Both campuses of Runnels School will be CLOSED tomorrow, April 18 due to forecasts of enhanced risks of severe weather in the Baton Rouge area. All activities and field trips scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed. With safety as our primary concern, we are closing out of an abundance of caution. We greatly appreciate your understanding and support of this decision.

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 -