Title I/Reading and Math Reinforcement

Title I/Reading and Math Reinforcement

Reinforcement Programs for Reading and Math

The North Hills School District has reading and math reinforcement programs in all four elementary schools. The programs look the same for all grades at all schools and are funded by either the district or Title I monies from the state. Highcliff and West View are the two North Hills elementary schools eligible for Title I funding based on the number of student who qualify for free or reduced lunch.

The district also contracts with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit to provide reading and math support services at Holy Cross and Aquinas Academy for eligible students who live in the North Hills School District.

Federal Funding

Title I – Improving Basic Programs
2020-21 Allocation - $384,720

Targeted Programs

  • $378,726 funds a portion of salaries/benefits for Title I reading specialists at designated Title I Schools as well as assistance to homeless students.
  • $5,994 provides AIU services to participating non-public schools.

Title II, Part A - Improving Teacher Quality
2020-21 Allocation – Part A - $86,748*

Targeted Programs
*Part A funds a portion of salaries/benefits for two qualifying Class Size Reduction Initiative teaching positions.

Title IV, Part A - Student Support
2020-21 Allocation - $28,920

Title I Polices
The following should be reviewed by parents/guardians with students in a Title I program at Highcliff or West View elementary schools.
Highcliff Elementary
West View Elementary
2019-20 Enrollment

Title I Programs
Highcliff Elementary: 126 students (20%)
West View Elementary: 161 students (31%)
Holy Cross and Aqinas Academy: 6 students

Title I-Like Programs
McIntyre Elementary: 154 students (23%)
Ross Elementary: 121 students (18%)

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