Gray Stone ranked in the top 30 in the state by U.S. News & World Report – The Stanly News & Press

Gray Stone Day School, a charter school located in Misenheimer, North Carolina, was recently ranked 801st in the country and 28th in the state for the 2024 Best High Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The school had an impressive score of 95.46 out of 100, which is a significant improvement from previous years when it was ranked ninth in the state in 2022 and sixteenth in 2023.

One of the reasons for Gray Stone’s success is its high percentage of students taking AP exams, with over 93% of students taking at least one exam and over 61% passing at least one. Additionally, the school excels in math, reading, and science proficiency and has a high graduation rate of over 93%.

Helen Nance, the chief administrative officer of Gray Stone Day School, expressed her pride in the students and staff for their hard work in providing a strong education that prepares them for future success. The recognition from U.S. News & World Report validates their efforts and shows that they are effectively preparing their students to succeed academically and beyond. Out of nearly 25,000 public high schools across all states including District of Columbia, Gray Stone ranked within top 4% making it ninth highest among charter schools.

BJ Drye, general manager/editor at The Stanly News & Press can be reached at (704-982-2123) for more information about this accolade-worthy school.

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