B F Terry High School

  • B F Terry High School serves 1,973 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • B F Terry High School's student population of 1,973 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,973 students
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Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
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School Comparison

  • B F Terry High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of B F Terry High School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#6971 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
74%
52%
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Black
13%
13%
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White
12%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in B F Terry High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.43n/a
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Graduation Rate
91%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in B F Terry High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLamar Cisd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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