Welcome to the Title I Site for Calvert County Public Schools!

Title I of the Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) is the largest federally funded educational program. The Title I program, authorized by Congress, provides supplemental funds to school districts to assist schools with the highest student concentrations of poverty to meet school educational goals.

McKinney-Vento services are available to all qualified families in Calvert County Public Schools.  If you have questions about available services, contact Dr. Cheryl Yates, Title I Program Manager, at 443-550-8047 or email her at You may also contact Catherine Krivitzky, Homeless Education Liaison at 443-550-8465 or email her at

Parent Involvement Policy #8123 (PDF)

Title I District Level Parent Involvement Plan (PDF)

Title I Schools in Calvert County

Barstow Elementary School
Dowell Elementary School
Patuxent - Appeal Elementary Campus
St. Leonard Elementary School

Title I - Funds

Title I funds must be used to promote:

  • High academic/achievement for all children
  • A greater focus on teaching and learning;
  • Flexibility to stimulate local initiatives coupled with responsibility for student performance
  • Improved linkages among schools, parents and communities

Title I - Program Purpose

Title I Programs (Part A of PL 107-334 of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001), provide funds to districts in order to assist schools with the highest levels of economically disadvantaged youngsters to:

  • Improve in student achievement for all participating children
  • Improve staff development
  • Improve parental and community involvement

In accordance with federal law, funds are allocated directly to schools to work towards these three goals.

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