The C.E. Byrd High School Math/Science Magnet Program provides a challenging and comprehensive academic education for each student. Byrd's rich traditions date back 90 years to its opening in 1925. The Math/Science Program was established in 1984 and continues to produce outstanding student who excel in areas like the National Merit Program, and competitions such as State Literary Rally, Robotics Competitions, and Academic Quiz Bowl. The ninth grade magnet program is organized into faculty-student teams that foster individual attention on students as they make the crucial transition from middle to high school.