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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 996 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Students 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
Black
78%
50%
White
22%
45%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,267 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,267 2,147
District Total Revenue $59 MM $21 MM
District Spending $55 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,789 $9,999
District Spending / Student $8,179 $9,596
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 Students Grades
  • ByramGary Road Elementary School
    7241 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)373-1319
    1 mi | 910 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • ByramGary Road Intermediate School
    7255 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)372-8150
    1 mi | 919 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • JacksonForest Hill High School
    2607 Raymond Rd
    JacksonMS 39212
    (601)371-4313
    4.8 mi | 1247 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JacksonSiwell Middle School
    1983 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2550
    5.7 mi | 570 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JacksonTimberlawn Elementary School
    1980 North Siwell Rd
    JacksonMS 39209
    (601)923-2556
    5.7 mi | 429 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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