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To be eligible, a student must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. Be a resident of Indiana
  2. Be accepted for enrollment into a participating voucher school that is located in Indiana
  3. Be between the ages of 5 and 22 no later than August 1 of the school year
  4. Meet the income requirements
SCHOOL VOUCHER PROGRAM INCOME LIMITS BY HOUSEHOLD SIZE 2018-2019 SCHOOL YEAR
Large (Pre-K Pathway) Large Scholarship Small Scholarship Re-Applying or Special Needs Students (IEP or Service Plan)
Persons in Household Annual household income limit for a "90%" School Voucher Annual household income limit for a "90%" School Voucher Annual household income limit for a "50%" School Voucher Annual household income limit for a "50%" School Voucher
1 $15,418 $22,459 $33,689 $44,918
2 $20,904 $30,451 $45,677 $60,902
3 $26,391 $38,443 $57,665 $76,886
4 $31,877 $46,435 $69,653 $92,870
5 $37,363 $54,427 $81,641 $108,854
6 $42,850 $62,419 $93,629 $124,838
7 $48,336 $70,411 $105,617 $140,822
8 $53,823 $78,403 $117,605 $156,806
9 $59,309 $86,395 $129,593 $172,790
10 $64,795 $94,387 $141,581 $188,774

In addition to the income requirements listed above, there are seven different pathways that a student can meet in order to participate in the school voucher program. The seven pathways are outlined below. A student must only meet one of the seven pathways to participate.

SCHOOL VOUCHER STUDENT PATHWAYS
  • Child attended public school the full previous school year and is entering 1st grade or higher
  • Child attended Pre-K through the state-funded 'On My Way' Pre-K Pilot program in the previous school year
  • Child is assigned to an 'F-rated' public school based on residence for the coming school year
  • Child has a sibling who received a school voucher or tax credit scholarship at any time in their K-12 education
  • Child has a documented IEP or ISP
  • Child received a school voucher during any previous school year
  • Child received a school voucher the year before and would like to re-apply for a school voucher
  • Child received a tax credit scholarship from an approved SGO during any previous school year

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