Gary Road Intermediate School

7255 Gary Road
Byram, MS 39272
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Gary Road Intermediate School serves 758 students in grades 3-5.
Gary Road Intermediate 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (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 28% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
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 (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 758 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Gary Road Intermediate School's student population of 758 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Gary Road Intermediate 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 Gary Road Intermediate School is 0.17, 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
#478 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
35%
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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
91%
47%
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White
7%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
12%
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 Gary Road Intermediate School's ranking?
Gary Road Intermediate School is ranked #478 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 28% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
How many students attend Gary Road Intermediate School?
758 students attend Gary Road Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Gary Road Intermediate School students are Black, 7% of students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gary Road Intermediate School?
Gary Road Intermediate School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Gary Road Intermediate School offer ?
Gary Road Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Gary Road Intermediate School part of?
Gary Road Intermediate School is part of Hinds Co School Dist School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 758 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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