What is Title I?
A federally funded program that serves millions of children in elementary and secondary schools each year. Money is sent to school districts based on the number of low-income families (data derived from free and reduced lunch information). If a school within the district has at least forty percent of their students that are from low-income families, then the school is considered a school-wide Title I school and all students are eligible to benefit from the program. Fayetteville School is a school wide program and it includes the following components:
- School wide reform strategies
- Instruction by highly qualified teachers
- Family-School Partnership Program
- Additional support for students
- Transition activities for students entering kindergarten
How does the school spend Title I funds?
- Class size reduction
- Teacher trainings
- Teaching materials and supplies
- License fees for web-based programs
- Parent input on the 1% set aside
How can I help my child?
- Make sure you child gets to school on time every day.
- Establish a homework routine.
- Talk to your child's teacher regularly.
- READ TO and WITH your child daily.
- Have your child READ TO YOU.
- Make learning FUN.