• Susan Wicks
    Counselor/Title I Contact


    Title I, Part A is a formula grant program that provides financial assistance to school districts and 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).

    The Title I, Part A program is intended to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic standards, regardless of economic status. Title I is the government’s attempt to provide all children with the opportunity to receive a fair, equitable and high-quality education, and to close the achievement gap. 

    These “supplemental” federal funds are used to:

    • Accelerate instruction for struggling students,
    • Provide professional-development for teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators
    • Hire certified personnel
    • Provide additional resources – technology, personnel, materials, instructional programs, software
    • Encourage parent and family involvement.

    Kate Bell Elementary has a school-wide Title 1 program. All students are Title I students and are eligible for services through Title I. Bell qualifies as a Title I school because we are a campus with a low-income enrollment between 40%-100%.


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