Oklahoma has two private school choice programs, a school voucher and a tax-credit scholarship.

Oklahoma offers K–12 students and their families several types of school choice, including two private school choice programs, charter schools, magnet schools, home schooling and inter-district public school choice via an open enrollment policy.

Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarships

  • The Oklahoma Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship program offers individuals and businesses a 50 percent tax credit tax credits for donations to scholarship-granting organizations (SGOs), nonprofits that provide private school scholarships to students who meet the income and/or zoning requirements as well as “educational improvement grants” to public schools.
  • Enacted 2011

Program Rules:

    • Income Limit: 300 percent x FRL
    • Prior Year Public School Requirement: None
    • Geographic Limit: Statewide
    • Enrollment Cap: None
    • Scholarship Cap: Conditional
    • Testing Mandates: None
    • Credit Value: 50 percent / 75 percent
    • Per Donor Credit Cap: $1,000 (single) / $2,000 (married) / $100,000 (business)
    • Total Tax Credit Cap: $25 million (private school scholarships)

Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

  • Oklahoma’s Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarships for Students with Disabilities provide students with special needs, in foster care and/or those adopted out of state custody school vouchers to attend a private school of their parents’ choice. Students must have or qualify for an Individualized Education Plan or an Individualized Service Plan to participate.
  • Enacted 2010

Program Rules:

    • Income Limit: None
    • Prior Year Public School Requirement: Yes, with exceptions
    • Geographic Limit: Statewide
    • Enrollment Cap: None
    • Voucher Cap: Lesser of state & local funds or tuition
    • Testing Mandates: None

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