A+ Program


A+ Coordinator: Mr. Don Luna
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A+ Admin. Assist.: Mrs. Beth Nixon
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Phone: (573) 458-0148

Be prepared for your future!

What is the A+ Schools Program?
The A+ Schools Program is a school improvement initiative established by the Outstanding Schools Act of 1993. The key goal of A+ schools is to assure that all students, when they graduate, are well-prepared to pursue advanced education, employment, or both.

The A+ Schools Program at Rolla High School provides an excellent opportunity for students to earn financial incentives at any Missouri public community college, junior college, or vocational school.

RHS A+ Program Resources

A+ Eligibility Requirements
The following requirements must be met to be certified as an A+ student:

  1. Graduate from high school with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  2. Attend a designated A+ School for three consecutive years prior to graduation. *Seven-semester graduates must contact the A+ Office to ensure that all A+ requirements have been met prior to the end of the seventh semester.
  3. Have at least a 95% attendance record for grades 9-12.
  4. Perform fifty hours of unpaid academic tutoring or mentoring, where 8 hours may come from a job shadowing experience approved and set up by the A+ Coordinator.
  5. Beginning with the Class of 2015, students must score proficient or advanced on the Algebra I End of Course (EOC) Assessment.
  6. Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoidance of the unlawful use of drugs and/or alcohol.
  7. Make a good faith effort to secure federal postsecondary student financial assistance funds (FAFSA).www.fafsa.ed.gov


Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) Updates
Please click here to go to the MDHE A+ website for more information.

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