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Terry High School

Traditional Public School

235 W Beasley Street

Terry, MS 39170

601-878-5905

Overview

Terry High School serves 1227 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was C. Per student spending for this school is $8,247.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

C

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,247/Child

Demographics

Terry High School serves 1227 students. This high-poverty school body is 5.54% White and 93.15% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 69
Student-Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Experienced: 69%
In-Field: 98% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 75%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,227

By Grade:

  •       9: 300
  •       10: 320
  •       11: 311
  •       12: 266
  •       Other: 30

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 93%
  •       Hispanic: 1%
  •       White: 6%
  •       Other: 0%

District

Teachers
Total: 353
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 95% 
Principals
Total: 24
Experienced: 95%

Students
Total Enrollment: 5,364

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 82
  •       K: 313
  •       Special Elementary: 33
  •       1: 347
  •       2: 340
  •       3: 402
  •       4: 399
  •       5: 381
  •       6: 401
  •       7: 450
  •       8: 454
  •       9: 442
  •       10: 465
  •       11: 424
  •       12: 409
  •       Other: 22

Community

Hinds County

Total Population: 231,840

  •       Males: 108,268
  •       Females: 123,572

Growth: -5.48%
Number of Households: 91,351
Median Income: $44,671

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 28,054 30,075 58,129 -18%
Black or African American 78,264 91,269 169,533 0%
Asian-American 723 996 1,719 -12%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 33 36 69 -21%
Native American and Alaska Native 127 107 234 -40%
Hispanic American 1,791 1,822 3,613 0%
Two or more races 1067 1089 2,156 11%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 91.07%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 76%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 62%

ACT

Composite Average: 15.9 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 274 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 14.6
Mathematics: 15.6
Reading: 16.3
Science: 16.7

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 40.6%
Mathematics Proficiency: 29.9%
English Proficiency: 29.9%
Science Proficiency: 40%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: <5
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: 11
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Terry High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,247.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,247

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,638

Federal

Per-student Spending: $922

Overall Rating

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