DIVERSITY & EQUITY IN EDUCATION
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As a leader in education, our School System educates 39,000 students in 55 schools across St. Tammany Parish. We are committed to providing a caring and safe environment for learning, a challenging and relevant curriculum, innovative instruction, and solid student achievement.
A constant commitment to improvement and to high performance has made the School System a leader in the State of Louisiana by all major standards of educational excellence. The school system is the highest ranked large district in the state, with students consistently scoring above national and state averages on the ACT.
The mission of the St. Tammany Parish Public School System is to provide a high-quality education for all students, resulting in life-long learners who can contribute positively to the society in which they live.
Our vision is to provide an exemplary school system, widely respected for high standards and first-rate performance and for outstanding student achievement. In this system, public school are valued and supported and a strong partnership exists between educators, students, families, and the community.
Our Culture, Diversity & Equity
St. Tammany Parish (county) has ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the United States during the past decade.
The family atmosphere, clean environment and strong, community-supported public school system attract newcomers to the area from all parts of the country. The diversity of natives and newcomers keeps schools dynamic and expands learning opportunities for students.
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools teacher salaries average $52,883/yr and Substitute Teacher hourly salary $21,000/yr Avg.
The St. Tammany Parish School Board makes available a comprehensive benefits program for employees working 30 or more hours per week. Employees have a variety of benefits including group insurance, investment options, sick leave, retirement, employee assistance program, and professional development.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The St. Tammany Parish School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.
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