Norcross High School has been named as one of the “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” by Working in Support of Education (W!se). W!se is a leading educational nonprofit with a mission to develop the financial literacy of young Americans. Being placed on the “100 Best” ranking means that students at Norcross High School earned outstanding scores on W!se’s national standardized Financial Literacy Certification Test. Norcross High School’s 3DE/Career and Technology Education Teacher, Lesleye Williams, attended the award ceremony in New York City on April 15, 2019 to receive recognition on behalf of the Norcross High School students being honored.
The “100 Best” ranking is the only national ranking in high school financial education. It was created by W!se to recognize schools of excellence in its national network of schools that participate in the Financial Literacy Certification program. The program, offered at high schools in 48 states, supports personal finance and provides students with an opportunity to become Certified Financially Literate™ if they pass W!se’s Financial Literacy Certification Test after instruction.