Gentry High School

1155 Pioneer Lane
Gentry, AR 72734
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 466 students in grades 9-12, Gentry High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is equal to the Arkansas state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in AR)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Gentry High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Gentry High School's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
466 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Gentry High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 997 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Gentry High School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AR)
#612 out of 997 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Gentry High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
38%
This chart displays 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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
40%
This chart displays 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 Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Gentry High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
13:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Gentry High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
3%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Gentry High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
8%
2%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Gentry High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
14%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Gentry High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Gentry High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
65%
59%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Gentry High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Gentry High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Gentry High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Arkansas.
0.54
This chart displays the diversity score of Gentry High School and the public school average diversity score of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Gentry High School and public school graduation rate of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
58%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Gentry High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Gentry High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Gentry High School's ranking?
Gentry High School is ranked #612 out of 997 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Gentry High School often compared to?
Gentry High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Colcord High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% AR state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% AR state average).
What is the graduation rate of Gentry High School?
The graduation rate of Gentry High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 88%.
How many students attend Gentry High School?
466 students attend Gentry High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Gentry High School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Gentry High School?
Gentry High School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Gentry High School offer ?
Gentry High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Gentry High School part of?
Gentry High School is part of Gentry School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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