Gentry High School (Closed 2015)

  • Gentry High School served 480 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 54%.
  • Indianola School District's 61% graduation rate was lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students480 students
Gentry High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Gentry High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Gentry High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeGentry High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Gentry High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
3%
Gentry High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
98%
49%
Gentry High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
2%
46%
Gentry High School White Students (1989-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsGentry High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS 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.
0.040.55
Gentry High School Diversity Score (1992-2015)
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.
88%
67%
Gentry High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
3%
7%
Gentry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

School District NameIndianola School District
Number of Schools
Managed
n/a
5
Number of Students Managedn/a2,139
Indianola School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate61%64%
Indianola School District Graduation Rate (1993-2015)
District Total Revenue$20 MM$20 MM
Indianola School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$18 MM$20 MM
Indianola School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,895$9,638
Indianola School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,221$9,666
Indianola School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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