School Details

Gentry High School

Traditional Public School

801 B.b. King

Indianola, MS 38751

662-884-1240

Overview

Gentry High School serves 460 students in grades 10-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was D. Per student spending for this school is $11,823.

Grades

10

11

12

Performance

D

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$11,823/Child

Demographics

Gentry High School serves 460 students. This high-poverty school body is <5% White and 98.26% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 34
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 62%
In-Field: 84% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 460

By Grade:

  •       10: 159
  •       11: 161
  •       Other: 140

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 98%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 247
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 68%
In-Field: 85% 
Principals
Total: 18
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,149

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 63
  •       K: 211
  •       Special Elementary: 11
  •       1: 196
  •       2: 227
  •       3: 234
  •       4: 235
  •       5: 226
  •       6: 244
  •       7: 261
  •       8: 301
  •       9: 247
  •       10: 240
  •       11: 225
  •       12: 218
  •       Special Secondary: 12
  •       Other: -2

Community

Sunflower County

Total Population: 25,110

  •       Males: 13,407
  •       Females: 11,703

Growth: -14.74%
Number of Households: 8,822
Median Income: $35,149

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 3,459 2,743 6,202 -19%
Black or African American 9,748 8,789 18,537 -14%
Asian-American 52 54 106 15%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 5 6 11 0%
Native American and Alaska Native 46 42 88 31%
Hispanic American 268 225 493 22%
Two or more races 97 69 166 40%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 81.70%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 64%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 46%

ACT

Composite Average: 13.6 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 113 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 11.7
Mathematics: 14.6
Reading: 13.4
Science: 14

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 17.7%
Mathematics Proficiency: 21.1%
English Proficiency: 17%
Science Proficiency: 0%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Gentry High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $11,823.

Total

Per-student Spending: $11,823

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $10,330

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,117

Overall Rating

Based on reviews, Gentry High School receives an overall rating of 0 out of 5 stars from MS School Finder users.

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