Determine Student Eligibility

Here are the current eligibility requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Georgia
  • Must meet all admission requirements set by the Catholic school of choice
  • Students entering second grade and above must have attended a Georgia public school immediately prior to receiving a scholarship. Students enrolling in an accredited Pre-K program, Kindergarten, or first grade do not have to transfer from a Georgia public school.
  • Must meet all eligibility requirements contained in the law under which GRACE operates

The Georgia public school attendance requirement may be waived under these circumstances:

  1. A student who is assigned to a public school that the Office of Student Achievement determines to be low-performing based on the school attendance zone of his or her primary residence, or
  2. A student is the subject of officially documented cases of school- based physical violence or student related verbal abuse threatening harm, or
  3. A student was enrolled in an official home study program for at least one year immediately prior to receiving a scholarship under this law