Byhalia High School (9-12)

278 Highway 309 North
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Byhalia High School (9-12) serves 486 students in grades 9-12.
Byhalia High School (9-12) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Byhalia High School (9-12) places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Byhalia High School (9-12)'s student population of 486 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

Byhalia High School (9-12) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Byhalia High School (9-12) is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#559 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
15%
4%
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Black
56%
48%
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White
26%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.600.58
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Byhalia High School (9-12) is Center Hill High School (8.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Byhalia Middle School (6-8) (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Byhalia Elementary School (k-5) (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Byhalia Byhalia Elementary School (k-5) Math: 25% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 739 students
    0.2 miles
    172 Highway 309 North
    Byhalia, MS 38611
    (662) 838-6980
    0.2 K-5 739
  • Byhalia Byhalia Middle School (6-8) Math: 45% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 329 students
    0.2 miles
    172 Highway 309 North
    Byhalia, MS 38611
    (662) 838-2591
    0.2 6-8 329
  • Olive Branch Center Hill Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 830 students
    3.9 miles
    13662 Center Hill Road
    Olive Branch, MS 38654
    (662) 890-7705
    3.9 K-5 830
  • Olive Branch Center Hill High School Math: 84% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,044 student
    8.0 miles
    13250 Kirk Road
    Olive Branch, MS 38654
    (662) 890-2490
    8 9-12 1,044
  • Olive Branch Overpark Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 689 students
    8.0 miles
    8530 Forest Hill Irene Road
    Olive Branch, MS 38654
    (662) 890-8745
    8 K-5 689

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