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U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best High Schools in America

Grandview Heights High School (GHHS) was again among the top high schools in both Ohio and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.


Grandview Heights High School moved up significantly on the list since last year. GHHS is ranked 446 this year compared to 731 in the United States last year, and moved from 27 last year up to 18 this year in the state of Ohio.


“We are proud of the hard work of our teachers and students,” stated GHHS principal Rob Brown. “At Grandview Heights High School, we offer students a well-rounded education that is rigorous and provides students with the skills and knowledge required to prepare them for college and careers.”


The 2019 Best High Schools rankings evaluate schools based on six factors: college readiness, reading and math proficiency, reading and math performance, underserved student performance, college curriculum breadth, and graduation rates.


“Our instruction is based on the Grandview Heights Schools Learning Attributes,” added Chief Academic Officer Jamie Lusher.  “They are derived from research supporting the importance of the integration and intentional instruction of 21st century skills in our schools. For example, we focus on attributes and behaviors, such as accountability, collaboration, communication, empathy, honesty, perseverance, resourcefulness, respectfulness, and safety. These are the skills associated with college and career readiness in a globally competitive world.”


The U.S. News & World Report ranking is just one of a variety of measurements that reflect the excellent education that both GHHS and the school district offer to students. To view the most comprehensive report on what all goes into a Grandview Heights Schools education, view our Academic Prospectus and Quality profile at under “Our Story.”


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