Tensas Elementary School

Tel: (318)766-3346
Grades: PK-6

279 students

Tensas Elementary School serves 279 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Tensas Elementary School operates within the Tensas Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 279 students
Tensas Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 58% Male / 42%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Tensas Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tensas Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Tensas Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
4%
Tensas Elementary School Hispanic (1996-2007)
Black
92%
48%
Tensas Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
6%
45%
Tensas Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tensas Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Tensas Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.72
Tensas Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
91%
61%
Tensas Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
Tensas Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 815 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Tensas Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
6
Number of Students Managed 815 1,863
Tensas Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $11 MM n/a
Tensas Parish School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM n/a
Tensas Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,060 $0
Tensas Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,748 $0
Tensas Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tensas High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Port Gibson Middle School (14.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arthur W Watson Junior Elementary School (14.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • St. Joseph Tensas High School
    720 Plank Rd
    St. Joseph , LA , 71366
    (318)766-3585
    0.1  mi  |  242  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Newellton Newellton Elementary School
    400 Verona
    Newellton , LA , 71357
    (318)467-5109
    10.3  mi  |  186  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Port Gibson Arthur W Watson Junior Elementary School
    880 Anthony St
    Port Gibson , MS , 39150
    (601)437-5070
    14.7  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Port Gibson Port Gibson Middle School
    161 Ramsey Dr
    Port Gibson , MS , 39150
    (601)437-4251
    14.9  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Fayette Jefferson Co High School
    2277 Main St
    Fayette , MS , 39069
    (601)786-3919
    16.9  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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