What is Supplemental Programs?The primary focus is to support students who are at-risk for not meeting state proficiency standards in the areas of reading and mathematics. Research-based practices provide the basis for interventions to help students achieve greater academic success. Instructional interventions are designed to provide support to learners on specific skills and concepts.
How is Supplemental Programs funded?Supplemental programs is funded through a state grant and federal Title I funds, depending on each school's free and reduced price lunch percentages. The principal and the Building Leadership Team/Title I Schoolwide Planning Team are responsible for academic support decisions in their building. This team determines the best way to meet the needs of their at-risk students as outlined in their School Improvement Plan/Title I Schoolwide Plan, with the funds allocated to them. Learn more about what Title I is.
Which students are eligible for service?The following assessments are considered to determine to determine eligibility:Kindergarten and grade 1: FAST, DRA, DRA2+. Concepts of Math, and teacher judgment
Grade 2: Oral Reading Fluency, Phonics assessment, DRA, MAP reading and math scores, Conceptual Place Value, and teacher judgmentGrade 3-5: student performance, MAP reading and math scores, MCA, and teacher judgment
Who is responsible for the instruction of Title I/Supplemental Program students?
- Classroom teachers are responsible for the core or initial reading and math instruction.
- The supplemental programs teachers work cooperatively with the classroom teachers to provide additional instruction and/or support.
What intervention programs are used?Eligible students may be supported using: Number Sense Intervention, Conceptual Place Value, WonderWorks, Wonders Tier II, or skill-specific interventions.