Wisconsin Parental Choice

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Wisconsin Parental Choice


The deadline to apply for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program for the 2021-22 school year has passed.

Eligibility and application details below are from last school year and included for general informational purposes only.


GRACE participates in the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP), also known as the School Voucher Program. This program allows eligible students who reside in Wisconsin, meet state requirements and are selected by the program to attend Catholic school tuition-free.

Pursuant to Wisconsin State Statute 115.28 (54m), our schools are required to notify and provide the educational options available to all students who are at least 3 years old, but not yet 18 years old. Please click here to see the educational options represented for Wisconsin students.

Contact

For information or assistance from GRACE, please contact:

For more information or assistance from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, please contact:

Overview and Eligibility Requirements

  • Current families: Families with current voucher students must reapply to remain eligible.
  • New families or current families with:
    • New students entering kindergarten through seventh grade who meet the eligibility requirements may apply.
    • Currently enrolled GRACE students who will be entering into kindergarten or first grade who meet eligibility requirements may apply.
    • New or currently enrolled GRACE students who will be entering into the 4-year old preschool program at Holy Cross Catholic School, Holy Family Catholic School, St. Bernard Catholic School, St. John Paul II Classical School or St. Thomas More Catholic School who meet eligibility requirements may apply.
  • To qualify for the program, a student must have a family income equal or less than 220% of the federal poverty level income limits.
    • Family size (maximum yearly income in parentheses – single family listing first / married family listing second)
      • 2 ($37,928 / – )
      • 3 ($47,784 / $54,784)
      • 4 ($57,640 / $64,640)
      • 5 ($67,496 / $74,496)
      • 6 ($77,352 / $84,352)
      • Notes: For each additional family member, add $9,856; income levels are Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)

Applying Process

  • Apply online between February 1 and April 15, 2021 (the deadline to receive documents on April 15 is 4 p.m.)
  • Late applications will not be accepted for any reason
  • For information about Acceptable Proof of Residency Documents, please click here
  • Provide required documentation to Edgar Zaragoza by:
    • Mailing your documents to: GRACE, Attn: Edgar Zaragoza, 1822 Riverside Drive, Green Bay, WI 54301
    • Emailing your documents to ezaragoza@graceystem.org

How to Reapply: Current Families

  • Complete the online CHOICE application by clicking here
  • Provide proof of residency:
    • Utility bill, landline telephone bill or cable bill (cell phone bills are not acceptable)
      • Documentation must show the parent’s name and mailing address exactly as submitted in the online CHOICE application
      • Documentation must be current and dated within three months of the CHOICE application period
  • Complete the online TADS enrollment process for your returning student(s)

How to Apply: New Families

  • Complete the online CHOICE application by clicking here
  • Provide proof of residency:
    • Utility bill, landline telephone bill or cable bill (cell phone bills are not accepted)
      • Documentation must show the parent’s name and mailing address exactly as submitted in the online CHOICE application
      • Documentation must be current and dated within three months of the CHOICE application period
  • Provide income documentation:
    • Copy of your most recently filed income taxes (state and federal) … OR … Copy of your most recent W2
  • Complete the online TADS admission application for your child(ren) to your GRACE school