The Class of 2022 graduating seniors faced some of the most challenging experiences over the course of their high school career with the global pandemic. However, students in the west valley rose through the challenges to set an incredible district record.
High school graduates are wrapping up their high school careers this month and looking forward to their next chapter of life. For many, that includes college in the fall.
The Peoria Unified School District’s graduating class of 2022 have set a record. The senior class of all high schools encompassing the Peoria Unified School District broke the district record for the highest amount of scholarship money among a graduating class.
The class included 3,000 graduates who brought in a grand total of $72 million in scholarships to post-secondary institutions, hitting a record year for the districts’ graduates.
The district record breaking total amount includes scholarships for in-state and out-of-state colleges and universities, merit-based recognitions, private donor, athletic scholarships and vocational schools.
Below is a breakdown of the Peoria Unified high school scholarship amounts:
Centennial High School: $18,435,204
Liberty High School: $16,259,213
Sunrise Mountain High School: $13,021,700
Ironwood High School: $7,742,910
Peoria High School: $7,695,729
Cactus High School: $4,940,245
Raymond S. Kellis High School: $4,838,320
Peoria Flex Academy: $2,600
Congratulations to the Class of 2022!