SCHOOLS IN MOREHOUSE PARISH
Many excellent schools in Morehouse Parish host a variety of academic choices, from the public school system which includes magnet and charter options to an established private school. We are the home of the Bastrop Rams, the Beekman Tigers (Charter), the Delta Mustangs and the Prairie View Academy Spartans (Private). The Delta Magnet School offers an emphasis on fine and performing arts. Public elementary educational facilities also include the nationally recognized Morehouse Magnet School. The Beekman Charter School is currently the fastest growing school in the parish.
Morehouse Magnet School earned National Blue Ribbon status due to its students performing at very high levels. Only three other schools in the state have this distinction and are able to fly the Blue Ribbon flag proudly.
On any given night, there are sporting activities at one or more of these schools in Morehouse Parish. High schools offer college courses through corporative programs with two local Delta Community College campuses.
Delta Community College Campus
6376 Airport Road
Bastrop LA 71220
Delta Community College offer Degree and Certificate program, including customized training for businesses. The Bastrop Campus has an expanded welding program that serves the metal fabrication needs of area businesses. Additional industrial and construction programs are available for expanded workforce training for students to acquire high-demand skills.
A state-of-the-art simulated hospital has been added in Bastrop and will provide innovative training for realistic medical situations.
The Northeast region is home to universities that not only provide a broad curriculum, but research institutions that are the catalyst for business start-ups and expansions. The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) and Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech) have an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students in such degree programs as business, pharmacy, chemistry, and nursing as well as research in the areas of micro manufacturing, biomedical engineering, pharmacy and more.
Grambling University (GSU) has strong connections to Morehouse Parish with an active alumni association which sponsors scholarships to the historic university in west Lincoln Parish. These educational facilities are within a reasonable commute with ULM being about a 25 minute drive.