New Texas Education Agency (TEA)FAFSA Graduation Requirement Starting for the 2021-2022 School Year

New Texas Education Agency (TEA) FAFSA Graduation Requirement Starting for the 2021-2022 School Year

House Bill 3 (HB 3) Implementation: FAFSA Application

Beginning with students enrolled in 12th grade during the 2021-2022 school year, each student must do one of the following in order to graduate:

  • Complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Complete and submit a Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA)
  • Submit a signed opt-out form

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) will make a variety of resources available to support school districts and open-enrollment charter schools in implementing the new requirement.

New! FAFSA Graduation Requirement

Parents of Students of the Class of 2022

An important part of students completing FAFSA are parents completing their tax returns. Parents, please be sure to have your 2020 Tax Returns available by October 1 of  your students’ Senior year.