Gentry High School

  • Gentry High School serves 450 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the AR average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Gentry High School operates within the Gentry School District.
  • Gentry School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the AR state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 450 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students450 students
Gentry High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Gentry High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Gentry High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeGentry High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
Gentry High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
6%
1%
Gentry High School American Indian Students (2003-2015)
Asian
8%
2%
Gentry High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
12%
12%
Gentry High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
n/a
21%
Gentry High School Black Students (2009-2013)
White
64%
61%
Gentry High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Gentry High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
10%
2%
Gentry High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGentry High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAR 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.
0.560.57
Gentry High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
35%
53%
Gentry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
16%
9%
Gentry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Gentry School District's student population of 1,418 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 80% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,996 in this district is less than the state average of $10,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,592 is less than the state average of $10,673. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameGentry School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed1,418913
Gentry School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate72%78%
Gentry School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$10 MM
Gentry School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$12 MM$10 MM
Gentry School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,996$10,220
Gentry School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,592$10,673
Gentry School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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