H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) (Closed 2021)
H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) served 155 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 25-29% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 was lower than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 63% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(17-18)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education
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