Best Tensas Parish Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 332 students in Tensas Parish, LA (there are 1 private school, serving 153 private students). 68% of all K-12 students in Tensas Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in Tensas Parish, LA are Tensas Elementary School and Tensas High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Tensas Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 10% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Tensas Parish have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Tensas Parish (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tensas Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Frontage Road
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
(318) 766-3346
Grades: PK-5
| 150 students
Rank: #22.
Tensas High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
720 Plank Road
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
(318) 766-3585
Grades: 6-12
| 182 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Tensas Parish, LA

Tensas Parish Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
P O Box 158
Waterproof, LA 71375
(318) 749-3397
Grades: PK-6
| 108 students
400 Verona
Newellton, LA 71357
(318) 467-5109
Grades: K-6
| 87 students
Tensas Charter School (Closed 2004)
Alternative School
Charter School
P O Box 538
Newellton, LA 71357
(318) 467-5538
Grades: K-5
| 33 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Tensas Parish, LA?
The top ranked public schools in Tensas Parish, LA include Tensas Elementary School and Tensas High School.
How many public schools are located in Tensas Parish, LA?
2 public schools are located in Tensas Parish, LA.
What percentage of students in Tensas Parish, LA go to public school?
68% of all K-12 students in Tensas Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in Tensas Parish, LA?
Tensas Parish, LA public schools minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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