In 2016, Legislation was passed to open up Missouri’s A+ Scholarship Program to all non-public schools. If students earn the A+ designation, they may be eligible to receive reimbursement for tuition, general fees, and up to 50% of book cost, subject to legislative appropriation, at a Missouri public community college or career-technical school.

 

Under the current A+ eligibility requirements, students must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Enter into a written agreement with the high school
  • Attend a Missouri A+ high school for three consecutive years immediately prior to graduation. If St. Pius X High School is approved, the class of 2017 and 2018 will be eligible.
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Maintain 95% attendance over the four years of high school.
  • Complete at least 50 hours of unpaid tutoring/mentoring, Must be supervised.
  • Avoid being tardy to tutoring/mentoring programs.
  • Maintain a record of good citizenship.
  • Make a good faith effort to secure federal post-secondary student financial assistance funds. (FAFSA)
  • Achieve a qualifying Math Score on the ACT prior to graduation. See Handbook

Contacts:

Don Grimshaw, A+ Program Coordinator, stpiusaplus@stpius.com

Karen DeCosty, Principal, kdecosty@stpius.com, 636-931-7487, ext. 102

 

A+ Program Student Handbook

A+ Schools Program Parent Presentation

A+ Scholarships 2016

Tutoring/Mentoring Handbook

Tutoring Mentoring Log

Tutoring Agreement

A+ Agreement

https://fafsa.ed.gov/