Local Schools K-12

Tangipahoa Parish School System K-12 local public school system

Holy Ghost Catholic School Catholic school in Hammond, grades preK through eighth

St. Joseph’s School Catholic school in Ponchatoula, grades preK through eighth

St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Catholic High School in Hammond


Advanced Learning

Southeastern Louisiana University (SLU) Hammond.

Louisiana State University (LSU) Baton Rouge

Tulane University New Orleans


Early Childhood Education

Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center of Hammond
children’s museum for families with toddlers and children up to age twelve to learn and explore together in a safe and fun hands-on environment. North Cypress, Hammond

Genesis Reading Center
Classes and Private Tutoring in Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Math, Spanish, and Study Skill located Highway 22, Springfield

national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community Corps members to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Hammond at Southeastern Louisiana University

Regina Coeli Child Development Center
non-profit, which operates Head Start and Early Head Start in Hammond

The Big Red Barn
kids art programs located in Ponchatoula

TARC of Hammond, Louisiana
offers KIDS ‘R’ US Early Learning Center that provides access to a full range of educational services in inclusive environment for children of all abilities. Located in Downtown Hammond

Oaks Montessori School
mission is to provide a safe, nurturing, creative learning environment. South Range Road. Hammond



Tangipahoa Parish Library
Parish Library System offers Digital Library Downloads · eBooks on OverDrive. Branches in Hammond, Ponchatoula, Amite and Loranger.

Sims Memorial Library
1211 SGA Drive, Hammond at Southeastern Louisiana University

State Library of Louisiana
sources for research, cultural, and governmental information, with special emphasis on resources unique to Louisiana

New Orleans Public Library
New Orleans public library system


Vocational Education / Trade Schools

Southeast Academy of Dental Assisting
providing students with a thorough dental education and a high level of hands-on training to become a dental assistant. Hammond

Neill Quality College
Salon and Spa industry education, Hammond Louisiana

Remington College
a non-profit, accredited career training school with campuses in Baton Rouge and Lafayette

Chef John Folse Culinary Institute
offering a four-year culinary degree at Nicholls State University

Coastal Truck Driving School
truck driving academies, offering CDL training and job placement assistance


Educational Resources

Louisiana Department of Education
Louisiana Believes is the state’s comprehensive plan to ensure every student is on track to a professional career or a college degree

Louisiana State PTA
local parent-teacher association

Louisiana Science Teachers Association
LSTA is an organization of Louisiana science educators dedicated to the advancement of scientific literacy at all levels.