Racine Parental Choice Program

Students Participating

Schools Participating

Avg. Scholarship Amount (K4-8)

Avg. Scholarship Amount (9-12)

Total 2020 Expenditures

Enrollment Cap (Students)

**Scholarships cannot be used for Pre-K expenses.**

Student Eligibility


Student must live in the Racine Unified School District.


A student using a voucher whose family income increases beyond eligibility may continue to attend a private school using a voucher.


Family income below 300% of the federal poverty guideline ($77,250 for family of four in 2020-21), with an additional $7,000 allowed for households with married parents


All students must apply for the program every year and must meet program residency requirements


Student must: (1) be applying to grades K4, K5, 1, or 9, OR (2) meet one of the following requirements for the prior school year: (a) attended a public school in Wisconsin; (b) attended school in another state; (c) were not enrolled in school (includes homeschooled students for the entire prior school year); (d) participated in the Choice program; (e) are on a Choice program waiting list.


Students applying to a school that is governed under an agreement by an existing Choice school governing board do not have to meet the above requirement for up to the first two years the school is in the program.

Open Application Dates

February 1 – February 22
March 1 – March 22
April 1 – April 20
May 1 – May 20
June 1 – June 21
July 1 – July 20
August 1 – August 20
September 1 – September 14


Application Information