Did you know kids can earn report card rewards for A’s, good grades, and other academic improvements?
From cookies, doughnuts, hockey games, and even discounted travel, your kids are rewarded BIG when they work hard in school.
While most report card rewards require A’s (or equivalent) for the discount or freebie, others recognize grade improvement as a cause to celebrate (and we agree!).
Read below for report card rewards, and let us know of any others!
As always, deals are subject to change at any time and may vary per location. Please contact location before you go to ensure the offer is still available. Call first! You don’t want to show up with your kid and their report card and be turned away.
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Columbus Blue Jackets Student Achievers, powered by AEP
The Columbus Blue Jackets Student Achievers recognizes high performing and improved students for their academic accomplishments!
Students that receive straight A’s, or improve a full letter grade in one subject, over the course of a grading period are eligible to receive an exclusive ticket offer.
Parents can upload a copy of the student’s report card and if it qualifies, you’ll get an email with instructions on how to redeem the offer. Full details here.
I love this one because it only requires that a student improves a grade – not straight A’s or requirements that can be a struggle for some. Note: this can only be redeemed once per season, and is obviously limited to during the hockey season. Final spring report card is not eligible.
Jolly Pirate Donuts (Newark)
Kids can bring in their report cards and get a free regular donut for every A, or get a free regular dozen for straight A’s.
Students must be present. They will accept whatever grading system used as an equivalent; paper copy or on your phone.
They even will honor the offer for college students! See Facebook page.
175 S 30th St, Newark, Ohio
Ohio State Parks Stays for A’s
Stay at one of our great state parks at a discount with good grades! Stay for one night, or for longer! There’s so much to do at these State Parks. We’ve stayed at Burr Oak and had so much fun, and have a cabin booked for Deer Creek as well.
Get $10 off the best available room rate for up to five A’s on a student’s report card.
Book your stay through the Stays for A’s link on the Lodging website. Discount applied upon check in when you bring the student’s most recent report card. Unique grade cards considered; call in advance.
Available on select dates. You reservation must be coded as Stays for A’s® at the time the reservation is made. Offer is subject to availability and valid on select dates. Only one report card per room may be applied for discount (for a maximum of $50 off rate).
State Parks lodging available include
Cookies for A’s program at Cheryl’s Cookies
Bring your kids to a Cheryl’s retail store with their current grading period report card and they will receive a cookie for each grade A that they receive, up to 3 total. Student must be present for the Cookies for A’s program at Cheryl’s Cookies, and bring a current report card.
Chuck E. Cheese
Kids earn free points for getting good grades on their report cards. Children can bring in their most recent report card and receive up to 10 points for good grades, with a food purchase. All grading systems are accepted!
Some Krispy Kreme stores offer report card rewards! Call your local store to verify. We verified that Krispy Kreme on Sawmill Rd. offers a free doughnut per A (offer may vary).
More discounts and freebies for good grades
Other places we have heard may offer report card rewards (but haven’t been verified lately)
Cold Stone Creamery
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