2018 Report Card Freebies & Deals

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.

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AAFES

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

Applebees

“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.

Baskin-Robbins

Reportedly, some Baskin-Robbins locations will give away a free scoop of ice cream. (Must Show Report Card) to get your free ice cream.

Bob Evans

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

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

[strike]Chick-fil-A[/strike]

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.

Chick-fil-A,[strike]a report card with A’s and B’s earns a free Chick-fil-A Original Sandwich. Prior offers for[/strike] some locations[strike]included a choice of free chicken nuggets or free ice cream cone. As with ALL offers, not all locations participate and some locations have their own unique offers, so call ahead. (Must Show Report Card)[/strike]

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

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

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

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

Justice Stores, the Tween girl retail store Justice will give you $5 off your purchase. (Must Show Report Card)

Krispy Kreme
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)

Logan’s Roadhouse

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.

Marcos Pizza

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

McDonald’s

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

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 Pizza

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

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

SonicDrive-In

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 Pizzeria

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

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Wendy’s

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!

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39 Comments

  1. What if your schools curriculum doesn’t offer a’s or b’s they do report cards on a different scale such as 1,2,3,4 scale based on learning achievements during that quarter

      • That is my question too. Most elementary schools dont use the A through F scale.

        I know Family Video honors any equivalent to an A…

      • My school uses a number grading system and you can still tell what grade tou got A= 100-90 B= 89-80 C= 79-78 D= 70 F= 69 and below and with the number system if 1 is highest then they will give you credit for that. It’s kinda simple

      • Then your kids school is whack! My elementary school has always used A through F scale.

        No, it only goes to letters after the 1st grade. Kindergarten and 1st grade doesnt have the letter scale. ALL schools are like this.

    • What if your schools curriculum doesn’t offer a’s or b’s they do report cards on a different scale such as 1,2,3,4 scale based on learning achievements during that quarter

      Then the highest possible would a 5 which would be an A.
      5:a,4:B,3:C,2:D,1:F

  2. Please call your local restaurants to make sure they apart of this promotion. I am the marketing director for a Chick-fil-A in Ohio and we are not doing the promo that is listed.

    • Please call your local restaurants to make sure they apart of this promotion. I am the marketing director for a Chick-fil-A in Ohio and we are not doing the promo that is listed.

      Yes, the article specifically states this several different times, but always good to add it a 4th or 5th time 😉

      • Yes, the article specifically states this several different times, but always good to add it a 4th or 5th time 😉

        And yet there will be people who won’t read that and get mad at the local restaurant for not honoring it

    • As the marketing director, perhaps you should consider doing this promotion. Grades are important and as a business that relies on community support, you should support your community by helping parents reward their kids.

    • Please call your local restaurants to make sure they apart of this promotion. I am the marketing director for a Chick-fil-A in Ohio and we are not doing the promo that is listed.

      i am the marketing director for chick-fil-a restaurants in missouri and we are not doing this promotion either. please check your resources before posting such offers. it unfair to our guests when we have tell them we are not participating in the promotion you posted!

      we do honor teachers and honor roll students in other ways however, it does not seem to matter when they ask if we are participating in viral promotions. it looks as if we are the only chick-fil-a not participating and guests are disappointed. please consider the position you are putting businesses in and see from our point that we have to disappoint multiple guests every time these kind of unverified promotions are posted.

      • I am the Marketing Director for Chick-fil-A Restaurants in Missouri and we are not doing this promotion either. please check your resources before posting such offers. it unfair to our guests when we have tell them we are not participating in the promotion you posted!

        our local chick-fil-a in virginia is running this promotion and we were able to participate, this year and last year. it sounds as though some businesses choose not to run promotions and then perhaps are a bit bitter that others have better a marketing plan.

        we do honor teachers and honor roll students in other ways however, it does not seem to matter when they ask if we are participating in viral promotions. it looks as if we are the only chick-fil-a not participating and guests are disappointed.

        back in my day that was called free enterprise. no one expects all locations to be participating. i would assume that’s why there are direct links to the known participating locations/areas.

        are you not permitted to run your own marketing? these marketing managers posting are being ridiculous, you’re asking a page not to share information about a promotion because your business chooses not to offer one.

    • Please call your local restaurants to make sure they apart of this promotion. I am the marketing director for a Chick-fil-A in Ohio and we are not doing the promo that is listed.

      That’s exactly what the article stated they should do, on the top and on the bottom and after several of the posts too. If someone is too lazy to read it in the article several times, what makes you think they’ll read your comment???

      :deadhorse:

    • Please call your local restaurants to make sure they apart of this promotion. I am the marketing director for a Chick-fil-A in Ohio and we are not doing the promo that is listed.

      That is very sad since each Chick-fil-a is individually owned. Way to positively support children in your community.

  3. This isn’t fair for kids’ who’s schools don’t grade on the A’s and B’s scale. My son’s school give S+ or Satisfactory.

    • They can’t please everyone all the time. Not all locations (for any of these freebies) are offering it so it’s not fair to some who lives in that area either. No biggie.

      Can’t make everyone happy all the time.

    • This isn’t fair for kids’ who’s schools don’t grade on the A’s and B’s scale. My son’s school give S+ or Satisfactory.

      Everyone knows a S is an A/B. It’s the same scale, different letters.

      • Everyone knows a S is an A/B. It’s the same scale, different letters.

        Not fair omg entitlement much ,it’s free stuff. Want your kid to be rewarded buy them a reward but the reality is school in this country it not are and they should get good grades!

    • This isn’t fair for kids’ who’s schools don’t grade on the A’s and B’s scale. My son’s school give S+ or Satisfactory.

      Wah wah cry cry. Get a better school system with real grades. For the 1-4 person, everybody knows 4=A.

      How about just ask the business, if they are participating the manager will likely say yes to your request.

  4. It say kindergarten threw college but kindergarten dont get A’s and B’s. Can they still gey anything?

    • It say kindergarten threw college but kindergarten dont get A’s and B’s. Can they still gey anything?

      by looking at your grammer, i’d suggest calling the locations like the article states, maybe you aren’t comprehending! it rewards students for good grades or good achievements. it does not offer free products solely based on the fact they’re in school.

      makes me wonder if people are out seeking what they can get free from anywhere they can!

  5. As a business owner, it’s really frustrating when social media outlets publish lists like these. There is no “choice in participation,” when an offer is fabricated. If each restaurant is individually operated, then let them do their own advertising of whatever offer they have decided on.

    You create an environment of entitlement when you send social media messages like this.

    • As a business owner, it’s really frustrating when social media outlets publish lists like these. There is no “choice in participation,” when an offer is fabricated. If each restaurant is individually operated, then let them do their own advertising of whatever offer they have decided on.

      You create an environment of entitlement when you send social media messages like this.

      so, because your business chooses to not have an offer, the other businesses that do shouldn’t receive kudos & get promoted for their efforts?? wow, that sounds like piss-poor management to me.

      this isn’t an environment of entitlement, it’s an environment of, “xyz company cares about it’s community and has ____ great offer that you can take advantage of”. i’m sure if your company had a great offer it would be shared as well. you’re not being left behind, you’re opting not to run a promotion.

      i think if i were a manager or marketing director, i might contact one of the businesses making the offer and ask them how they successfully run the promotion that is clearly working well for them, instead of whining on social media about it’s not fair that they’re attracting more business.

    • As a business owner, it’s really frustrating when social media outlets publish lists like these. There is no “choice in participation,” when an offer is fabricated. If each restaurant is individually operated, then let them do their own advertising of whatever offer they have decided on.

      You create an environment of entitlement when you send social media messages like this.

      just because your location sucks and doesn’t make an offer doesn’t mean that other locations/business owners haven’t made one, that doesn’t make it a “fabrication”.

      maybe as a business owner you should contact the participating locations for your business and ask them how that marketing is working for increasing their business instead of bitching about how someone else has a better marketing plan than you.

      i brought my daughter into a pizza place over the weekend and she redeemed her report card freebie. my wife and i ordered a pizza, an italiano sub, chicken dippers and 5 drinks. My daughter was proud that she earned her own dinner, but I still had to feed her two brothers.

      Who really won here?

      Don’t be such an ass, if your marketing plan sucks, step up your game.

  6. This reward isn’t fair for the students that are Autistic or mentally challenged that the schools just pass them with c’s because of the no kid left behind that they passed. So again thank you for leaving my two kids out.

    • This reward isn’t fair for the students that are Autistic or mentally challenged that the schools just pass them with c’s because of the no kid left behind that they passed. So again thank you for leaving my two kids out.

      life isn’t fair.

      oh ffs, think of it this way, at least they still get their trophies for licking windows.

      i’m so sick of people thinking everything should be given to them (& their spawn) whether they earn it or not. this isn’t a socialist country (yet) although a bunch of lib-tards are really heading it that way.

    • This reward isn’t fair for the students that are Autistic or mentally challenged that the schools just pass them with c’s because of the no kid left behind that they passed. So again thank you for leaving my two kids out.

      I’m sure most locations will honor what you have if you explain the situation to them. And either way, why direct your anger at the person who generously posted this blog to help parents out with this great list? Want to be upset at your local store if they don’t give your kids a treat, fine, but don’t shoot the messenger in this case.

  7. Yes is m glad my teacher as send this link to me she just made my day this would be good during my whole summer

  8. Major disappointment, this should not be published nationally. In indiana, here’s my rundown so far
    ..
    Worked: Marcos, family video
    Didn’t work: pizza hut, chick fil a, mcdonalds, Wendy’s

    Baskin Robbins had no idea what program I was referring to but they gave me a scoop of ice cream to be nice lol

  9. I like the resources on this site. Thanks for compiling a list of companies who offer perks. If I can make a suggestion, I wonder if you should remove your comment about Chick-fil-A in bold red text?

    While it is unfortunate that you feel you were “harassed”, if you posted something applying to all restaurants in the chain based only on something that 3 locations had offered, I think I can understand a certain amount of backlash as a result. It is certainly understandable how a company in that position would feel caught in a position where they look bad to their customers.

    From my objective opinion, if you made the decision to post this without clarifying the terms appropriately, blaming them for their reaction feels a little tacky. Just a thought. Apart from this, I appreciate the resources on your site.

    Thanks again!

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