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.

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