Milwaukee Lutheran High School participates in the State of Wisconsin tuition assistance programs called Private School Choice Programs.  These programs allow families who meet the household income requirements to attend Milwaukee Lutheran High School for free or significantly reduced tuition.  Interested families must complete an online application through the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) along with their verification of current income level and residency.  
CLICK HERE FOR CHOICE INFORMATION  Applications for the 2024-25 school year will be accepted February 1-20, 2024. 


Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP):
The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) offers renewable assistance through the State of Wisconsin for Milwaukee residents.  To qualify for this program you must live in the City of Milwaukee and you must meet these income requirements:  2023-24 Income Limits
This is a highly competitive program.  When the choice seats are filled, a wait-list will be started.  APPLY EARLY!
Apply Online for a MPCP Seat
  • February 1st - 20th (Preferred Apply Date)
  • April 1st - 20th
  • July 1st - 20th
  • September 1-14th (for current school year)


Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP):

The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) offers assistance for students who live outside of the cities of Milwaukee or Racine.  To qualify for this program you must live outside the cities of Milwaukee and Racine and you must meet these income requirements:  2023-24 Income Limits

Apply Online for a WPCP Seat

  • February 1st - April 20th 
Important to Remember:

You will need to provide the following documentation to Milwaukee Lutheran before the close of that Open Enrollment Period via fax (414-461-2733), scanned and emailed (choice@milwaukeelutheran.org) OR submitted in person to the CHOICE office:

  • RESIDENCY DOCUMENT – Current (dated within 3 months of application date) water, gas, electric, cable, satellite, landline phone bill, paystub, 2021 W-2, or government correspondence. Documentation of address and applicant name must match EXACTLY to that given on the online application.
  • INCOME DOCUMENTATION - Some families will need to submit income documents as well, which also must be submitted before the deadline.  DPI will list those required documents in the confirmation email you receive from them.

You will receive a letter from us after the close of each Open Enrollment Period stating whether you have received a seat, have a spot on the wait-list, or have been denied a seat along with the reason for that denial. 


Wisconsin Special Needs Scholarship (SNSP):

Students who have a current or recent IEP from a Public or Charter school may qualify for funding through SNSP.  Paper applications are available for  each school year from July 1st to June 30th and are submitted to our SNSP administrator, Mrs. Linda Koebert

New and Transfer SNSP applications for this program for the 2023-24 school year begin July 1st, 2023.  Applicants for the next school year will need an IEP that is dated no earlier than September 15th.  Information regarding the SNSP program can be found here.

If you have questions regarding the SNSP program and/or the Milwaukee Lutheran Transition program, please reach out to Mrs. Linda Koebert at LKoebert@MilwaukeeLutheran.org.

Apply for a Choice Seat 

(Only apply during an enrollment period.   Look under "Income Information" to make sure you qualify.)


Guidelines for Parents on the Choice Application

Laura Sufferling, Choice and Admissions Coordinator
choice@milwaukeelutheran.org | 414.461.6000 x281

Please direct any questions for enrolling students for the Choice program.

Mrs. Linda Koebert, Transitional Education, SNSP Administrator
LKoebert@MilwaukeeLutheran.org | 414.461.6000 ext 241