Wisconsin Private School Choice Program
SJS participates in the Wisconsin Private School Choice Program, which allows eligible students to attend a Catholic school tuition-free.
The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP), or the Private School Choice Program allows students who reside in a Wisconsin school district, other than the Milwaukee or Racine Unified School District to attend any participating private school if certain eligibility criteria are met and the students are selected in the random drawing conducted by the Department of Public Instruction (DPI). The private school, on behalf of he pupil’s parent or guardian, receives a state aid payment for each eligible student.
Application dates for the 2023-24 school year are February 1– April 20, 2023
Family Eligibility 2023-2024
If your family income places you at or below 220% of the federal poverty guideline you may apply for a voucher through the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) via the DPI.
If your child already attends a private school, he or she must be entering 4-year old preschool, kindergarten or grade 1 to be eligible.
If your child previously attended a public, virtual, or charter school or is homeschooled, he or she may be eligible to apply for any grade, 4K-8.
For each additional family member, add $10,384. Income levels are Adjusted Gross Income (AGI).
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When To Apply
Apply online between February 1 – April 20, 2023. Apply early! Late applications for the voucher program will not be accepted for any reason by the state.
How To Apply
- Complete the online registration form at http://dpi.wi.gov/choice
- An email address is required to use the system
- You must provide proof of residency in the state of Wisconsin.
- Please write down the email address and password that you use. Missing or incorrect information will cause problems processing the application and may cause the application to be ineligible.
Kevin Flottmeyer, Principal
Private School Choice Program, WI Dept. of Public Instruction
888-245-2732, ext. 3
Pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 115.28 (54m), our school is required to notify and provide the educational options available to all students who are at least three years old, but not yet 18 years old. Please go to https://dpi.wi.gov/ed-options to see the educational options represented for Wisconsin students.