Frequently Asked Questions about Title I
What is Title I?
Title I is designed to give students help in reading and/or
math based upon the recommendation of the classroom teacher and performance on
standardized tests or formal assessments.
It involves individual and/or small group help centered on
student needs. The opportunity for
additional instruction increases the child’s ability to succeed in reading
and/or math. It also helps the student
move toward grade-level academic achievement.
How to students qualify for Title I?
Fifth through eighth grade students in Milroy School District may qualify based on the
observation and recommendation
below grade level on the NWEA MAP Test
below grade level on classroom assessments
below norm on Oral Fluency on the AimsWeb Test
on MCA II Tests
reading level below grade level
Any student who has a qualifying score in two or more of
these areas may be eligible for Title 1 services.
What interventions are used to help students in Title I?
At this time, students who qualify for Math will receive
extra help two days a week using math interventions based on individuals’ needs.
Students who qualify for Reading will be pulled from their
general education classes for 25 minutes a day, everyday, to work with the Read
Naturally program, Daily Reading Practice, or Moby Max. These programs increase fluency, expression, and comprehension. Students may be in small groups or work
individually with the Title I teacher.