How does Title 1 support J. Evans Middle School?

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PICTURE OF J. EVANS
Title 1 at J. Evans Middle School
WHAT IS A TITLE 1 SCHOOL?
Title 1: Improving the academic achievement of the
disadvantaged.
Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
of 1965 was created to ensure that all children have a
fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a highquality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency
on challenging State academic achievement standards
and state academic assessments.
HOW ARE TITLE 1 SCHOOLS SELECTED?
• Title 1 Funds are allocated to District 6 by the state
government.
• All schools in the district are rank ordered by the
percentage of their students on free lunch. J. Evans is
at 77.10% free lunch; we are the seventh highest in
District 6.
• All schools with a percentage of 75% or higher on
free lunch receive Title 1 funds.
HOW DOES TITLE 1 SUPPORT J. EVANS MIDDLE SCHOOL?
Additional Staff
• 2 Intervention Specialist creates smaller class sizes to
maximize student learning.
• 1 Math Intervention Specialist to provide interventions
and support students.
• 2 Parent Liaisons
• 1 Instructional Coach
• 1 Math Consultant
HOW DOES TITLE 1 SUPPORT J. EVANS MIDDLE SCHOOL?
Intervention Materials:
Title 1 funds supports the purchase of intervention
materials used for literacy and math (Tier 2 and Tier
3 Learning Force Materials for Math, Math
Navigator, Rewards, A and B Reading student
editions, and reading comprehension materials).
HOW DOES TITLE 1 SUPPORT J. EVANS SCHOOL?
Professional Development:
Title 1 funds support additional time and
materials for staff.
On August 1 and 2 teachers returned and
participated in training on Title I.
HOW DOES TITLE 1 SUPPORT J. EVANS MIDDLE SCHOOL?
Parent Education:
Title 1 funds support Parent Education nights at J.
Evans. This year our meetings include:
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August 20: Student Success Strategies
October 24: Student Goals Setting
December 11: Title 1
February 6: Reading
April 10: Math
May 8: Social Studies and Science
HOW DOES TITLE 1 SUPPORT J. EVANS MIDDLE SCHOOL?
Public School Choice:
Public School Choice offers a student enrolled in
a Title I school that has a status of Priority
Improvement or Turnaround, an opportunity to
attend a public school that has been identified
with an Improvement or Performance Plan.
HOW DOES TITLE 1 SUPPORT J. EVANS MIDDLE SCHOOL?
Supplemental Services for students:
Additional academic instruction designed to increase
the academic achievement of students in Title I
schools. After the second consecutive school year in
which a school is a Title I school with a status of
Priority Improvement or Turnaround outside the
regular school day SES is required.
HOW CAN PARENTS HELP?
Please continue to fill out the Free and Reduced Lunch
Forms at the beginning of the year. Remember that it is
our percentage of free lunches that determine the
amount of Title 1 funding J. Evans Middle School
receives each year. Please encourage all families at J.
Evans to complete this form as well!
Thank you!

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