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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 2019-2020 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 $15,862 $23,107 $34,660 $46,213
2 $21,476 $31,284 $46,295 $62,567
3 $27,089 $39,461 $59,191 $78,921
4 $32,703 $47,638 $71,456 $95,275
5 $38,316 $55,815 $83,722 $111,629
6 $43,929 $63,992 $95,987 $127,983
7 $49,543 $72,169 $108,253 $144,337
8 $55,156 $80,346 $120,518 $160,691
9 $60,770 $88,523 $132,784 $177,045
10 $66,383 $96,700 $145,049 $193,399

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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