Step Up For Students weekly enrollment numbers for the week ending 04/29/2022

Florida Tax Credit Scholarship and Family Empowerment Scholarship for Educational Options (income-based scholarships):

  • 163,657 enrolled students,
  • 55 percent of students live in single-parent households
  • 65 percent Black or Hispanic
  • $37,730 average household income
  • 2,048 participating private schools

Family Empowerment Scholarship for Students with Unique Abilities:

  • 25,191 students funded
  • $9,853 is the average scholarship value
  • 52.9% Autism Spectrum
  • 8.2% Rare Diseases
  • 6.8% Multiple-Diagnoses
  • 5.5% Intellectual Disability
  • 5.1% Anaphylaxis
  • 4.6% Other Health Impairment
  • 3.7% High-Risk
  • 3.1% Specific Learning Disability
  • 1.9% Cerebral Palsy
  • 1.7% Down Syndrome
  • 1.4% Hearing Impaired
  • 1.2% Speech impaired
  • 3.8% All other diagnoses

Hope Scholarship:

  • 381 students enrolled
  • 97 students funded through COVID-19 rule

Reading Scholarship:

  • 1,261 funded students