Title I

What is TITLE I?

Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) provides financial assistance to states and school districts to meet the needs of educationally at-risk students.  The goal of Title I is to provide extra instructional services and activities which support students identified as failing or most at risk of failing the state’s challenging performance standards in mathematics, reading, and writing.

What will Title I do for my student?

The Title I program will provide your student with extra educational assistance beyond the regular classroom.

Which schools does Title I Serve?

The program serves students attending York Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, and Middlebury Elementary who have demonstrated that extra assistance is needed. 

How does our school receive Title I money?

First, the federal government provides funding to each state.  Then, each State Educational Agency sends money to its school districts.  How much money each school receives is determined by the number of low-income students attending that school.

Title I schools:

Title I programs at Middlebury Community Schools generally offer:

What can Parents do?

Parents can influence the success of their student 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:

Research shows that how well students do in school depends upon how much their parents get involved in their education.  You can become more involved by:

For more information contact Yvonne Buller at or 574-825-9425.