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Byron Nelson High School

840 students in grades 9 ‐ 10

Rated: Met Standard

Byron Nelson High School is a suburban school with 840 students. Few students are economically disadvantaged. Students perform well above the state average in passing TAKS scores.

Teachers have less experience than the state average and are paid more than the state average.

Byron Nelson High School is located in Congressional District 26, State Board of Education District 14 represented by Sue Melton, Texas House District 63 represented by Tan Parker and Texas Senate District 12 represented by Jane Nelson.


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Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

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Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

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Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

Percent of staff by role


Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Byron Nelson High School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

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