Mission Statement

The Byram Township Board of Education is dedicated to prepare students to be life-long learners with high self-esteem, strong interpersonal skills, and social values in an environment that encourages them to reach their full potential. 
To support this vision, the Board of Education promises:

 To the Children:

 We will provide a learning environment that utilizes curricula and technologies of the highest standard, fosters creativity, recognizes that each child learns differently and promotes physical development and emotional well-being.

 To the Staff:

 We will provide visionary leadership and an atmosphere that:
 Supports professional development; Acknowledges accomplishments; 
Encourages open two-way communication & Allocates district resources equitably.

To the Parents:

 We will recognize our partnership role and create a welcoming environment of open, two-way communication and participation.

 To the Community:

 We will become a leading district in the field of elementary education that utilizes sound financial management and fiscal responsibility.



 District Profile

 Byram Township is located in Sussex County in Northwest New Jersey. Easily accessible by Route 80 and intersected by Route 206, the township covers 22.48 square miles and has a population of about 8500.  The area is best characterized as “rural, growing and open”. Residents of Byram are served by adjacent post offices in Stanhope, Andover and Sparta.

 The Byram Township School District is governed by a seven-member board of education and our administrative team consists of a superintendent, two building principals, an assistant principal and a business administrator. Currently, there are two schools serving approximately 900 Byram students.  Most of Byram's students attend Lenape Valley Regional High School with students from neighboring Stanhope and Netcong..