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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B+
  7. Administration
    B
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Byron Nelson High School is a highly rated, public school located in Trophy Club, TX. It has 2,557 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
Address
2775 Bobcat Blvd
Trophy Club, TX 76262
Telephone
(817) 698-5600
Website

Byron Nelson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1180
346 responses
Average ACT
27
189 responses
AP Enrollment
12%
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Living in the Area
A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    A-
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Cost of Living
    B
  4. Good for Families
    A+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$133,457
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,199
National
$949
Median Home Value
$328,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
93%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.46 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.46 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 168 responses
Report
  • Football games and homecoming
    27%
  • Black out
    17%
  • Pep rallies
    15%
  • Splash Zone
    12%
  • Dress up days
    9%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • After Prom
    4%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,557
Free or Reduced Lunch
12%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.52 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.52 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,595
Teachers in First/Second Year
37.3%
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.71 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.71 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.71 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,746/ year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.74 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.74 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.74 responses
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I believe that Byron Nelson is overall a very good school! I’ve been here for two years now and am very pleased with my education and participation with after school activities. The teachers are very nice and mostly know what they are teaching, and we have very well and high test scores at our school: PSAT, PACT, SAT, ACT, STAAR, and other end of year exams. Our school hasn’t great academics, athletics, and clubs/organizations. We also have a very large amount of students. My experience with the school is 4/5 stars due to, no school can be perfect, but I believe our school is pretty close to it.
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Byron Nelson is a great place to spend your high school years! The campus is gorgeous, the people are friendly, the teachers are outstanding, and there's so many ways to get involved! Byron Nelson is a campus filled with teachers who genuinely care! They teach in a way that's easy to understand and offer lots of opportunities for clarification if there's a topic you are not understanding.
As a freshman, it may seem I have a very limited scope of what I know about the school, however, it’s first impression on me is the most important impresssion. This school is very unique in that it offers special programs through a company called CTE. I’m currently a student in the Biomedical Sciences academy, and throughout this class, select students get the chance to delve into high-level critical thinking based around Biomedical sciences. As well as uniqueness, the schools environment in general is very safe. Although in all high schools there will be some level of profanity, violence, or misbehavior, these things do not happen on a continual basis. As well as being well up kept, the community also gets very involved in the school’s activities. Every year, there is a huge homecoming parade, and people of all ages come to support th school . Overall Byron Nelson High School is a fantastic school to not only become a better student and athlete, but also a better person