Title I Parents' Right to Know

  • The Sevier County School System receives federal funding under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Title I is the nation’s largest federal assistance program for schools. The goal of Title I is to help every child get a high-quality education. Title I school-wide programs are the dominant model for school reform. The model is designed to generate high levels of academic achievement in core academic areas for all students, especially those who are not demonstrating proficiency in meeting the academic content and achievement standards set by the State Department of Education.

    The following is a list of the eligible Title I school-wide programs in Sevier County: Catlettsburg Elementary, Catons Chapel Elementary, Gatlinburg-Pittman Jr. High, Jones Cove Elementary, Northview Primary, Northview Intermediate, Northview Jr. Academy, New Center Elementary, Pi Beta Phi Elementary, Pigeon Forge Primary, Pigeon Forge Intermediate, Pigeon Forge Junior High, Pittman Center Elementary, Sevierville Primary, Sevierville Intermediate, Sevierville Middle, and Wearwood Elementary.

Title I

  • Title I Overview

  • How Will My Child Benefit?

  • Home and School Partnerships

  • Parent-School-Student Partnership Agreement (Compact)

  • Board Policy 505 (Parental Involvement)

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

  • ESEA expects districts and schools receiving federal funds to ensure that parents are actively involved and knowledgeable about their schools and their children’s education. The law requires schools to give parents many different kinds of information and notices in a uniform and understandable format and to the extent practicable, in a language that parents can understand. Listed below are the required notifications that must be made to parents:

Parent Notifications

  • Teacher Qualifications

  • Paraprofessional Qualifications

  • Student Privacy

  • Public Release of Student Directory Information - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

  • Military Recruiter Access to Student Information

  • Parent and Family Engagement

  • Report Cards on Statewide Academic Assessment

  • Achievement on State Assessment

  • National Assessment of Education Progress

  • English Learner Programs

  • Homeless Children

  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers

  • Waiver Request

  • School Safety

  • Program Evaluation

  • Parents' Guide to the Curriculum

  • Parent Link

  • Communication

  • Community Resource Guide

  • Home & School Connection

  • Family Resource Center

  • COVID-19