Gentry High School

  • Gentry High School serves 482 students in grades 10-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Gentry High School operates within the Sunflower County Consolidate School District.
  • Sunflower County Consolidate School District's 61% graduation rate is lower than the MS state average of 64%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 482 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students482 students
Gender %Gentry High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Students by GradeGentry High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Black
98%
49%
White
2%
45%
All Ethnic GroupsGentry High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.56
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
69%

District Comparison

  • Sunflower County Consolidate School District's student population of 2,145 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 61% has decreased from 75% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,895 in this district is less than the state average of $10,065. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,221 is less than the state average of $10,094. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameSunflower County Consolidate School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed2,1452,008
Sunflower County Consolidate School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
Graduation Rate61%64%
Sunflower County Consolidate School District Graduation Rate (1994-2016)
District Total Revenue$20 MM$20 MM
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$18 MM$20 MM
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$8,895$10,065
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$8,221$10,094
Sunflower County Consolidate School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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Mississippi public schools have a diversity score of 0.56, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in Mississippi is Biloxi Public School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Mississippi or national school diversity statistics.
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