A+ Program

Modified Requirements for Class of 2021

If students earn the A+ designation, they may be eligible to receive reimbursement for tuition, general fees, and up to 50% of book cost, subject to legislative appropriation, at a Missouri public community college or career-technical school. Under the current A+ eligibility requirements, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

  • Enter into a written agreement with the high school prior to the deadline set on March 15th of their junior year.

    • Note: Students may enter into an A+ agreement at any time before their deadline.

  • Attend a Missouri A+ high school for three consecutive years immediately prior to graduation. 

  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

  • Maintain 95% attendance over the four years of high school, however, virtual attendance will be considered as well as in-person attendance.

  • Complete at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring/mentoring, up to 25% of which may include job shadowing. Must be supervised. **Currently, the requirements for tutoring and mentoring have been lowered to 25 hours.

  • Avoid being tardy to tutoring/mentoring programs.

  • Maintain a record of good citizenship.

  • Make a good faith effort to secure federal post-secondary student financial assistance funds. (FAFSA)

  • Achieve a qualifying Math Score on the ACT prior to graduation:


ACT Math Score


High School GPA



2.5 or greater



2.8 or greater



3.0 or greater


Manuela Schmitt, A+ Program Coordinator, manuela.schmitt@borgia.com, 636-239-7871, ext. 135

Rachel Thacker, A+ Program Assistant, rachel.thacker@borgia.com, 636-239-7871, ext. 134


A+ Mentoring/Tutoring Guidelines

A+ Participation Agreement

A+ Tutoring Timesheet


Updated October 21, 2020