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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 $16,288 $23,606 $35,409 $47,212
2 $22,007 $31,894 $47,841 $63,788
3 $27,726 $40,182 $60,273 $80,364
4 $33,444 $48,470 $72,705 $96,940
5 $39,163 $56,758 $85,137 $113,516
6 $44,882 $65,046 $97,569 $130,092
7 $50,600 $73,334 $110,001 $146,668
8 $56,319 $81,622 $122,433 $163,244
9 $62,038 $89,910 $134,865 $179,820
10 $67,757 $98,198 $147,297 $196,396

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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