Ohio Voucher Programs

The window for the 2016-2017 school year has closed. Please check back during enrollment season for updated information.

Applying to Dayton Christian with your EdChoice scholarship might seem overwhelming, so we trust that the following steps will be helpful for you.

The window for applications for the EdChoice Scholarship opened February 1, 2016 and runs through April 29. PLEASE NOTE: Families are responsible for the application fee for each student along with any transportation, special education or extended care fees (as needed). To learn more about the EdChoice Scholarship Program please visit the EdChoice Ohio website. For any questions regarding the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office at (937) 291-7212 or admissions@daytonchristian.com

EdChoice Expansion Scholarship

Families NOT living in the Dayton Public School district who have a NEW incoming kindergarten, first, second, or third grader can apply for the Expansion Scholarship if their family income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. For the Federal Poverty Guidelines, please visit: http://education.ohio.gov/getattachment/Topics/Other-Resources/Scholarships/EdChoice-Scholarship-Program/2016_FederalPovertyGuidelines.pdf.aspx

  1. Determine if your child is going to qualify for the EdChoice scholarship.
  2. Apply and be accepted into Dayton Christian School.
  3. Apply for the EdChoice scholarship.

Step 1: Does my student qualify for EdChoice?

  • Students currently attending a public school in their resident district that has been rated in Academic Emergency or Academic Watch for two of the past three years are eligible to apply.
  • Public school students attending a school in their resident district that will be assigned to such a school in the upcoming school year are also eligible to apply.
  • Students currently attending a charter/community school whose home school is an eligible school on our list are also eligible to apply.
  • Students currently attending a Private School (K-12) are not eligible.

You can locate an EdChoice eligible school by CLICKING HERE.

Step 2: Apply to Dayton Christian School

  • Please take a moment and read our Admissions Policy HERE.
  • Please take a moment and read our Statement of Faith HERE.
  • Please take a moment and read our Policy on Marriage and Human Sexuality HERE.

Once your student has been accepted to Dayton Christian, then you may start your EdChoice application. PLEASE NOTE: All Admissions testing must be completed by April 8. 


Step 3: Apply for the EdChoice scholarship.

What will I need as a part of my EdChoice application?

  • A copy of your student’s birth certificate (which you will have already submitted to the Admissions Office as a part of your school application)
  • A copy of your Proof of Address (You can see acceptable forms of address verification HERE.)
  • For incoming Kindergarten students and incoming students who were attending a charter/community school MUST obtain a Letter of Assignment from the Dayton Public School which you will need to obtain at your DPS registration.
  • EdChoice Scholarship Request Form
  • Income Verification Form – applies only to those who will qualify for Low Income Status. You will need to submit this form and the required income documents to EdChoice directly as instructed on the form.

Please bring the above items to your interview with our principal. At the completion of your successful interview with one of our Dayton Christian School principals, you will complete your EdChoice application in our Admissions Office by turning in the above forms. An Admissions Office representative will submit your EdChoice Application to the state office.
In July 2016, the Ohio Department of Education/EdChoice Scholarship program staff will notify parents about whether or not their student has been awarded a scholarship.

Dayton Christian School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in admissions policies, financial aid, athletic and other school-administered programs. DCS reserves the right to select students on the basis of academic performance, religious commitment, lifestyle choices, and personal qualifications including a willingness to cooperate with DCS administration and to abide by its policies. (Romans 2:11)

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