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A+ Scholarship Program
 

A+

The A+ Schools Program is administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; therefore, program funding will be subject to availability of state appropriated funds and not the responsibility of the Humansville School District. The scholarship provides tuition and general fees at community colleges or postsecondary career/technical schools for students that meet the following requirements established for the program:

 

INITIAL ELIGIBILITY

  • Sign a written participation agreement prior to high school graduation.
  • Be a U.S. citizen, eligible non-citizen or lawfully present in the U.S.
  • Attend a designated A+ high school for three consecutive years prior to graduation.
  • Graduate High School with a cumulative non-weighted, unrounded grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  • Average 95% cumulative attendance record for grades 9-12.
  • Perform at least 50 hours of approved, school-based, unpaid tutoring (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, score proficient or advanced on the Algebra I end of course (EOC) exam.
  • The financial incentive is available only after the student has made a good faith effort to first secure all available federal financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) which does not require repayment.

ONGOING ELIGIBILITY

  • Students who qualify for A+ financial assistance must attend a public community college or career/technical school on a full-time basis.
  • Students who are enrolled in community colleges or postsecondary career/technical schools must maintain a cumulative 2.5 GPA.
  • Students must complete the FAFSA each year.
  • All individuals required to register under the Military Selective Service Act must show proof of registration to be eligible for state-supported scholarships, programs for financial assistance for postsecondary education or loans insured by any state agency. This student eligibility requirement is authorized pursuant to RSMo 105.1210, 105.1213 and 105.1216 (2000)

EVERYONE BENEFITS

The A+ Schools Program benefits students, school districts and communities. Please refer to the Humansville A+ Program Manual that each student receives at freshman orientation for more details about the A+ Program or contact the A+ Coordinator at 754-2219.

 

Tutoring Disclosure

High school juniors and seniors that are working on fulfilling their tutoring hours for the A+ Schools Program will be placed in classrooms under the supervision of a classroom teacher to work one-on-one with students in academic subject areas. A parent/guardian may request their child NOT be tutored by high school students by notifying the building administrator, classroom teacher, counselor, or A+ coordinator by calling 754-2219.

Contacts

Donna Root
 

Mrs. Donna Root, Adviser

754-2219 ext. 150

 

Holly Deckard


Mrs. Holly Deckard

High School Guidance Counselor

754-2219 ext. 106

  Holly Deckard District Staff
  Donna Root District Staff