Graduates of Sullivan High School can qualify for a state-paid financial incentive to attend any public community college or career/technical school in Missouri through the A+ Scholarship Program. A+ students may also apply to receive A+ scholarships from various Missouri 4-year colleges (see Counseling Office for more details).
Sullivan School District received designation as an A+ School from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in 2000. With the A+ Scholarship Program, students have more opportunities to explore various career options and start preparing for future workplace experiences. To date, 1571 students have graduated as A+ Scholarship recipients utilizing funding for post-secondary career study.
Whether students are planning to go directly into the workplace upon graduation or continuing their education at college or a vocational/technical school, all students can benefit from the A+ Scholarship Program.
To be eligible for the financial incentives of the A+ School Program, a student must be certified as an A+ Student by Sullivan High School. As the official representative of the A+ School Program with the Missouri Department of Higher Education, the A+ Schools Coordinator has the responsibility to determine whether Sullivan High School graduates meet the following certification criteria:
Sign a Sullivan High School A+ Participation Agreement
Attend Sullivan High School or another A+ school for the three consecutive years prior to graduation from Sullivan High School
Maintain at least a 2.5 4 year grade point average
Maintain 95% 4 year attendance record.
Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring for academically younger students
Maintain a record of good citizenship and avoidance of the unlawful use of drugs
Make a good faith effort to first secure all available federal post-secondary student financial assistance funds that do not require repayment.
Achieve a score of proficient or advanced on the official Algebra I End of Course exam, or achieve proficient or advanced on a higher level DESE approved EOC in the field of mathematics (ex. Geometry, Algebra II); or achieve a qualifying score as established annually by the CBHE on the ACT math subtest.
More information about the A+ Schools Program at Sullivan High School can be found in the A+ Manual and by using the links on this page. If you need further information, please contact Adam Kealen, A+ Coordinator, at 573-468-5171.