Student Eligibility Checklist
Student must be a resident of the state of Indiana.
Student must be K-12 grade level and are 5 years of age, and less than 22 years of age by August 1 of the anticipated school year of participation.
Student must have a disability and require special education. Student must submit a complete copy of an Individualized Education Program (IEP), Service Plan (SP), or ESA Service Plan (ESA SP).
Student may be eligible for the Indiana ESA program if they meet the income requirement of 400% of the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program (FRLP).
|Household Size*||Program Limit (400% of federal limit)|
Types of Providers and Qualified Expenses
- Qualified schools
- An individual tutor or tutoring agency
- An individual or entity that provides a service to a student with a disability as part of their individualized education program, service plan, or as prescribed by the eligible student’s treating physician
- An individual or entity that offers a course or program to an eligible student
- A licensed occupational therapist
- Entities that provide assessments
- Tuition and fees at a qualified school, public school, or other participating entity
- Fees for certain student assessments and examinations
- Educational services for an eligible student who is a student with a disability
- Payments associated with the use of paraprofessional or educational aides
- Services contracted for and provided by a school corporation, charter school, magnet school, or qualified school, such as individual classes, extracurricular activities, or additional programs, resources, or staffing as part of the student’s IEP or ISP
- Occupational Therapy
- Fee for service transportation to and from approved provider
- Tuition and fees to attend training programs and camps that have a focus on: vocational skills; academic skills; life skills; independence; or soft job skills
- Additional services and therapies prescribed by the eligible student’s treating physician