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Upcoming Events

Band Performance/ A Guzman

Time: 1:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Thornwood High School, 17101 South Park Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA
IB LEARNERS OF THE MONTH- Amber, Yamilet and Natalie! Image

IB LEARNERS OF THE MONTH- Amber, Yamilet and Natalie!

Congratulations to the February IB Learners of the Month!  This month's IB learner profile characteristic was inquirers.  The winners this month displayed their curiosity through research, learned independently and in groups, and had an enthusiasm and love for learning. Congrats, again!
Amber Gonzalez, Sophomore
Nominated by Ms. Alexander
Amber is always pushing her making skills by investigating ways to manipulate materials. She explores new media head-on and takes time outside of class to grow as an artist. Her curiosity drives her creativity and in return, she makes breathtaking artworks.

Yamilet Aceves, Sophomore
Nominated by Ms. Serrano

Yami is always enthusiastic to learn beyond what is in the classroom. Loves to do her own research on certain topics and ideas she is curious about, and bring those thoughts to the classroom. Yami loves helping her classmates understand topics and go in-depth with her thoughts.
Natalie Andrade, Freshman
Nominated by Ms. Schack
Natalie is one of the most curious students I have taught. She consistently asks questions to deeper her learning and considers multiple perspectives. Natalie considers the information that she is given and truly works to understand it. She pushes her thinking further by being curious and shows a love for learning.
Happy National Assistant Principal Appreciation Week! Image

Happy National Assistant Principal Appreciation Week!

Thank you Mrs. Walker, Dr. Laurel, & Mrs. Manjarrez!
At Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School, we are fortunate to have three outstanding assistant principals who play pivotal roles in shaping our school's success. With their tireless dedication, unwavering support, and innovative leadership, they cultivate an environment where every student thrives. Together, they embody the values of excellence, integrity, and inclusivity, ensuring that each member of our school community is empowered to reach their full potential. We are immensely grateful for their passion, guidance, and commitment to our collective growth. 

At a Glance

  • 100% Freshmen on Track
  • IB 33 IB/AP Courses Offered
  • 1050 Students
  • 96% Graduation Rate
  • 85% IB DP/CP Pass Rate
  • 84% of Graduates
    Enroll in College
  • 22 JV and Varsity
    Athletic Teams
  • 21 Clubs and
    Student Organizations
  • $ 16 Million in Earned Scholarship
  • 63% of Graduates
    Earn Early College Credit
It's a Great Day to Be a Bobcat.