• A+ Program
     

    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.

      Student Eligibility

    • 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.