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What is the Title I Program? 

  • Title I is the largest federal aid program for elementary, middle, and high schools. Through Title I, the Federal government gives money to school districts around the country based on the number of at-risk students in each district.

What’s the purpose?

  • The purpose of Title I is to ensure that all children have a fair and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education.

What is the program based on?

  • All students should work toward the same high standards. 
  • Local districts, schools, and parents know best what their students need to succeed. 
  • Parents are partners in helping all students achieve. 

What are the benefits of being a Title I School?

  • The main benefit of being a Title I School is that the school receives additional funding in order to provide extra educational services for it students.

How are the additional funds used?

  • Title I schools have a choice as to how they set up their Title I program as long as the program helps its students meet state academic standards. 
  • Title I funds can be used to:
    • Provide after-school programs 
    • Train teachers and other staff 
    • Purchase equipment and learning materials 
    • Support parent involvement activities 
    • Hire additional instructional staff