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Phone: 720-972-4140

Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged​

Schools where at least 40 percent of the children in the school attendance area are from low-income families or at least 40 percent of the student enrollment are from low-income families are eligible to receive federal Title I funds. The proportion of low-income families is most frequently measured by the percent of students receiving free and reduced-price lunch. Title I funds are to be used for programs designed to improve the academic achievement of children from low-income homes.

Five Star District prepares application for federal fundsThrough June 30, 2023, the Adams 12 Five Star Schools Office of Federal Programs will
coordinate preparation of the annual Consolidated Application for federal education funds
under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) formerly known as No Child Left behind (NCLB).
Parents, community members, teachers, students and other constituents of the Adams 12 Five
Star Schools community are invited to contact Rochelle Garcia-Gomez at with questions, comments or suggestions regarding the
development of the application, budgets, and specific programming to be supported with the
grant funds.

Programs under this application include: Title I – these funds supplement instructional and
support resources in schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families;
Title IIA – funds supplemental teacher and principal training and recruitment programs; Title
IIIA – funds supplement language instruction to foster English proficiency for students who are
English learners (EL); Title IV- funds provide students with a well-rounded education and
academic enrichment.