U.S. News and World Report has selected Columbia Heights High School to its 2017 Best High Schools rankings.
The school, awarded a Silver Medal, was one of 6,041 public high schools nationwide to be selected. Only 10.3 percent of all of the schools selected were awarded a Silver Medal.
Columbia Heights High School was awarded a Silver Medal and was ranked 55th in Minnesota. Of the 769 high schools in Minnesota, 158 were selected by USNWR as Gold, Silver (148) or Bronze (103) medal schools.
Columbia Heights Public Schools was selected as the 2016 Advanced Placement Small District of the Year. The high school was also selected by the College Board to the 2016 AP Honor Roll.