School Details

H.W. Byers High School

Traditional Public School

4178 Hwy 72 East

Holly Springs, MS 38635

662-851-7826

Overview

H.W. Byers High School serves 393 students in grades 7-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $11,953.

Grades

7

8

9

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,953/Child

Demographics

H.W. Byers High School serves 393 students. This high-poverty school body is 30.28% White and 51.91% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 32
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 56%
In-Field: 94% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 393

By Grade:

  •       5: 51
  •       6: 45
  •       7: 57
  •       8: 54
  •       9: 58
  •       10: 49
  •       11: 38
  •       12: 30
  •       Other: 11

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 52%
  •       Hispanic: 13%
  •       White: 30%
  •       Two or More: 5%

District

Teachers
Total: 209
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 66%
In-Field: 92% 
Principals
Total: 13
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 2,740

By Grade:

  •       K: 199
  •       Special Elementary: 31
  •       1: 210
  •       2: 223
  •       3: 227
  •       4: 204
  •       5: 182
  •       6: 214
  •       7: 239
  •       8: 233
  •       9: 225
  •       10: 198
  •       11: 172
  •       12: 158
  •       Special Secondary: 25

Community

Marshall County

Total Population: 35,294

  •       Males: 17,466
  •       Females: 17,828

Growth: -4.98%
Number of Households: 13,369
Median Income: $46,117

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 9,067 8,964 18,031 -6%
Black or African American 8,084 8,524 16,608 -5%
Asian-American 41 62 103 37%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 5 17 22 69%
Native American and Alaska Native 75 81 156 61%
Hispanic American 772 629 1,401 18%
Two or more races 194 180 374 43%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 87.17%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 73%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 53%

ACT

Composite Average: 16.1 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 36 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 14.8
Mathematics: 15.6
Reading: 16.1
Science: 17.1

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 35.6%
Mathematics Proficiency: 11.7%
English Proficiency: 26.9%
Science Proficiency: 21%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: <5
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 683
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

H.W. Byers High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,953.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,953

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,776

Federal

Per-student Spending: $990

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