Grayhawk has been designated a Core Knowledge School of Distinction with Honors for Student Engagement. Schools of Distinction are recognized by the Core Knowledge Foundation as offering a superior educational experience.
In awarding the distinction, the Core Knowledge Foundation said about Grayhawk:
"Grayhawk Elementary School embodies the positive results—student engagement, teacher satisfaction, and parent excitement and support—that flow from a comprehensive, collaborative planning process. The Core Knowledge team who visited the school was continually impressed—in their extensive classroom observations and through surveys and interviews with teachers and administrators—by the school’s ability to bring Core Knowledge content to life."