What Is A Title I School?

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Title I schools are determined by the percentage of students at each school who are eligible for free or reduced-priced lunch.

Title I funds promote:

  • High academic achievement for all children
  • A greater focus on teaching and learning
  • Flexibility to foster local initiatives coupled with responsibility for student performance
  • Improved connections among schools, parents, and communities

Parents may find one or more of the following in a Title I school:

  • Intervention classes providing intensive assistance in reading, math, writing, and/or science
  • Additional resource teachers and paraprofessionals/assistants who are highly qualified
  • Additional training for school staff
  • A variety of teaching methods and materials
  • Special learning events for parents and families
  • Training for parents and families to help their child/children do better in school
  • Extended Day and Year Programs such as Before and After School Tutoring and/or Summer Learning Programs