Gentry High School

1055 Pioneer Ln

Gentry, AR 72734-9320

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

378 students

Gentry High School serves 378 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
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 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 378 students
Gentry High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Gentry High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Gentry High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Gentry High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
9%
1%
Gentry High School American Indian (1992-2012)
Asian
8%
1%
Gentry High School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
11%
10%
Gentry High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Gentry High School Black (2009-2012)
White
68%
64%
Gentry High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Gentry High School Sch Ethnicity Gentry High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.51 0.30
Gentry High School Diversity Score (1991-2012)
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.
44%
52%
Gentry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
9%
Gentry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,384 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 1,384 938
Gentry   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 76%
Gentry   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
Gentry   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $10 MM
Gentry   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,858 $9,870
Gentry   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,472 $10,243
Gentry   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Decatur High School (5.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Gentry Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gentry Primary School (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gentry Gentry Middle School
    1265 Pioneer Ln
    Gentry , AR 72734
    (479)736-2251
    0.1  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Gentry Gentry Primary School
    1295 Pioneer Ln
    Gentry , AR 72734
    (479)736-2252
    0.1  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  KG-2
  • Gentry Gentry Intermediate School
    302 West 2nd St
    Gentry , AR 72734
    (479)736-2252
    0.7  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Siloam Springs Delbert Pete & Pat Allen Elementary School
    1900 North Mt Olive
    Siloam Springs , AR 72761
    (479)524-0358
    4.5  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  1-2
  • Siloam Springs Siloam Springs Middle School
    1500 North Mt Olive
    Siloam Springs , AR 72761
    (479)524-6184
    4.8  mi  |  912  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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