Gentry High School

1055 Pioneer Ln

Gentry, AR 72734-9320

Tel: (479)736-2666
Grades: 9-12

429 students

Gentry High School serves 429 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Gentry High School operates within the Gentry School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 76%.

Overview

The student population of 429 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 429 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
American Indian
9%
1%
Asian
8%
1%
Hispanic
11%
10%
White
70%
63%
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.49 0.31
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.
41%
52%
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.
16%
9%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,398 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Gentry School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,398 925
Graduation Rate 70% 76%
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
District Spending $12 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,858 $9,870
District Spending / Student $8,472 $10,243
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Decatur High School (6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gentry Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gentry Primary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GentryGentry Middle School
    1265 Pioneer Ln
    GentryAR 72734
    (479)736-2251
    0 mi | 364 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GentryGentry Primary School
    1295 Pioneer Ln
    GentryAR 72734
    (479)736-2252
    0.1 mi | 294 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • GentryGentry Intermediate School
    302 West 2nd St
    GentryAR 72734
    (479)736-2252
    0.7 mi | 311 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • Siloam SpringsDelbert Pete & Pat Allen Elementary School
    1900 North Mt Olive
    Siloam SpringsAR 72761
    (479)524-0358
    4.5 mi | 598 students | Gr. 1-2                      
  • Siloam SpringsSiloam Springs Middle School
    1500 North Mt Olive
    Siloam SpringsAR 72761
    (479)524-6184
    4.8 mi | 902 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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