Terry High School

Terry High School serves 1,280 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Terry High School operates within the Hinds County School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 62%.

Overview

The student population of 1280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,280 students
Terry High School Total Students (1996-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Terry High School Total Classroom Teachers (1996-2013)
Students by Grade Terry High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Terry High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1996-2013)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Terry High School Hispanic (2004-2013)
Black
73%
50%
Terry High School Black (1996-2013)
White
26%
45%
Terry High School White (1996-2013)
All Ethnic Groups
Terry High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.31
Terry High School Diversity Score (1996-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
64%
Terry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
8%
Terry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,267 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,267 2,147
Hinds County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 70% 62%
Hinds County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $21 MM
District Spending $55 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,789 $9,999
Hinds County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,179 $9,596
Hinds County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crystal Springs High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Byram Middle School (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gary Road Intermediate School (6.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ByramGary Road Intermediate School
    7255 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)372-8150
    6.5 mi | 919 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • ByramGary Road Elementary School
    7241 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)373-1319
    6.5 mi | 910 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • TerryByram Middle School
    2009 Byram Bulldog Blvd
    TerryMS 39170
    (601)372-4597
    7 mi | 996 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Crystal SpringsCrystal Springs High School
    201 Newton St
    Crystal SpringsMS 39059
    (601)892-4791
    7.8 mi | 454 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Crystal SpringsCrystal Springs Elementary School
    213 Newton St
    Crystal SpringsMS 39059
    (601)892-4795
    8 mi | 649 students | Gr. PK-3                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - my name is Wallace Sullivan i attend whitten middle school.. i would really like to attend Terry High School for a better lifestyle and to play football i play for my school as a strong safety,, i make a''s and b''s and maybe one c... - Posted by Student/Alumni

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