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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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Byron Community Unit School District No. 226 is a highly rated, public school district located in Byron, IL. It has 1,545 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

Byron Community Unit School District No. 226 Rankings

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Elementary Schools in Byron Community Unit School District No. 226

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High Schools in Byron Community Unit School District No. 226

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1170
33 responses
Average ACT
27
63 responses

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,545
Free or Reduced Lunch
21.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,958
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$28,496,000
Expenses Per Student
$20,955/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    39%
  • Other
    2%
Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    B+
Median Household Income
$56,250
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$752
National
$949
Median Home Value
$142,000
National
$184,700

Byron Community Unit School District No. 226 Reviews

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Byron is a great school district. It prepared me well for college. It offered challenging, rigorous classes taught by knowledgeable teachers!
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