What is Title I?
Title I is a federally funded program designed to ensure that all children have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic standards and state academic assessments. The Title I program focuses on the academic needs of the most disadvantaged students.
What is the aim of Title I at James K. Polk?
We use the federal funds to:
- Support student instruction
- Improve teaching strategies
- Increase family engagement
Targeted versus Schoolwide Program
Schools with at least 40% of their students eligible for free and reduced meals are eligible for a schoolwide Title I program. James K. Polk has a free/reduced lunch rate of 78% and operates a schoolwide program.
James K. Polk Elementary School is fully accredited and meets Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). To learn more, review the Virginia School Quality Profile on the Virginia Department of Education Web site or review recent test scores.