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Wisconsin Parental Choice Program

WPCP Flyer 2020-2021If you qualify for the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP), your K-12 Pacelli Catholic Schools tuition could be FREE!

How Do I Qualify?

For the 2020-2021 school year, the family income of a student applying for the WPCP must be at or below the amount listed in the table. Family income includes the income of the student’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) that reside in the same household as the student applicant. Family size includes parents/legal guardians and their children by birth, marriage, or adoption that reside in the same household as the student applicant.

220% of the Federal Poverty Level for 2020-2021
Family Size Single Married
1 $27,478
2 $37,202 $44,202
3 $46,926 $53,926
4 $56,650 $63,650
5 $66,374 $73,374
6 $76,098 $83,098
7 $85,822 $92,822
8 $95,546 $102,546

For each additional member add $9,724.

When Can I Apply?

The application period is February 3 through April 16 for the 2020-2021 school year. The WPCP is entirely separate from the PCS tuition assistance application. All deadlines and requirements are state mandated by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. No late applications will be accepted.

>> Click here to learn more and to access application materials.

For more information, call the Pacelli Catholic Schools Central Office at 715.341.2445.

Staff members in the Pacelli Catholic Schools Central Office are available to assist you with the application process and you will need to bring information to our office for verification. Call 715.341.2445 for questions or to schedule a time to meet with our staff.


Private schools participating in the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program, must provide a copy of the school’s accountability report (report card) and a list of the educational options available to children who reside in the pupil’s resident school district to the parent/guardian of each pupil enrolled in or attending the school.