Award Year: 2020
In an environment of mutual respect, we will provide students with the means, the knowledge, and the opportunity to excel in order to become productive and responsible citizens of the 21st century.
- Black/African American: 1%
- White: 87%
- Hispanic: 5%
- Asian: 6%
- Two or more races: 1%
Byram Hills High School is a learning institution dedicated to creating leaders of the next generation. Our groundbreaking programs reflect this culture of promoting leadership. Byram Hills High School established one of the first Authentic Science Research programs in the country, and that initiative and groundbreaking spirit continues to be part of the school's culture today. Our Global Scholars program, Mentor, Peer Leadership, and Teaching Assistant programs reflect our commitment to developing programs that support emerging leaders.
The faculty and staff at Byram Hills High School challenge students to become critical thinkers and to question accepted truths. We have boasted a nearly 100% graduation rate over the course of the last five years. The professionals at Byram Hills continually reflect on their practice and participate in professional development in our culture of continuous improvement.
Students of all learning profiles are supported by the programs and courses that are offered. Our elective offerings enhance our student's enrichment and love of learning. Students are supported by counselors, psychologists, School Resource Officers, Student Assistance Counselor, and a social worker.
Byram Hills High School is so successful because of the alignment between the expectations of the community, the professionalism of the faculty, and the engagement of the students.