419 Hixon Street
Mangham, LA 71259


Welcome to Start Elementary School
883 Charleston Drive Start, LA 71279 Phone: (318)728-2074 Fax: (318)728-9291
Joy Davis, Principal - Josette Wilkins, Principal Intern

Ashlyn Sepulvado 5th Grade Student of the Year
Mallory Collins 8th Grade Student of the Year and Richland Parish Student of the Year!

Upcoming Events:

April 18 & April 21 - Easter Holidays

April 23-May 21 - EOC Testing

May 22 - Last Day for Students/End of the 6th Six Weeks/Report Card Distribution

May 23 - Staff Development/End of School Year/All Employees

June 9-23 - Summer School (Monday-Thursday except Friday, June 20)

June 24-26 - Summer School Testing


box tops for education

General Mills Box Tops for Education is one of the fund raising programs that we participate in. It is a fun and easy fund raising program. Simply clip the box top logos off General Mills cereals and snack foods and send them to school with your children. They can turn them in to their homeroom teacher or the office.


Richland Parish Non-discrimination Statement

The Richland Parish School System adheres to the equal opportunity provisions of federal civil rights laws and regulations that are applicable to this agency. Therefore, no one will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, or national origin(Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964);sex (Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972); disability (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973) in attaining educational goals and objectives and in the administration of personnel policies and procedures. Any one with questions regarding this policy my contact the Richland Parish School Board at 318-728-5964, 411 Foster Street, Rayville, Louisiana 71269.


Our Mission Statement
The Richland Parish School System will provide a comprehensive educational foundation and safe learning environment for all students. Students will demonstrate mastery of skills needed to be lifelong learners. It is our system's purpose to develop the whole child to his/her fullest potential. Excellence will be expected from each employee and student in the system.








Mission Statement:

Start Elementary is Dedicated to All Students Soaring to New Academic Heights.