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Jim Kann

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Athletic Director of the Year for Class 1A and 2A
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.
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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 Friday, April 19, 2019 through Sunday, April 28, 2019 weather permitting.
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Time: 8 PM
Where: BHS Gymnasium
Apr 27

Facts & Numbers

  • Enrollment Number Total number of students enrolled is 489.
  • boardoftrustees Class Sizes Average number of students per class is 15.
  • Student Mobility Student who transfer in or out of school between the first day of October and the last school day of the year is 5%.
  • applebooks Teacher Retention Of full time teachers, 81.9% return to the high school year to year.
  • 1-to-1 Computing All students are issued a laptop for accessing curriculum, producing products of learning, and honing 21st Century skills.
  • gradcap Four Year Graduation The percentage of student who graduate Byron High School within 4 years is 92%. The state rate is 86%.
  • Beyond Academics 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.

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