Grantsburg High School continues to receive numerous awards for student achievement. In 2022, U.S. News and World Report analyzed academic and enrollment data for more than 18,000 public high schools in the nation and awarded GHS the America’s Best High School - National Award. Previously GHS earned recognition from the U.S. News and World Reports in 2008, 2009, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
The Advanced Placement Pacesetter award has been earned by GHS six times in the past nine years. Pacesetter schools have provided impressive student access to AP courses and posted excellent AP exam results.
In 2020, GHS was also recognized by Newsweek Magazine as being a top STEM high school. This distinction was earned by having strong programs across the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics curriculum.
In 2013, GHS was also selected as one of Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools”. This Newsweek ranking highlighted the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation - those that have proven to be the most effective in preparing college-ready graduates. These distinctions place GHS as one of the top public high schools in the nation and in the state of Wisconsin.