Frequently Asked Questions
What is Title I?
Title I refers to federal funding that our school receives under the Elementary and Secondary School Act (ESEA).
Why is Altruria Elementary a Title I school?
A school’s Title I eligibility is solely determined by the percentage of students in the school who qualify for free or reduced lunch. When 40% or more of a school’s student population qualify for free or reduced lunch, the school is eligible to receive Title I funding.
How can the school spend Title I money?
The money can only be spent with input from stakeholders. Parent, teacher and community input is extremely important when planning the budget. Title I money may be spent in five categories:
How can parents get involved?
If you have any questions or comments regarding our Title I program, please contact Joan Gatewood, Instructional Facilitator. Joan’s email is email@example.com. You may also call the school at 373-2600.