Average Teacher Salary in Tangipahoa Parish

The average teacher salary in Tangipahoa Parish is $38,774.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $18,650 $14,259 $14,983 $16,242 $21,291 $25,660
Kindergarten $42,081 $35,396 $37,694 $41,465 $47,011 $51,495
Elementary $42,104 $34,858 $37,420 $41,574 $47,590 $52,084
Middle school $45,950 $32,740 $40,260 $46,250 $53,190 $58,250
High school $45,086 $35,566 $38,856 $44,365 $50,506 $54,613

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,586
  • Full time teachers: 1,211
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 284
  • Instructional Coordinators: 47
  • Elementary Teachers: 783
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 64
  • Pre-K Teachers: 33
  • High School Teachers: 331
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 19,402

Information on Schools within Tangipahoa Parish

Elementary Schools within the Tangipahoa Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amite Elementary School
301 Vernon Ave
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-6953
  • Total: 743
  • Pre-k: 88
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 139
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 135
  • 4th grade: 131
15 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Champ Cooper Elementary School
42530 Hwy 445
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-542-6182
  • Total: 718
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 89
  • 6th grade: 77
  • 7th grade: 82
  • 8th grade: 71
17 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Chesbrough Elementary School
68495 Hwy 1054
Kentwood, LA 70444
985-229-6377
  • Total: 427
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 62
18 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
D.c. Reeves Elementary School
18026 Sisters Rd
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-386-6433
  • Total: 696
  • 3rd grade: 325
  • 4th grade: 371
16 to 1 43 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Hammond Eastside Primary School
45050 River Rd
Hammond, LA 70401
985-345-8481
  • Total: 423
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 130
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 121
12 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Hammond Eastside Upper Elementary School
45046 River Rd
Hammond, LA 70401
985-345-8494
  • Total: 331
  • 4th grade: 142
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 94
13 to 1 26 4th Grade 6th Grade
Hammond Westside Primary School
2500 Westpark Ave
Hammond, LA 70403
985-345-6587
  • Total: 533
  • 1st grade: 191
  • 2nd grade: 159
  • 3rd grade: 183
14 to 1 38 1st Grade 3rd Grade
Hammond Westside Upper Elementary School
2600 Westpark Ave
Hammond, LA 70403
985-345-7233
  • Total: 459
  • 4th grade: 201
  • 5th grade: 137
  • 6th grade: 121
16 to 1 29 4th Grade 6th Grade
Independence Elementary School
221 Tiger Ave
Independence, LA 70443
985-878-4946
  • Total: 467
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 82
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Independence Middle School
300 West Second St
Independence, LA 70443
985-878-4376
  • Total: 352
  • 5th grade: 87
  • 6th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 86
  • 8th grade: 101
18 to 1 20 4th Grade 8th Grade
Loranger Elementary School
54101 Martin St
Loranger, LA 70446
958-878-4538
  • Total: 716
  • Pre-k: 53
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 143
  • 3rd grade: 158
  • 4th grade: 130
16 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Loranger Middle School
54123 Allman St
Loranger, LA 70446
985-878-9455
  • Total: 606
  • 5th grade: 144
  • 6th grade: 152
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 153
17 to 1 35 4th Grade 8th Grade
Martha Vinyard Elementary School
40105 Dunson Rd
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-386-6364
  • Total: 704
  • 5th grade: 335
  • 6th grade: 369
19 to 1 38 5th Grade 6th Grade
Midway Elementary School
48405 Hwy 51
Natalbany, LA 70451
985-345-2376
  • Total: 717
  • Pre-k: 127
  • Kindergarten: 190
  • 1st grade: 235
  • 2nd grade: 165
17 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Natalbany Elementary School
47370 North Morrison Blvd
Natalbany, LA 70451
985-345-0854
  • Total: 534
  • 3rd grade: 173
  • 4th grade: 209
  • 5th grade: 152
17 to 1 31 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Northwood High School
202 Robin St
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-3989
  • Total: 122
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 62
  • 7th grade: 71
  • 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 49
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade: 35
8 to 1 16 4th Grade 12th Grade
O.w. Dillon Memorial Elementary School
1541 C.b. Templacee Rd
Kentwood, LA 70444
985-229-8255
  • Total: 492
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 59
15 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Perrin Early Learning Center
350 West Ash St
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-386-9734
  • Total: 319
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 303
15 to 1 21 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Roseland Elementary School
12516 Times Ave
Roseland, LA 70456
985-748-9307
  • Total: 235
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 34
15 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Southeastern La University Lab School
1200 North General Pershing
Hammond, LA 70402
985-549-2185
  • Total: 224
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 24
20 to 1 11 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Spring Creek Elementary School
72961 Hwy 1061
Kentwood, LA 70444
985-229-8363
  • Total: 413
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 68
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tucker Memorial Elementary School
310 South Third St
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-386-6449
  • Total: 725
  • 1st grade: 364
  • 2nd grade: 361
17 to 1 42 1st Grade 2nd Grade
West Side Middle School
401 West Oak St
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-9073
  • Total: 545
  • 5th grade: 131
  • 6th grade: 128
  • 7th grade: 136
  • 8th grade: 150
15 to 1 36 4th Grade 8th Grade
Woodland Park Early Learning Center
1000 Range Rd
Hammond, LA 70403
985-542-6373
  • Total: 469
  • Pre-k: 189
  • Kindergarten: 280
14 to 1 33 Prekindergarten Kindergarten

Middle Schools within the Tangipahoa Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amite High School
403 South Laurel St
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-9301
  • Total: 580
  • 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 148
  • 10th grade: 121
  • 11th grade: 156
  • 12th grade: 138
16 to 1 37 8th Grade 12th Grade
Champ Cooper Elementary School
42530 Hwy 445
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-542-6182
  • Total: 718
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 89
  • 6th grade: 77
  • 7th grade: 82
  • 8th grade: 71
17 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Hammond High School
45168 River Rd
Hammond, LA 70401
985-345-7235
  • Total: 1,159
  • 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 335
  • 10th grade: 269
  • 11th grade: 292
  • 12th grade: 248
20 to 1 59 8th Grade 12th Grade
Hammond Junior High School
111 Jw Davis Dr
Hammond, LA 70401
985-345-2654
  • Total: 497
  • 7th grade: 222
  • 8th grade: 275
15 to 1 33 7th Grade 8th Grade
Independence High School
270 Tiger Ave
Independence, LA 70443
985-878-9436
  • Total: 528
  • 9th grade: 163
  • 10th grade: 129
  • 11th grade: 119
  • 12th grade: 117
17 to 1 32 8th Grade 12th Grade
Independence Middle School
300 West Second St
Independence, LA 70443
985-878-4376
  • Total: 352
  • 5th grade: 87
  • 6th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 86
  • 8th grade: 101
18 to 1 20 4th Grade 8th Grade
Jewel M. Sumner High School
15841 Hwy 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
985-229-8805
  • Total: 893
  • 6th grade: 122
  • 7th grade: 144
  • 8th grade: 146
  • 9th grade: 175
  • 10th grade: 102
  • 11th grade: 107
  • 12th grade: 97
17 to 1 52 6th Grade 12th Grade
Kentwood High School
603 9th St
Kentwood, LA 70444
985-229-2881
  • Total: 292
  • 7th grade: 59
  • 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 48
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 40
12 to 1 25 7th Grade 12th Grade
Loranger High School
19404 Hiatti St
Loranger, LA 70446
985-878-6271
  • Total: 557
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 158
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 151
  • 12th grade: 98
17 to 1 32 8th Grade 12th Grade
Loranger Middle School
54123 Allman St
Loranger, LA 70446
985-878-9455
  • Total: 606
  • 5th grade: 144
  • 6th grade: 152
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 153
17 to 1 35 4th Grade 8th Grade
Lucille Nesom Middle School
Hwy 442 West
Tickfaw, LA 70466
985-345-2166
  • Total: 453
  • 6th grade: 161
  • 7th grade: 163
  • 8th grade: 129
16 to 1 28 6th Grade 8th Grade
Ponchatoula High School
19452 Hwy 22 East
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-386-3514
  • Total: 1,545
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 507
  • 10th grade: 362
  • 11th grade: 347
  • 12th grade: 324
19 to 1 82 8th Grade 12th Grade
Ponchatoula Junior High School
315 East Oak St
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-370-5322
  • Total: 722
  • 7th grade: 368
  • 8th grade: 354
20 to 1 37 7th Grade 8th Grade
Southeastern La University Lab School
1200 North General Pershing
Hammond, LA 70402
985-549-2185
  • Total: 224
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 24
20 to 1 11 Kindergarten 8th Grade
West Side Middle School
401 West Oak St
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-9073
  • Total: 545
  • 5th grade: 131
  • 6th grade: 128
  • 7th grade: 136
  • 8th grade: 150
15 to 1 36 4th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Tangipahoa Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amite High School
403 South Laurel St
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-9301
  • Total: 580
  • 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 148
  • 10th grade: 121
  • 11th grade: 156
  • 12th grade: 138
16 to 1 37 8th Grade 12th Grade
Hammond High School
45168 River Rd
Hammond, LA 70401
985-345-7235
  • Total: 1,159
  • 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 335
  • 10th grade: 269
  • 11th grade: 292
  • 12th grade: 248
20 to 1 59 8th Grade 12th Grade
Independence High School
270 Tiger Ave
Independence, LA 70443
985-878-9436
  • Total: 528
  • 9th grade: 163
  • 10th grade: 129
  • 11th grade: 119
  • 12th grade: 117
17 to 1 32 8th Grade 12th Grade
Jewel M. Sumner High School
15841 Hwy 440
Kentwood, LA 70444
985-229-8805
  • Total: 893
  • 6th grade: 122
  • 7th grade: 144
  • 8th grade: 146
  • 9th grade: 175
  • 10th grade: 102
  • 11th grade: 107
  • 12th grade: 97
17 to 1 52 6th Grade 12th Grade
Kentwood High School
603 9th St
Kentwood, LA 70444
985-229-2881
  • Total: 292
  • 7th grade: 59
  • 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 48
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 40
12 to 1 25 7th Grade 12th Grade
Loranger High School
19404 Hiatti St
Loranger, LA 70446
985-878-6271
  • Total: 557
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 158
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 151
  • 12th grade: 98
17 to 1 32 8th Grade 12th Grade
Northwood High School
202 Robin St
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-3989
  • Total: 122
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 62
  • 7th grade: 71
  • 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 49
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade: 35
8 to 1 16 4th Grade 12th Grade
Ponchatoula High School
19452 Hwy 22 East
Ponchatoula, LA 70454
985-386-3514
  • Total: 1,545
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 507
  • 10th grade: 362
  • 11th grade: 347
  • 12th grade: 324
19 to 1 82 8th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Tangipahoa Parish (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Cntr.
28528 Hwy 190
Covington, LA 70433
985-893-6292
  • Total: 91
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade: 1
15 to 1 6 3rd Grade 12th Grade
Option Iii/career & Technical Center
411 Chrystal St
Hammond, LA 70403
985-542-5634
  • Total: 73
  • 9th grade: 60
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 2
9 to 1 8 8th Grade 12th Grade
Tangipahoa Parish Pm High School
411 Crystal St
Hammond, LA 70401
985-542-5634
  • Total: 42
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade: 24
not available not available 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,461
  • Median family income: $36,731
  • Median male income: $26,076
  • Median female income: $12,499
  • Median income of a renter: $16,718
  • Median income of a home owner: $34,621
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,635 5,345 5,200 4,980 1,730

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