Title 1

For more information on Title 1 Services contact Diane Messer, Reading/Writing Specialist



Components of Title 1

Components of Title I

  • Title I tutors work with Title I students in small groups pull out groups.
  • Title I tutors work with Title I students in classrooms, when possible.
  • Research based programs are used for instruction, such as the Leveled Literacy Intervention Program.
  •  Students access new books and familiar reads while reading both fiction and nonfiction texts.
  •  Students will have instruction in the following areas, as needed; phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, decoding strategies, reading fluency, and comprehension, as well as writing in response to reading.
  • Progress reports will be issued at the same time as report cards, throughout the year. 

Title 1 at BES

Title I at Barrington Elementary School

  •  Title I is a federally funded program.
  •   Title I provides literacy support for students in grades 1-3.
  • Title I tutorials are taught by certified teachers and paraprofessionals.
  •   Students receive Title I services primarily during their grade level    Success Block.
  •  Title I teachers are supervised by the BES Reading Specialist.


Title 1 Eligibility

Eligibility for Title I

  •  An Eligibility Form is completed by classroom teachers who report the following data; DRA level, iReady Reading score (when available), Fundations Unit Assessment Scores (when available), sight word knowledge, and teacher recommendation.
  • Homeless or migrant status and ESOL (English as a Second or Other Language) are also considered.
  •   Points are awarded to each of these criteria.
  •   Students with the highest point values in each grade are found eligible for Title I services.
  •   Ongoing assessments will determine eligibility for continued support.