Deer Valley Unified School District is privileged to participate in several Federal Programs. All federal programs must follow the guidelines set out through the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in order to provided equal opportunites for all students.
Title 1 is to support our lower socioeconomically disadvantaged students giving them fair and equal access to education. For further information about our Title I schools please click this link. DV Title I Schools.
Title II is to support professional development and training of Deer Valley teachers throughout our district.
Title III is to help our English language learners be prepared to succeed academically in school, college, and career.
Title IV is to support schools in three areas: Well Rounded Education, Safe and Healthy Students, and Effective Use of Technology.
Education for Homeless Children and Youth grant support for our homeless youth in order to give them support and access to their home school whenever possible during the time the family is experiencing homelessness. The goal of this grant it to provided some safety and stability. For more information on McKinney Vento in Deer Valley, please click on this link. DV McKinney Vento Information
21st Century is a grant to support after school programs in our Title I schools. This grant is used to "provide high-quality academic enrichment opportunities" for students in Title I schools. We currently have 2 schools who are working with this grant. Esperanza and Village Meadows.
SEI (Structured English Immersion) grant works in conjunction with Title III to support our English Language Learners.
The Mission of Federal Programs:
The mission of the Federal Programs Department is to work collaboratively with parents, teachers, school administrators, and community members to ensure that we provide extraordinary educational opportunities to every learner. We strive to find ways to best serve the unique needs of the students at each school. Our department encompasses several key areas, including 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Grants Management, Families in Transition, PBIS, and funding distribution for Title I, Title II, Title III, and Title IV.