Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School is an International Baccalaureate World School located in the historic Back of the Yards community. Application for admission to the school is required for all students who are interested in attending. Freshmen and sophomore students engage in the Middle Years Program (MYP) and may select the appropriate IB path in their junior and senior years, including the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP) or the International Baccalaureate Career Programme (CP). Students are offered a variety of experiences that integrate and expand international mindedness through their holistic and rigorous studies. In addition, students may elect to participate in Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
Back of the Yards College Prep offers students a wide variety of after school opportunities, including athletics and clubs. Students are highly encouraged to engage in any of the after school options as an integral part of their learning and high school experience.