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NC First in FAFSA 2022 Challenge Leaderboard

As of April 29, 2022

 

FAFSA Completion Rate to date
For the 2021-22 academic year for the
2022-23 FAFSA application year
FAFSA Completion Rate Growth for Previous Month
(comparing the month from March 2022 to April 2022
and listing % point change)
Large High Schools
  1. Green Level High (73.3%)
  2. Weddington High (68.5%)
  3. Enloe High (66.5%)
  4. Northwest Guilford High (66.3%)
  5. Philip O Berry Academy of Tech (66.2%)
  1. Page High (+7.7%)
  2. Caryl High (+5.9%)
  3. Southeast Raleigh High (+5.9%)
  4. Wakefield High (+4.9%)
  5. Knightdale High (+4.5%)
Medium High Schools
  1. Northwest Cabarrus High (87.2%)
  2. Central Academy of Techn and Arts (74.1%)
  3. Statesville High (67.5%)
  4. Cedar Ridge High (65.9%)
  5. Atkins Academic & Tech High (65.5%)
  1. Westover High (+9%)
  2. South Brunswick High (+8.1%)
  3. Ledford Senior High (+6.7%)
  4. Pisgah High (+6.5%)
  5. North Iredell High (+5.8%)
Small High Schools
  1. T Wingate Andrews High (75.2%)
  2. Wilkes Central High (62.3%)
  3. South Lenoir High (62.3%)
  4. Highland Sch of Technology (62.1%)
  5. Mitchell High (60.4%)
  1. Camden County High (+7.9%)
  2. Hertford County High (+7.1%)
  3. Mountain Heritage High (+6.7%)
  4. Southern Guilford High (+6.2%)
  5. Perquimans County High (+5.8%)
X-Small High Schools
  1. Alger B Wilkins High (100%)
  2. Pressly School (100%)
  3. Tar River Academy (100%)
  4. Nantahala School (83.3%)
  5. Wiliams Secondary Montessori (78.8%)
  1. Tar River Academy (+100%)
  2. Alger B Wilkins High (+37.5%)
  3. Surry Online Magnet School (+35.7%)
  4. Durham’s Performance Learning Center (+35.3%)
  5. CS Brown High (+17.6%)
Charter High Schools
  1. Triangle Math and Science Academy (92.4%)
  2. Neuse Charter School (83.3%)
  3. Mountain Island Charter School (82.6%)
  4. Henderson Collegiate (81.7%)
  5. Woods Charter (80%)
  1. Thomas Academy (+45.5%)
  2. Carter G. Woodson School (+38.5%)
  3. STARS Charter (+29.4%)
  4. Roxboro Community School (+7.4%)
  5. Washington Montessori (+7.1%)

 


The 2022 NC First in FAFSA Challenge Winners!

The 2022 FAFSA Challenge winners are in! Join us as we celebrate the efforts of these North Carolina high schools in promoting FAFSA completion! Each winner earned $500 for their school. The Challenge ended on March 31, 2022. Read more about the eligibility requirements here.



The February FAFSA Fifty winners are in!



Generously sponsored by North State Bank
Congratulations to these North Carolina public high schools with 50% or more FAFSA completion rates as of February 15th. These schools earned $100 to distribute to students who have completed the FAFSA thanks to funding from a generous sponsor, North State Bank.

myFutureNC will send checks to school principals and addresses listed in EDDIE starting the week of March 14 so schools can plan on receiving the funds 2-3 weeks later. Need to know where your school is in FAFSA completion? Check out the FAFSA Tracker

2021 Challenge Winners

In 2021 North Carolina public high schools were invited to join the NC First in FAFSA challenge to promote FAFSA completion and the chance to win $500 for their school! Participating high schools competed among similar schools by senior class size and location, in two categories: FAFSA Completion and FAFSA Completion Growth. The results are in!


Thank you for your patience as the state experienced a delay in finalizing graduation counts. We are thrilled to recognize and celebrate your hard work increasing the FAFSA completion rates in your community.