B F Terry High School

  • B F Terry High School serves 1,787 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • B F Terry High School operates within the Lamar Cisd School District.
  • Lamar Cisd School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1787 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,787 students
B F Terry High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % B F Terry High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
B F Terry High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade B F Terry High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 18:1 16:1
B F Terry High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
B F Terry High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
74%
52%
B F Terry High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
13%
13%
B F Terry High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
13%
29%
B F Terry High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
B F Terry High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
B F Terry High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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.
0.42 0.41
B F Terry High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
53%
52%
B F Terry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
6%
B F Terry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lamar Cisd School District's student population of 28,332 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,689 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,253 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has declined by 28% over four years.
School District Name Lamar Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
3
Number of Students Managed 28,332 825
Lamar Cisd School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 83%
Lamar Cisd School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $10 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $278 MM $10 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,689 $12,126
Lamar Cisd School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,253 $11,704
Lamar Cisd School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  1/29/2015
If you desire a high quality education that is way above the average--send your child to Foster High School. If you want your student to have a step up above everyone else, --send your child to Foster High School. If you want a better than average student, and one that excel==send your child to Foster High School. Just pray that Principal Tomas is still Principal at Foster
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