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.

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 -