Tensas Elementary School

  • Tensas Elementary School serves 219 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% 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.

School Overview

  • The student population of 219 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students219 students
Tensas Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Tensas Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Tensas Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeTensas Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
Tensas Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Tensas Elementary School Black Students (1996-2015)
Black
87%
44%
Tensas Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
11%
45%
Tensas Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Tensas Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsTensas Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.230.61
Tensas Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
98%
58%
Tensas Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Tensas Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Tensas Parish School District's student population of 643 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,285 is higher than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,374 is higher than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District NameTensas Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed6431,685
Tensas Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$10 MM$30 MM
Tensas Parish School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$11 MM$31 MM
Tensas Parish School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,285$13,503
Tensas Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$16,374$14,322
Tensas Parish School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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