A+ Program

A plus program

For More Information Please Contact Matt Bax, A+ Coordinator.

A+ Purpose

A+ aims to create:

  • Independent learners
  • Effective communicators
  • Problem solvers
  • Decision makers
  • Responsible persons
  • Contributing citizens
  • A focus of the A+ program is to keep all students in school.
  • Also, the program helps students focus on their goals and opportunities for their futures.

A+ Web Links

MDHE A+ Program Information

A+ Rewards

Financial assistance for college tuition to any of Missouri's public community colleges or public vocational or technical schools. Incentives are made available after the student has made a good faithful effort to first secure all available federal post-secondary student financial assistance funds that do not require repayment. Parents must complete and send in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Parental income is NOT a criteria for an A+ student incentive reimbursement. Students may receive the incentive for a maximum of four (4) semesters and must be enrolled as a full-time student and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale at the institution. Students are eligible to use the incentive for up to four years after high school graduation.

A+ Eligibility

To be Eligible for the financial incentives of the A+ Schools Program. A student must be certified as an A+ student by Warrensburg High School. To qualify for certification, the student must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, eligible non-citizen or lawfully present in the U.S.
  • Enter into a written agreement with your high school prior to graduation.
  • Attend a designated A+ high school for 3 consecutive years prior to graduation.
  • Graduate with an overall grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Have at least a 95% attendance record overall for grades 9-12.
  • Perform at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring, of which up to 25% may include job shadowing.
  • Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • Beginning with the high school senior class of 2015, have achieved a score of proficient or advanced on the Algebra I end of course exam.