FONTANA, CA – Jurupa Hills High School was recognized for achieving the state’s sixth-highest rate of completed student financial aid applications during the inaugural California College Affordability Summit, held Nov. 14-15.
Held in Indian Wells, the summit brought together more than 600 educators, city and state officials, and legislators from across the country to highlight the importance of financial aid and its ability to increase college access, enrollment and persistence.
Jurupa Hills High School was celebrated by the California Department of Education, California Student Aid Commission and Riverside County Office of Education for its Race-to-Submit efforts.
The statewide campaign aims to increase the number of financial aid applications for California high school seniors – including the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application.
Jurupa Hills High School’s college-going culture and student support resources helped the school beat out more than 1,000 California high schools in the Race to Submit.