Byram Middle School

  • Byram Middle School serves 921 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (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 34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Byram Middle School 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 student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Byram Middle School's student population of 921 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students921 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Byram Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Byram Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Byram Middle School 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 Byram Middle School is 0.20, which is less 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#438 out of 825 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Byram Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Byram Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Byram Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Byram Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Byram Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
89%
48%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Byram Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
9%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Byram Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Byram Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.200.58
This chart display the diversity score of Byram Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Byram Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Byram Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHinds County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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