Back Of The Yards Ib High School

2111 W 47th St
Chicago, IL 60609
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,052 students in grades 9-12, Back Of The Yards Ib High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,052 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : ≥99% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Top 50%)
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Back Of The Yards Ib High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Back Of The Yards Ib High School's student population of 1,052 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,052 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Back Of The Yards Ib High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Back Of The Yards Ib High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IL)
#2202 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21%
28%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Back Of The Yards Ib High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
17%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
94%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
1%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
This chart display the diversity score of Back Of The Yards Ib High School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(17-18)
≥99%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Back Of The Yards Ib High School and public school graduation rate of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Back Of The Yards Ib High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
4%
3%
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Back Of The Yards Ib High School's ranking?
Back Of The Yards Ib High School is ranked #2202 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Back Of The Yards Ib High School often compared to?
Back Of The Yards Ib High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Young Magnet High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Back Of The Yards Ib High School?
The graduation rate of Back Of The Yards Ib High School is 99%, which is higher than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Back Of The Yards Ib High School?
1,052 students attend Back Of The Yards Ib High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Back Of The Yards Ib High School students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Back Of The Yards Ib High School?
Back Of The Yards Ib High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Back Of The Yards Ib High School offer ?
Back Of The Yards Ib High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Back Of The Yards Ib High School part of?
Back Of The Yards Ib High School is part of City Of Chicago SD 299 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,052 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : ≥99% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21% (Top 50%)
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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