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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 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
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 "50%" School Voucher Annual household income limit for a "50%" School Voucher
1 $22,311 $33,467 $44,622
2 $30,044 $45,066 $60,088
3 $37,777 $56,666 $75,554
4 $45,510 $68,265 $91,020
5 $53,243 $79,865 $106,486
6 $60,976 $91,464 $121,952
7 $68,709 $103,064 $137,418
8 $76,442 $114,663 $152,884

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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