The focus of Title I schools is to help students achieve proficiency on core standards, closing academic gaps that may exist. These efforts include providing targeted supports to at-risk students, building teachers' capacity through professional development, and strengthening parents' abilities in helping their children succeed.
An Introduction to Title I
- Answers to Commonly Asked Questions
- For other annual Title I parent information, Granite School District's parent engagement policy, a summary of Granite School District's Annual Title I Parent Meeting, and other information, please visit the Granite School District Title I website.
Parent Compact, Policy & Rights to Know
- Parent-School Learning Compact (opens the District's Title I website)
- School Parent Engagement Policy (opens the District's Title I website)
- Parents' Right to Know (opens the District's Title I website)
Other School Information
School Annual Title I Meeting
Parent input is valued. Each year, a parent meeting is held where our school solicits input in the planning and implementation of school parent engagement activities.
- Date: September 14, 2022
- Time: 6:00 p.m.
A summary of the items discussed at the Granger High School is a Title I annual parent meeting is below. In short, parents were notified of their rights as parents and guardians of students who attend a Title I school. Our parent and school learning compact was reviewed, receiving parent input. As well, we reviewed our school parent and family engagement policy, receiving input.
In addition, we discussed opportunities and programs at Granger High School which are part of our school Title I plan, including how school Title I funding is used to support student learning, tend to their SEL needs, help prepare them for the rigors of college, and develop the capacities of teachers.
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School Title I Goals
Each year, our school conducts a needs assessment, reviews student performance data, and solicits input from various stakeholders in order to develop a meaningful Title I Plan. This plan is data-driven, evidence-based, and responsive to findings from data reviews, needs assessment findings, and stakeholder input. The school comprehensive Title I plan articulates how evidence-based strategies, action steps and milestones will support the goals listed below.
Granger High School will increase the graduation rate by 3% for the 2021-2022 school year.
By the end of the year, students will increase an average ACT composite score by one point.
Granger will increase overall growth by 3% in the 2021-2022 school year.Back to Index
Granger High School
3580 South 3600 West
Dear Parent or Guardian,
We are writing to let you know that Granger High School has been designated as a Targeted Support and Improvement school for English Language Learners and Students with Disabilities. This designation means that this student population scores among the lowest-performing five percent in Utah’s Title I schools in academic performance and growth.
The program improvement designation provides an opportunity for principals, teachers, and parents to focus on areas of school improvement. The Granite School District and the Utah State Board of Education are working with our school to improve teaching and learning, especially in the areas of reading and mathematics by providing technical assistance and professional development opportunities to the teachers and administrators within our school.
Granger High School is working to improve its academic program by undergoing a rigorous school improvement effort led by a school system of support team. We are hiring additional highly qualified teachers, counselors, and instructional coaches, as well as providing additional professional development in research-based teaching practices. However, parent support is essential to the success of the school improvement efforts.
Parents can effectively assist student achievement improvement in the following ways:
- Communicating frequently with your student’s teachers
- Making sure your student attends school regularly
- Helping your student with homework
- Monitoring your student’s screen time
- Reading aloud to your student
- Volunteering in the classroom
- Participating in school decision-making
We want to request your help as the school addresses its academic needs and will invite parents to serve on the committee that will develop a school improvement plan.
Rich K. Nye, Ph.D., Superintendent
Aaron R. Wilson, Ed.D., Title I Director
Dr. David Dunn, Ed.D., PrincipalBack to Index