McKay Revocation

Guidelines for Revocation of a McKay Scholarship

McKay Scholarships will be revoked/rescinded for the following reasons:

  • Refuses to restrictively endorse the scholarship payment to the appropriate school for deposit into the account of the participating school as required by s. 1002.39(5)(f), F.S.;

  • Enrolls or re-enrolls the student in a public school.

A student can lose eligibility for a scholarship if he or she is enrolled in a DJJ commitment program for longer than 21 days. Also, a student is not eligible while he or she is:

  • Receiving a Florida Tax Credit Scholarship.

  • Participating in the Personal Learning Scholarship Account program.

  • Participating in a home education program.

  • Participating in a private tutoring program pursuant to s. 1002.43, F.S.

  • Participating in a virtual school, correspondence school, or distance learning program that receives state funding unless the participation is limited to no more than two courses per year.

  • Enrolled in the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind.

To access the Florida McKay Scholarship website click here

Further guidelines regarding the John McKay Scholarship program responsibilities can be found by accessing the FLDOE Office of Independent Education & Parental Choice website at

Florida's McKay Parent Hotline: 1-800-447-1636 

For more information, email the OCPS District McKay Office

McKay letters

For the 2018-2019 
School Year

McKay letter 2018-19 (English)

McKay letter 2018-19 (Spanish)

McKay letter 2018-19 (Haitian Creole)

Contact Information


Beverly Knestrick
Director ESE Policy

District McKay Instructional Lead
Amy McCormick

District McKay Staff
Sabrina Britt
Beth Hoover