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The auditor is required to complete the Financial Information Report and January Enrollment Audit by the following September 1. The documents below are to be used when completing these audits.
Financial Information Report
State law establishes the requirements and deadlines all private schools must meet in order to participate in the Private School Choice Programs (PSCP). All private schools (existing and new) that are interested in participating in the choice program must register with the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and complete fiscal management training.
The Federal & State Grant Program area of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) administers the financial management and accounting of federal and state grants to school districts, private schools, child and adult day care programs, 2R charter schools, cooperative educational service agencies (CESAs), county children with disabilities education boards (CCDEBs), and other service providers.
NOTE: The 2016-17 school year is the next one for which a private school may register to participate in the private school choice programs.
Registration for private schools to participate in the choice program for 2015-16 is closed.
The following documents and information must be used if a child would like to apply to the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program or statewide program (WPCP). Residents of Wisconsin that do not live in the City of Milwaukee or the Racine Unified School District are eligible to apply to the WPCP. Additionally, applicants may be required to meet income and age requirements.
The following documents and information must be used if a child would like to apply to the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP). Applicants must be residents of the City of Milwaukee to be eligible to apply to the MPCP. Additionally, applicants may be required to meet income and age requirements. All applicants must complete a paper student application.