District Title I Program

Title I Coordinator (Family Engagement Coordinator) Cheryl Hagar (701) 420-7504

What is Title I? The purpose of Title I, Part A is to provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps. The Title I, Part A is an ESEA program intended to:

  • Ensure all children have the opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach proficiency on challenging state academic standards and assessments,
  • Provide funding to supplement educational opportunities for students in higher poverty schools,
  • Provide professional learning for school staff, and
  • Implement other strategies for raising student academic achievement.

Minot Public Schools has identified nine Title I schools in the district for the 2022-2023 school year:

  • Bell Elementary School (Targeted Assistance)
  • Dakota Elementary School (Schoolwide)
  • Jim Hill Middle School (Schoolwide)
  • Lewis & Clark Elementary School (Targeted Assistance)
  • Longfellow Elementary School (Schoolwide)
  • McKinley Elementary School (Targeted Assistance)
  • Roosevelt Elementary School (Schoolwide)
  • Sunnyside Elementary School (Schoolwide)
  • Washington Elementary School (Schoolwide)

The District also provides Targeted Assistance programming to eligible private school students in Minot.

Title I schools provide additional supports, which may include some or all of the following:

  • Title I reading or math teachers (interventionists) who provide supplemental services to at-risk learners
  • Title I paraprofessional(s) who work under the direct supervision of a teacher in providing additional instructional services to at-risk students
  • High-quality, evidence-based professional development opportunities related to serving at-risk students

Title I schools in Minot can help: Children

  • improve their reading and math achievement by providing evidence-based reading and math instruction guided by research-based assessments.
  • learn and apply research-based reading and math strategies.


  • become partners in their children's education through communication, involvement, and education.

Classroom Teachers

  • by providing assessment and progress monitoring data to inform instruction in the classroom.
  • by providing evidence-based intervention in reading and math to their students.
  • by developing research-based programs to supplement the regular classroom instruction in reading and math.