Welcome to Deefield Park Elementary School's Title 1 Program
Jocelyn Reid, Principal
Donna Rucker, Assistant Principal
Tina Watts, Title 1 Liaison
What is the Purpose of Title 1 Funding?
According to the U.S. Department of Education the purpose of Title 1 funding, “is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach, at minimum, proficiency on challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments.”
The basic principles of Title 1 state that schools with large concentrations of low-income students will receive supplemental funds to assist in meeting student’s educational goals. Low-income students are determined by the number of students enrolled in the free and reduced lunch program. For an entire school to qualify for Title 1 funds, at least 40% of students must enroll in the free and reduced lunch program.
The District's Local Education Agency Parent Plan can be located at the following link: Parent Plan