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