Academic and college counseling services are provided beginning with class selection for the freshman year and continues, via individual and group guidance, until the student has completed the college application and acceptance process as a senior. To help students stay on track toward their goals, information on required testing and course work is regularly provided.
In monthly symposiums, guest speakers share about their lives and professional careers, with an emphasis on living out their faith. Symposium speakers also include college representatives.
Advanced placement English is available in 11th and 12th grade.
Dual Enrollment courses can be taken by students in 11th or 12th grade. US History 221 and 222 is currently offered for the 2016-2017 school year, and taught by a BRCS faculty member who is also an adjunct professor at local college.
Technology is integrated throughout our program. BRCS makes use of Google Apps for Education, which provides online word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation applications. Internet filtering is in place on each campus, and a biblical ethic is emphasized for all online communication and research. All high school students use Chromebooks, and high school technology electives are offered in Computer Applications and Web Design.
The faculty work with each resource student’s individual plan. If the student qualifies for services through Rockingham County, a tutor is provided. An extra study hall for assistance from with an available teacher is often incorporated into student schedules, and technological enhancements such as talk to text can be utilized.
Blue Ridge Christian School accepts credits from vocational centers toward our high school graduation requirements. We recognize the value in learning and experiencing a trade to prepare students to enter the workforce after graduation. Applications to participate in programs through local vocational centers are available in the office.