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Title I, Part A

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Showcase your Parent and Family Engagement successes from the field

Title I, Part A wants to hear about the successes districts and schools are having in getting parents and families involved in their students’ education.

This case study form is provided by the Title I, Part A and Learning Assistance (LAP) department at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) to gather descriptive information from K-12 schools on specific PFE strategies (i.e., larger LEA-wide initiatives or smaller projects involving one or more classrooms) that have helped to increase student academic outcomes.

Use this for activities that were funded with federal or state dollars as well as projects that were supported by local or other funding sources.

Next steps:

  • Complete all questions and save this document for your records.
  • Email completed form to
  • Story review by OSPI staff
  • Selected stories will be highlighted in the PFE newsletter and on the Title I, Part A PFE Website starting school year 2017-18

Fill out the form below to be featured here.

Effective Parent and Family Engagement form

2017-18 Featured LEAs



Form Details LEA/School

Project Highlights

Demographic Highlights



Nespelem Elementary

Parent Literacy Night–Carnival Style

Native American 100%



Virginia Grainger Elementary

Book Fairs with Librarian. Family Math Night with Student Art, and Literacy Night




Kennewick School District

The Kennewick School District helps its schools spread best practices and share their fabulous family and community engagement ideas with a publication called “Tried and True: A selection of best practices to boost student achievement through school, family, and community partnerships”. The booklet is divided into four goals:

  1. Academic Goals–Math, Reading, Science, Other
  2. Behavior Goals
  3. Climate of Partnership Goals
  4. District Level Goals

Ten Title 1 schools. Free and Reduced Priced Lunch 52%
Latino 36%
Bilingual 15.5%



Benson Hill Elementary

Community Cafés–includes an English Learner Café–are typically parent hosted gatherings where participants contribute to guided conversations relevant to their own community.

Free and Reduce Priced Lunch 48%
English Learners 26%



Sultan Elementary

An evening opportunity for families and community members to celebrate literacy while engaging all ages and demographics in learning and exploring together.

Free and Reduced Priced Lunch 54%
over 560 students, English Learners 10%
Hispanic 20%
white 70%


Union Gap

Union Gap School

Earth Day/Science Parent and Family Night. The 6th grade Science class demonstrates 15 to 20 of their projects in the gym.

Hispanic 78.7%
White 16.7%
Native American/Alaska Native 1.7%
Free and Reduced Priced Lunch 90.5%
English Learners 30.9%

2018-19 Featured LEAs



Form Details LEA/School

Project Highlights

Demographic Highlights



Pope Elementary

For the Love of Reading– The activity's goal was to increase access to literature, literacy activities, share instructional strategies that families could take home to continue the learning and strengthen the home to school partnership.

White 66.1%
Hispanic 16.3%
Two or more races 11%
Special Education 11.5%
Free and Reduced Priced Lunch 30%
English Learners 5%



Arlington Public Schools

The Books on the Bus (bookmobile) project is designed as a way to bring literacy to Arlington students throughout the summer months.

Approximately 5,500 students
31.4% Free and Reduce Lunch
3 Title I Schools

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