Program Requirements

In order to qualify for the A+ Schools Program, a student must:

  • have an A+ application on file in the A+ Coordinator's/Counselor's office
  • attend an A+ designated high school for the three consecutive years immediately prior to graduation
  • graduate with at least a 2.5 G.P.A. on 4.0 scale
  • graduate with a 95% attendance rate over four years
  • perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring/mentoring
  • maintain a record of good citizenship and avoid the use and/or possession of illegal drugs and/or alcohol and/or related paraphernalia
  • Must receive a qualifying proficient score on one of the end of the year math EOC exams, OR a qualifying score on the ACT math portion of the college entrance exam. As of August 2016, the score required on the ACT math subtest is a 17 if having a cumulative GPA of 2.5, 16 if cumulative GPA is 2.8, or 15 if cumulative GPA is 3.0. 

In order to receive A+ funds from the state, the following must also be completed:

  • make a good faith, documented effort to obtain federal financial aid that does not require repayment by submitting the FAFSA.
  • provide the student's social security number and full name (including middle)
  • have documentation of registration with Selective Service if required by law to do so

All requirements must be met, documented and a signed A+ Affidavit prior to graduation.

It is the responsibility of the student to continue to meet the requirements necessary to be certified as an A+ student after High School graduation.