High school students choose from more than 140 credit courses. Runnels has as many or more Advanced Placement (AP) courses than any other high school in Baton Rouge, and a large selection of honors courses at the junior and senior high levels.
Runnels provides its students with rich offerings in academics that offer a multitude of opportunities to explore their interests, advance their skills, and expand their intellectual horizons. To help foster true understanding and mastery of new concepts and subject content, our outstanding faculty helps students engage with learning in innovative and inspiring ways. In all divisions, small class sizes encourage camaraderie, the sharing of ideas, and provide students with the individual attention they need to grow and thrive.