Good grades are a reward within themselves, but did you know that many businesses offer good grades rewards programs for kids?! Check out this wonderful list of delicious food freebies, treats and rewards. . .
Please be aware that since each of these businesses is independently owned and operated you should always phone ahead to see if they are participating.
Military students in grades 1-12 can exchange their report card to receive a free coupon booklet. Those with a B-average or better will receive coupons that include a free 16oz beverage, free hot dog and more. A parent or guardian will need to show military ID and the child must provide the report card at the nearest exchange customer service area. This offer does include homeschooled students as well. View More details here
“A” is for Applebees, a positive reward system that is available to teachers (who are able to set the criteria that must be met!). The criteria options include perfect attendance, recognizing students for grade achievements and awards them with a free kid’s meal from Applebees.
Bank & Credit Card Rewards
Many financial institutions offer savings deposit deals to kids who can show good grades. Discover card offers cash back for those with a GPA of 3.0 or better.
- Alpine Bank– offers a quarterly drawing for students with A’s and B’s. The drawn winner receives $10 for each “A” and $5 for each “B”.
- America’s First Federal Credit offers the Honor Dollars Bonus program. They will deposit $5 into a students account when they provide a report card with all A’s and B’s.
- Discovery Federal CreditUnion offers a Straight A Pay-Day program where they will deposit $1 for every “A” into the child’s savings account, up to $20 per year.
- First Credit Union Pay’s for A’s, students receive $1 per A up to $5 per quarter, $20 per year
- First Southern National Bank will deposit $1.00 into a First Southern Statement Savings account for every “A” a student makes on his or her report card, up to $10 per grading period. Students should bring their report card to any First Southern branch to redeem.
- ZionBankoffers a program to hardworking middle school, junior high and high school students ages 12-18 can earn $1 per “A” on their report cards. Eligible students are also entered for a chance to win a scholarship savings account valued up to $1,000.
Reportedly, some Baskin-Robbins locations will give away a free scoop of ice cream. (Must Show Report Card) to get your free ice cream.
A few Bob Evans locations are offering a free scoop of ice cream for students who received good grades on his or her report card.
Brunswick Bowling locations have offered a program in the past called Games for Grades where students could score a free game for each A on their report card. It is unknown whether this offer extends to 2018 or not, so be sure to call your nearest location to check!
Cheryl & Co
Kids can score a free cookie for every ‘A’ they receive on their report card at participating locations only. View full details here
The 3 locations that had offers have since been rescinded and removed from Facebook altogether. From the amount of harassment we received from sharing those 3 generous locations, I can say I’ll NEVER darken the doorstep of another Chick-fil-a in my LIFETIME.
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Chuck E. Cheese
Chuck E. Cheese, kids earn game tokens for their grades. There’s a limit of 10 tokens allowed per child and a food purchase is required. View full details here
Family Video locations across the country will give free movie and game rentals to students with an A in a core subject on their report card. K-12 + College can pick up a rental. (Must Show Report Card) View Complete Details here
GD Ritzy’s offers a Scoops for Scholars program
Kindergarten – Jr. Scoop of Ice Cream
1 A = Medium flavored soft drink
2 A’s = Single Scoop of Ice Cream
3 A’s = Hamburger, Cheeseburger or Hot Dog
4 A’s = Double Scoop of Ice Cream
Haute Dogs and Fries
Last year Haute Dogs and Fries tweeted out a wonderful offer for students and graduates to receive aFree Ice Cream. No word on whether the offer will be repeated this year, but if you have a Haute Dog and Fries location near you, it’s certainly worth following them.
Jason’s Deli Kid Cash – Both teachers and parents alike can get Kid Cash to reward kids under 12 for good grades which can then be redeemed for a free kids’ meal. View the Complete details here
Justice Stores, the Tween girl retail store Justice will give you $5 off your purchase. (Must Show Report Card)
Reportedly, some Krispy Kreme Doughnuts locations will give a free glazed doughnut (up to 6) to students for every A on your students report card. (Must Show Report Card)
Reportedly, their Gadsden, AL location is offering a free meal (up to $8) to kids with A’s and B’s, you must bring the report card.
Reportedly, some Marcos Pizza locations are offering a free one-topping pizza to students with an A on their report card. The promotion begins on June 1 and runs through the end of the month. K thru College. Read More Here
Reportedly, some McDonald’s locations are offering students with Straight-A kindergarten through 5th grade can earn a free Happy Meal when they bring in their report cards. Grades 6-12 get a free Value Meal. This is not nationwide, call your local McDonalds to see if they are participating.
The Melting Pot
The Melting Pot has a few locations that offer a Free Fondue Dinner for high achieving students in K-8th grade who have scored straight A’s on their report card. Two participating locations include Appleton, WI and Boca Raton, Fl. Be sure to phone your local location to see if they’re participating.
Pizza Hut, if you have 3 A’s on your report card, you get a free Personal Pan Pizza and a small soda or milk. Dine-In Only for elementary and middle school students. View complete details here
Sbarro’s locations celebrate PizzAchievers Day on June 23rd every year. On that day simply show up, with report card in hand and “A’s & B’s, Pizza Please!” and they’ll provide each PizzAchiever and their respective accompanying adult with a free slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza and a small beverage.
Six Flags offered a Read to Succeed program that encourages children in grades K-6 to read for fun. Each student who completes 6 hours of recreational reading can earn a Free Ticket to Six Flags! View complete details here
Sonic offers a positive behavior support certificate for various achievements such as honor roll, perfect attendance and birthdays. In addition to the certificate, the student also receives a coupon for a free menu item as well. view full details here
Uno’s locations are proud to sponsor students achieving great heights! They reward kids for perfect attendance, participation in read-a-thons, as well as decent grades. View the full details here
Reportedly, at some Wendy’s locations, showing your report card with A’s and B’s earns a delicious treat. (Must Show Report Card)
Please note, just because locations participated in the past does not mean they are automatically participating this year, please call ahead to check!