Gentry School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,462 students in Gentry School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
Public Schools in Gentry School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Arkansas public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Gentry School District are Gentry Middle School, Gentry Intermediate School and Gentry High School Conversion Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Gentry School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Arkansas.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Arkansas public school average of 39% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Gentry School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Arkansas for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Gentry School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AR)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,080 Schools
# Students
1,462 Students
493,671 Students
# Teachers
119 Teachers
35,638 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Gentry School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 255 school districts in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AR)
Overall District Rank
#80 out of 260 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Gentry   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gentry   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gentry   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Gentry   School District and public school graduation rate of AR by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.58
# American Indian Students
69 Students
3,122 Students
% American Indian Students
5%
1%
# Asian Students
120 Students
8,056 Students
% Asian Students
8%
2%
# Hispanic Students
207 Students
64,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
13%
# Black Students
9 Students
100,781 Students
% Black Students
1%
20%
# White Students
951 Students
300,354 Students
% White Students
65%
61%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,008 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
105 Students
12,730 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
16,843
# Students in K Grade:
110
36,826
# Students in 1st Grade:
105
36,667
# Students in 2nd Grade:
93
36,479
# Students in 3rd Grade:
111
37,371
# Students in 4th Grade:
126
38,497
# Students in 5th Grade:
121
38,538
# Students in 6th Grade:
115
36,264
# Students in 7th Grade:
118
36,300
# Students in 8th Grade:
109
36,505
# Students in 9th Grade:
89
37,639
# Students in 10th Grade:
133
37,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
132
35,322
# Students in 12th Grade:
99
32,988
# Ungraded Students:
1
285

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,005 is higher than the state median of $11,096. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,782 is higher than the state median of $10,945. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AR)
Total Revenue
$18 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of Gentry   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$25 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Gentry   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,005
$11,096
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Gentry   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,782
$10,945
This chart display average spending per public school student in Gentry   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AR by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Gentry School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gentry Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1265 Pioneer Ln
Gentry, AR 72734
(479) 736-2251
Grades: 6-8
| 342 students
Rank: #22.
Gentry Intermediate School
Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
302 W 2nd St
Gentry, AR 72734
(479) 736-2252
Grades: 3-5
| 358 students
Rank: #33.
Gentry High School Conversion Charter
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1295 Pioneer Ln
Gentry, AR 72734
(479) 736-2666
Grades: 9-12
| 454 students
Gentry Primary School
1295 Pioneer Ln
Gentry, AR 72734
(479) 736-2252
Grades: K-2
| 308 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 1,462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Btm 50% in AR)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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