Byron Nelson High School Offers
This high tech campus prides itself on preparing students for the challenges of the future with the promotion of high-level thinking skills through rigorous academics, excellent athletic programs and numerous extra-curricular activities. Families investigating homes for sale in the Trophy Club area often make a purchase partially based on a desire to send their child to Byron Nelson. Opened in 2009, the sprawling, state-of-the art campus is one of the most expensive in the state. Built along the lovely southwest corner of Trophy Club’s Lake Grapevine, Byron Nelson boasts numerous “green” features, from recycled building materials to water conserving landscaping.
Academics are top-rate at Byron Nelson High School, and all students receive a netbook for use with school-related assignments. A Texas Education Association Recognized campus, Byron Nelson offers bilingual, advanced placement and gifted and talented programs. Boasting two of the four career academies offered by Northwest ISD, Byron Nelson is home to the award winning Academy of Culinary Arts and Hospitality and the Academy of Medical Professions. These optional study programs give students at Bryon Nelson a jump-start on careers in these growing industries.
Sports and Extra-Curricular Activities
Sports and socializing are vital components of the school’s fabric. Among Byron Nelson's super on-site restaurants are Subway, Grille Works, Pizza Hut and Starbucks. Athletics include cross country, volleyball, football, basketball, wrestling, soccer, swimming, tennis, baseball, softball and golf. Making a splash in their second year of having a varsity team, the Byron High School Bobcats became the first football team in Northwest ISD history to make it through the first round of the playoffs.