Financial Aid Graduation Requirement:
In accordance with Texas Education Code (TEC), §28.0256, beginning with students enrolled in Grade 12 during the 2021-2022 school year, one of the following must be completed as a requirement for receiving a high school diploma:
1) Completion and submission of a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) financial aid application OR
2) Completion and submission of a TASFA (Texas Application for State Financial Aid) financial aid application OR
3) Submission of a signed Opt-Out form to your high school counseling office
Please reach out to your high school counselor or CCMR Coach for more information.
View the TEA guidelines HERE.
View Texas OnCourse Guidance for Families for more information.
Secure Financial Aid with the FAFSA/TASFA
Secure funding for college by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA).
Follow these steps to complete the application:
Step 1: Be Prepared
Gather all of the paperwork required to complete the application, including W2s, driver's license, social security card, alien registration number, etc.
Step 2: Complete the Application
Apply early! For assistance completing the FAFSA/TASFA, check out the school events information below.
FAFSA Application TASFA Application
Step 3: Verify the Student Aid Report
Once the application has been submitted, you will receive a student aid report. Make sure all of the information is correct.
Step 4: Accept the Aid
You will receive a list of financial aid, including grants, scholarships and loans. Accept the aid you want to receive for college.
Step 5: Reapply Each Year
The financial aid application is valid for one academic school year. Students must reapply every year of college.
We're Here to Help!
One-on-one assistance to complete the financial aid application is available for students and families.
Please contact your student's counselor or CCMR coach.
Irving High School: Iris Hill firstname.lastname@example.org
MacArthur High School: Jennifer Baley Gunn email@example.com
Nimitz High School: Lakisha Parish-Lias firstname.lastname@example.org
Singley Academy: Delorean Williams email@example.com