School Voucher

2017 – 2018

Central Lutheran School School participates in the School Choice program for the State of Indiana that is commonly known as the voucher program for grades K-12. This program provides scholarships (vouchers) to eligible K-12 students by utilizing a portion of the state funds allocated for that child to follow them to the non-public school of their choice.

To be eligible, a student must satisfy these initial requirements:

  • Be a resident of the State of Indiana
  • Be accepted for enrollment into an eligible school (CLS is an eligible school)
  • Be between the ages of 5 and 22 no later than August 1 of the school year.
  • Live in a household below the income limits listed in the following chart:

These are the amounts for the 2017-2018 School Year.

Household Size Adjusted Gross Income Limit for Full Voucher Income Limit for Partial Voucher
2 $30,044

$45,066

3 $37,777

$56,666

4 $45,510

$68,265

5 $53,243

$79,865

6 $60,976

$91,464

7 $68,709

$103,064

8 $76,442

$114,663

After satisfying the initial requirements above, following are the seven different pathways that a student can satisfy to become eligible to participate in the Choice Scholarship Program:

  1. Continuing Choice Scholarship Student Pathway
  2. Previous Choice Scholarship Student Pathway
  3. Previous Scholarship Granting Organization (SGO) Award Pathway
  4. Special Education Pathway
  5. “F” Public School Pathway
  6. Two-Semesters in Public School Pathway
  7. Sibling Pathway

The value of the Choice Scholarship is the lesser of the two amounts:

  1. Tuition and fees at the eligible school;
  2. The amount listed below by school district where you live, as determined by the income limits by household size listed above.
School District Full Voucher Partial Voucher

East Allen

$5,420

$3,011

FWCS

$5,802

$3,223

Southwest Allen

$4,815

$2,675

Northwest Allen

$4,797

$2,665

For additional information or to schedule a tour contact:
Lauren Creutz, Admissions Counselor (260)493-2502 x 329 or email

For general information about the voucher program visit http://www.doe.in.gov/choice