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Federal Programs

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)

Federal funds received under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) are used for the following in order to enhance instruction and meet the needs of all students.


  • Purchase materials and equipment

  • Plan and implement high quality student centered programs

  • Provide professional development

  • Hire additional staff  

Title I – These funds are used to increase student achievement and supplement services provided by state and local funds.  Collierville Schools has four (4) participating Targeted Assistance Schools this year: Bailey Station Elementary, Collierville Elementary, Collierville Middle, and Sycamore Elementary.
Title II – These funds are used to ensure that all teachers in Collierville Schools are qualified and effective.  Professional development activities for core academic subjects are provided for all teachers.  

ESL: English as a Second Language


Title III - English as a Second Language (ESL) is a program for delivering services to students who have a primary language other than English.  These students are provided with supplemental, scientifically based language instruction to increase English proficiency and student academic achievement.