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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's) 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 2014-15
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 3010 / 8290
Total Available $1,632,302,182
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 Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date August 11, 2014

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-14: Title I, Part A []
Other Unavailable


Program Kimberly Born, 916-445-6770,
Fiscal Leslie Sharp, 916-323-4977,
Division Improvement & Accountability Division, 916-319-0854 (phone), 916-319-0151 (fax)
Last Modified: May 22, 2015

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