Terry High School

235 W Beasley Street
Terry, MS 39170
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Terry High School serves 1,189 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in MS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Terry High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

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School Overview

Terry High School's student population of 1,189 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,189 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Terry High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 805 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Terry High School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#509 out of 805 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
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
94%
47%
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White
5%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.11
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Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
100%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
14%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Terry High School's ranking?
Terry High School is ranked #509 out of 805 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Mississippi.
What schools are Terry High School often compared to?
Terry High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Raymond High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MS state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 35% MS state average).
What is the graduation rate of Terry High School?
The graduation rate of Terry High School is 93%, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 88%.
How many students attend Terry High School?
1,189 students attend Terry High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Terry High School students are Black, 5% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Terry High School?
Terry High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 14:1.
What grades does Terry High School offer ?
Terry High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Terry High School part of?
Terry High School is part of Hinds Co School Dist School District.

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 (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,189 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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