Putting Education Reform To The Test

Florida FAFSA Completion, By The Numbers

Yesterday we told you about a program in Miami-Dade County schools to help more students complete the federal financial aid application, known as the FAFSA.

Here’s some graphs to

Here’s how Florida compares to California, Texas and the national average for the rate of high school graduates who submit a FAFSA:

And how much Pell grant money Florida students leave on the table because they fail to submit a FAFSA, according to projections by NerdWallet:

And this graphic compares the FAFSA completion rates at seven Miami-Dade high schools hosting FAFSA marathons (no data was available for MAST-Homestead) to the county-wide rate:

If you want more FAFSA data — who doesn’t, right? — check out the tracker at the Florida College Access Network. They’ve got searchable school-by-school data, updated throughout FAFSA season.

And you can also check out this Florida College Access Network FAFSA webinar.



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