Terry High School

Terry High School serves 1,275 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% 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 73% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

The student population of 1275 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,275 students
Terry High School Total Students (1996-2014)
Gender % Terry High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Terry High School Total Teachers (1996-2014)
Students by Grade Terry High School Student 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 0.36 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 (1996-2014)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Terry High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
77%
49%
Terry High School Black Students (1996-2014)
White
22%
45%
Terry High School White Students (1996-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Terry High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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.
0.36 0.31
Terry High School Diversity Score (1996-2014)
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.
47%
65%
Terry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2014)
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%
Terry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,264 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,148 is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,845 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,264 2,273
Hinds County   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 64%
Hinds County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $60 MM $20 MM
Hinds County   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $52 MM $20 MM
Hinds County   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,148 $9,638
Hinds County   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,845 $9,666
Hinds County   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Crystal Springs High School (8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Byram Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gary Road Elementary School (6.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ByramGary Road Elementary School
    6.3 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 935 students7241 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)373-1319
    6.3KG-2935
  • ByramGary Road Int. Elementary School
    6.3 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 913 students7255 Gary Rd
    ByramMS 39272
    (601)372-8150
    6.33-5913
  • TerryByram Middle School
    6.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 999 students2009 Byram Bulldog Blvd
    TerryMS 39170
    (601)372-4597
    6.86-8999
  • Crystal SpringsCrystal Springs High School
    8 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 433 students201 Newton St
    Crystal SpringsMS 39059
    (601)892-4791
    89-12433
  • Crystal SpringsCrystal Springs Elementary School
    8.2 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 635 students213 Newton St
    Crystal SpringsMS 39059
    (601)892-4795
    8.2PK-3635

School Reviews

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, 12/11/12

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