Cornell School District

Title 1

What is Title 1?

  • Title I of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA/ESEA) is a federal funding program designed to close achievement gaps and ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education.

  • Title I is a federally funded program intended to support all students.

  • The goal is to help students succeed academically and to reach grade level performance expectations by focusing on high academic standards. Title One offers a variety of services that may include additional support for students. Schools qualify for funds based on economic need.


Title 1 at Cornell Elementary School

  • Cornell Elementary School serves all identified students throughout the school day using intervention and support services in addition to their regular reading and math blocks of instruction. Students may work in individual or small groups with a teacher to increase reading and math outcomes.

  • Students are identified for instructional support based on academic need. With a School-Wide Program model, all students at a Title I school are eligible for additional academic support based on current performance level and growth throughout the school year. Cornell Elementary School uses FastBridge to screen all students in the fall, winter and spring.