Randolph-Macon Academy Named Top High School by Virginia Living Magazine

Randolph-Macon was named as one of Virginia's top high schools by Virginia Living Magazine.Randolph-Macon Academy has been named as one of Virginia’s top high schools in Virginia Living’s October 2013 special feature entitled “State of Education.”

According to the Virginia Living press release, the special feature “celebrates excellence and innovation in Virginia’s schools. Featuring in-depth and positive coverage of news and trends in secondary and higher education, Virginia Living State of Education includes Top High Schools & Colleges 2013, a list of nearly 150 programs in public and private high schools and four-year colleges leading the way in innovation across the state. Virginia Living’s Top High Schools & Colleges 2013 recognizes schools for excellence and innovation in five categories: Arts & HumanitiesScience, Math & TechnologyCo-Ops & PartnershipsAthletics and Capital Improvements. After thorough review of each school’s programs and accomplishments, Virginia Living’s editors selected schools that have instituted programs or recently begun capital improvements aimed at strengthening students’ experiences in and beyond the classroom. Virginia Living’s Top High Schools & Colleges 2013 is the resource for anyone curious about why Virginia’s schools are consistently ranked among the nation’s best.”

Randolph-Macon Academy was recognized in the category of Science, Math, & Technology for its High Flight Program, which is a preparatory track specifically designed for students who wish to attend a United States service academy and/or become a military officer.

Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA), founded in 1892, is a college-preparatory, coeducational day and boarding school for students in grades 6 through 12.  Students in grades 9-12 participate in R-MA’s 91st Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and have the option to participate in a unique flight program. R-MA is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is located in Front Royal, VA.