Title I Services

  • TITLE I: Improving the Academic Achievement of Students at Risk

    Title I, Part A is the largest federal program supporting public education. Title I provides resources to help ensure that all children have the opportunity to receive a quality education, resulting in their attainment of high academic standards. The US Department of Education allocates funds based on census poverty rates from ages 5 through 17. Essentially, Title I focuses on providing additional instructional time in the areas of reading and math. Eligibility is based on statutory formulas.

    Six schools in the Thompson School District operate Title I Schoolwide Programs:
    • Laurene Edmondson Elementary
    • Lincoln Elementary
    • Monroe Elementary
    • Sarah Milner Elementary
    • Truscott Elementary
    • Winona Elementary
    Ways in which schools and districts can use Title I dollars:
    • Extended-time programs (such as before/after school programs, summer school)
    • Parent Involvement
    • Professional development
    • Support for scientifically-based programs and strategies
    Thompson School District Title I program focus areas:
    • Upgrade educational programs to improve the achievement of the lowest-achieving students
    • Address identified needs using research- and evidence-based improvement strategies
    • Ensure meaningful family, community, and stakeholder involvement
    Related Links: District Family/School Partnership Policies, Every Student Succeeds Act, Colorado Department of Education-Title IA

    For more information:
    Call or email
    Federal Education Programs
    send email
    970-613-6081