Byram Middle School

Byram Middle School serves 999 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Byram Middle School operates within the Hinds County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 999 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 999 students
Byram Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Byram Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Byram Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Byram Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Byram Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.36 0.31
Byram Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
65%
Byram Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Byram Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Hinds County School District's student population of 6,264 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,148 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,845 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,264 2,273
Hinds County   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $20 MM
Hinds County   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $52 MM $20 MM
Hinds County   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,148 $9,638
Hinds County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,845 $9,666
Hinds County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Forest Hill High School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Siwell Middle School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gary Road Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ByramGary Road Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 935 students
    1 miles
    7241 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)373-1319
    1KG-2935
  • ByramGary Road Int. Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 913 students
    1 miles
    7255 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)372-8150
    13-5913
  • JacksonForest Hill High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1166 students
    4.8 miles
    2607 Raymond Rd
    JacksonMS 39212
    (601)371-4313
    4.89-121166
  • JacksonSiwell Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 573 students
    5.7 miles
    1983 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2550
    5.76-8573
  • JacksonTimberlawn Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 507 students
    5.7 miles
    1980 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2556
    5.7PK-5507

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