District Points of Pride
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.
The 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.
Grayling 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
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.
GHS 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
The 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.
In 2014, The Center for Michigan ranked CASD as the top traditional school district in the state. Learn More
Grayling High School was named one of the best high schools in the country by Newsweek magazine in 2014.
U.S. News and World Report named CASD as one of the top high schools in the U.S. in 2014. Learn More
The 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.