A+ Eligibility

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  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

    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.

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A+ Program Requirements

Under the current A+ eligibility requirements, students must:

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  • 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.

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  • 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
    17
    and
    2.5 or greater
    16
    and
    2.8 or greater
    15
    and
    3.0 or greater

    **A+ math score is eliminated for the Class of 2022