Homeschoolers flock to this small Christian college that counters Ivy League's culture
March 18, 2023 at 16:00
A small Christian college with a large home-school population is challenging the norms of liberal elite universities and is returning education to "sanity," the founder of an SAT alternative told Fox News.
"There is an abundance of people with college degrees," Jeremy Tate, founder of the Classic Learning Test, told Fox News.
WATCH:WATCH MORE FOX NEWS DIGITAL ORIGINALS HERETate, a former college counselor, said Patrick Henry College's well-rounded graduates have stronger work ethics than their peers from traditional schools and are better disciplined.
Academic rigor, lessons on the American founding and biblical worldview are the commitments that "sets Patrick Henry College apart from any other college in the world," a PHC spokesperson told Fox News.
Public school students scored the lowest with an average score of 66.
"So when you have this concentration of them at one college … the college itself is able to take that education and expand on it."
Patrick Henry is "getting students that are coming into the college with a great base, a great foundation," he continued.
WATCH:Tate said students are drawn to schools like Patrick Henry because of the college's focus on classical education.
He also said that, unlike many universities, Patrick Henry doesn't fixate on social justice and "woke" curricula.
But Patrick Henry College has seen a surge in applicants since 2017, according to a university spokesperson.
DECLINING TEST SCORES, SOCIAL SKILLS CAUSED BY SCHOOL BOARDS AND TEACHERS UNIONS, MOTHER SAYSPatrick Henry students also adhere to a dress code.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPTate told Fox News one-third of his staff are Patrick Henry graduates.