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Incoming Freshmen

Welcome to Back of the Yards College Preparatory High School!
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Please visit our Enrollment page, and complete the necessary steps to enroll at BOYCP.
Make sure you complete registration information you receive in the spring. Please email our 9th grade counselor or counseling department chair, Juan Carlos Salinas, [email protected]
Incoming freshmen who received notification that they are eligible for Summer of Algebra to earn the Algebra credit, should register here! Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate other requests at this time.
What is the Summer of Algebra program?
The purpose of the Summer of Algebra program is to provide students with a rigorous algebra experience which promotes conceptual understanding of key content. The long term goal of the program is to ensure that students are prepared to succeed on a pathway to advanced mathematics courses in high school. The immediate goal of the program is to provide placement out of algebra and into Geometry/Math 2 for their freshmen year SY2023-2024.
Fine Arts Elective
Every freshman student gets to pick one fine arts elective to take during their freshman year. Please check out the attached PDFs for detailed explanations of the courses, as well as how to audition for higher levels of Band and Choir. Check out our Fine Arts Instagram for examples from each class! 
Here are your Fine Arts elective choices:
  • Beginning Band 1
  • Choir 1
  • Dance 1
  • Electronic Music
  • Film & Animation 1
  • Drawing & Painting 1
  • Photography 1
  • Sculpture 1