District Points of Pride

2016
CASD named to AP® Honor Roll again

The CASD was one of only 15 Michigan school districts and one of only 425 in the U.S.A. and Canada to be named to the College Board’s AP® District Honor Roll. This is the 6th annual national honor roll for significant gains in student access and success and the second time GHS received this award out of 1,500+ high schools in Michigan and nearly 22,000 in the United States, and it is the only school in northern Michigan and the smallest school in the state to be honored. See more.

2015
CASD featured on NWEA website

NWEAThe CASD is one of three Michigan school districts featured on the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) website for using Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) data to drive student success.

2015
GHS on 2015 Beating the Odds List

NewsweekGrayling High School was named to Newsweek's "Beating the Odds: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students" 2015 list, which identifies schools that do an excellent job of preparing students for college while also overcoming the obstacles faced by students at an economic disadvantage. See more

2015
GHS named 'best high school' for 5th time

U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools Silver Ranking - 50%Grayling High School was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best High School" for the fifth year in a row. GHS was listed #71 in Michigan, earning silver status for the third year in a row.

2014
GHS named top high school

Mackinac Center for Public PolicyGHS ranked 10th on a list of the best district-led high schools in Michigan -- placing in the 96th percentile and earning an "A" letter grade -- by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, which ranks high schools every other year.  Learn More

2014
CASD recognized nationally for increased student achievement

NWEAThe Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) recognized the CASD for setting itself apart over the past eight years by using a teamwork-driven approach to move all students closer to college and career readiness. While we are still one of the lowest-funded districts in the state, rising student achievement has earned us state and national recognition.

2014
CASD ranked top in state

The Center for MichiganIn 2014, The Center for Michigan ranked CASD as the top traditional school district in the state. Learn More

2014
GHS among best U.S. high schools

NewsweekGrayling High School was named one of the best high schools in the country by Newsweek magazine in 2014.

2014
CASD named top traditional SD

U.S. News and World Report named CASD as one of the top high schools in the U.S. in 2014. Learn More

2013
Bishop named District Teacher of the Year

School Band & OrchestraThe Michigan Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 2 selected Matt Bishop, CASD instrumental music instructor, as its District Teacher of the Year for 2012-13.