The 2025 A+ School of Excellence® application deadline is August 30th, 2024. Applications must be submitted online by 5:00pm MST. Applications submitted after 5:00pm MST will be disqualified.
A+ APPLICATION WORKBOOKS & RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS
The A+ School of Excellence® application must be submitted online. However, because schools are encouraged to work in teams to compile the application, a Microsoft Word version of the application is provided to allow for collaborative use on document-sharing sites such as Google Docs. Note: For your convenience, updates, changes, and additions to the 2025 A+ Application have been left "highlighted".
Download Printable Copy of A+ Application to Prepare
Download a printable version (pdf) of the application to prepare to apply online.
First step: A+ School of Excellence Intent to Apply Form
Please complete the A+ School of Excellence Intent to Apply Form if your school is planning to submit an A+ School of Excellence application for the next deadline on August 30th, 2024. Note: This form is an INTENT TO APPLY only and is NOT the actual application. By submitting this form, you are alerting AEF that your school intends to apply, allowing our staff to direct more targeted communication to your school. Schools may also decide not to apply after submitting this form.
Get expert A+ tips and information by watching our A+ Info Session Webinar
A+ applications are reviewed by panelists using a rubric. Schools are encouraged to download the rubric to use as a companion piece in writing the application.