2024 National Finalists

A record breaking 922 teams participated in the 2024 American Rocketry Challenge. Below are the top 100 teams that  and earned an invitation to compete at the National Finals on May 18 for a chance to win $100,000 in prizes and the title of National Champion, which includes an all-expense paid trip to London for the International Rocketry Challenge.

Read the press release HERE and check out all top 100 teams and our 20 alternates below:

2024 National Finalists

Cutoff score for top 100 was 32.12

Team NumberSchool or OrganizationCityState
24- 0811Thompson High SchoolAlabasterAlabama
24- 0515St. John Paul IIHuntsvilleAlabama
24- 0410Lawrence County High SchoolMoultonAlabama
24- 0140Muscle Shoals High School Team 1Muscle ShoalsAlabama
24- 0418Muscle Shoals High School Team 2Muscle ShoalsAlabama
24- 0688Tharptown High SchoolRussellvilleAlabama
24- 0473Russellville High SchoolRussellvilleAlabama
24- 0957LISA Academy North Middle-High SchoolNorth Little RockArkansas
24- 2212Irvington High SchoolFremontCalifornia
24- 0384American Youth Soccer Organization Region 174Granada HillsCalifornia
24- 0710Master Arts FestivalHawaiian GardensCalifornia
24- 0429AIAA Orange County Section Team 2IrvineCalifornia
24- 0428AIAA Orange County Section Team 1IrvineCalifornia
24- 0388Young Engineers in ActionLa PalmaCalifornia
24- 2040Civil Air Patrol Squadron 64La VerneCalifornia
24- 1028Notre Dame Academy Los AngelesCalifornia
24- 0849Newark Memorial High SchoolNewarkCalifornia
24- 1154Carmel Valley STEM Youth Team 2San DiegoCalifornia
24- 1040Carmel Valley STEM Youth Team 1San DiegoCalifornia
24- 1656The Vanguard School Team 2Colorado SpringsColorado
24- 1473The Vanguard School Team 1Colorado SpringsColorado
24- 0618Animas High SchoolDurangoColorado
24- 0541St. Monica's HomeschoolRidgefieldConnecticut
24- 1222The Cornerstone School Team 1OcalaFlorida
24- 1223The Cornerstone School Team 2OcalaFlorida
24- 1423Oconee County High SchoolWatkinsvilleGeorgia
24- 0712Waubonsie Valley High SchoolAuroraIllinois
24- 1177Neuqua Valley High School Team 1NapervilleIllinois
24- 1179Neuqua Valley High School Team 2NapervilleIllinois
24- 1039Northridge Preparatory SchoolNilesIllinois
24- 0053Girl Scouts Troop 76141PlainfieldIllinois
24- 0153AIAA Plainfield-Naperville IL SectionPlainfieldIllinois
24- 0367Homestead High SchoolFort WayneIndiana
24- 2050Maharishi SchoolFairfieldIowa
24- 0888Air Capital STEM ClubWichitaKansas
24- 1507duPont Manual High School Team 1LouisvilleKentucky
24- 1567duPont Manual High School Team 2LouisvilleKentucky
24- 0502Noe Middle SchoolLouisvilleKentucky
24- 0999McCracken County 4-HPaducahKentucky
24- 1594Poolesville High SchoolPoolesvilleMaryland
24- 0736Explorer Post 1010RockvilleMaryland
24- 0094Wheaton High SchoolRockvilleMaryland
24- 0074FIRE STEMUpper MarlboroMaryland
24- 1717Brickyard Collaborative Inc.AndoverMassachusetts
24- 0412Shrewsbury High SchoolShrewsburyMassachusetts
24- 0206Fox Senior High SchoolArnoldMissouri
24- 1659Festus High SchoolFestusMissouri
24- 0232Seckman Middle SchoolImperialMissouri
24- 0654Center Senior High SchoolKansas CityMissouri
24- 0876Richards R5 School District Team 2West PlainsMissouri
24- 0533Richards R5 School District Team 1West PlainsMissouri
24- 0391Edison Academy Magnet SchoolEdisonNew Jersey
24- 0745Medford Lakes Neeta School Team 2Medford LakesNew Jersey
24- 0735Medford Lakes Neeta School Team 1Medford LakesNew Jersey
24- 1468South Brunswick High SchoolMonmouth JunctionNew Jersey
24- 1675Albuquerque Institute for Mathematics and ScienceAlbuquerqueNew Mexico
24- 1200Onteora Central SchoolsBoicevilleNew York
24- 1769Clarence High SchoolClarenceNew York
24- 0897East Aurora High School Team 1East AuroraNew York
24- 0833Heuvelton Central SchoolHeuveltonNew York
24- 1643Bronx High School of Science Team 2New YorkNew York
24- 0538Bronx High School of Science Team 1New YorkNew York
24- 0506Stony Brook SchoolStony BrookNew York
24- 0401Victory Christian Center Middle SchoolCharlotteNorth Carolina
24- 0113Victory Christian Center High SchoolCharlotteNorth Carolina
24- 1494Butler County 4-HCincinnatiOhio
24- 0958Immaculate Heart of Mary SchoolCuyahoga FallsOhio
24- 0784Oregon Episcopal SchoolPortlandOregon
24- 0668Commonwealth Charter AcademyHarrisburgPennsylvania
24- 0690Spring Grove Area High SchoolSpring GrovePennsylvania
24- 0694Spring Grove Area Middle SchoolSpring GrovePennsylvania
24- 0408Center for Advanced Technical StudiesChapinSouth Carolina
24- 0296Anderson 1 & 2 Career & Technology CenterWilliamstonSouth Carolina
24- 0596Hardin Valley Academy Team 2KnoxvilleTennessee
24- 0595Hardin Valley Academy Team 1KnoxvilleTennessee
24- 1549Coleman High SchoolColemanTexas
24- 0415Harmony Science Academy El Paso Team 2El PasoTexas
24- 0405Harmony Science Academy El Paso Team 1El PasoTexas
24- 0419All Saints Episcopal School Team 1Fort WorthTexas
24- 0966All Saints' Episcopal School Team 2Fort WorthTexas
24- 1307Northwest High SchoolJustinTexas
24- 0903Presidio High School Team 2PresidioTexas
24- 0329Presidio High School Team 1PresidioTexas
24- 1233Seabrook Intermediate School Team 1SeabrookTexas
24- 1324Seabrook Intermediate School Team 2SeabrookTexas
24- 1890Immanuel Christian High SchoolAlexandriaVirginia
24- 2134Francis C. Hammond Middle School Alexandria Virginia
24- 1284Oakton High School Team 1Oakton Virginia
24- 1778Oakton High School Team 2ViennaVirginia
24- 1606Odle Middle School Team 1BellevueWashington
24- 1607Odle Middle School Team 2BellevueWashington
24- 1209Newport High School Team 1BellevueWashington
24- 1239Newport High School Team 2BellevueWashington
24- 0263Interlake High School Team 2BellevueWashington
24- 0262Interlake High School Team 1BellevueWashington
24- 1696Skyline High SchoolIssaquahWashington
24- 1311STEMZ EducationRedmondWashington
24- 0211SmilingTreeSammamishWashington
24- 0021East Fairmont Middle School Team 2FairmontWest Virginia
24- 0019East Fairmont Middle School Team 1FairmontWest Virginia
24- 0009North Marion High SchoolFarmingtonWest Virginia

2024 National Finals Alternates

(Update 5/1/2024: Spring Grove Middle School--team 0694--is bumped to the top 100.) Rank indicates the order in which alternates will be called if needed. Cutoff score to be a top 20 alternate was 39.62.

Rank OrderTeam NumberSchool or OrganizationCityState
1*24- 0694Spring Grove Area Middle SchoolSpring GrovePennsylvania
224- 1562Orchard Park Central School DistrictOrchard ParkNew York
324- 1867Washington Middle SchoolOlympiaWashington
424- 1066Haughton High School AFJROTCHaughtonLouisiana
524- 0659East Aurora High School Team 2East AuroraNew York
624- 0683American Legion Post 468SylvaniaOhio
724- 2009PoweringSTEMRedmond Washington
824- 2129Lynbrook High SchoolSan JoseCalifornia
924- 0205Vocational STEAM WorksEl CajonCalifornia
1024- 1570Sato Academy of Math and ScienceLong BeachCalifornia
1124- 0248Phil Campbell High SchoolPhil CampbellAlabama
1224- 0647Verona Area High SchoolVeronaWisconsin
1324- 1668Anacortes High SchoolAnacortesWashington
1424- 1483High Tech Middle North CountySan MarcosCalifornia
1524- 0626Triangle Math and Science AcademyCaryNorth Carolina
1624- 0950Portland RocketryPortlandOregon
1724- 1215Clear Falls High SchoolLeague CityTexas
1824- 1090Harmony School of Excellence - Sugar Land MiddleSugar LandTexas
1924- 0620St. Thomas High SchoolHoustonTexas
2024- 1960Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and TechnologyAlexandriaVirginia