Columbia high school named 6th best public high school in Missouri
COLUMBIA - A school and neighborhood ranking website, Niche, has named Rock Bridge High School the 6th best public high school in Missouri.
Rock Bridge High School received an A+, A, or A- in nine of the ten letter-graded categories including: administration, educational outcomes, academics, teachers, extracurricular, and student culture and diversity. Niche gave the school an A+ as an overall grade.
Rock Bridge High School's principal, Dr. Jennifer Rukstad said she is honored that Niche has ranked the school so highly.
"We have a unique culture; I think that's the biggest thing that sets us apart. We have great faculty and students," Rukstad said.
Rock Bridge High School received a B in the Health and Safety category.
Rukstad said the school plans to improve in that category.
"Students trust us and feel trusted. We want to make sure students and staff remains healthy so we are constantly planning to improve health and safety here at Rock Bridge," Rukstad said.
The website uses a grading system which combines reviews from parents and students, and insight from experts that provides people with information to make "big life decisions".
Click here to find more information on Niche's rankings and methodology.