Title I

Title I Programs Stakeholder Meeting June 2, 2020 and June 3, 2020
Key to Success?
North Carolina and No Child Left Behind

 What 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: GermantonKingLawsonvilleLondonMount OliveNancy ReynoldsPine HallPinnaclePoplar SpringsSandy RidgeWalnut 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