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BMS AWARDS and ACHIEVEMENTS

BMS Achieves "B" Rating

Byhalia Middle School is thrilled to announce we were designated by the Mississippi Department of Education as a "B" school!  In addition to being in the Top 20% of ALL public schools in MS, BMS had the highest Math proficiency scores in the district, the highest Science proficiency scores in the district, and the highest Reading growth of all elementary and middle schools in the district.  We are EXTREMELY proud of the hard work of our students, parents, faculty, and staff!



BMS Named High Progress School


On March 25, 2015, Byhalia Middle School was recognized for two awards at the MS Department of Education's "Champions of Change" Conference.  First, we were recognized as one of 33 schools state wide to receive the status of "High Progress School."  This is awarded "to schools across the state for demonstrating the greatest gains in closing achievement gaps among students.        This award status goes to schools that represent the highest 10% of schools that have improved in overall performance over the past two years and all within the top quartiles of schools in performance gains of the lowest 25% subgroup.


Staff holding an award         

BMS Named Title I Distinguished School


Also in 2015, Byhalia Middle School was recognized as one of 20 schools state wide to receive the status of "Title I Distinguished School."  This is "awarded to the top 20 Title I schools who have effectively closed the achievement gap between the black and white student subgroups in Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics for two or more consecutive years 


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