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A+ Requirements

A+ Financial Incentive Requirements

Graduating OHS seniors who meet the A+ Schools requirements are eligible for two years tuition at any Missouri public community college or vocational or technical school. In order to meet these requirements students must:

  • Enter into an A+ Schools agreement prior to graduation.
  • Attend a designated A+ School for two consecutive years prior to graduation.
  • Graduate with an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Score Proficient or Advanced on Algebra I (or higher) End of Course Exam, or other MDHE approved mathematics exam. 
  • Maintain at least a 95% High School Attendance Record.
  • Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring of younger students.
  • Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol.
  • File the FAFSA (Federal Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Males students must register for Selective Service at age 18.
  • Attend a Missouri public community college or post-secondary vocational or technical school on a full-time basis and maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher 
  • Beginning with the Class of 2017 a combination of GPA and ACT score may be utilized to qualify in lieu of the Algebra I EOC component.

          ACT Math Score

High School GPA



2.5 or greater



2.8 or greater



3.0 or greater