Gray Stone Receives National Recognition

Gray Stone Ranks as One of the Best High Schools in the U.S.
Posted on 05/14/2018
Gray Stone Day School

Gray Stone Day School ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top public high schools in the nation.  Ranked #236 out of over 26,000 public high schools in the U.S., Gray Stone received a gold medal as one of the top 500.  The school ranked #11 in North Carolina. It also ranked #80 for top charter high schools in the U.S. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® courses and exams. The AP participation rate is 80% with an 85% passing rate.  The school scored a 71.2% on college readiness. 

According to the magazine, the 2018 Best High Schools rankings awards the top 5,948 public high schools with gold, silver and bronze medals, indicating their level of college readiness. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. 

Gray Stone was second in the Charlotte area only behind Lake Norman Charter who scored #163 on the report.  The other schools in the area were Marvin Ridge at #369, Ardrey Kell at #384, Providence at #436 and Community School of Davidson at #481.

“I am so proud of our high school for reaching this distinction.  I know that our teachers work very hard to maintain the rigor needed to help students perform at a high level.  Our students are willing to take the challenge and work hard to do their best,” said Helen Nance, Chief Administrative Officer at the school.

Gray Stone Day School is a charter school in Misenheimer.  To read more go to