312 West Maple St
Byron, MI 48418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Byron Area High School serves 270 students in grades 9-12.
Byron Area High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Byron Area High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Byron Area High School's student population of 270 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
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School Rankings

Byron Area High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Byron Area High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#981 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
95%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   2/6/2017
The school is small so you know most of the students in your class . Teachers are very friendly. School is starting to get more clubs and is starting to upgrade out dated policies and equipment. Great school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Wisdom
2   1/25/2011
Byron High School doesn't adequately prepare students for college with the courses they offer. The teachers do not put the effort in and the discipline is either none or too harsh. The only sport they focus on is football, though they offer other activities the funding goes to football. While I know it is a small school (400 or less) there is only 1 bathroom for each sex. It is in need of upgrading as well. The class sizes at 35 students is too large for the teachers to effectively teach and/or control. I would seek other education if possible.
- Posted by Parent - kelly

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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