Tensas Parish School District Public Schools

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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

  • Town School Students Grades
  • Newellton Newellton Elementary School
    186  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • St. Joseph Tensas Elementary School
    279  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • St. Joseph
    Tensas High School
    242  students  |  Gr.  7-12
(Tensas Parish) Stats (LA) State Statistics
# of Students 707 701,948 students
# of Teachers 55 47,045 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13 15:1
# of Male Students 398 354,134 students
% Male Students 56.3 50.5%
# of Female Students 309 347,814 students
% Female Students 43.7 49.5%
Students by Ethnicity:
# of American Indian Students n/a 5,477 students
% American Indian Students
n/a 0.8%
# of Asian Students 0 10,286 students
% Asian Students
0.0% 1.5%
# of Hispanic Students 9 students 28,224 students
% Hispanic Students
1.3% 4.0%
# of Black Students 645 students 315,154 students
% Black Students
91.2% 44.9%
# of White Students 49 students 332,798 students
% White Students
7% 47%
# of Other Students 4 students 10,009 students
% of Other Students
1% 1%
Students by Grade:
# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: 4 students 28,642 students
# of Students in Kindergarten: 50 students 56,035 students
# of Students in 1st Grade: 51 students 56,206 students
# of Students in 2nd Grade: 73 students 54,198 students
# of Students in 3rd Grade: 55 students 53,599 students
# of Students in 4th Grade: 75 students 58,300 students
# of Students in 5th Grade: 57 students 51,697 students
# of Students in 6th Grade: 58 students 55,208 students
# of Students in 7th Grade: 71 students 51,679 students
# of Students in 8th Grade: 58 students students 52,216 students
# of Students in 9th Grade: 39 students students 54,683 students
# of Students in 10th Grade: 43 students students 48,230 students
# of Students in 11th Grade: 37 students students 42,273 students
# of Students in 12th Grade: 36 students students 38,982 students
# of Ungraded Students: n/a n/a
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Did You Know?
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 .16, which is higher than the Louisiana average of . The most diverse school in the district is . Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or in the USA.