Title 1 Program
Every child at Highlawn Elementary is a unique and special individual. Our goal is to nurture and develop every child’s maximum potential.
Highlawn Elementary will:
Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enable the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards.
Hold parent-teacher conferences to discuss each individual child’s achievement.
Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.
Provide parents with reasonable access to staff.
Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class to observe classroom activities.
Provide after-school tutoring to enhance the students’ achievements.
Also, transition programs are in place for Special Education, Pre-School, and Fifth Grade Students.
Highlawn Elementary has one Title I Reading teacher: Mrs. Laura Kasey
is focused on five key elements of teaching which is identified by the National
Reading Panel. Title 1
Interventions (RtI) are used for students who do not meet benchmark. Students who do not meet benchmark in
Nonsense Word Fluency are instructed in Recipe for
In addition, formal and informal assessments are ongoing throughout the school year.
They co-teach with the regular classroom teacher to plan lessons and activities to help struggling math students as well as enrich the more advanced students. They work with individual students, small groups, or whole classrooms, depending on the need. In addition, they assist in the computer lab to help integrate technology into the curriculum with programs such as Compass and Ways to Success. The intermediate grades teachers also utilize the Accelerated Math program.
Title 1 Math Teachers:
Highlawn Elementary Title 1 Program