LCHS FAFSA Information

High school students graduating between August 2021 - May 2022 are now required by the State of Illinois to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aide (FAFSA) or the non-participation waiver before they can be awarded a high school diploma.

The LCHS Guidance Office is offering two opportunities to both students and parents to help in this process.

FAFSA Informational Presentation

Guidance Officer Sara Sisk met with parents/students in person in the LCHS Auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 at 6 pm and virtually on Zoom.

Recording of the virtual meeting is available HERE.

Slideshow from in-person presentation HERE and Chat from Zoom Recording HERE.

Financial Aid Process Presentation

Guidance Officer Sara Sisk presented to all seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 during their English classes to discuss the FAFSA and college and post-secondary options. Information is below:


Contact these fabulous folks with all the answers HERE

Linked Supplementals and Documents:

You will find the following documents linked here:

What's Needed for the FAFSA - List the documents necessary to complete the FAFSA

FAFSA Non-Participation form - If you determine that your student does not need to complete the FAFSA, please send this completed form to the guidance office for our records.

College & Career Information 21-22 - Important information for seniors.

If you are interested in more information about the college process or Illinois public schools in particular the following documents are linked below.

4 Steps to College

12 Reasons Booklet

IL Public Universities at a Glance

IL Public University Majors at a Glance

This is not an exhaustive list of all the college options, but is a starting point for anyone at the beginning of this process.

LCHS Guidance Office