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Title 1

Jennings County Schools Title 1
Title 1 Program Administrator
Mrs. Teresa Helton

Title 1 is a federally funded program designed to provide assistance to students who need help in meeting high standards in reading and mathematics.

Title I Vision

The vision of the Jennings County School Corporation's Title I Program is to provide services and resources to eligible students, educators, and families. Cooperative efforts among the state, school, home, and community will ensure high expectations for Title I programming that will result in education excellence for all students.

Title I Mission

Recognizing the ability of all students to master challenging standards in the core academic subjects, Jennings County School Corporation's Title I services are dedicated to increasing and improving the educational opportunities for students in schools with a high incidence of poverty by doing the following:
  • Distributing resources in amounts sufficient to make a difference, to schools where the needs are greatest.
  • Focusing on effective. engaging, and high quality school programs and supplemental instruction to students.
  • Promoting school wide reform, ensuring access to effective instructional strategies, and challenging academic content.
  • Upgrading the quality of instruction through professional development.
  • Increasing opportunities for meaningful participation by parents in the education of their children.
  • Providing schools, teachers, and parents greater decision making authority and responsibility for student achievement.
  • Utilizing the Core and Indiana Academic Standards to assess students and determine how well Title I children are meeting the expectations of all students.