Byram Middle School

2009 Byram Bulldog Blvd.
Terry, MS 39170
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Byram Middle School serves 834 students in grades 6-8.
Byram Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 834 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Byram Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Byram Middle School's student population of 834 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
834 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Byram Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Byram Middle School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#429 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
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Black
94%
47%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.11
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
15%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Byram Middle School's ranking?
Byram Middle School is ranked #429 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Byram Middle School often compared to?
Byram Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Carver Middle School, Bolton-edwards Elem./middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Byram Middle School?
834 students attend Byram Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Byram Middle School students are Black, and 6% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Byram Middle School?
Byram Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Byram Middle School offer ?
Byram Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Byram Middle School part of?
Byram Middle School is part of Hinds Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 834 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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