PROFICIENCY 37% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
23%City of Chicago SD 299

Back Of The Yards Ib High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 10 and is located in the district of "City of Chicago SD 299" in Chicago, IL. There are a total of 549 students and 36 teachers at Back Of The Yards Ib High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 542 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Back Of The Yards Ib High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 18% higher than the Illinois average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch542
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Back Of The Yards Ib High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School28%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Back Of The Yards Ib High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 9.5% 49.5% 51.1%
African American n/a 39.0% 17.5% 15.9%
Asian n/a 3.6% 4.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 45.9% 24.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 1.3% 3.0% 3.1%

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Chicago demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)11,93822291
Median age33.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%55%55%
Speak English64%77%79%
Speak Spanish25%13%13%

Education level achieved in Chicago

Completed 8th grade82.2%86.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college60.1%61.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.2%40.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.5%32.9%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%12.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Back Of The Yards Ib High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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