Atlanta high school graduates from the class of 2019 were awarded more than $160 million in college scholarship money.
North Atlanta High School students posted the most scholarship dollars among Atlanta Public Schools’ 16 high schools. Students at North Atlanta, the district’s largest high school by enrollment, were awarded more than $30 million. The school also had the most students who earned a HOPE Scholarship, with 224 students receiving the state funds.
Superintendent Meria Carstarphen announced the scholarship tallies in a Twitter post.
Other APS high schools include whose students were awarded $10 million or more in scholarship money are:
Grady High School: $23.6 million in scholarships and 187 HOPE scholars
Booker T. Washington High School: $17.7 million in scholarships and 48 HOPE scholars
Maynard Jackson High School: $15.2 million in scholarships and 78 HOPE scholars
Mays High School: $13.5 million and 77 HOPE scholars
Drew Charter School: $12 million in scholarships and 41 HOPE scholars
KIPP Atlanta Collegiate: $10 million in scholarships and 53 HOPE scholars
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