesleyan University
    Indiana University at Bloomington
    Iowa State University
    Kalamazoo College (MI)
    Lynn University (FL)
    Macalester College (MN)
    Marquette University (WI)
    Miami University, Oxford (OH)
    Michigan State University
    Monmouth College (IL)
    North Central College (IL)
    Northland College (WI)
    Northwestern University
    Purdue University (IN)
    Ripon College (WI)
    Saint Louis University (MO)
    St. Norbert College (WI)
    St. Olaf College (MN)
    The College of Wooster (OH)
    The George Washington University (DC)
    The University of Arizona
    The University of Iowa
    Truman State University (MO)
    Union College (NY)
    University of California at Los Angeles
    University of Colorado at Boulder
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    University of Michigan
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    University of Oklahoma
    University of Oregon
    University of St. Thomas (MN)
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    University of Vermont
    University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
    University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
    University of Wisconsin, Madison
    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
    University of Wisconsin, Parkside
    University of Wisconsin, Platteville
    University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
    University of Wisconsin, Stout
    University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
    Valparaiso University (IN)
    Viterbo University (WI)
    Washington University in St. Louis (MO)
    Wellesley College (MA)
    Winona State University (MN)

2013 COLLEGE PLACEMENTS

  • Prairie’s 61 graduates of the Class of 2013 have been accepted to a total of 113 colleges and universities.
    • American University (DC)
      Arizona State University
      Auburn University (AL)
      Baldwin Wallace University (OH)
      Boston College
      Boston University
      Bowdoin College (ME)
      Butler University (IN)
      California State University, Long Beach
      Calvin College (MI)
      Carleton College (MN)
      Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
      Carthage College
      Case Western Reserve University (OH)
      Colby College (ME)
      Colorado College
      Colorado State University
      Columbia College Chicago
      Cornell University (NY)
      Creighton University (NE)
      Dartmouth College (NH)
      Denison University OH)
      DePaul University (IL)
      DePauw University (IN)
      Eckerd College (FL)
      Edgewood College (WI)
      Fordham University (NY)
      Franklin and Marshall College (PA)
      Franklin College Switzerland
      Grinnell College (IA)
      Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)
      Harvey Mudd College (CA)
      Illinois Institute of Technology
      Illinois Wesleyan University
      Iowa State University
      Iowa Wesleyan College
      Johns Hopkins University (MD)
      Knox College (IL)
      Lafayette College (PA)
      Lake Forest College (IL)
      Lawrence University (WI)
      Lewis & Clark College (OR)
      Louisiana State University
      Loyola University Chicago
      Luther College (IA)
      Lynn University (FL)
      Macalester College (MN)
      Marquette University
      McDaniel College (MD)
      McGill University (CAN)
      Miami University, Oxford (OH)
      Michigan State University
      Middlebury College (VT)
      Milwaukee School of Engineering
      Montclair State University (NJ)
      Mount Holyoke College (MA)
      New York University
      North Central College (IL)
      Northwestern University (IL)
      Providence College (RI)
      Purdue University (IN)
      Reed College (OR)
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)
      Rhodes College (TN)
      Rice University (TX)
      Rockford College (IL)
      Rockhurst University (MO)
      Roosevelt University (IL)
      Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)
      Saint Louis University
      Santa Clara University (CA)
      Santa Monica College (CA)
      St. Cloud State University (MN)
      St. Norbert College (WI)
      St. Olaf College (MN)
      Syracuse University (NY)
      Texas A&M University
      The George Washington University (DC)
      The University of Alabama
      The University of Arizona
      The University of Iowa
      Union College (NY)
      University of Chicago
      University of Cincinnati
      University of Colorado at Boulder
      University of Dayton
      University of Denver
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
      University of New England (ME)
      University of Notre Dame (IN)
      University of Puget Sound
      University of Richmond
      University of South Carolina
      University of St. Thomas (MN)
      University of Vermont
      University of Washington
      University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
      University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
      University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
      University of Wisconsin, Madison
      University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
      University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
      University of Wisconsin, Parkside
      University of Wisconsin, Platteville
      University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
      University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
      Wellesley College (MA)
      Wheaton College (MA)
      Winona State University (MN)
      Wisconsin Lutheran College
      Wright State University (OH)
      Xavier University (OH)

2012 COLLEGE PLACEMENTS

Prairie’s 76 graduates of the Class of 2012 have been accepted to a total of 294 colleges and universities.
  • American University (DC)
    Arizona State University
    Auburn University (AL)
    Baldwin Wallace University (OH)
    Boston College
    Boston University
    Bowdoin College (ME)
    Butler University (IN)
    California State University, Long Beach
    Calvin College (MI)
    Carleton College (MN)
    Carnegie Mellon University (PA)
    Carthage College
    Case Western Reserve University (OH)
    Colby College (ME)
    Colorado College
    Colorado State University
    Columbia College Chicago
    Cornell University (NY)
    Creighton University (NE)
    Dartmouth College (NH)
    Denison University OH)
    DePaul University (IL)
    DePauw University (IN)
    Eckerd College (FL)
    Edgewood College (WI)
    Fordham University (NY)
    Franklin and Marshall College (PA)
    Franklin College Switzerland
    Grinnell College (IA)
    Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)
    Harvey Mudd College (CA)
    Illinois Wesleyan University
    Iowa State University
    Iowa Wesleyan College
    Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    Knox College (IL)
    Lafayette College (PA)
    Lake Forest College (IL)
    Lawrence University (WI)
    Lewis & Clark College (OR)
    Louisiana State University
    Loyola University Chicago
    Luther College (IA)
    Lynn University (FL)
    Macalester College (MN)
    Marquette University
    McDaniel College (MD)
    McGill University (CAN)
    Miami University, Oxford (OH)
    Michigan State University
    Middlebury College (VT)
    Milwaukee School of Engineering
    Montclair State University (NJ)
    Mount Holyoke College (MA)
    New York University
    North Central College (IL)
    Northwestern University (IL)
    Providence College (RI)
    Purdue University (IN)
    Reed College (OR)
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)
    Rhodes College (TN)
    Rice University (TX)
    Rockford College (IL)
    Rockhurst University (MO)
    Roosevelt University (IL)
    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (IN)
    Saint Louis University
    Santa Clara University (CA)
    Santa Monica College (CA)
    St. Cloud State University (MN)
    St. Norbert College (WI)
    St. Olaf College (MN)
    Syracuse University (NY)
    Texas A&M University
    The George Washington University (DC)
    The University of Alabama
    The University of Arizona
    The University of Iowa
    Union College (NY)
    University of Chicago
    University of Cincinnati
    University of Colorado at Boulder
    University of Dayton
    University of Denver
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    University of New England (ME)
    University of Notre Dame (IN)
    University of Puget Sound
    University of Richmond
    University of South Carolina
    University of St. Thomas (MN)
    University of Vermont
    University of Washington
    University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
    University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
    University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
    University of Wisconsin, Madison
    University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
    University of Wisconsin, Parkside
    University of Wisconsin, Platteville
    University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
    University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
    Wellesley College (MA)
    Wheaton College (MA)
    Winona State University (MN)
    Wisconsin Lutheran College
    Wright State University (OH)
    Xavier University (OH)

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