Byram Middle School

Byram Middle School serves 981 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% 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 981 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 981 students
Byram Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Byram Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Byram Middle School 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 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.63. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Byram Middle School Asian (2007-2011)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Byram Middle School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
73%
50%
Byram Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
24%
45%
Byram Middle School White (1989-2012)
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.
0.41 0.63
Byram Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
48%
64%
Byram Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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 (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,319 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,319 2,063
Hinds County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $21 MM
Hinds County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $55 MM $20 MM
Hinds County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,789 $9,999
Hinds County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,179 $9,596
Hinds County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Jackson Gary Road Elementary School
    7241 Gary Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39272
    (601)373-1319
    1  mi  |  896  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Jackson Gary Road Intermediate School
    7255 Gary Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39272
    (601)372-8150
    1  mi  |  936  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Jackson Forest Hill High School
    2607 Raymond Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39212
    (601)371-4313
    4.8  mi  |  1354  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Jackson Siwell Middle School
    1983 North Siwell Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39209
    (601)923-2550
    5.7  mi  |  699  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jackson Timberlawn Elementary School
    1980 North Siwell Rd
    Jackson , MS , 39209
    (601)923-2556
    5.7  mi  |  459  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
Hinds County, MS public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.20, which is lower than the Mississippi average of 0.63. The most diverse school district in Hinds County is Clinton Public School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.