Title I & ESEA

Director: Aimee De La Torre
Department Specialist: Cherie Mason

elementary students in a MPS classroom sitting at tables working

Title I Department

Title I is the largest federal aid program for public schools. The program  focuses on improving academic achievement of the disadvantaged under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to “provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps”. 

 Title I services in MPS are for students at-risk of not meeting Arizona's K-12 Standards from preschool to 8th grade students.


Partner with educators and community to cultivate conditions for student success.


Advancing Learning for All.

Arizona Department of Education - Achievement Tutoring Program

Program specifics

  • K-12 students (emphasis on those who tested below proficient in reading, writing, or mathematics) *does not include D or F schools.

  • Free to parents and students, funded by ESSER III funds.

  • Program will align with Arizona ELA Standards and Arizona Math Standards.

  • Tutoring sessions are held up to 60 minutes, maximum of 4 days per week, for total of 6 weeks.

  • Pre/post test provided by the state will be completed by student's in grades 1st-8th.

  • Tutoring begins March 4, 2024

  • Tutoring ends April 15, 2024