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.

Upper Elementary Experience

  • Elementary Library with Full-Time Librarian
  • 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)
Volleyball (6th grade)

Junior Beta, Nothing but Treble, Flag Corps

Special Events 

"Raider Star" Assemblies
Halloween Costume Parade
Coronation of the Krewe of Runnels Royale (grades 1-6)

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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