Runnels Junior High offers educational programs of the highest quality, designed to ensure that each student is prepared to meet the intellectual demands of today’s world. The academic program, which is college preparatory, encourages intellectual growth and curiosity, as well as the exploration and expression of ideas. At Runnels Junior High, students receive quality instruction in small class settings from an experienced and caring faculty. Runnels School believes that education takes place as the result of a cooperative effort among students, school, and family.
At Runnels Junior High, the emphasis is on personal integrity and responsibility of its students, rather than on a multitude of detailed regulations covering every aspect of student life.
Average A.C.T. scores of Runnels seniors (past five years): 24 – 25, each year. Approximately 3 points above national average, 4 points above state average
Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Average Class Size: 13-18
In addition to a completed application, all applicants must submit the necessary letters of reference and academic records. Applicants must also present themselves for a personal interview with the principal and/or faculty admissions committee. Acceptances will be determined on the basis of the school's admission policies, evaluation of standardized test scores, past achievement and conduct record, personal interview, and vacancies that exist. Runnels Junior High School admits students of any race, color, religion, or national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
Clubs and Organizations
Art Club... fosters interest in the visual arts. Members take field trips to museums, galleries, and special events that are career-oriented in nature. Junior High Cheerleading Squad... promotes school spirit at athletic events and serves the school through assisting at orientations and parent-night meetings. Cheerleaders attend summer camps and ignite spirit at junior high games. Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS)... works to promote Christian ethics in and through athletics. The organization is open to all students. Junior Beta... embraces the goal of serving the school and community. At school, members assist teachers during workdays, provide baby-sitting during book fairs, and monitor the lost-and-found. Community services include visiting nursing homes, conducting food drives, raising funds for philanthropic causes, and helping local charities such as Braveheart. Students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to maintain standing in the club. Junior Classical League (JCL)...encourages interest in and appreciation of the language, literature, and culture of ancient Greece and Rome. Junior high students in Greek or Latin are eligible to join. Spanish Club enriches language studies by exploring the culture, literature, and festivals of Latin countries. Students taking Spanish for high school credit are eligible for membership in the Spanish Club.
|Algebra I*||7th Grade English & English Honors|
|Algebra I (part 1)*||8th Grade English & English Honors|
|Algebra I (part 2)*||English I Honors*|
|Algebra II||French I*|
|Art & Art Honors||Health & Physical Education|
|Ballet||Introduction to Foreign Languages|
|Chorus||Life Science & Life Science Honors|
|Classical Greek I*||Louisiana Studies|
|Jr. High Speech and Drama||Spanish I*|
|Earth Science & Earth Science Honors||String Orchestra & Harp|
* Classes that are taken for high school credit only
- Senior Wins State Title at LHSAA Track Meet
- Casting Call for "Hello, Dolly!" at Runnels Summer Theater
- Kelfstrom Elected State Jr. Beta Chaplain
- Outdoor Classroom on Horizon for Trail of Dreams
- Lady Raider Places in State Golf Tournament
- Thanks to RPO for Enchanting Teacher Appreciation Week
- Jr./Sr. High Final and AP Exam Schedules