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Open House

Front foyerUnfortunately, at this time we are not certain when we will be able to host a typical Open House. Please check back in September for updated information.
Attending a Back of the Yards College Prep Open House provides visitors with a chance to tour our campus, meet faculty and staff, learn about our academic programs and curriculum, explore athletic and student club/activities options, get acquainted with student life and talk with current students.
Follow us on social media to get the most updated information on upcoming Open House events: Twitter and Facebook.
Q: Does BOYCP offer shadow days?
A: No, we are not currently offering shadow days.

Q: My family does not live in the local school boundaries, can I still attend BOYCP?
A: Our school offers a combination of IB selective enrollment and neighborhood lottery. If you are a current 8th grader, please apply to BOYCP through during the designated application period
A: If you are a current high school student, you will need to submit a transfer application

Q: Are there other opportunities to tour the school or meet the faculty?
A: We host city-wide IB Information Session for prospective students 9th grade students and BOYCP Open Houses. Please keep an eye on our website and social media in the fall and early winter.
Guests may park in the neighborhood where parking signs are not posted, or in the far west side of the parking lot on the north side of 47th street, near the train tracks. Do not park in front of the businesses, or in the main school parking lot south of the campus on Hoyne - you will be towed. 
CTA EL Orange Line: Western Ave stop
#47 Bus travels on 47th Street and stops directly in front of our campus
2111 W 47th Street
Chicago, IL 60609
Map of the area