Tensas Parish School Board
512 Plank Road
St. Joseph, LA 71366
Tensas Parish School District is working hard to respond to the challenges around COVID-19 and continue to serve children. Click here for COVID-19 information & online learning resources for students.
Parents: Does your child need to speak with a counselor? Is he or she feeling depressed or overly emotional during these trying times? Send a message now to be contacted by a counselor.
Welcome to the Tensas Parish School Board website. I hope you find the website to be very helpful and useful. This website is constantly changing and evolving, so please check back on a regular basis. It is meant to serve you and we welcome your suggestions for its improvement. Although, we are one of the state’s smallest school systems we are working very hard to provide our students with a quality education, and value your input, so please feel free to contact me via the email address below should you have any comments, suggestions, or questions.
On behalf of our school board and school system employees, I wish you a great school year and want you to know that
“We are here to make good things happen for other people.”
Paul E. Nelson, Ph.D., Superintendent
If you suspect a child is being harmed, reporting your suspicions
may protect the child and get help for the family.
Visit the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services website.
To Call and Report Child Abuse or Neglect Dial 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.