TITLE I OVERVIEW

  • Title I, Targeted Assistance Campus

    Definition

    Title I, Part A is a program that provides financial assistance to schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families.  Title I is the largest program supporting elementary and secondary education in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

    Purpose

    The Title I, Part A program is intended to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards, regardless of economic status. The goal of the program is to receive a high quality education and to reduce the achievement gap.

     

    How do schools qualify?

    • Campuses with a low-income enrolled percentage of 40%-100% are considered “school-wide” campuses.
    • Campuses with a low-income enrolled percentage of 35-39% are considered a “targeted assistance” campus.
    • Campuses with a low-income enrolled percentage below 35% are not eligible for Title I funds.

     

     

    If you have any questions about Title I please contact Ms. Erica Zatzkin, Title 1 Coordinator via email at ezatzkin@houstonisd.org