FAQ for Schools
FAQ for Schools
Welcome to the FAQ page for school personnel! Whether you are new to the school choice program or a seasoned administrator, there is a lot of information to process on a regular basis. This page answers the most common questions we hear from schools. If you don’t find what you need, contact us and we’ll be happy to answer any additional questions you have. Follow us on Facebook for school choice updates and news.
FAQs for Schools
Yes, as follows:
- A private school may charge a choice student reasonable fees for personal items such as towels, room and board, gym clothes or uniforms, social and extracurricular activities if the activity is not a part of the required curriculum, along with musical instruments, meals, and high school classes not required or credited for graduation.
A choice student may not be charged a fee for registration or application to the choice program, books, teacher salaries, buildings, maintenance, equipment, computers, and any other fee directly related to the required curriculum such as field trips.
For more information please consult the DPI bulletin “Student Tuition and Fees.”
Tuition for new students may not be charged in addition to the program payment. If family income rises above 220 percent of federal poverty levels in subsequent years, high school students may be charged additional tuition.
For more information, please consult the DPI bulletin “Student Tuition and Fees.”
- 40 hours budget preparation
- 8 hour budget training
- 40 hours audit preparation
Administration: Up to 20 students
- 20 hours to prepare application forms
- 20 hours to complete student applications
- 20 hours of reports due throughout the year
- A good principal/secretary/parent volunteer team can handle this initially
Schools receive four equal payments at the end of September, November, February, and May.
- The first two payments are generated by the third Friday in September enrollment count.
- The last two payments are generated by the second Friday in January enrollment count.