Mr. James Kann was recognized on May 4th in Peoria, IL, as the Illinois Athletic Directors’ Association Athletic Director of the Year for Class 1A and 2A Schools. Jim’s recognition evidences his strong advocacy and leadership of the Byron CUSD 226 program on behalf of students, parents/guardians, community members, and staff members. In addition, Jim’s recognition is due to the excellent individuals who serve District students as coaches and advisors.
Total number of students enrolled is 489.
Average number of students per class is 15.
Student who transfer in or out of school between the first day of October and the last school day of the year is 5%.
Of full time teachers, 81.9% return to the high school year to year.
All students are issued a laptop for accessing curriculum, producing products of learning, and honing 21st Century skills.
Four Year Graduation
The percentage of student who graduate Byron High School within 4 years is 92%. The state rate is 86%.
Outside the classroom, students participate in 20 athletic teams and 13 activities.
Advanced Academics & Career Development
A total of 2 Dual Enrollment, 8 Honors, and 8 Advanced Placement courses are offered. As part of Illinois’ Career and Technical Education (CTE) program, 36 courses are also offered.