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About This School

Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School is a public middle school in Athens. The principal of Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School is Melanie Sigler and can be contacted at siglerm@clarke.k12.ga.us. 593 students go to Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 12% of the Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School students are "limited in English proficiency." 76% of the 593 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 87% get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School is 13:1. Kings Bridge Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 9% 20%
Black, non-Hispanic 53% 54%
Hispanic 33% 20%
Multiracial 3% %
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 74%
Limited English proficiency 12% 10%
Economically disadvantaged 76% 70%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    This school is home to many kids who have had the world against them. Nevertheless their teachers are committed to education mentoring the arts and giving these students every chance in the world.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is a great and wonderful school. You will have a great time and everyone shows school spirit!!

  • (6 years ago)

    I absolutley love this school. I get help when i need it the most and the teachers are great! i absolutley ENJOY the assistant principle Ms. Sigler!!!

  • (8 years ago)

    This is a great school. My kids were given extra by teachers after school for free because they thoght my kids could do better. I love the office personel. They're truly professional and always do whats best by the kids. Great school!

  • (11 years ago)

    This school needs some new office personal and teachers including extra people for cheerleading and more extra sport trainers added on. This is a very safe school but discrimination is high. Despite this schools many disadvantages there is just as many advantages.

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