Why Choose Baker College Prep

The mission of Baker College Prep is to develop civic-minded college graduates to make a positive, multi-generational change.

Baker College Prep works to achieve its mission by teaching its students to follow The Bobcat Way: Optimism, Grit, Joy, and Integrity. Staff and students at Baker create a school culture that promotes teamwork, accountability and discipline, critical thinking and problem-solving, and doing what is necessary to become college graduates who will change their world. At BCP, we celebrate our successes and work hard to overcome our challenges.  All scholars are expected to display the academic and behavioral integrity that they will carry into their collegiate lives and careers.

Baker College Prep provides its students with standards-based instruction, problem and inquiry-based learning, and character development. The teachers and faculty members that make up our professional community have attended top-ranked universities across the country and have a strong passion for educating students from the South Side of Chicago. Our staff also leads by example to enhance our scholars’ ability to self-reflect and set goals for their futures.

In addition to providing our students with the academic readiness they will need for college, we also offer many opportunities for students to give back through community service and participate in various enrichment sports and clubs. Our sports offerings include football, softball, baseball, soccer, basketball, volleyball, cheerleading, cross country, and track.

The teachers and staff members of Baker College Prep are dedicated to our scholars and their success in high school and beyond. Our families’ work coupled with the dedication of our teachers will ensure that our students are well-prepared to graduate from our nation’s top-ranked colleges and begin careers in the field of their choice.