Who is Eligible?
Eligibility requirements for the New Worlds Reading Scholarship Accounts (formerly Reading Scholarship Accounts) for the 2022-23 school year are:
- Students enrolled in a Florida public school in grades K-5 for the 2022-23 school year with a substantial reading deficiency per s. 1008.25(5)(a)
- Students who scored below a Level 3 on the statewide, standardized English Language Arts (“ELA”) assessment in the prior school year
- Funding priority will be given to students indicated as English Language Learners who are enrolled in a program or receiving services specifically designed to meet their instructional needs
While completing the application, you may be asked to provide the following document, but it is not required to complete the application: 2020-21 ELA score report.