Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville

Rocky Bayou Christian School is a K-3 through 12th grade college preparatory Christian school with campuses in Niceville and Crestview offering traditional, special services, online academy and homeschool programs. RBCS is accredited through the Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS) and is committed to equipping generations to use their God-given abilities as Champions for Christ. RBCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in any of its programs.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 25
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Autism/Others
Year Founded
1973
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
900 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art-2D, Studio Art-3D, US History, Vergil
Average SAT score
1202
Average ACT score
26
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
uniform--khaki/plaid skirts/polo/oxford

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 25
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Find more information about tuition and fees here: rbcs.org Tuition assistance is available through Step Up for Students.
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Holly Riches

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Academic Team, Beta Club, Chess, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Students, Leadership Trek, MathCounts, Missions, Mu Alpha Theta, Science, SGA, Spirit

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Junior Classical League, Shakespeare

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Outdoorsmanship

School Notes

  • Rocky Bayou Christian School Niceville is an accredited K3-12th grade college preparatory school. RBCS is committed to equipping generations to use their God-given abilities as Champions for Christ. Faculty and Staff serve as teachers and mentors in assisting parents to train and develop, in their children, the skills necessary to fulfill God`s calling in their lives. In addition to traditional learning programs, RBCS offers special services, an online academy and homeschool options. For details, tours and shadow opportunities check out www.RBCS.org.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville cost?
Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville's tuition is approximately $8,000 for private students.
What schools are Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville often compared to?
Rocky Bayou Christian School - Nicevilleis often viewed alongside schools like Calvary Christian Academy & Preschool by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville?
The acceptance rate of Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville is 70%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Florida with low acceptance rates.
Does Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville offer a summer program?
Yes, Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville offer?
Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville offers 13 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Florida for most sports offered.
What is Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville's ranking?
Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Lowest average acceptance rates, Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville?
The application deadline for Rocky Bayou Christian School - Niceville is Nov. 25.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
5  
I have three students attending RBCS. They have attended since they were in K3. I believe that RBCS has helped tremendously in encouraging a Biblical foundation on for my children. They also have received an excellent academic training and are able to be very competitive in college selection.
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5  
My children have attended RBCS for the last four years, this being their fifth year there. They are thriving in their classrooms. They are maturing as individuals. They have received the best quality education that we could have prayed for. The staff is well educated, trained, family oriented, and super communicative. I always know what is going on with their classrooms, their progress, their grades. We are a family of RBCS now. We feel so comfortable and attached to RBCS that we could not imagine having our children attend elsewhere. The sacrifices we make so they can attend RBCS are so worth it. God is present in this place.
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5  
We started mid-year last year and both of my girls love attending! The academics are rigorous, and they are laying a priceless Godly foundation. The teachers are very caring, and even the principals care about each and every student. I am so thankful every single day for RBCS!
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5  
I am an alumna of RBCS, as well as a current employee. I can say honestly that God is working actively in this school! The academics are top-tier, especially in the Language Arts and Literature subjects. I know I personally felt way ahead of my college peers in paper-writing and various other subjects. There are a lot of extracurricular opportunities and activities as well. The hearts of the staff and faculty are deeply devoted to partnering with parents in raising up excellent students who are champions for Christ, and I would highly recommend checking this school out!
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5  
I have three children attending Rocky and they love it. It is laying a Godly foundation so they will be able to stand firm in their beliefs and convictions when they enter college. The teachers and staff are wonderful, providing a solid education and a loving environment. Combine all of that with a great sports program and you have RBCS! I am so glad we chose this school.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 900 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 25
  • Source: Verified school update

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