School District Of The City Of York
Information for parents about the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program
The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program (OSTCP) was created pursuant to Act 85 of 2012. This program enables eligible students residing within the boundaries of a low-achieving school to apply for a scholarship to attend another public or nonpublic school. A low-achieving school is defined as a public elementary or secondary schools within this Commonwealth that ranked in the lowest 15% of its designation as elementary for the 2013-14 school year based on the combined Mathematics/Algebra I and Reading/Literature scores from the annual assessments (PASA, PSSA, and/or Keystone) administered in the 2014.
Please click here for more information from the Pennsylvania Department of Education about the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program, including instructions to apply and parental responsibilities regarding child enrollment.
The following district schools are designated as low-achieving:
Hannah Penn K-8
William Penn Senior High School