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Title I, Part A

Funding Description

Title I, Part A is a federal categorical program contained in the Consolidated Application. Its purpose is to ensure that all children have a fair and equal opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at a minimum, proficiency on the state content standards and assessments. The intent of this funding is to meet the educational needs of low-achieving students enrolled in the highest poverty schools.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Eligibility requirements differ according to program components. For the first component (Basic Grants), a local educational agency’s (LEA) formula children must be at least 2 percent of the district's total age five to seventeen population and 10 formula children; for the second component (Concentration Grants), at least 15 percent and 10 formula children or 6,500 formula children; for the third component (Targeted Grants), at least 5 percent and 10 formula children; and for the fourth component (Education Finance Incentive Grants), at least 5 percent and 10 formula children.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17,


Legal Authority Budget Item 6110-134-0890 (4)
Source / Type Federal / Apportionment
State Fiscal Year 2011-12
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3010 / 8290
Total Available $1,549,981,861
Recipient Amount See allocation formula
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula For information on the allocation of funds, please refer to the following web link at

Important Dates

Date Application Available June 1, 2011
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date October 31, 2011

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Title I, Part A  []
Fiscal No Child Left Behind: Title I, Pts. A & D & ARRA []
Consolidated ApplicationConsolidated Application Information []
Funding ResultsRes-11: Title I, Part A []
Other Unavailable


Program Jeff Breshears, 916-319-0303,
Fiscal Leslie Sharp, 916-323-4977,
Division Improvement & Accountability Division, 916-319-0854 (phone), 916-319-0151 (fax)
Last Modified: November 20, 2012

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