William Byrd High School

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William Byrd High School
2902 Washington Avenue


United States
Coordinates37°17′02″N 79°51′29″W / 37.284°N 79.858°W / 37.284; -79.858Coordinates: 37°17′02″N 79°51′29″W / 37.284°N 79.858°W / 37.284; -79.858
School districtRoanoke County Public Schools
PrincipalMike “Dr. D” Dixon
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment1,095 (2016-17)[1]
Student to teacher ratio14.02
Color(s)Orange and Maroon         
SportsFootball, Soccer, Basketball, Tennis, Baseball, Outdoor Track, Indoor track, Wrestling, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Golf, Swimming, Lacrosse
RivalsNorthside High School
Lord Botetourt High School
Salem High School
YearbookThe Black Swan
Feeder schoolsWilliam Byrd Middle School

William Byrd High School (WBHS) is a public secondary school located in Roanoke County, Virginia and is part of the Roanoke County Public Schools system. Primary schools which feed into William Byrd HS are Bonsack Elementary, Herman L. Horn Elementary, W. E. Cundiff Elementary, and Mount Pleasant Elementary. William Byrd Middle School is the only middle school that feeds into William Byrd High School. As well as its successful athletic programs, its music and theater programs, forensics team, and scholastic bowl team are award-winning.


  1. ^ "William Byrd High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  2. ^ William Byrd High School website. Retrieved on 2008-04-24.