Terry High School

  • Terry High School serves 1,276 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Terry High School operates within the Hinds County School District.
  • Hinds County School District's 73% graduation rate is higher than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1276 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,276 students
Terry High School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Terry High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Terry High School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
Students by Grade Terry High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Terry High School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Terry High School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
1%
3%
Terry High School Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
80%
49%
Terry High School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
19%
46%
Terry High School White Students (1997-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Terry High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.33 0.55
Terry High School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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.
51%
67%
Terry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
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.
13%
7%
Terry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hinds County School District's student population of 6,292 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,544 is higher than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,163 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Hinds County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
5
Number of Students Managed 6,292 2,139
Hinds County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
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 (1992-2014)
District Spending $57 MM $20 MM
Hinds County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,544 $9,526
Hinds County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,163 $9,407
Hinds County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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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...
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