235 W Beasley Street
Terry, MS 39170
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Terry High School serves 1,227 students in grades 9-12.
Terry High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 41%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

School Overview

Terry High School's student population of 1,227 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,227 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Terry High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 816 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Terry High School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#543 out of 816 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
93%
48%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
86%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Terry High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Terry High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   5/17/2016
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 - walla

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13

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