Leon County Title I Program receives funds under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 to provide supplemental instruction to students of public schools, neglected or delinquent sites, non-public schools, and homeless children.
Leon County has 19 public schools that qualify for Title I services based on their free or reduced lunch (F/RL) percentages, as determined by an Annual Economic Survey. Elementary schools with 75% or higher F/RL, middle schools with 75% F/RL, and high schools with 72% F/RL are eligible to receive Title I funding. Supplemental services are provided for students in a school-wide program at Apalachee Elementary, Astoria Park Elementary, Bond Elementary, Hartsfield Elementary, Oak Ridge Elementary, Pineview Elementary, Riley Elementary, Ruediger Elementary, Sabal Palm Elementary, Springwood Elementary, Woodville Elementary, STARS Charter,
Ft. Braden K-8, Griffin Middle School, Nims Middle School, Second Chance,
100 Success Academy, Godby High School and Rickards High School.
Services are also provided to all students at eligible neglected or delinquent sites including Capital City Youth Services, Father Flanagan's Boy's and Girl's Town of North Florida, Florida Baptist Children's Home, Homeless, Leon County Juvenile Detention Center, Leon County Jail, and AMI Kids.
- Leon County Title I school plans are written by individual school sites and are directly correlated to the School Improvement Plan.
- Schools in Leon County use Title I funds to support federal, state and local goals reflected in individual school plans. Teachers, parents, administrators, students, and all stakeholders are involved in the development and implementation of each school's plan.
- A school Parent Involvement Plan ensures strong parental involvement at each school. Required parent notifications including a Student Parent and School Compact enhances parent involvement and understanding of the important role parents play in their child’s education.