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Title 1

Intent and Purpose

The purpose of Title I of Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is to provide all children a significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps. Title I, Part A, supports campuses in implementing either a schoolwide program (SWP) or a targeted assistance program (TAP) using evidence-based methods and instructional strategies.

Improving Basic Programs Operated by Local Educational Agencies

Title I, Part A – of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, provides supplemental funding to state and local educational agencies to acquire additional education resources at schools serving high concentrations of students from low-income homes. These resources are used to improve the quality of education programs and ensure students from low-income families have opportunities to meet challenging state assessments.

Campuses Receiving Title I Funds

  • Adams
  • Dequeen
  • Port Acres
  • Houston
  • Lakeview
  • Travis
  • Tyrrell
  • Washington
  • Jefferson Middle
  • Lincoln Middle
  • Memorial 9th Grade
  • Memorial High School
  • Wilson Early College High School


Title I, Part A: Improving Basic Programs

Title I, Part A Use of Funds