Blue Ridge Christian Academy. Sounds like it could be an institution of the Roanoke Valley, eh?
But it’s not. The parochial school is in Landrum, S.C., which is just south of the North Carolina border, about 20 miles northwest of Spartanburg.
Apparently they teach an interesting brand of science there. You can get a flavor from the images on the left, a perfect score on a 4th-grade science test administered in March.
(Note: I copied them from patheos.com, which copied them from Reddit; Snopes
says this may be a hoax is now rating it as “true;” a creationism blog is the one that identified the school; h/t to reader Scott M).
Pay careful attention to the questions, and the “correct” answers. The school’s website says:
“Science lessons are creation-based, student-centered and hands-on. Topics covered in the elementary grades lay the foundation for the sciences taught in middle and high school. Students are exposed to the natural resources surrounding us as well as the best of other resources and publications.”
Note the photo below, in which the answer “God!!!!” gets four exclamation points, but the answer “Bible!!!” (which is a work of man) gets only three. Both are correct, naturally.
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