Runnels | Independent School, Baton Rouge
In compliance with Gov. John Bel Edwards' directive to close K-12 schools in an effort to halt the spread of coronavirus, Runnels will be closed through the end of the school year. Parents and students, please continue to check your email for more information and updates.

Kindergarten Experience

  • Kindergarten Playground and Science Garden
  • Daily Kindergarten Fitness Class
  • Daily One-On-One Reading And Math in Addition to Group Instruction
  • Home Reader Program (grades K-2)
  • Elementary Clinic (staffed full time with registered nurses)
  • Kindergarten Buddy Program (with 6th grade)


  • After-School Sports - Baseball and Basketball (YMCA League)

Special Events

  • Fairy Tale Luncheon
  • Mardi Gras Taste of Louisiana
  • Teddy Bear Sleepover
  • Spring Strawberry Picking

For more information about Runnels Elementary:

Elementary Principal and Head of School Marcia Mackay –
Elementary Assistant Principal Beth Golden –  
Kindergarten Director Paula Naquin –
Director of Admissions Sarah Haase -