H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8)

H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) serves 155 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8)'s student population of 155 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students155 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
25-29%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30-34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
13%
4%
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Black
48%
48%
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White
37%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.620.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMarshall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) is H. W. Byers High School (9-12) (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Collierville Middle School (11.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is H. W. Byers Elementary (k-5) (1.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Holly Springs H. W. Byers Elementary (k-5) Math: 22% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 346 students
    1.4 miles
    4178 Highway 72 East
    Holly Springs, MS 38635
    (662) 851-7826
    1.4 K-5 346
  • Holly Springs H. W. Byers High School (9-12) Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 161 students
    1.4 miles
    4178 Hwy 72 East
    Holly Springs, MS 38635
    (662) 851-7826
    1.4 9-12 161
  • Moscow La Grange Moscow Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 283 students
    9.7 miles
    15655 Highway 57 East
    Moscow, TN 38057
    (901) 877-6854
    9.7 PK-5 283
  • Collierville Sycamore Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 899 students
    11.4 miles
    1155 Sycamore Rd
    Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 854-8202
    11.4 PK-5 899
  • Collierville Collierville Middle School Math: 56% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 981 students
    11.8 miles
    580 Quinn Rd
    Collierville, TN 38017
    (901) 853-3320
    11.8 6-8 981

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