Tensas Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 266 students in Tensas Parish School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Louisiana.
Public High School in Tensas Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Louisiana public high school average of 66%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 73% statewide average).
The top ranked public high school in Tensas Parish School District is Tensas High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Tensas Parish School District have a Graduation Rate of 90%, which is more than the Louisiana average of 82%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Tensas High School, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Louisiana or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public high school average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tensas 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
1 School
403 Schools
# Students
266 Students
246,586 Students
# Teachers
19 Teachers
14,124 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Tensas Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 114 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 90% has increased from 70-79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#156 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tensas 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)
50%
70%
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tensas 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
0.22
0.59
# American Indian Students
n/a
2,034 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
3,948 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
2 Students
13,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
5%
# Black Students
234 Students
100,831 Students
% Black Students
88%
41%
# White Students
26 Students
120,945 Students
% White Students
10%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
148 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
4,274 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,498
# Students in K Grade:
-
3,095
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
3,144
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
3,196
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
3,321
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
3,454
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
3,884
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
5,887
# Students in 7th Grade:
36
9,034
# Students in 8th Grade:
53
9,403
# Students in 9th Grade:
35
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
51
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
43
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
48
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,558 is higher than the state median of $12,584. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,438 is higher than the state median of $12,261. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$10 MM
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Spending
$9 MM
$10 MM
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Revenue / Student
$16,558
$12,584
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tensas 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
$16,438
$12,261
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tensas 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 Tensas Parish School District Public High Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tensas High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
720 Plank Road
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
(318) 766-3585
Grades: 7-12
| 266 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 266 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22

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