Tangipahoa Parish School District

59656 Puleston Road
Amite, LA 70422-5616
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 19,343 students in Tangipahoa Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Tangipahoa Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
33 Schools
1,365 Schools
# Students
19,343 Students
680,828 Students
# Teachers
1,052 Teachers
39,031 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Tangipahoa Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 193 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 73% has increased from 71% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (LA)
#81 out of 193 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tangipahoa Parish  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20%
32%
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 2021-22 school year data.
33%
42%
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 2021-22 school year data.
73%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tangipahoa Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.64
# American Indian Students
23 Students
4,075 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
98 Students
10,755 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,635 Students
63,553 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
9%
# Black Students
8,970 Students
285,888 Students
% Black Students
46%
42%
# White Students
7,592 Students
292,727 Students
% White Students
39%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
16 Students
553 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,009 Students
22,314 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
802
24,520
# Students in K Grade:
1,377
51,432
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,433
52,053
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,417
50,754
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,398
49,620
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,383
49,256
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,437
49,251
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,321
50,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,447
52,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,494
52,039
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,798
58,463
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,489
50,270
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,346
46,780
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,201
43,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,972 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,797. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,348 is less than the state median of $15,107. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$232 MM
$10,755 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$220 MM
$10,286 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$11,972
$15,797
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tangipahoa Parish  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,348
$15,107
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tangipahoa Parish  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Tangipahoa Parish School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Southeastern La University Lab School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 North General Pershing
Hammond, LA 70402
(985) 549-2185
Grades: PK-8
| 257 students
Rank: #22.
Chesbrough Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
68495 Highway 1054
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-6377
Grades: PK-5
| 353 students
Rank: #33.
Ponchatoula High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
19452 Highway 22 East
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-3514
Grades: 9-12
| 2,115 students
Rank: #44.
Spring Creek Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
72961 Highway 1061
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8363
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #55.
Champ Cooper Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
42530 Highway 445
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 542-6182
Grades: PK-8
| 972 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Hammond High Magnet School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45168 River Road
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 345-7235
Grades: 9-12
| 1,592 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Jewel M. Sumner Middle School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15649 Highway 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 310-2152
Grades: 6-8
| 304 students
Rank: #88.
D.c. Reeves Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
18026 Sisters Road
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-6433
Grades: 3-4
| 692 students
Rank: #99.
Midway Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
48405 Hwy 51
Tickfaw, LA 70466
(985) 345-2376
Grades: PK-3
| 444 students
Rank: #1010.
Hammond Eastside Magnet
(Math: 21% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45050 River Road
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 345-8494
Grades: PK-8
| 1,288 students
Rank: #1111.
Ponchatoula Junior High School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
315 East Oak Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 370-5322
Grades: 7-8
| 800 students
Rank: #1212.
Loranger Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
54123 Allman Street
Loranger, LA 70446
(985) 878-9455
Grades: 5-8
| 589 students
Rank: #1313.
Independence High Magnet
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
270 Tiger Avenue
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-9436
Grades: 9-12
| 383 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Loranger Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
54101 Martin Street
Loranger, LA 70446
(985) 878-4538
Grades: PK-4
| 749 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Roseland Montessori
(Math: 20% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
12516 Time Avenue
Roseland, LA 70456
(985) 748-9307
Grades: PK-8
| 413 students
Rank: #1616.
Amite Elementary Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Vernon Avenue
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-6953
Grades: PK-4
| 429 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Jewel M. Sumner High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
15841 Highway 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-8805
Grades: 9-12
| 402 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Loranger High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
19404 Hiatti Street
Loranger, LA 70446
(985) 878-6271
Grades: 9-12
| 632 students
Rank: #1919.
Martha Vinyard Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
40105 Dunson Road
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-6364
Grades: 5-6
| 662 students
Rank: #2020.
Independence Leadership Academy
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
221 Tiger Avenue
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-4946
Grades: PK-4
| 405 students
Rank: #2121.
Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Cntr.
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
28528 Highway 190
Covington, LA 70433
(985) 893-6292
Grades: 3-12
| 64 students
Rank: #2222.
Natalbany Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
47370 Morrison Blvd
Tickfaw, LA 70466
(985) 345-0854
Grades: 4-8
| 371 students
Rank: #2323.
Lucille Nesom Memorial
(Math: 13% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Hwy. 442 West
Tickfaw, LA 70466
(985) 345-2166
Grades: PK-8
| 494 students
Rank: #2424.
Amite High Magnet
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
403 South Laurel Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-9301
Grades: 9-12
| 445 students
Rank: #2525.
Hammond Westside Montessori
(Math: 11% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Westpark Avenue
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 345-7233
Grades: PK-8
| 1,074 students
Rank: #2626.
Amite Westside Middle Magnet
(Math: 8% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 West Oak Street
Amite, LA 70422
(985) 748-9073
Grades: 5-8
| 278 students
Rank: #2727.
Kentwood High Magnet School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
603 9th Street
Kentwood, LA 70444
(985) 229-2881
Grades: 7-12
| 311 students
Rank: #2828.
Greenville Park Leadership Academy
(Math: 9% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Jw Davis Drive
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 345-2654
Grades: 4-8
| 420 students
Rank: #2929.
Independence Magnet
(Math: 4% | Reading: 18%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 West Second Street
Independence, LA 70443
(985) 878-4376
Grades: 5-8
| 282 students
Rank: #3030.
Woodland Park Magnet
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤5%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Range Road
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 542-6373
Grades: PK-3
| 463 students
Rank: #3131.
O.w. Dillon Leadership Academy
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1459 I 55 Service Rd
Hammond, LA 70403
(985) 229-8225
Grades: PK-6
| 306 students
Rank: n/an/a
350 West Ash Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-9734
Grades: PK-K
| 416 students
Rank: n/an/a
310 South Third Street
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
(985) 386-6449
Grades: 1-2
| 636 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Tangipahoa Parish School District?
Tangipahoa Parish School District manages 33 public schools serving 19,343 students.
What is the rank of Tangipahoa Parish School District?
Tangipahoa Parish School District is ranked #86 out of 193 school districts in Louisiana (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Louisiana school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Tangipahoa Parish School District?
46% of Tangipahoa Parish School District students are Black, 39% of students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Tangipahoa Parish School District?
Tangipahoa Parish School District has a student/teacher ratio of 18:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What is Tangipahoa Parish School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,348 is less than the state median of $15,107. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 33 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 19,343 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : 73% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 20% (Top 50%)
  • : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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