Tangipahoa Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 19,369 students in Tangipahoa Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Tangipahoa Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Tangipahoa Parish School District are Southeastern La University Lab School, Chesbrough Elementary School and Spring Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Tangipahoa Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Tangipahoa Parish School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tangipahoa Parish School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
34 Schools
1,388 Schools
# Students
19,369 Students
714,071 Students
# Teachers
1,102 Teachers
40,374 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Tangipahoa Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 184 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#110 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tangipahoa Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tangipahoa Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tangipahoa Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
75%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tangipahoa Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.61
# American Indian Students
14 Students
4,790 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
81 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,065 Students
49,491 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
7%
# Black Students
9,026 Students
309,729 Students
% Black Students
47%
43%
# White Students
8,183 Students
319,497 Students
% White Students
42%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
998 Students
17,715 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
787
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
1,461
53,001
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,463
54,501
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,355
53,375
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,400
55,252
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,496
55,720
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,559
55,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,534
53,623
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,486
52,917
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,475
52,191
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,472
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,459
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,265
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,157
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,270 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,354. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,498 is less than the state median of $12,079. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$199 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tangipahoa Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$203 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Tangipahoa Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,270
$12,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tangipahoa Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,498
$12,079
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tangipahoa Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Tangipahoa Parish School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southeastern La University Lab School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 North General Pershing
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2185
Grades: K-8
| 210 students
Rank: #22.
Chesbrough Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
68495 Highway 1054
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-6377
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #33.
Spring Creek Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
72961 Highway 1061
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8363
Grades: PK-5
| 335 students
Rank: #44.
Champ Cooper Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
42530 Highway 445
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 542-6182
Grades: PK-8
| 672 students
Rank: #55.
Ponchatoula High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
19452 Highway 22 East
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-3514
Grades: 8-12
| 1,794 students
Rank: #66.
D.c. Reeves Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
18026 Sisters Road
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-6433
Grades: 3-4
| 691 students
Rank: #77.
Ponchatoula Junior High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 East Oak Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 370-5322
Grades: 7-8
| 814 students
Rank: #88.
Hammond Eastside Magnet
Math: 54% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
45050 River Road
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 345-8494
Grades: PK-8
| 1,226 students
Rank: #99.
Martha Vinyard Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
40105 Dunson Road
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-6364
Grades: 4-6
| 771 students
Rank: #1010.
Loranger Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
54123 Allman Street
Loranger, LA 70446
(985) 878-9455
Grades: 4-8
| 663 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Jewel M. Sumner High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15841 Highway 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8805
Grades: 8-12
| 441 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Midway Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
48405 Hwy. 51
Natalbany, LA 70451
(985) 345-2376
Grades: PK-3
| 455 students
Rank: #1313.
Loranger High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
19404 Hiatti Street
Loranger, LA 70446
(985) 878-6271
Grades: 8-12
| 653 students
Rank: #1414.
Roseland Montessori
Math: 46% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
12516 Times Avenue
Roseland, LA 70456
(985) 748-9307
Grades: PK-8
| 465 students
Rank: #1515.
Jewel M. Sumner Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
15649 Highway 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 310-2152
Grades: 6-8
| 318 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Kentwood High Magnet School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
603 9th Street
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-2881
Grades: 7-12
| 267 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
O.w. Dillon Leadership Academy
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1541 C.b. Temple Rd
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8225
Grades: PK-6
| 370 students
Rank: #1818.
Loranger Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
54101 Martin Street
Loranger, LA 70446
(985) 878-4538
Grades: PK-4
| 784 students
Rank: #1919.
Independence Magnet
Math: 42% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 West Second Street
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-4376
Grades: PK-8
| 307 students
Rank: #2020.
Lucille Nesom Memorial
Math: 39% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Hwy. 442 West
Tickfaw, LA 70466
(985) 345-2166
Grades: PK-8
| 454 students
Rank: #2121.
Hammond High Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
45168 River Road
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 345-7235
Grades: 8-12
| 1,434 students
Rank: #2222.
Independence Leadership Academy
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
221 Tiger Avenue
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-4946
Grades: PK-8
| 449 students
Rank: #2323.
Amite Westside Middle Magnet
Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 West Oak Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-9073
Grades: 5-8
| 406 students
Rank: #2424.
Hammond Westside Montessori
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Westpark Avenue
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 345-7233
Grades: PK-8
| 1,127 students
Rank: #2525.
Natalbany Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
47370 Morrison Blvd
Tickfaw, LA 70466
(985) 345-0854
Grades: 4-8
| 433 students
Rank: #2626.
Independence High Magnet
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
270 Tiger Avenue
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-9436
Grades: 8-12
| 358 students
Rank: #2727.
Woodland Park Magnet
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Range Road
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 542-6373
Grades: PK-8
| 501 students
Rank: #2828.
Amite Elementary Magnet School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Vernon Avenue
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-6953
Grades: PK-4
| 490 students
Rank: #2929.
Amite High Magnet
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
403 South Laurel Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-9301
Grades: 8-12
| 411 students
Rank: #3030.
Greenville Park Leadership Academy
Math: 18% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Jw Davis Drive
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 345-2654
Grades: PK-8
| 497 students
Rank: #3131.
Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Cntr.
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
28528 Highway 190
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-6292
Grades: 3-12
| 45 students
Rank: #3232.
Tangipahoa Alternative Solutions Program
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
411 Crystal Street
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 542-5634
Grades: K-12
| 83 students
350 West Ash Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-9734
Grades: PK-K
| 418 students
310 South Third Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-6449
Grades: 1-2
| 649 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 19,369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60

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