Private School Choice Programs Application for 2019-2020

Welcome to the application process for the Private School Choice Programs.

The process will be opening on February 1, 2019 at 08:00 AM for applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

A list of schools that registered to participate in the Private School Choice Programs is available at

For parents applying for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program:
Per state law, the WPCP application period ends at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, April 20, 2019.
Application(s) must be submitted and residency documentation and income documentation, if applicable,
must be provided directly to the school(s) you are applying to prior to the close of the application period.

Please note: The Department of Public Instruction is not open on Saturday, April 20.
Staff from the department will not be available to answer phone calls or emails after 4:30 on Friday, April 19.
If you have questions regarding the application process after 4:30 on Friday, April 19,
please see the resources available on this webpage:
Also note, participating schools may not be open on Saturday or during the Easter holiday.


How to Apply
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This online application is for parents and legal guardians to submit student applications for the Private School Choice Programs (PSCP).

A student qualifies for the Choice program on the basis of their residency, their family income and prior year attendance, if applicable, and age if applying for kindergarten or first grade.

An email address is REQUIRED to use the system. Communications regarding the status of your application and steps that must be taken to complete your application will be sent to you via email. Once your application has been electronically submitted, you will be able to correct it via this web site until the last day of the application period in which you are applying. Please be sure to write down the email address and password that you use. Missing or incorrect information will cause problems processing the application and may cause the application to be ineligible.

If you have questions about the Private School Choice Programs or the online parent application process, please contact the schools you would like to apply to. A list of the schools participating in the program and their contact information is available at under "School Lists and Contact Information" and then choose the list that corresponds to your program. If you have technical questions regarding using the online parent application, please Contact Us. The Department of Public Instruction staff is available to respond to emails and phone calls on weekdays during business hours, unless it is a state holiday.