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Hoover wins Byron School District Outstanding Contribution Award
 
Congratulations to Mrs. Caryn Hoover for winning the 2019 Byron School District Outstanding Contribution Award.  Hoover received this honor on May 17 at the annual District luncheon.   District staff nominated Hoover for this award citing her work in the classroom with special education students, her work outside of the classroom with Special Olympics, and her work throughout the community helping special needs students access job experiences.  
 
“It was an incredible honor to be recognized by those I work with,” Stated Hoover.  “I love what I do!  The kids make coming to work an absolute pleasure.” 
 
Hoover has served the district as a paraprofessional for approximately 20 years.  That time has been split between Mary Morgan Elementary School and Byron High School. 
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Grounds Maintenance Notice!

Please be aware that weed control and fertilization of the lawns at all District 226 schools will take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 through Sunday, May 5, 2019 weather permitting.
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  • financialaid District Finances Per pupil spending is $9,462 for instructional expenses and $17,529 for operational expenses.
  • boardoftrustees 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.
  • Enrollment Total district enrollment for PK-12 is 1,482.
  • Student Attendance The average daily attendance across the district is 95%.
  • Extraordinary Faculty 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.
  • Future Prospects Within 12 months of graduating, 64% of seniors enroll in a 2 or 4 year college.
  • volunteer Exceptional Services 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.

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