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).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
155 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
25-29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30-34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of H. W. Byers Middle School (6-8) and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
13%
4%
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Black
48%
48%
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White
37%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
n/a
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 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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