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6-8
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Richmond, VA
Students enrolled: 978

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9400 Quioccasin Rd
Richmond, VA 23233

(804) 750-2630
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November 03, 2014
I attended this school from 2010-2013. Administrators did nothing when I was being bullied in 6th grade and then in 8th grade they still did nothing when a teacher told me I sickened him. If your kid is like everyone else in the world then they should be fine but if your child enjoys being different and unique then I'd find another school for your child. Great art department!

- submitted by a community member
September 10, 2014
This school is really stupid and I hated every moment of it. I graduated from Byrd last year and I have never been more glad to get out of a school. 7+ students were found with electronic cigarettes (hookah pens) and the administrators did nothing about it. Only one kid got 2 days of in school detention when there is supposed to be a zero tolerance drug policy. To sum it up, terrible school

- submitted by a community member
September 05, 2014
My school sucks. The food is like poison and there is sex and people always do drugs. THERE WAS A DUDE WHO GOT BLOWN IN THE HALLWAY AND THE ADMINISTRATORS DID NOTHING. There's always violence and I've seen like 20 fights at least. Better to go to Pocohantas Middle with all the white kids.

- submitted by a community member
January 30, 2014
This is a school that takes their rules a bit light. In the three years I've been here, all of the students I've come across seem to just not care anymore. Teachers seem to only appreciate some of their class members, and they don't interact with the students who aren't "popular". Whenever I go through our halls, I am forced to push through crowds of students who refuse to move ,only to be called rude words by people who feel they are allowed to do so. It's a very negative environment, and I feel that the choices of what we can do are too limited.

- submitted by a community member
July 25, 2013
I am a student going into my 3rd year at Byrd and since the time I arrived in my first year, the school has gone down a very steep hill. It was bad enough not having windows but now the principal has taken the curriculum and is wringing out every single drop of fun there ever was. I believe that this method of managing the school is inappropriate because we are children and we have a hard time paying attention to something if it's boring. There are some very amazing teachers in this school but I would like to see more interesting/interactive ways of teaching in the school from other teachers because that would actually help the test scores a lot. Overall, I do not recommend this school unless you are immune to or do not mind -Bullying -Stupidity or -Talk of drugs/sex/violence among peers That is all.

- submitted by a community member
March 17, 2013
I Graduated from Byrd Middle School in 2012 and did not enjoy it at all. The Teachers and staff would not care whether you had a problem in a subject you are pretty much left to figure it out on your own. The Teachers are not workable in this school with grades and are often irritated when you ask them for help. The bullying in this school is really bad and administration does not do anything about it. I saw a classmate being bullied and a teacher walked by him and just look at him and said nothing. There was stealing in the locker room and the person never found their belongings. The teachers in most of my classes were often aggravated with bullying and spend most of the class telling that person to calm down. The only thing I did enjoy was finally getting on the bus to go home. I could give this school Zero stars if I could. It is overall a bad learning environment for children.

- submitted by a community member
January 30, 2013
This is my 3rd year at byrd. I have two good things to say and MANY bad things. 1) The 6th grade teachers are amazing! They will do anything and everything to help your child succeed, 2) The Library, we have the best library in the state. Now for the bad things there is MAJOR BULLYING, FIGHTS, AND THINGS YOU WOULD NEVER IMAGINE. The administration, is not the best. Once you get to 7th and 8th grade the teachers could care less they just want the day to be done with. Byrd has been the worst experince that I HAVE EVER HAD! As a result; I'm transfering schools during my last year at byrd because i cant stand it anymore. My little sister is coming to byrd next year, and you want to know something? I'm literally begging my parents to not allow my sister to come to Byrd. That is how bad it is! With my experince if your only staying for the 6th grade come on over you'll love it! Other than that i would stay away!

- submitted by a community member
November 01, 2012
Apparently, their phones don't work. I am a parent of a student at Byrd and they have neglected to call me about my child's bullying problem. It's been one week and they can't make the headway to make one phone call. I am now going to contact the county's board of education to file a formal complaint about this matter. If they can't solve this matter in a proper fashion then I will see what the police will think of this matter.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2012
This school is not well equipped to properly handle students with disabilities/special needs, and is only marginally handicap accessible. There does seem to be a good sense of comaraderie among teachers/administrators for the most part. Based on feedback from teachers outside Byrd's system who have stronger special needs training, Byrd is not doing all they can to support my child's special needs. I've had to do much research on my own to figure out how to get proper support. If you review the test scores for special needs, you'll see Byrd has very low scores.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2012
I have one child in their 3rd year at Byrd and a second child in their 1st year. I am very pleased with the academics, teachers and office administration. Child are encourage to get involved and have plenty of opportunities to strengthen their education. I find issues are addressed swiftly and with compassion! 95% of the teachers genuinely care about the children and it shows...Office Administration staff rocks! They are pleasant, investigate, communicate and resolve situations swiftly.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2011
Byrd is actually really good. There are no more fights and the teachers do care for their students like their own children! There is supervision in the lunch and PE rooms,plus no one really looks at anyone in the locker-rooms.This year we received a Virginia Library Award,so overall i LOVE byrd

- submitted by a community member
May 25, 2010
I love Bryd Middle School and I truly believe in Principal Pope's energy and leadership. Ms. Everage

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2010
It is like going into a jail. The buildings are old, with low ceilings, and no windows. There are several inspirational teachers, but most are just going through the motions. My child finds it a rather frightening place. I find the lack of a daily period for study hall to be ridiculous. The substitution, a review course called Academic Wheel, is a waste of everyone's time. The kids that do sports or have any type of lessons afterschool find it hard to do these activities and keep up with their work. There need to be some real changes.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2010
Teachers nor administrators can make headway into the bullying in this school. Fights, overt sexual talk and actions - kids go to school living in fear. No supervision during lunch, and PE locker room of course is a nightmare, especially for a kid who has some special needs. I would wish this school on my worst enemy.

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2009
Outstanding school! Faculty really puts forth the extra effort for the students. Lots of technology usage activities for the kids. Administrators keep parents informed and are very easy to access. I will send all of my childred to Byrd.

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 29, 2009
Overall very good. Challenges: lunch sitting policy; field trip usage-- not applied fairly to all students; inappropriate use of mass communications, eg computer call to all homes by prinicpal saying that something happened; can't tell us what (due to privacy concerns) other than it has been taken care. It is believed that this type of call has no value. Some very talented and dedicated teaching staff.

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2008
I've been going to this school and have been extremely satisfied. They have a great staff Mrs. Pope (the principle) has been doing a great job. The sixth grade teachers such as Mrs. Kendig, Mrs.McGrath,Ms.Bell,Mrs.Wiliams,Ms.Madison, and Mr.Aboud to do a great job. I find Mr.Whitmoyer,Mr.Ingram,Mrs.Keel,Mr.Craig,Mr.G,and Sr.(Mr.)Diaz to be great teachers.

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November 07, 2008
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October 29, 2008
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- submitted by a student
April 18, 2008
My daughter studies in this school. The teachers in this school are outstanding and very enthusiastic about the development of their students. We observed that Ms. Madison, Ms. Mallon and Mrs. Roop are some of the best teachers who can bring out the best in the kids. The school also have A - Club which facilitates community service very early in the children who get A grades.

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April 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2008
Overall great school with great teachers who go above and beyond.

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2007
This is a terrific school with high academic standards and a solid faculty. Mrs. Poates is exceptional and runs a tight, productive ship. The kids feel safe, they can get a variety of extra help if needed and accelerated classes are available for students seeking a greater challenge. My son has really enjoyed his 3 years of middle school.

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March 13, 2005
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August 10, 2003
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Byrd Middle School
9400 Quioccasin Rd, Richmond, VA  23233
(804) 750-2630
Last modified Byrd Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Byrd Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top