When it comes to private education, families in many states must have a high-income or hope to secure scholarships to reap the benefits. A worthwhile investment when you consider the benefit of higher test scores and advanced preparation for the next phase of the educational journey, yet it can be an extremely difficult goal for many families to achieve.

In the state of Arizona, there are opportunities for students to enjoy the benefits of Catholic education regardless of their family income. Read on to learn more about how the state of Arizona is changing the way people think about private education – and how you can impact that positive change!

Quality Education Made Possible through a Simple Tax Credit

Public schools are funded by tax dollars. However, in Arizona, you also have the ability to direct a portion of your state tax liability to private education – a privilege people in many states do not have.

The private education tax credit provides taxpayers the option to support children whose families who may not otherwise be able to afford the educational opportunities offered by private education. What’s more, every dollar – up to $1,135 for single filers and $2,269 for married couples can be claimed on your Arizona tax return as a dollar for dollar tax credit! It’s an opportunity to make a difference in your community and state.

Benefits of Supporting Private Education

Wondering why the state of Arizona is supportive of their private schools – and why you should be, too? Students who attend private schools often score higher on standardized tests, have a 99% graduation rate with 97% advancing to higher education, and are involved in their communities through service opportunities. Taking the tax credit is creating a better future for our youth , strengthening families and the work force, and the state of Arizona as a whole.

Interested in learning more about Catholic education in Arizona the education of children via your tax dollars? Visit the Catholic Education Arizona website www.ceaz.org today and make a positive impact in the lives of Arizona kids.