is an example of a comprehensive high school that is being reformed to meet the needs of all students, and to offer special relationships to encourage students to remain in school. Byrd is the recipient of state and federal grants, which fund unique programs such as our Freshman Academy (using Talent Development High School Model from Johns Hopkins University), the 21st Century After School Program, and our Great Expectations Lab. Programs such as these help teachers build relationships with students through relevant and rigorous academic classes. Students thrive in the smaller learning communities within a large high school.
Other unique choices include: