South Carolina’s ECENC helps students with special needs attend credentialed private schools. Parents can chose either tuition tax credits or scholarships funded by Exceptional SC.
New schools provide the EOC with an Assurance Form, indicating they meet eligibility criteria in order to be listed. At the end of the school year, the school also completes a Compliance Audit providing further proof they met, and maintained, all the requirements for participation. Schools seeking to renew provide both the Assurance Form as well as the Compliance Audit from the previous year.
1. (Form A) Statement of Assurance certifying your school meets the definition of an eligible school, wants to participate in the program in 2016-17, and that your school will comply with the requirements of the law.
2. (Form B). The number and total amounts of grants received from each nonprofit scholarship funding organization in 2015-16
2. (Form C) Assessment data from 2015-16 documenting for each grade tested and for each grade with at least 10 students in the grade, the English Language Arts (reading) and mathematics achievement of students in the grade. High schools, may also provide PSAT, SAT or ACT scores of your students.
2. (Form D) Copy of a compilation, review, or compliance audit of the school’s financial statements, conducted by a certified public accounting firm.
3. Create or update an academic profile information for your school.
An Eligible School is one that can enroll exceptional needs students who’ve either been awarded grants from Exceptional SC or for whom tuition tax credits are claimed.
The schools must: