Kansas has one private school choice program, a tax-credit scholarship.
Kansas offers K–12 students and their families some types of school choice, including a private school choice program, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district public school choice via an open enrollment policy.
Tax Credit for Low Income Students Scholarship Program
- Kansas offers tax credits to individuals and businesses supporting scholarship-granting organizations (SGOs), nonprofits that provide private school scholarships to students from low-income families. This is Kansas’ first school choice program.
- Enacted 2014
- Income Limit: 185 percent x Poverty
- Prior Year Public School Requirement: Yes
- Geographic Limit: None
- Enrollment Cap: None
- Scholarship Cap: $8,000
- Testing Mandates: None
- Credit Value: 70 percent
- Per Donor Credit Cap: $500,000
- Total Tax Credit Cap: $10 million
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