What does it mean to be a Title I school?

    Things you should know.

    Dillard Elementary is a Title I School.

    • This means we receive federal funds to provide extra help for all students at Dillard.

    Qualifications for a Title I School

    • The amount of money we get depends on the number of students who receive free or reduced lunch.
    • 63.8% are on free or reduced lunch.
    • This gives our school about $680.00 per student in addition to local and state funds.

    Advantages of being a Title I School

    • The money goes to help all students in our school.
    • It is used for teachers, tutors, after school programs, books, supplies and materials.
    • It provides opportunities for parents to receive training to help their child in school.

    Ways You Can Help

    • Fill out a free lunch application is you think your family might qualify.
    • Apply now or during the school year if your family finances change.
    • Attend parent information sessions.
    • Volunteer in your child’s classroom regularly.

    Opportunities for Parents

    • PTSO Meetings
    • Parent Information Sessions
    • Volunteer in School/Classrooms

    As a Title I School, we rely on the partnership between school and home to ensure that our students succeed. We hope you will feel welcome to be a part of your child’s school experience and a part of the success of Dillard Elementary School.


Last Modified on October 24, 2012