Autism Scholarship Program

Program Information

  • V
  • Program Type: Voucher Program, Special Needs Program

Student Participation

  • Student must be identified as autistic through assigned school district
  • Student must have an Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Private school students are also eligible
  • Be registered to participate and chartered by the state
  • Comply with state nondiscrimination codes
  • Demonstrate fiscal soundness
  • Have properly credentialed staff
  • Conduct background checks on teachers and staff working with children
  • Be in operation at least one full year
  • Have adequate liability, property and casualty insurance
  • Provide regular student progress reports to parents and resident public school

Data Update

Schools/Providing Participating
279
2016 Expenditures
$81,247,167

Financial

Scholarship Cap
- Whichever is less:
-- Tuition/IEP related services
-- $27,000
Enrollment Cap
- None
Program Funding
- No specific program appropriation