Welcome to ESA
New Eligibility Update: Several expected changes to the Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) program, including expanded eligibility for students in grades K, 1, 6 and 9, are on hold pending the results of a referendum filed August 8, 2017. Check back for updates.
ESA will continue to be funded on a quarterly basis, quarter 3 funding will disburse January 15-30th.
Quarter 3 expense reports are undergoing maintenance and will be unavailable until February 1, 2018.
ESA is an account administered by ADE that is funded by state tax dollars to provide educational options for qualified Arizona students. By opting out of the public school system, parents can seek a range of alternative educational services, such as private school or home-based education, to tailor an individualized educational plan that is best for their child.