Title 1

Title I, Part A-Disadvantaged Children

Title I is a part of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which provides federal funds through the Georgia Department of Education to local educational agencies (LEAs) and public schools with high numbers or percentages of poor children to help ensure that all children meet challenging State academic content and student academic achievement standards.

LEAs target the Title I funds they receive to public schools with the highest percentages of children from low-income families. These funds may be used for children from preschool aged to high school. Title I is designed to support State and local school reform efforts tied to challenging State academic standards in order to reinforce and enhance efforts to improve teaching and learning for students. Title I programs must be based on effective means of improving student achievement and include strategies to support parental involvement.

Typically, Title I funds offer smaller class sizes through additional teachers, tutoring services for struggling students, professional learning, additional instructional resources and supplies, as well as parent involvement materials. 

 We hold a School Title I meeting every fall at David L. Rainer Elementary, and additional meetings are held as needed throughout the school year. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend and provide input and feedback.  Notice of the meetings is sent home with the students, advertised in the local newspaper, and posted on our website.


FY22 DLR Title I Annual Meeting

Dr. Milstead held a virtual meeting on Thursday, September 30th at 10:00 a.m. to discuss the Title I budget, our David L. Rainer Elementary School Improvement Plan, our Parent/School Compact and our Family Engagement Plan.

Link to the Archived Virtual Meeting

  FY22 DLR Stakeholder Input

Dr. Milstead held the Stakeholder Input Meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd at 12:00 p.m. to discuss our Parent Engagement Plan, Family Engagement Expenditures, the Family/School Compact, and Building Capacity for Staff and Families.

FY22 DLR Stakeholder Input Meeting

FY23 Draft DLR Parent Compact

FY23 Draft DLR Parent and Family Engagement Plan

 Links of the School Improvement Plan, The Family Engagement Plan and the Parent/School Compact are located on our Title I page under Title I Resources.


For more information regarding the Title I program at our school, please contact Dr. Deborah Milstead at (912) 729-9071.


Temporary Contract Service Tutor 

Temporary positions are available for a tutor with a valid GA teaching certificate in Early Childhood Education or a passed GACE Early Childhood content assessment. Interested candidates should contact the principal, Dr. Milstead, directly for details at (912) 729-9071 or [email protected].