Welcome to the Richland Parish School Board

411 Foster Street · Rayville, Louisiana · Phone: (318) 728-5964
Federal Programs Fax: (318) 728-6366 · Personnel Fax: (318) 728-6481
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday
Sheldon Jones, Superintendent


Richland Virtual Academy

The Richland Virtual Academy is a program within the Richland Parish School District. It is accessible to all registered students within the district. The Virtual Academy is a fully online instructional program intended to be a highly independent, self-motivating work from home program.

COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information

Upcoming Events:

Aug 7 - New Teacher Orientation

Aug 10-11 - Staff Development Day - No Students

Aug 11 - School Board Meeting

Aug 17-20 - Staff Development Day - No Students

Aug 24-25 - Staff Development Day - No Students

Aug 26 - First Day for Students

School Choice
Information and Applications
Open Enrollment

Job Openings

The Richland Parish School Board is accepting applications for the position of Lunchroom Technician/Porter through 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6, 2020. Applicants must have a photocopy of their high school diploma or GED to apply.

Individuals without a high school diploma must make application in person on Wednesday, August 6, 2020 at the Richland Parish School Board Office. The application process will follow the schedule below:

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Applications Received
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Achievement Test

Applications and additional information can be requested by calling (318) 728-5964, from the school district website www.richland.k12.la.us, or by visiting the central office complex. Application should be directed by email to personnel@richland.k12.la.us, by visiting the central office complex, or by mail to:

Director of Personnel
Richland Parish School Board
411 Foster Street
P.O. Box 599
Rayville, LA 71269

Related Information

Kudos to Lynn Jones (RHS)
Golden Apple Teacher of the Year Winner

Congratulations to Emily Ogden of
Rayville High School for being selected 2020 Louisiana State High School Teacher of the Year!

Governor Jon Bel Edwards recently participated in the Dual Enrollment Framework Task Force Commission Meeting hosted at the Richland Parish School Board.

EOC/LEAP Online Training Tools
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LEAP 2025 Practice Test Guidance


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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.

Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services
Report Child Abuse: 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) toll-free, 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Title IX Information