Set within the fictional town of Bullworth, story follows a student and his efforts to rise through the ranks of the school system. Game allows players to freely roam Bullworth, which includes a number of towns. The game is navigated on-foot, skateboard, scooter, bicycle or by go-cart. Players control Jimmy Hopkins, a student who is involuntarily enrolled at Bullworth Academy. He discovers that the school is filled with bullies, and becomes determined to bring peace. Jimmy is also expected to attend class, which is a main gameplay aspect. Multiplayer mode lets two players compete for the highest score in different classes.