Barrington Christian Academy named to top 50 list
TheBestSchools.org recently released its list of the 50 best Christian high schools in the United States, and Barrington Christian Academy was named to the list.
The online listing was not a ranking.
The BestSchools.org focused on a few specific areas while compiling the list — it looked at coed day schools (no boarding schools), academic excellence, extracurricular activities, geographic and demographic diversity, Christian faith and reviews offered by parents and students.
“In other high school articles at TheBestSchools.org, we have tended to put a premium on academic excellence and rigor ...” stated a press release. “But for families with students at Christian high schools, the overriding concern is to provide a rounded education that gives due respect to academics but refuses to idolize it, instead always holding faith at the center.”
The online listing shared some of the highlights it found with Barrington Christian Academy:
“Although a small school, BCA provides a quality Christian education in a town of a little over 16,000 people. In addition to providing a spiritual refuge for children K–12 in Barrington, the school is attended by international students from South Korea, China, and Vietnam...
“Service projects include a wide array of activities that allow students to discover their personal gifts. These projects include building homes with the Perkins Center in Jackson, Mississippi, working with My Brother’s Keeper in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and delivering furniture to families in need...”