Tensas Parish School District 

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There are 3 public schools managed by Tensas Parish School District serving 707 students in Newellton, LA.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Tensas Parish School District Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • NewelltonNewellton Elementary School
    400 Verona
    186 students | Gr. PK-8
  • St. JosephTensas Elementary School
    Frontage Rd
    St. JosephLA71366
    279 students | Gr. PK-6
  • St. Joseph
    Tensas High School
    720 Plank Rd
    St. JosephLA71366
    242 students | Gr. 7-12
Tensas Parish School District (LA) District Average
# of Students 1440 students 493 students
Tensas Parish School District Total Students (1988-2012)
# of Teachers 126 Teacher(s) 54 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 9:1
Tensas Parish School District Students Teachers Ratio (1987-2012)
# of Male Students 810 students 276 students
% Male Students 52.8% 52.1%
# of Female Students 1957 students 718 students
% Female Students 33.3% 22.9%
Students by Ethnicity:
# of American Indian Students 194 students 30 students
% American Indian Students
41.3% 4.6%
# of Asian Students 385 students 36 students
% Asian Students
38.4% 5.1%
# of Hispanic Students 830 students 68 students
% Hispanic Students
50.0% 8.9%
# of Black Students 601 students 281 students
% Black Students
50.0% 44.9%
# of White Students 925 students 319 students
% White Students
50.1% 51.7%
# of Other Students 209 students 27 students
% of Other Students
30.4% 4.5%
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
1.46 0.72
Students by Grade:
# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: 221 students 62 students
# of Students in Kindergarten: 200 students 90 students
# of Students in 1st Grade: 180 students 87 students
# of Students in 2nd Grade: 174 students 88 students
# of Students in 3rd Grade: 175 students 84 students
# of Students in 4th Grade: 189 students 90 students
# of Students in 5th Grade: 244 students 87 students
# of Students in 6th Grade: 313 students 117 students
# of Students in 7th Grade: 340 students 122 students
# of Students in 8th Grade: 342 students 121 students
# of Students in 9th Grade: 491 students 140 students
# of Students in 10th Grade: 470 students 133 students
# of Students in 11th Grade: 444 students 123 students
# of Students in 12th Grade: 429 students 117 students
# of Ungraded Students: 107 students n/a
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Tensas Parish School District public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.16, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 1.44. The most diverse school in the district is Newellton Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.