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
10 194
11 147
12 163
UG 10

Gentry High School is a public high school of the Indianola School District located in Indianola, MS. It has 514 students in grades 10th through 12th. Gentry High School is the 137th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 10,429th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 514
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.32

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Gentry High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 262
(51%)
501
(50%)
 Male 252
(49%)
510
(50%)

Gentry High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 506
(98%)
991
(98%)
 White 5
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Gentry High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 441
(86%)
881
(87%)
 Not Eligible 47
(9%)
70
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(5%)
60
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Gentry High School is ranked 83rd out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Gentry High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 67.4%. 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.

Gentry High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 682
2006 673
2007 668
2008 665
2009 636
2010 605
2011 507
2012 514

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.4
2006 21.5
2007 22.8
2008 19.2
2009 17.4
2010 14.9
2011 15.9
2012 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91055718475073
2006 0.88261515601783
2007 0.88173652694611
2008 0.88872180451128
2009 0.91194968553459
2010 0.90247933884298
2011 0.89546351084813
2012 0.90856031128405

Compare Gentry High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 67.4%
 
This School 90.9%
 

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Gentry High School
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Public 10 - 12 514 13.4:1  
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