School Choice Tuition Assistance Options

First Immanuel Lutheran School (FILS) is a participating school in both the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP). The addition of the WPCP means that any new student entering a 4K program (5 days/week) - 8th Grade can apply for the program to attend FILS. It also means that current FILS students entering a 4K program (5 days/week), Kindergarten and 1st grade can also apply for the program. For additional information about both these programs click this link and we are happy to answer your questions as well. 

Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) Participating School

First Immanuel is pleased to be a participating school in the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP). Under the program, students from qualifying families receive free tuition at First Immanuel. 


To meet the income requirements for the program a student’s family must have an Adjusted Gross Income at or below 220% of the federal poverty level, with an additional $7,000 allowed for a married couple, as illustrated below.


Family Size 2 -  Single Family $37,202

Family Size 3 -  Single Family $46,926 - Married Family $53,926

Family Size 4 -  Single Family $56,650 - Married Family $63,650

Family Size 5 -  Single Family $66,374 - Married Family $73,374

Family Size 6 - Single Family $76,098 - Married Family $83,098

For each additional member add $9,724


For more information about the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program and to get application forms, you can go to the program website.

Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) Participating School

First Immanuel is pleased to be a participating school in the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP). Under the program, students from qualifying families receive free tuition at First Immanuel. To qualify for MPCP families must reside in the City of Milwaukee


To meet the income requirements for the program, a student’s family must have an Adjusted Gross Income at or below 300% of the federal poverty level, with an additional $7,000 allowed for a married couple, as outlined below.


Family Size 2 -  Single Family $50,730

Family Size 3 -  Single Family $63,990 - Married Family $70,990

Family Size 4 -  Single Family $77,250 - Married Family $84,250

Family Size 5 -  Single Family $90,510 - Married Family $97,510

Family Size 6 - Single Family $103,770 - Married Family $110,770

For each additional member add $13,260


For more information about the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and to get application forms, you can go to the program website