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GRANADA HILLS (March 22, 2015) -- Granada Hills Charter High School students beam after winining the State Academic Decathlon to become California State Champions for the fourth time. The constituents of Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, now go on to compete in the National Academic Decathlon but to Hertzberg the team is already a proven winner. GHCHS is the top public high school in Los Angeles and also the largest charter high school in the United States. Originally a regular public high school founded in 1960, the school attained its charter status in 2003. In addition to exceptional schoolwide academic achievement, GHCHS has an impressive 98-percent graduation rate and 95-percent college acceptance rate. In 2011, It has been named an International Baccalaureate World School, an honor only awarded to a handful of schools in California.