Federal Programs

The purpose of Federal funds is to provide supplemental assistance and enhancement to schools and school districts so that programs can be developed and implemented that promote academic achievement.

Ongoing broad-based planning and shared decision-making are essential for quality programming. The Mississippi Department of Education requires each school district to complete a Consolidated Federal Programs Application. The CFPA supports the Mississippi Department of Education five performance goals.

Performance Goal 1: By 2013-2014, all students will reach high standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or better in reading/language arts and mathematics.

Performance Goals 2: All limited English proficient students will become proficient in English and reach high academic standards, at a minimum attaining proficiency or better reading/language arts and mathematics.

Performance Goal 3: By 2005-2006, all students will be taught by highly qualified teachers.

Performance Goals 4: All students will be educated in learning environments that are safe, drug free, and conducive to learning.

Performance Goal 5: All students will graduate from high school.

Title I, Part A – Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged

Title I, Part A, flow-through funds provide school districts with extra resources to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education to meet challenging State academic standards.

Title 1 Schoolwide programs at Grenada Elementary School and Grenada Upper Elementary School ensure that high –quality academic assessments, teacher preparation and training, curriculum, and instructional materials are aligned with challenging State academic standards so that students, teachers, parents and administrators can be successful.

Parental Involvement Parents are an important part of the Title I team. Grenada School District is committed to the success of students. All school personnel will work together with parents to monitor the effectiveness of parental involvement.

• Learn more about Title I and your rights and responsibilities as a parent.
• Work with other parents and teachers.

Call your child's school to find out more about the Title I program at your child's school. (Title II – A) Teacher and Principal Training and Recruiting
Title II, Part A of NCLB provides flow-through grants to school districts to increase student academic achievement through strategies such as improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools. School districts may use funds to reduce class size.

(Title VI-B-2) Rural and Low-Income Program Title VI funds are focused on meeting specific educational goals and objectives related to increase student achievement and decreased student dropout rates.