Tara High School

9002 Whitehall, Baton Rouge, LA 70806 | (225) 927-6100
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,137
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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Luanne S. Estess
  • Fax: (225) 928-0122
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,137
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 76.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 565 (49.7%)
  • Females: 572 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 69 (6.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 733 (64.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 802 (70.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Tara High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.09%
Black96284.6%
Asian191.7%
Hispanic211.8%
White13411.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Tara High School
  Number Percent
8th Grade1029.0%
9th Grade38233.6%
10th Grade29125.6%
11th Grade17215.1%
12th Grade19016.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 58%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:39%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 17 Years
  • Average Salary: $45,976
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Tara High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,91823%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,09377%
Source: LA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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