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Title 1 Policy

Title I is a federally funded program designed to provide a high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the state’s student performance standard. Title I originated as part of the Elementary and Secondary Act of 1965 and is now associated with the “No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)” passed by Congress in 2002. Title I programs can provide supplemental instruction in reading, math, science, and social studies. These programs use effective methods and instructional strategies that are grounded in scientifically based research.

A school is selected as a Title I school on the basis of the number of students within its boundaries who are eligible for free or reduced-priced meals. Startzville Elementary School (STZES) is a school-wide Title I program so any student may participate in Title I programs based on their academic need.

Parent Involvement is very important to Comal ISD. Startzville Elementary School has a Title 1 Specialist who is available to assist families in a variety of ways. The Title 1 Specialist is the liaison between school, families, and the community. The Title 1 Specialist provides opportunities for parents/family members to be actively involved in their students’ academic life. Information related to school and parent/family programs, meetings, and other activities is sent to the parents/families via the student and various forms of media, to include email and other forms of social media.

As part of Title I requirements, these guidelines are reviewed and/or revised annually by a group of staff, community members, and parents. In accordance with federal law, these guidelines will be translated and provided to families into the language that our parents/families understand.

To view our Title 1 Compact and Title 1 Parent/Family Involvement Guidelines, please follow the links below.