7241 Gary Road
Byram, MS 39272
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gary Road Elementary School serves 681 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gary Road Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Gary Road Elementary School's student population of 681 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students
681 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Gary Road Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
90%
48%
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White
7%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gary Road Elementary School's ranking?

Gary Road Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

How many students attend Gary Road Elementary School?

681 students attend Gary Road Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

90% of Gary Road Elementary School students are Black, 7% of students are White, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Gary Road Elementary School?

Gary Road Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.

What grades does Gary Road Elementary School offer ?

Gary Road Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-2

What school district is Gary Road Elementary School part of?

Gary Road Elementary School is part of Hinds County School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 681 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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