Average Teacher Salary in Tensas Parish

The average teacher salary in Tensas Parish is $38,040.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,090 $14,940 $17,740 $26,880 $33,270 $42,700
Kindergarten $39,810 $30,240 $34,360 $40,020 $46,290 $51,680
Elementary $41,100 $31,210 $35,170 $41,080 $47,120 $52,110
Middle school $40,130 $23,900 $33,360 $41,580 $47,240 $54,920
High school $42,070 $31,440 $36,810 $42,500 $47,520 $53,280

How to Become a Teacher in Tensas Parish

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General Facts

  • Staff: 163
  • Full time teachers: 65
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 7 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 28
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 37
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 4
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 22
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 745

Information on Schools within Tensas Parish

Elementary Schools within the Tensas Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Newellton Elementary School
400 Verona
Newellton, LA 71357
318-467-5109
  • Total: 205
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 16
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 21
12 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Tensas Elementary School
Rt. 2 Box 306
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
318-766-3346
  • Total: 303
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 24
15 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Tensas Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Newellton Elementary School
400 Verona
Newellton, LA 71357
318-467-5109
  • Total: 205
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 16
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 21
12 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Tensas High School
720 Placeank Rd
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
318-766-3585
  • Total: 237
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 58
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 31
11 to 1 22 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Tensas Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Tensas High School
720 Placeank Rd
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
318-766-3585
  • Total: 237
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 58
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 31
11 to 1 22 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $12,622
  • Median family income: $25,739
  • Median male income: $17,440
  • Median female income: $12,060
  • Median income of a renter: $12,199
  • Median income of a home owner: $25,529
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    805 380 215 115 140