ISOK is a schoolwide Title I school. As a schoolwide Title I school ISOK receives Title I, Part A funding which is intended to help ensure that all children have the opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency on challenging state academic standards and assessments. As the largest federal program supporting public education, Title I target resources to the districts and schools where the needs are greatest. The funding is allocated to the school according to the percentage of students who are economically disadvantaged.
Title I Funding may provide:
- Additional staff
- Professional development
- Intervention programs
- Parent involvement programs
- Strategies for raising student achievement
- Ensuring students’ access to scientifically based instructional strategies
Annually, a Title I planning committee at ISOK conducts a comprehensive needs assessment to identify the current state of the school. This group identifies the strengths and weaknesses as reflected in both the qualitative and quantitative data. If you would like to participate in serving on the Title I planning committee, please contact the Title I Coordinator.
The purpose of the Parent and Family Engagement Plan is to share how ISOK works with learning coaches to help all the students in the school meet high academic standards. It outlines the parent rights and responsibilities, Title I information, important parent meetings, method of communication, how to receive student academic expectations and learning goals, resources available, and how to provide feedback and become more involved in our school. The Parent and Family Engagement Plan is jointly revised annually by the ISOK Title I Committee, Learning Coaches and the Family Academic Support Team.