Byram Middle School

Byram Middle School serves 996 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Byram Middle School operates within the Hinds County School District.

Overview

The student population of 996 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 996 students
Byram Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Byram Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Byram Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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 (1987-2013)
Black
78%
50%
Byram Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
22%
45%
Byram Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Byram Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.35 0.31
Byram Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
53%
64%
Byram Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
13%
8%
Byram Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,267 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,789 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,179 is less than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,267 2,147
Hinds County   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $21 MM
Hinds County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $55 MM $20 MM
Hinds County   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,789 $9,999
Hinds County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,179 $9,596
Hinds County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    7241 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)373-1319
    1 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 910 students                      
  • ByramGary Road Intermediate School
    7255 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)372-8150
    1 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 919 students                      
  • JacksonForest Hill High School
    2607 Raymond Rd
    JacksonMS 39212
    (601)371-4313
    4.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1247 students                      
  • JacksonSiwell Middle School
    1983 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2550
    5.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 570 students                      
  • JacksonTimberlawn Elementary School
    1980 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2556
    5.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 429 students                      

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