RBCS honored as one of best Christian high schools in America

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Rocky Bayou Christian School has been named as one of The 50 best Christian high schools in America by is a leading resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree. Many schools in the United States, including Auburn University, Boston University, Texas A&M University, and Fordham University, reference its rankings.

The honor, which is alphabetically listed on website, is based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, extracurricular richness, geographical and demographical diversity, and reputation, according to Wayne Downs, managing editor for All schools included in the listing are non-boarding, coeducational Christian day schools.

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Rocky Bayou Christian School, a K3 through 12th grade Christian school, began its ministry with a 22-member student body in 1973. The present enrollment is more than 750. RBCS offers a special education ministry and has developed a Christ-centered early childhood curriculum that is being used nationwide by Christian day schools and homeschoolers, as well as international students and those with unique learning challenges. A second campus in Destin currently serves grades K–6. RBCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in any of its programs.