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Tara High School offers many student-led clubs, including B-HEARD, an organization that introduces SEL learning.

In addition to the eight AP courses and three dual-enrollment course offerings, students who graduate from the Cy-Tech Magnet Academy may earn both a high school diploma and an associate degree in computer science. Career-minded students may choose from several state-of-the-art pathways, including a computing pathway that offers courses in partnership with LSU. Tara is a National Math and Science Initiative-partnered school and also an Upward Bound partner. Extracurricular activities and athletic opportunities include football, soccer, baseball, softball, cross country, bowling, volleyball, basketball, track, I CARE Team Spirit, RISE, FBLA, Dazzling Diamonds, Starlites, band and a coding club. The Junior ROTC program has won a plethora of awards and honors for rifle team, drill and unarmed drill.


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from the principal

We are committed to improving educational outcomes for all students. We have the largest attendance zone in Baton Rouge, and the diversity of our backgrounds and experiences is our greatest asset. Every stakeholder brings value to our team, and we are committed to providing state-of-the-art diploma pathways that challenge our students to meet the needs of an ever-changing economy. From our technology-based courses to our dual enrollment offerings, we have created unique learning experiences that will lead to real world success.

John D. Hayman


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Budget Management

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The Facilities Department is responsible for managing capital improvement projects and vendor service contracts to ensure safe learning environments.

Facilities Service Request:

Aramark Service Response Center

Call (225) 226-3723 | Text (225) 522-2011



The Finance Department provides oversight to the payroll, benefits, accounts payable, grants, and property control functions for the school system while maintaining compliance with generally accepted accounting principals and all applicable laws.

Levying Millage on 2021 Assessment Roll

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Human Resources

Welcome to the East Baton Rouge Parish School System Office of Human Resources. We are dedicated to excellence in human resources services, responsiveness to employees’ needs, and supporting our District’s Strategic Plan with a focus on the following:

-Recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified staff, which includes providing a caring and competent teacher in every classroom and highly effective leaders in every school and district office
-Advocating for a work environment where each employee’s talent, creativity, and successes are recognized, valued, and encouraged
-Ensuring a safe and professional work environment that emphasizes mutual respect, equitable practices, and maximizes employee effectiveness 
-Providing employment-related resources and information to employees with an emphasis on timely responsiveness and customer service

This webpage is designed to provide information for both current and prospective employees,  provide up-to-date forms and resources, and assist in connecting employees with support pertaining to the Human Resources Department.

It is our goal to assist you in a friendly, courteous, and confidential manner whether you are a current employee, student, parent, or community member. If you cannot find the answer you are seeking, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Human Resources directly.

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Diversity & Equity

Identify and promote equitable access to opportunities, benefits, and resources for all students and staff. The department will review and manage data that leads the decision-making process and protocol that demonstrates a commitment to institutional fairness and equality in alignment with our Strategic Plan.

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Graphic Design

The Graphic Arts Department has the resources to produce whatever you need in terms of printed products and can do so at a lower cost than other printing agencies. With our offset and digital equipment, we have fast turnaround times and are capable of doing static and variable data printing. We can print posters, banners, wood, and plastic signs at sizes up to 4 feet wide. We have a designer on staff who can help you make your print jobs have a professional look and we have access to thousands of copyright free photos and clip art files for you to use. 

Ordering Printed Materials

To order printed materials from Graphic Arts, please login here

You must have an EBR Department or School Account number to receive a login ID and password. If you have trouble remembering your ID or password, please contact us.

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School Safety & Security

The Office of School Safety and Security consist of Sheriff’s Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. These School Resource Officers work on school campuses and site of the school system to provide safety and security for students and personnel. The School Resource Officers also maintain lines of communication with the students, staff, and the community.

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