Waynesville High School is an A+ designated high school in the state of Missouri. As a result of this official designation, graduating seniors who have met all eligibility requirements will qualify for the A+ Schools Financial Incentive, as long as funding is available.
Goals of the A+ School Program
All students will graduate from high school.
All students will complete a selection of high school studies that is challenging and has identified learning expectations.
All students will proceed from high school graduation to a four year college or community college or post- secondary vocational or technical school, or high wage job with work place skill development opportunities.
Benefits of an A+ School for Students
Funding will be available for tuition and general fees to a community college or public vocational/technical school of their choice in the state of Missouri.
Incentives which will be made available after the student has made a good faith effort to first secure all available federal post-secondary student financial assistance funds that do not require repayment.
Students will receive this incentive for six semesters. A student must be considered a full-time student by the institution. Students must complete the six semesters of full-time enrollment at a community college or a public vocational/technical school within four years after graduation from High School.
Sign an A+ Student Participation Agreement.
Attend Waynesville High School or another A+ school for the three years prior to graduation. An exception is made for military dependents.
Maintain at least a 2.5 grade point average.
Maintain at least a 95% attendance record.
Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring for younger students, as approved by the A+ Coordinator.
Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoidance of the unlawful use of drugs or alcohol.
- Be a US citizen.
Achieve a score of proficient or advanced on the official Algebra I End of Course Exam. (Beginning with the class of 2015)
Not be enrolled or intend to use the award to enroll in a course of study leading to a degree in theology or divinity.
Not have a criminal record.