About our School

Located within the heart of the Tara Neighborhood, Tara High School’s mission is to make all students, faculty, and staff equipped and empowered to achieve the futures they desire for themselves. 



9002 Whitehall Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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Ph: 225.927.6100


John Haymon

Equipped and Empowered

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’s degree in computer science. Students can participate in Tara’s Operable School Store (entrepreneur program), ProStart, and Carpentry. 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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