STEP UP FOR STUDENTS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
PBCA accepts this state-sponsored scholarship program. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade may qualify for tuition assistance for a private school based on their parents’ income. Step Up For Students provides Tax Credit Scholarships to students so that they can attend private schools that may better suit their individual needs. Please visit their site for updated information and for application details. These scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis (giving priority to renewal families), and space is limited. Please apply early. Guidelines for qualifications are given at www.stepupforstudents.org .
MCKAY SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES PROGRAM
PBCA accepts the McKay Scholarship for students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade with special needs. This scholarship amount varies by need and may cover part or all of the PBCA tuition. This scholarship is sponsored by Florida’s School Choice Programs, and affords the opportunity of special needs students to attend participating private schools. In order to be eligible for the McKay Scholarship Program, a student must apply for the program prior to withdrawing from public school. The student must also have a 504 Accommodation Plan or an Individual Education Plan (IEP) along with several other eligibility requirements that can be found on the Florida School Choice website at www.floridaschoolchoice.org . These scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis (giving priority to renewal families), and space is limited. Please apply early.
Currently, PBCA serves McKay students that can be fully mainstreamed into their grade level classroom in the following areas: speech impaired, language impaired, specific learning disability, gifted, autism spectrum disorder, and developmentally delayed.
For more information about PBCA’s participation in these programs, please email Sandra Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-671-5795.
*All elementary scholarship recipients: In order to allow for normal processing time, all Palm Beach Christian Academy registration forms, required paperwork, and state scholarship program prerequisites must be completed and submitted to admissions at least 30 days prior to the beginning of school.