Tensas High School



Tensas High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tensas High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 44
8 57
9 40
10 36
11 45
12 33

Tensas High School is a public high school of the Tensas Parish School District located in St. Joseph, LA. It has 255 students in grades 7th through 12th. Tensas High School is the 284th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 15,624th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.3 to 1.

Total Students: 255
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.7

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Tensas High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 144
(56%)
144
(56%)
 Female 111
(44%)
111
(44%)

Tensas High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 230
(90%)
230
(90%)
 White 22
(9%)
22
(9%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tensas High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 220
(86%)
220
(86%)
 Not Eligible 20
(8%)
20
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(6%)
15
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tensas High School is ranked 223rd out of 0 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tensas High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 57.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Tensas High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 200
2006 257
2007 248
2008 237
2009 221
2010 213
2011 242
2012 255

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.4
2006 12.1
2007 10.7
2008 10.9
2009 9.5
2010 10.4
2011 12.3
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.905
2006 0.8988326848249
2007 0.84677419354839
2008 0.89873417721519
2009 0.90497737556561
2010 0.89671361502347
2011 0.93801652892562
2012 0.92156862745098

Compare Tensas High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,438.2% 14.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.4%
 
This School 92.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Tensas High School
St. Joseph, LA
Public 07 - 12 255 12.3:1  
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