Gentry High School

  • Gentry High School serves 482 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Gentry High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Gentry High School's student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students482 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Gentry High School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Gentry High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Gentry High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Gentry High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#787 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Gentry High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Gentry High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Black
98%
49%
White
2%
45%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gentry High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.040.31
Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of Gentry High School and public school graduation rate of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSunflower County Consolidate School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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