You have taken the first steps in giving your child the gift of a great education. To make sure you are ready for the next step we recommend you have the documents* listed below. You can use your phone, a tablet, or computer to complete the application.

  • Your Social Security Number or Business EIN/ITN
  • Your state-issued ID or driver’s license
  • Proof of income with a recent tax form or TANF statement
  • A utility bill (water, electricity, gas)

CLICK HERE to be taken to the official ESA application.

We hope you find a great school for your student!

* You can still start the ESA application if you don’t have these documents right now but having these will make the process much faster.

** To speak with an application support specialist at the Tennessee Department of Education please call (615) 741-9360.