The open application period for WPCP begins on the 1st weekday in February and ends on the 3rd Thursday in April.
All interested families should file an application through the WI Department of Public Instruction (DPI) within the open enrollment period. Proof of residency and income will be required for all first-time applicants. To qualify, students must reside in Wisconsin but outside the city of Milwaukee and the Racine Unified School District. A family’s adjusted gross income must be below the levels stated in the DPI’s Adjusted Gross Income Eligibility Chart.