FAFSA COMPLETION

Research studies have found a positive link between submission of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and college enrollment. With nearly six out of 10 DPS students qualifying for free or reduced price lunch, a federal government proxy for poverty, it is assumed that many students could benefit from completing the FAFSA.

DENVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS FAFSA COMPLETION TREND

The percent of DPS seniors who successfully submit a completed FAFSA form.

  • DPS Graduating Class, 2015 47%
  • DPS Graduating Class, 2014 50%
  • DPS Graduating Class, 2013 44%

COLORADO FAFSA COMPLETION TREND

The percent of Colorado seniors who successfully submit a completed FAFSA form.

  • Colorado Graduating Class, 2015 47%
  • Colorado Graduating Class, 2014 48%
  • Colorado Graduating Class, 2013 48%