Byram Middle School

  • Byram Middle School serves 972 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Byram Middle School's student population of 972 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students972 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Byram Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Byram Middle School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#369 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
89%
49%
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White
11%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.200.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
70%
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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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHinds Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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