Rapides Parish Louisiana School District

Address: 619 Sixth Street
Alexandria, LA
Website: http://www.rpsb.us/

Our goal at Rapides Parish School District is to help all students succeed at each grade level and graduate from high school well equipped for the next level of their educational journey.  Our staff is dedicated to making our schools exceptional places to learn.  We believe we can ensure this outcome by building supportive, positive relationships in a culture of academic excellence.  All of us – from teachers to cafeteria workers to our administrators – are a team focused on supporting the continued academic and personal growth of each student.
District Achievements for the Rapides Parish Public School District include:

  • Academic Excellence Recognitions
  • (Rosenthal Elementary honored by the U.S. Department of Education as a 2011 Blue ribbon School). 
  • Four Rapides Parish High Schools were listed in the U.S. News & World Report as being among the Nations Best High Schools
  • Four Rapides Parish Schools earned the High-Performing, High Poverty title for 2011

Rapides Parish Special Education
J.B. Lafargue Center

4515 Eddie Williams Avenue
Alexandria, LA  71302
Phone: (318) 443-4572
Shelly Close, Director of Special Education

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