I. Textbooks – The state Department of Education sets aside funds for non-sectarian educational materials and allots these funds to registered private schools based on enrollment.
II. Auxiliary Services – Through local intermediaries, the state DOE funds a variety of supplemental and remedial services for eligible nonpublic school students. Examples include: counseling and testing services, psychological services, and services for exceptional children.
III. Transportation – Any school district that provides free transportation to public school students is required to provide free transportation to private school students in the same district. The state DOE provides funds to local school districts to help cover the costs of transportation.
IV. Tax Credits – Pennsylvania provides $60 million in tax credits to businesses for donations to private school scholarships under the Educational Investment Tax Credit program. Pennsylvania also provides an additional $50 million in tax credits for private school scholarships for students within attendance boundaries of failing schools under the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit program.