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Hinds County School District is enhancing our top-notch learning environments with new classrooms and advanced technology, so your child can have an unparalleled educational experience. For more information about how to enroll your child, click the button below or call us at (601) 857-5222.

We’ve invested in technology and new learning spaces that make our schools an ideal place for your child to learn 21st-century skills, including:

  • 1-to-1 Technology Initiative
  • Upgraded technology in science labs and libraries
  • Enhanced technology in classrooms

We integrate STEM into the learning environments at all of our schools to prepare your child for the careers of the future, including programs like:

  • Project Lead The Way (2nd – 6th Grade)
  • ACT Work Ready Communities (7th – 8th Grade)

Our faculty and staff, which includes national board certified teachers, make learning fun while focusing on the fundamentals that will help your child get a great start on their journey to excellence.

We work with a range of community partners, including the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and New Stage Theater, to offer a range of exciting programs that promote and celebrate academic success and socio-emotional development.

Explore Our Schools

Bolton Edwards Elementary Middle School
9700 I 20 Frontage Road
Bolton, MS 39041

Phone Number: (601) 866-2522

Principal: George Jones

Key Fact(s)

  • Successful rated school
  • Fine Arts Programs – Band, Choir, Dance, Strings, and Theater
  • Increased passing rate of 93-100% the past two years on the 3rd Grade Reading Gate Assessment

Gary Road Elementary School
7241 Gary Road
Byram, MS 39272

Phone Number: (601) 373-1319

Principal: Jenetha Lampkin

Key Fact(s)

  • Ten-year Scholastic Reading partner
  • Increased student growth in the areas of Reading and Math
  • STEM-based activities through Project Lead the Way Launch program

Gary Road Intermediate School
7255 Gary Road
Byram, MS 39272

Phone Number: (601) 372-8150

Principal: Ashley Green

Key Fact(s)

  • High Performing School
  • 95-97% Initial Passing Rate on 3rd Grade GATE Assessment
  • National Beta Club and Honor Society Merit School

Raymond Elementary School
417 Palestine Street
Raymond, MS 39154

Phone Number: (601) 857-0213

Principal: Roshonda Clark

Key Fact(s)

  • High Performing School
  • Multi-grade Band, Choral, and Dance opportunities
  • Dance and Athletic programs for 2nd–5th grades

Utica Elementary Middle School
260 Highway 18 & 27
Utica, MS 39175

Phone Number: (601) 885-8765
Fax Number: (601) 885-2083

Principal: Dr. Will Smith

Key Fact(s)

  • Successful Rated School
  • Increased the passing rate for 3rd Grade GATE Assessment from 81% to 97% in 2018
  • Hinds County School District Teacher of the Year – Ms. Kayla Moncure (4th Grade Math)

Bolton Edwards Elementary Middle School
9700 I 20 Frontage Road
Bolton, MS 39041

Phone Number: (601) 866-2522

Principal: Mrs. Lashurn Williams

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Byram Middle School
2009 Byram Bulldog Blvd
Terry, MS 39170

Phone Number: (601) 372-4597

Principal: Michelle Ray

Key Fact(s)

  • STEM program has great participation with parents and the community
  • Superior rated band
  • Choral and music program

Carver Middle School/Life Skills Academy
560 Port Gibson Street
Raymond, MS 39154

Phone Number: (601) 857-5006

Principal: Kimberly Davenport

Key Fact(s)

  • Band program consistently rated ‘Excellent’ and ‘Superior’
  • Strong PBIS program-Respectful, Responsible, and Ready

Main Street RESTART Center
560 Port Gibson Street
Raymond, MS 39154

Phone Number: (601) 857-5006
Fax Number: (601) 866-4414

Principal: Kimberly Davenport

Key Fact(s)

  • Students follow the same curriculum and utilize the same resources for CORE classes as students in their home schools
  • Three distinct programs run by highly qualified and diverse staff to improve academic and behavioral skills in students
  • 1:1 access to technology device for all enrolled students

Utica Elementary Middle School
260 Highway 18 & 27
Utica, MS 39175

Phone Number: (601) 885-8765
Fax Number: (601) 885-2083

Principal: Dr. Will Smith

Key Fact(s)

  • Successful Rated School
  • Increased the passing rate for 3rd Grade GATE Assessment from 81% to 97% in 2018
  • Hinds County School District Teacher of the Year – Ms. Kayla Moncure (4th Grade Math)

Raymond High School
14050 Highway 18
Raymond, MS 39154

Phone Number: (601) 857-8016
Fax Number: (601) 857-2007

Principal: Mr. Lorenzo Grimes

Key Fact(s)

  • Over 80% High School Graduation Rate
  • Dual Enrollment opportunities through Hinds Community College
  • Superior rated choir and band

Terry High School
235 West Beasley Road
Terry, MS 39170

Phone Number: (601) 878-5905
Fax Number: (601) 878-2782

Principal: Daniel Klien

Key Fact(s)

  • High Performing School
  • 87% High School Graduation Rate
  • 80% of students apply to college

What Do I Need to
Enroll My Child?

Enrolling your child in the Hinds County School district is simple as ABC.
All you need is:

A driver’s license or another state-issued identification card for parent or legal guardian;*

Birth certificate (long-form) immunization records (Form 121), social security card, and discipline record** for each child being enrolled; and

Current utility bill (examples: electric, gas, water, sewer/trash, or landline telephone) from the previous 30 days AND:

  • filed Homestead Exemption for the current year
  • mortgage payment documentation or
  • property deed of trust
  • apartment or home lease OR:
  • two (2) forms of business or government correspondence***

*If you are not the mother or father listed on the birth certificate, you must also bring a copy of the legal documents indicating you have physical custody of the child.

**Please provide the discipline record and withdrawal form from the last school your child attended.

***The documentation must include the physical address and must be dated within the past 30 days. Junk mail will not be accepted. Examples of residency documentation may include utility bills, credit card bills, cell phone bills, insurance documentation, physicians invoice, employment verification, state or government benefit documentation, mail forward request form, and car tag payment receipts.

ABOUT HINDS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Hinds County School District is a collaborative environment where we explore the world, experience authentic learning, enhance our character, envision our dreams, pursue excellence and celebrate success. We serve more than 5,000 students from the communities of Bolton, Byram, Edwards, Raymond, Terry, and Utica.