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Duncan, SC
Students enrolled: 1,670

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150 East Main St
Duncan, SC 29334

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November 01, 2009
Byrnes has some amazing teachers, though as to be expected there are some not so good teachers also. So many of the teachers are so very dedicated to their students. There are plenty of extraciricular ativities. The marching band and football team is one of if not the best in the state. And there is a large beta club, jr. civitan, and leadership clubs. I think that even the bad teachers are outweighed by the good. :) I would reccommend this school because it's large enough to have all the opportunities that you need, but not huge enough that you are overlooked.

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no rating August 14, 2009
This is a great school with an awesome marching band...a tradition at Byrnes. Unfortunately, the school and districe acts as though if you are not on the football team, you are not important enough to receive recongnition or funding. This school has some excellent teachers, who will go the extra mile to help you in any way that they can. Although some of the guidance counselors are the best around, a few of them might as well not even be there...as they are not helpful at all.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 22, 2009
I am truly in love with Byrnes, and strongly believe that it is one of the best public schools in the country! It not only has an amazing athletic program, but also a fantastic AFJROTC program! In my opinion, there couldn't be a better place for anyone to enjoy their high school career.

- submitted by a student
no rating April 08, 2009
I am a student here and i absolutely love it. Our sports teams and band are amazing and the teachers are awesome. They give you help when you need it and free tutoring is offered monday thru thursday after school. I would choos to go no where else and would rufuse to leave if my parents moved. It is an awesome school and i have no problems with it.

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November 18, 2008
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no rating August 13, 2008
I am a 4th generation Byrnes alumni! I would not send my kids anywhere else. Love the community and the schools are awsome. Go Rebels!!

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2008
This school overall has a very good program, especially witht he sports and award winning band. But it has some serious issues when it comes to education. Some of the teachers do not even explain the topics. Some teachers do not even help when asked for help. I once asked my teacher for help and she said 'I'm sorry, I can't waste my time.' She then proceeded to go to the back of the room and use her cellphone.

- submitted by a student
February 05, 2008
My brother has mental disabilities, and although he had struggles at Byrnes, that is to be expected. But the faculty and staff at Byrnes stuck beside him through it all. I also go to Byrnes and love it. I don't think there's a better small town school around.

- submitted by a student
November 17, 2007
This school is the bomb i love going here i really love the nixon nuts and how crazy the are the football team is wonderful and most of the players are sweet. thanks for being so kind, Angela Krass

- submitted by a student
March 04, 2007
Byrnes has a very strong football team and the Rebel Regiment has went to state several times. Overall it is a good school in a tiny community that stands behind it 100%.

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October 04, 2006
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April 13, 2006
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June 13, 2005
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- submitted by a student
March 22, 2005
This school has an excellent music program and a very stron football program. Unfortunately, this is the only good thing going for it. It is a small school, situated in a very small community that is not very welcoming to newcomers. They also have NO programs that really address the learning disabled students and the administration has a low tolerence for these students. They are singled out and other students are allowed to bully these students without repraisal. I would only recommend this school if no other option was available.

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November 18, 2004
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James F. Byrnes High School
150 East Main St, Duncan, SC  29334
(864) 949-2355
Last modified James F. Byrnes High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
James F. Byrnes High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top