Byron CUSD 226 School District

696 N Colfax St
Byron, IL 61010-1439
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Byron CUSD 226 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 1,025 students in Byron CUSD 226 School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Public Elementary Schools in Byron CUSD 226 School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 26%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public elementary school average of 54% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (IL)
# Schools
3 Schools
3,096 Schools
# Students
1,486 Students
1,197,862 Students
# Teachers
116 Teachers
88,881 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Byron CUSD 226 School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 918 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (IL)
#92 out of 926 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Byron CUSD 226  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
45%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Byron CUSD 226  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
50%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Byron CUSD 226  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(17-18)
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Byron CUSD 226  School District and public school graduation rate of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.69
# American Indian Students
5 Students
2,945 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
9 Students
64,865 Students
% Asian Students
1%
6%
# Hispanic Students
102 Students
321,340 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
27%
# Black Students
7 Students
203,814 Students
% Black Students
n/a
17%
# White Students
1,302 Students
551,896 Students
% White Students
88%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
61 Students
51,802 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
54
51,532
# Students in K Grade:
98
120,357
# Students in 1st Grade:
92
127,110
# Students in 2nd Grade:
93
127,741
# Students in 3rd Grade:
97
127,543
# Students in 4th Grade:
122
129,635
# Students in 5th Grade:
128
133,910
# Students in 6th Grade:
105
135,715
# Students in 7th Grade:
113
116,853
# Students in 8th Grade:
123
120,230
# Students in 9th Grade:
126
2,044
# Students in 10th Grade:
112
1,799
# Students in 11th Grade:
100
1,672
# Students in 12th Grade:
123
1,721
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $32,821 is higher than the state median of $22,162. The school district revenue/student has grown by 109% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $21,952 is higher than the state median of $21,409. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (IL)
Total Revenue
$49 MM
$41,381 MM
This chart display total revenue of Byron CUSD 226  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$39,976 MM
This chart display total spending of Byron CUSD 226  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$32,821
$22,162
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Byron CUSD 226  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$21,952
$21,409
This chart display average spending per public school student in Byron CUSD 226  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Byron CUSD 226 School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mary Morgan Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
420 N Colfax St
Byron, IL 61010
(815) 234-5491
Grades: PK-5
| 684 students
Rank: #22.
Byron Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
325 N Colfax St
Byron, IL 61010
(815) 234-5491
Grades: 6-8
| 341 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in IL)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 45% (Top 20%)
  • : 50% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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