William Byrd Middle School

  • William Byrd Middle School serves 850 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • William Byrd Middle School's student population of 850 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students850 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William Byrd Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William Byrd Middle School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
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Black
7%
22%
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White
85%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.270.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoanoke County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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