Federal Programs

Title I

Title I is a federal program that provides financial assistance to schools and school districts serving high numbers of economically disadvantaged children. The purpose of Title 1 is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and be proficient on challenging state academic standards and assessments.

Title III

Title III promotes student achievement by increasing the local capacity to support English language learners in attaining English proficiency and meaningfully access challenging curricular and extracurricular programs.

West Virginia Department of Education



Engaging Families

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Students Experiencing Homelessness

Wood County Schools is committed to providing support for our students who are experiencing homelessness. We understand the challenges facing homeless students and have programs in place to make certain that these students have the resources necessary to obtain a successful education.

Parents and youth experiencing homelessness should contact Wood County Schools McKinney-Vento homeless liaison, Tammy Jones, for more information.

Visit the WCS McKinney Vento page

Jefferson Elementary Center

Family Information

WCS Federal Programs

Contact Information

Amber Hardman, Director

Laura Rogers, Business Manager

Clarissa Starcher, Secretary

304-420-9670, Extension 135

Wood County

Title I Schools

Emerson Elementary

Fairplains Elementary

Franklin Elementary

Gihon Elementary

Jefferson Elementary

Kanawha Elementary

Madison Elementary

Martin Elementary

Neale Elementary

Van Devender Middle