School Wide Title I
"raising academic achievement
for ALL students..."
Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act provides
financial assistance to state and local educational agencies
to meet the needs of at-risk children. The goal of Title I is
to provide instructional services and activities which support
students in meeting the state’s challenging performance
the Parent-School Compact
What will Title I do for my child?
The Title I program will provide
your child with extra educational assistance beyond the regular
How does our school receive Title
First, the federal government provides
funding to each state. Then, State Educational Agencies send
this money to school districts. How much money each school receives
is determined by the number of low-income students attending
Finally, Title I schools:
• Identify the students at their school who
need the most educational assistance based on the criteria that
school has chosen. Students do NOT have to be from low-income
families to receive Title I services.
• Set goals for improving
the skills of students at their school.
• Measure student
progress to determine the success of the Title I program for
• Develop programs for each individual
student in order to support/supplement regular classroom instruction.
Our Title I program offers:
groups or one to one instruction.
• Additional teachers.
for professional development for school staff.
time for teaching, re-teaching, and practicing Reading and Math
• A variety of supplementary teaching methods • An
individualized program for students.
• Additional teaching
materials which supplement their regular instruction.
can influence the success of your child in school more than
any teacher or federal program. By becoming an active participant
in the Title I parent involvement plan at your school, you will:
as a role model, showing your child that you support his/her
• Assure that you are aware of your child’s
educational progress, thereby demonstrating how important that
progress is to you.
• Teach your student that your input
at the school is appreciated and that you support its efforts.
Research shows that how well a
child does in school depends a great deal upon how much their
parents get involved in their education. You can become more
• Joining local
and national school/parent organizations.
school extra-curricular activities.
• Volunteering at the
• Attending parent-teacher conferences.
with your child’s teacher regularly, by writing notes,
telephoning the school, etc.
• Keeping your child’s
teacher informed about events in your child’s life which
may affect his/her performance at school.
with your child’s teacher and parent organizations other
ideas for parent involvement.