Beliefs, Mission, and Vision


We believe that…
Children are our most valuable resource. Public education is a pillar of our society.
Integrity is taught by example.
Excellence is achievable. Mutual respect is beneficial. Knowledge empowers.
Diversity strengthens.
Family is the foundation of society.
Children need supportive adult role models.
Attitude makes a difference. Learning is a lifelong process.
Personal responsibility serves the common good.
Stewardship of resources maintains trust.

Mission Statement

The Mission of James F. Byrnes High School is to provide every student quality educational experience in a safe, nurturing, and engaging environment, enabling each individual to succeed in life and function as a productive citizen.

Vision Statement

James F. Byrnes High School will pursue exemplary educational opportunities and academic excellence in order to improve the quality of life for our students and community.