Runnels | Independent School, Baton Rouge
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Grad Stats

School Profile 2018-19

Of 44 seniors in the Runnels Class of 2018:

  • Their average GPA is 3.67.

  • Their average ACT score is 28.

  • 75% of them are graduating with honors which means a 3.5 GPA or above.

  • While almost all of them qualify for TOPS, 77% qualify for one of the higher tiers of TOPS with 61% of them qualifying for the highest level of TOPS, the TOPS honors award (27 ACT and 3.0 core GPA)

  • They were accepted to 63 different colleges from those right in our backyard at LSU to those as far away as Tacoma, Washington and St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • 36% of these students will be headed out of state next year.

  • Their scholarship offers (not including TOPS) totaled over 8 million dollars ($8,324,416).

  • 19 students with 6 figure scholarship offers.

College Acceptances for Class of 2018

(* denotes that scholarship money was offered)

Auburn University
Aveda Institute
Baylor University*
Birmingham Southern College*
Case Western University
Coastal Carolina University*
Denver University*
Digipen Institute of Technology*
Delgado Community College*
Elon University*
Emory University*
Emerson College
Florida State University
Fordham University*
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University*
Furman University*
High Point University*
Georgia Tech*
Louisiana Tech University (LA Tech)*
Louisiana State University (LSU)*
Loyola University*
Macalester College*
Mercer University*
McNeese State University*
Mississippi State University*
Northwestern La. State University
Oxford College - Emory University*
Rhodes College*
Samford University*
Southeastern La. University*
Southern Illinois University
Southern Methodist University*
Southwestern University*
Spellman College*
Springhill College*
Texas A&M University
Texas Christian University*
Trinity University*
UL - Monroe*
University of Alabama*
University of Alabama at Birmingham*
University of Arkansas*
University of Arizona*
University of Kentucky*
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)*
University of Maryland*
University of Massachusettts at Amherst*
University of of Massachusets at Boston*
University of New Orleans (UNO)*
University of Oklahoma*
University of Portland*
University of Puget Sound*
University of Southern Mississippi*
University of Washington*
University of Washington University*
Western Washington University*
Webb Institute
William Carey College*
Vassar College*