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C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    C-
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    C+
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    C
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Tensas Parish Public Schools is a public school district located in St. Joseph, LA. It has 592 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 43% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.
About Tensas Parish Public Schools...
Address
512 Plank Road
St. Joseph, LA 71366
Telephone
(318) 766-3269
  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High

Elementary Schools in Tensas Parish Public Schools

Middle Schools in Tensas Parish Public Schools

High Schools in Tensas Parish Public Schools

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
43%
Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
Average ACT
20
27 responses

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
592
Free or Reduced Lunch
91.9%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$25,178
Teachers in First/Second Year
28.8%

Finances

Total Expenses
$9,069,000
Expenses Per Student
$14,299/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    51%
  • Support Services
    44%
  • Other
    6%
Living in the Area
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    A
  2. Good for Families
    C-
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$16,406
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$429
National
$949
Median Home Value
$38,100
National
$184,700

Tensas Parish Public Schools Reviews

1 review
Tensas Elementary stresses parental involvement. The Principal, Teachers Nd Para's care about the students succeeding academically. First year teacher, Mr. Woods was hands down one of the best...he made learning fun and exciting for the students as well as the parents...Tensas Elementary is one of the best learning environments conducive to overall academic excellence and success.
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