Title I and Title II Federal Programs

SFPS will be submitting applications under ESEA Title I, II, III and Title IV, Part A programs this spring. We welcome community input. Please click here if you would like to complete a brief survey. We also invite you to participate in a virtual meeting that will be held Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 3:30 PM. This meeting will be hosted via Zoom, please use the link and information below to join. 

https://zoom.us/j/688620268?pwd=YUwwTFI4K1JUbkdkV0ErQyt2SjB0dz09 Meeting ID: 688 620 268 Password: 251940

The purpose of Title I and Title IV, Part A is to bring supplemental educational support to high poverty schools. Title I focuses on instructional supports and resources to help close the achievement gap in academic areas. Title I funds many programs and services for students, including additional support staff for schools, teacher professional development, tutoring, AVID programs, and additional instructional tools (such as books, supplemental curriculum, and student materials).


Title IV, Part A focuses on well-rounded educational opportunities for students. These funds support Office of Student Wellness programs providing social-emotional support for at-risk students; as well as district-wide college and career support for high school students. Contact: Ryanne Cooper, Federal Programs Coordinator rcooper@sfps.k12.nm.us 

Spring 2020 Private School Intent to Participate Forms due April 10, 2020

Private School officials are invited to learn about how private schools can participate in federal programs. Please see the contact information below to get in touch.


Title I, Part A Program
The Title I, Part A program helps students in high poverty schools meet the same high academic standards expected of all children. Title I, Part A funding is distributed to districts primarily based on poverty as determined by the US Census Bureau. Title I, Part A funds are used to address the academic needs of students. For school year 2019-2020, Santa Fe Public Schools has twenty-one schools participating in school-wide Title I programs, one neglected children site, and one participating private nonprofit (PNP) school. 

Parent Right to Know
Please click here to view information on parents' right to know information on teacher qualifications at Title I Schools.

Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program 
Teachers at Title I schools may be eligible for student loan forgiveness. Please visit Federal Student Aid's website for more information: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/teacher


Title I, Part D Program
The Title I, Part D program improves educational services for children and youth in local and State institutions for neglected or delinquent children and youth so that they have the opportunity to meet the same high academic standards all children in the State are expected to meet. For the current year, Santa Fe Public Schools provides Title I, Part D funds to the Santa Fe County Youth Development Program. 

Title II, Part A Program
The purpose of the Title II, Part A program is to increase academic achievement by improving teacher and principal quality. This program is carried out by:

  • increasing the number of high qualified teachers in classrooms
  • increasing the number of highly qualified principals and assistant principals in schools
  • increasing the effectiveness of teachers and principals by holding school districts and schools
  • accountability for improvements in student academic achievement 

Title IV, Part A Program Title IV, Part A focuses on well-rounded educational opportunities for students. Through this program, SFPS Office of Student Wellness programs provide social-emotional support for at-risk students; as well as district-wide college and career support for high school students.

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