Cleveland Scholarship and Tutoring Program

Program Information

  • V
  • Program Type: Voucher Program, Means Preferenced
  • Eligibility: Means preferenced

Student Participation

  • Student must live in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District
  • For students in grades K-8, priority given to students living below 200% of the federal poverty guideline ($50,200 for family of four in 2018)
  • Scholarships are renewable through high school
  • Current private school students are also eligible
  • Be registered to participate and approved by the state
  • Meet state standards for chartered nonpublic schools
  • Comply with state laws regarding nondiscrimination and health and safety codes
  • Administer the state tests and meet the Ohio graduation requirements
  • Principal must be licensed by the State of Ohio, Office of Education Licensure

Data Update

Schools Participating
2017 Expenditures


Scholarship Cap
- Whichever is less:
-- Tuition
-- $4,650 (grades K-8)
-- $6,000 (grades 9-12)
Enrollment Cap
- Limited by funding
Program Funding
- $38.1 million