Step Up For Students

logo_su4s-headerIn case you missed it, Renewal families can now apply through Step Up For Students for a Florida Tax Credit (income-based) Scholarship for the 2019-20 school year. Please encourage your families to apply as soon as possible, as applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis in the order all documents are received. Funding is limited.This year renewal families will have processing priority until Jan. 31, 2019. Renewal families who apply on or after Feb. 1, 2019, will lose their priority status over new applications.

Helpful Information:

  • Their username is the email address associated with the account. If a parent has forgotten their password, they should select the “Forgot Password” link and a new, temporary password will be sent to them via email.
  • Parents can upload documents immediately to their online application. They can also submit required documents via fax.
  • Schools MAY NOT ask for, or require, a parent to provide their username or password in order to access the student’s scholarship account.

Thank you for your help,

Step Up For Students

This message does not apply to the Gardiner Scholarship Program for children with certain special needs.

Kremer Grant Deadline

Attached you will find the Student Grant Application from the Kremer Foundation.
To qualify your household income must meet the Federal Food Program’s Income for Reduced Priced Meals.
If you are eligible return the completed Parent Application for Student Grant and your 2017 Tax Return.
The deadline to return your grant application and tax documents to the school office is Friday, May 3, 2018.
Please contact the school office if you have questions.

Step Up for Students – December 31st Deadline!

logo_su4s-headerGood news! Renewal families can now apply for a scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year.  Renewal families will have a processing priority until December 31, 2017

We are excited to introduce you to our new On-Line Application system. This system was created with you (our families) in mind.  This system is mobile device friendly. We hope that you will find this application system easier to use and to upload your required documents.  For assistance with your new application, please view our new online tutorial video: 

Thank you!

Step Up For Students

This message does not apply to the Gardiner Scholarship Program for children with certain special needs.

Scholarship Deadlines

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Step Up for Students FTC applications are now open for both new and renewal families for the 2017-2018 school year. The deadline to apply for the Step Up for Students scholarship is May 1st.  They have already awarded 70,000 scholarships for next year, and expect to award 105,000, so apply ASAP.

Please be aware – they do give priority to lower-income families, but they have begun awarding scholarships to families with higher income levels, so go ahead and apply – all they can do is say no.

Gardiner Scholarship for Students with Disabilities (PLSA):

Applications are open for both new and renewal families for the 2017-18 school year.  They anticipate funding at least 7,000 students next year with the hope of serving significantly more depending on the outcome of this year’s legislation.  The deadline to apply and receive 100% of the award amount is August 1, 2017.  For those currently on the scholarship, reimbursement turnaround is averaging five days.

To complete your application, you can go to

Yearbook Love Ad – Last Chance


Order forms for yearbook ads were sent home with students a couple of weeks ago, but we have had questions that let us know that they may NOT have made it into parents’ hands.

So, we are extending the deadline for purchasing ads until Monday, March 13th.

You can download the order form here.  Please send it to the office with payment by Monday.  You may either scan and email your photos to Ms. Drummond ( or you may send them to the office in an envelope with your child’s name on it.  We will scan them and get the originals back to you.


Photo Orders Due – Monday, November 16th

Please remember to turn in your photo orders.  The due date is tomorrow, Friday, November 13th, but they will still be accepted Monday, November 16th.

Please remember to send in the order form, along with payment.  Checks should be made payable to Tim Ludvigsen.  We hope to have the pictures back in time for Thanksgiving.