The Northwest District of Illinois Association of Student Councils (IASC) held their district convention on March 6th. The district service project this year was a partnership with Rockford Rescue Mission. Senior Nick Peterson managed the project that brought in over 250 personal care bags for people served by the mission.
During the district convention four Byron students were elected to the district board. The school district is very proud of them and knows they will do an amazing job!
Madeleine Brass (Sophomore) - NWD President 2018-2019
Mary Rock (Senior) - NWD Vice President 2018-2019
Anna Freedlund (Freshman) - NWD Secretary 2018-2019
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.