• In accordance with the U.S. Department of Education, the Colbert County School System allocates funding to ensure that all children have a fair and equal opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and reach, at minimum, proficiency in challenging state academic achievement standards and state academic assessments. This funding is referred to Title I Funds.

    Colbert County Schools operates 6 School-Wide Title I Programs

    Cherokee Elementary School

    Cherokee High School

    Colbert Heights Elementary School

    Hatton Elementary School

    Leighton Elementary School

    New Bethel Elementary School

    School-wide programming is available to schools where at least 40% of student enrollment comes from low-income households. 71% of students enrolled in Colbert County Schools meet the low-income qualifications. In School-Wide Programs, all students within the school benefit from Title I Funds. Title I funding is allocated in the following ways; to reduce class size reduction ratio, instructional materials and supplies, professional development, and parent and family engagement. 

    If you have questions regarding services for Title I Funding, please contact Mrs. Katie Dalrymple, Federal Programs Director at 256-386-8565 or Mrs. Brooke Cunningham at 256-386-8565.