The Student Council at Byron High School has once again earned the National Gold Council of Excellence Award for the 11th year in row! In order to earn this award, the Student Council has to provide evidence of meeting 22 indicators on governance, service, general activities and operations, and civic engagement and student voice.
On behalf of National Student Council, it is our pleasure to recognize the Byron High School Student Council as a 2021 National Gold Council of Excellence. Winning the National Gold Council of Excellence Award is testament to the highest standards of quality that your council consistently demonstrates in its operation, and its projects and activities. NatStuCo Gold Councils of Excellence are the models of quality for which other student councils should strive to become.
Illinois law (Lawn Care Products Application and Notification Act) requires all school districts to notify students and staff when lawn care chemicals are being used in or around school facilities.
Per pupil spending is $9,462 for instructional expenses and $17,529 for operational expenses.
Sizing It Up
The district average class size is 18 students compared to the states average of 21.
Health & Wellness
Byron students average 5 days of PE per week compared to the states average of 4 days per week.
Total district enrollment for PK-12 is 1,482.
The average daily attendance across the district is 95%.
Total full time teachers in the district is 110 of which 39.2% have a Bachelor’s degree and 59.9% have a Master’s degree or higher.
Within 12 months of graduating, 64% of seniors enroll in a 2 or 4 year college.
We are a “stand alone” district meaning we house all 27 of our special need services personnel within our district. Currently 16% of our student population qualify for special services.