B F Terry High School

B F Terry High School serves 1,630 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.
B F Terry High School operates within the Lamar Cisd School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1630 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,630 students
B F Terry High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
B F Terry High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade B F Terry High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
B F Terry High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
71%
51%
B F Terry High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
15%
13%
B F Terry High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
14%
30%
B F Terry High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups B F Terry High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.46 0.41
B F Terry High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
64%
53%
B F Terry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
11%
7%
B F Terry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,135 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,522 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,353 is higher than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 45% over four years.
School District Name Lamar Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 26,135 822
Lamar Cisd School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 80%
Lamar Cisd School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $219 MM $9 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $330 MM $9 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,522 $11,947
Lamar Cisd School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,353 $12,666
Lamar Cisd School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lamar Consolidated High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Navarro Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Smith Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RosenbergNavarro Middle School
    4700 Ave North
    RosenbergTX 77471
    (832)223-3700
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6 | 456 students                      
  • RosenbergGeorge J High School
    4601 Airport Rd
    RosenbergTX 77471
    (832)223-3600
    0.5 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 975 students                      
  • RosenbergJ J Wessendorff Middle School
    5201 Mustang Ave
    RosenbergTX 77471
    (832)223-3300
    1.1 mi | Gr. 6 | 457 students                      
  • RichmondSmith Elementary School
    2014 Lamar Dr
    RichmondTX 77469
    (832)223-2300
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 549 students                      
  • RosenbergLamar J High School
    4814 Mustang Ave
    RosenbergTX 77471
    (832)223-3200
    1.2 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 759 students                      

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