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Title I photoWhat is Title I?

Title I is the largest single federal funding source for education. It is intended to help ensure all students have the opportunity to get a good education and meet academic standards.

About half of the schools in NC receive Title I funding. All 115 NC school districts receive funding.

Eleven elementary schools, as well as Meadowbrook Academy, in Stokes County receive Title I funding: Germanton, King, Lawsonville, London, Mount Olive, Nancy Reynolds, Pine Hall, Pinnacle, Poplar Springs, Sandy Ridge, Walnut Cove and Meadowbrook Academy.

How is Title I Eligibility Determined?

Each school's free and reduced lunch percentages are used as the criteria of eligibility for receiving Title I funds.

Flexible Use of Funds

Schools may use their funds to pay for educational programs that will benefit the entire school population which includes:

  • At Risk
  • Academically Gifted
  • Exceptional Children
  • Limited English Proficient

What Kinds of Services?

  • Additional teachers to reduce class size
  • Tutoring
  • Teacher assistants and other support staff
  • Purchase of materials, supplies, equipment
  • Prekindergarten programs
  • Professional development for teachers and staff
  • Workshops/parental involvement activities for parents

North Carolina ESEA Flexibility Waiver Request Information