Federal Programs

Title I

The Title I program provides financial assistance through state educational agencies (SEAs) to local educational agencies (LEAs) and public schools with high numbers or percentages of children living in poverty to help ensure that all children meet challenging state academic achievement standards.

Harrison County Title I Schools:

  • Big Elm Elementary

  • Lost Creek Elementary

  • Lumberport Elementary

  • North View Elementary

  • Nutter Fort Intermediate

  • Nutter Fort Primary

  • Salem Elementary

  • Victory Elementary

  • West Milford Elementary

  • Lincoln Middle

  • Mountaineer Middle

  • Washington Irving Middle

All Title I Schools in the District follow the School-Wide Title I program design.

School-Wide Requirements:

  • Comprehensive needs assessment:  

    • The school must identify areas of greatest need.

  • School-wide reform strategies to include those that:

    • Strengthen the core academic program

    • Increase the amount and quality of learning time

    • Develop strategies for meeting the needs of underserved populations

    • Address needs of all, but particularly low-achieving students

    • Instruction by "highly qualified" teachers

    • Professional learning for teachers

    • Parent Involvement Strategies

Title II

The purpose of Title II, Part A is to increase the academic achievement of all students by helping schools and districts improve teacher and principal quality and ensure that all teachers are highly qualified.

Title III

Title III is part of the Every Student Succeeds Act that provides additional supports for English language learners.

Title IV

Student Support and Academic Enrichment

Title IV funding provides students with access to a well-rounded education, improves school conditions for student learning, and improves the use of technology in order to improve academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.  

Title V

The purpose of Title V is to provide financial assistance to rural districts to assist them in meeting their state's definition of student progress.  

The Rural and Low-Income School Program grant may support the following Program Objectives:

  • Recruitment and retention of teachers, including the use of signing bonuses and other financial incentives.

  • Professional development for teachers, including programs that train teachers to utilize technology to improve teaching and to train teachers of students with special needs.

  • Parental involvement activities.

  • Activities authorized under Title I.

  • Activities authorized under Title II.

  • Activities authorized under Title III.

Parents Right to Know

  • ...to know the professional qualifications of their child's teacher(s) including the degrees and certifications held, and whether the

  • teacher is certified in his/her respective area of instruction.

  • ...to know the school improvement status of the school.

  • ...to know the level of achievement of their child in each area of the state assessment.

  • ...to know if their child has been assigned, or has been taught for at least four consecutive weeks, by a teacher who does not meet

  • the highly qualified definition.

  • ...to be involved in the planning and implementation of the parent involvement program in their school.

Parent Involvement Policy

  • Encourage parent involvement

  • Promote positive communication

  • Foster student achievement and success

  • Disseminate information and resources

  • Provide training and activities to connect students, parents, communities, and schools

Complaint Procedures

As part of its Assurances within Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) program grant applications and pursuant to Section 9306 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), an LEA accepting federal funds also agrees to adopt local written procedures for the receipt and resolution of complaints alleging violations of law in the administration of covered programs.

McKinney Vento

Title VII-B of the McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Act is intended to ensure that homelessness does not cause children to be left behind in school.

Testing Transparency

Balanced Scorecard for Harrison County

The scorecard results are updated annually reflecting multiple measures that show how well students are learning, growing, and achieving. The results outline accountability ratings for Harrison County as part of West Virginia’s School Accountability.