Byram Middle School

  • Byram Middle School serves 984 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Byram Middle School operates within the Hinds County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 984 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 984 students
Byram Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Byram Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Byram Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Byram Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Byram Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Byram Middle School Asian Students (2007-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Byram Middle School Black Students (2004-2012)
Black
80%
49%
Byram Middle School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
19%
46%
Byram Middle School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Byram Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.33 0.32
Byram Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Byram Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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Byram Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Hinds County School District's student population of 6,292 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,545 is higher than the state average of $9,451. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,760 is less than the state average of $9,432. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,292 2,139
Hinds County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $20 MM
Hinds County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $55 MM $20 MM
Hinds County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,545 $9,451
Hinds County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,760 $9,432
Hinds County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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