Octorara Area School District has received Title I funding in the amount of approximately $800,000. Reading and Math programs supported by these funds are found in grades kindergarten through sixth grade. The funds are largely used to support staffing for these programs.
Supplemental reading and math instruction that is offered through Title I is in addition to regular classroom reading and math instruction. The Title I Reading and Math Specialists work closely with your child's classroom teacher to design appropriate instruction. They offer a variety of teaching strategies and materials depending upon each child's strengths and weaknesses. Depending on your child's needs, the Title I program provides extra time for reading and math instruction through both push-in (assistance given in the classroom) and pull-out (students are taken out of the classroom to work in a separate area) methods.