Ninety Six High School was awarded the Palmetto Gold Award for Academic Achievement for 2012-2013, 2011-2012, 2010-2011, 2008-2009, 2007-2008, 2006-2007 and 2005-2006 . . . . . . . U.S. News & World Reports ranked Ninety Six High School as one of America's Best High Schools in 2012, 2010, 2008 and 2007 . . . . . . . Selected as a National Blue Ribbon School in 2009 as one of five South Carolina schools chosen for academic superiority and for demonstrating dramatic gains in student achievement.