St. Tammany Parish


Summary:

The St. Tammany Parish school district in Louisiana encompasses 55 schools, including 28 elementary schools, 19 middle schools, and 8 high schools. The schools in this district vary significantly in terms of student demographics, academic performance, and other key metrics, with some standout institutions like Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary School and Mandeville Junior High School consistently ranking among the top schools in the state.

The racial makeup of the schools in the district ranges widely, with some schools having a majority white student population, such as Mandeville High School at 80.21% white, while others have a majority African American or Hispanic student population, like Salmen High School at 66.45% African American. Similarly, the percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch varies significantly, from a low of 21.13% at Joseph B. Lancaster Elementary to a high of 88.37% at Alton Elementary.

Academically, the schools in the district show a wide range of performance, with 3rd-grade math proficiency rates ranging from 39% at Florida Avenue Elementary to 94% at Folsom Elementary. The district as a whole is rated 4 out of 5 stars by SchoolDigger, with individual school ratings ranging from 1 to 5 stars, indicating significant disparities in educational quality across the district.

District Detail

 321 N Theard Street
Covington, LA 70433-2835

 (985) 892-2276

SchoolDigger Rank:
13th of 114 Louisiana districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 39,559

Primary Schools: 28
Middle Schools: 19
High Schools: 8
Alternative Schools: 0
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Louisiana Dept of Education.

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