Gentry High School



Gentry High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Gentry High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 197
11 140
12 141
UG 4

Gentry High School is a public high school of the Sunflower County Consolidate School District located in Indianola, MS. It has 482 students in grades 10th through 12th. Gentry High School is the 148th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 11,068th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.1 to 1.

Total Students: 482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.25

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Gentry High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 250
(52%)
666
(49%)
 Male 232
(48%)
697
(51%)

Gentry High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 472
(98%)
1,322
(97%)
 White 5
(1%)
26
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gentry High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 482
(100%)
1,363
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gentry High School is ranked 80th out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gentry High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare Gentry High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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