L. S. Rugg Elementary School serves students in kindergarten through grade five and employs over 30 teachers. The school also conducts preschool classes. Based in Alexandria, La., the elementary school provides a flexible academic program with emphasis on the development of basic learning and thinking skills. The school also discusses the mutual concerns of parents and teachers and promotes communication with the community. L. S. Rugg Elementary School operates a library that offers a collection of Internet resources, books, magazines and newspapers. It provides education in computer skills, math, science, music and art. The school also organizes counseling sessions. L. S. Rugg Elementary School operates under the Rapides Parish School District.