Every Student Succeeds
Elementary and Secondary Education Act
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is a United States federal statute originally enacted in 1965. These federal funds are authorized for professional development, instructional materials, resources to support educational programs, and parental involvement programs. The current reauthorization of ESEA is the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015.
Keller ISD receives funding for the following entitlement programs within the Elementary and Secondary Education Act:
Title I, Part A
Title II, Part A
Title III, Part A LEP
Title I, Part A – Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged
Program Coordinator – Leigh Cook – Director of Federal Programs & Academic Compliance
Title I, Part A provides supplemental funding for resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families provide high-quality education that will enable all children to meet the state's student performance standards. These programs must use effective methods and instructional strategies that are grounded in scientifically-based research.
Keller ISD has eight schools that are served as Title I Schoolwide Campuses.
- Basswood Elementary School
- Bluebonnet Elementary School
- Caprock Elementary School
- Friendship Elementary School
- Heritage Elementary School
- North Riverside Elementary School
- Parkview Elementary School
- Whitley Road Elementary School
- Chisholm Trail Intermediate School
- Fossil Hill Middle School
- Vista Ridge Middle School
Visit the Keller ISD Title I webpage for more information.
Title II, Part A – Teacher Training and Recruiting
Program Coordinator – Sara Koprowski, Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Title II, Part A provides supplemental funding to improve student achievement. The funds are used to elevate teacher and principal quality through recruitment, hiring and retention strategies, and to increase the number of highly qualified teachers in the classroom and highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools. The program uses scientifically based professional development interventions and holds districts and schools accountable for improvement in student academic performance.
Title III, Part A LEP –Language Instruction for Limited English Proficient and Immigrant Students
Program Coordinator – Mara Betancourt Coker, Director of Language Acquisition – ESL, Bilingual, LOTE
Title III, Part A LEP provides supplemental resources to local education agencies to help ensure that children who are limited English proficient attain English proficiency at high levels in core academic subjects to meet the same challenging state mandated achievement performance standards as all children are expected to meet.