What is Title I?
Title I is a federally funded education program designed to improve academic outcomes for students at schools with high percentages of low-income families. Funding for eligible schools is based on several factors including the percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price meals. The Title I program is designed to help students meet challenging academic standards by providing schools with supplemental support and resources.
What are Title I funds used for?
The Title I program emphasizes teacher quality and parent participation in their child’s education. Schools may use funds to:
How many Title I schools does Pasco County serve?
Pasco county presently serves 48 Title I schools:
What about private schools?
Private schools can choose to participate in the Title I program and receive funding for struggling students who live in a Title I public school attendance zone.
Families are Essential Partners!
Research tells us that family support is one of the most important factors affecting a child’s success in school. Talk to your child about what is going on at school and promote the value of education. Enlist other family members in learning and celebrating student success. Here’s how you can be a part of Title I family and community engagement:
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