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 Monday, March 16 through April 30. Parents and students, please continue to check your email for more information and updates.

Lower Elementary Experience

  • Dedicated Elementary Playground
  • Elementary Library with Full-Time Librarian
  • Composition Classes
  • Elementary Computer Lab
  • Daily Social Studies and Science Classes
  • Elementary Clinic (with full-time registered nurses)
  • After-School Spanish Lessons


Girls on the Run (grades 3-6) 

Baseball and Basketball, YMCA League (grades K-5) 

Special Events

"Raider Star" Assemblies
Halloween Costume Parade
Third Grade “Trip Around the World”
Coronation of the Krewe of Runnels Royale (grades 1-6)
Snow Day! (grades K-1)

For more information about Runnels Elementary:

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

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