The National Title I Association has been selecting examples of superior Title I school programs for national recognition through the National Title I Distinguished Schools program since 1996. These schools demonstrate a wide array of strengths, including team approaches to teaching and learning, focused professional development opportunities for staff, individualized programs for student success and strong partnerships between the school, parents and the community. What makes National Title I Distinguished Schools’ stories especially powerful are the documented student achievement gains that have resulted from their innovations.
Learn More About What Makes a School "Distinguished"
Audio Interview: Wilmer Elementary School in Wilmer, Alabama
Audio Interview: Courtade Elementary School in Traverse City, Michigan
Video: Family & Community Engagement: Zanetti Montessori School in Springfield, MA; Clearview Elementary School in Hanover, PA and Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Mount Pleasant, AR.
Video: Instructional Reading & Math: District No 7 Elementary in Wade, NC; Parkside Elementary in Normal, IL; Healy Elementary in Chicago, IL; Henderson Collegiate in Henderson, NC; Nooksack Elementary in Everson, WA and George Hall Elementary School in Mobile, AL.
Schools are selected by their State Education Agency and must qualify under one of the following categories: