July 27, 2018

Information about the Indiana Tax Credit Scholarship Program and its impact on Catholic schools in the archdiocese

  • The Indiana Tax Credit Scholarship Program began in 2009.
     
  • In the 2017-18 school year, 2,222 students received Indiana Tax Credit Scholarships made possible through donations to the Institute for Quality Education; more than 8,000 of our students currently receive a state voucher.
     
  • Combined, archdiocesan schools raised $6 million in tax credit scholarships in 2017-18 to help with tuition assistance.
     
  • The 68 Catholic schools in the archdiocese educate nearly 24,000 students with more than 2,000 dedicated teachers.
     
  • The average tuition is $5,249 at an archdiocesan elementary school.
     
  • The average tuition is $11,485 at an archdiocesan high school.
     
  • 100 percent of the 1,100 center‑city students in our Notre Dame ACE Academies (previously known as Mother Theodore Catholic Academies) are eligible for and rely on financial assistance.
     
  • All archdiocesan schools are accredited by AdvancED and the Indiana Department of Education.

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