Gentry Middle School

  • Gentry Middle School serves 342 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Gentry Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 39%.

Top Placements

Gentry Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

School Overview

  • Gentry Middle School's student population of 342 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students342 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Gentry Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,008 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Gentry Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank#188 out of 1008 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
8%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
13%
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Black
2%
20%
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White
66%
61%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.540.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
27%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGentry School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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