Title 1 Resources
Victory Ridge Academy is a proud affiliate of the Federal Title I program. The goal of Title I is to improve student achievement through effective instruction, professional development, and family involvement. Parent involvement provides that communication is regular, two-way, and meaningful and that the communication involves student learning or other school activities. More information may be found in our Parent Improvement Plan.
District Information: The District (PCPS) Title I Webpage provides information regarding the Title I program for all participating Polk County Public Schools.
The VRA Parent and Family Engagement Plan (English, Spanish, Haitian Creole) explains what VRA will do to assist parents in becoming more engaged in their student’s education. All Title I schools have copies of the Parent and Family Engagement Plans (PFEPs) in their front office, as well as translated versions. For a copy of the school PFEP or district PFEP, please email or call the school. The Polk County Schools Parent and Family Engagement Plan (English, Spanish, Haitian Creole) can be used as a guide.
A School Parent Compact (English, Spanish, Haitian Creole) is a written agreement between the school and the parents of children participating in Title I, Part A programs that identifies the activities that the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will undertake to share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement. This agreement is developed with input from parents, community members and school staff. At elementary Title I schools, the compact is discussed during family/teacher conferences. All Title I schools have copies of the compact in their front office, as well as translated versions. For a copy of the school compact, please email or call the school.
The Right To Know Letter (English, Spanish, Haitian Creole) is a required document informing parents attending a Title I school of their rights to request information about the professional qualifications of both the teachers and the para-educators who teach and work with their children. The federal law defines a Highly Qualified teacher as one who is: fully certified and/or licensed by the state of Florida, holds at least a bachelor’s degree from a four-year institution; and demonstrates competence in each core academic subject area the teacher is assigned to teach.
The Schoolwide Improvement Plan can also be viewed in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.
Parent Resources: You are welcome to visit one of the Parent Resource Centers where there is a wide variety of resources for parents and students. Additional information may also be found at the Parent University and Parent Informational Resource Center (PIRC) websites.
Educational Resources: The Florida Standards website allows a view into the specific standards that are to be taught during the student’s academic career and the CPALMS (Educator Toolkit) and Florida ESE Information give further information that may be useful.
You can also visit EduData Portal to view Victory Ridge Academy’s Annual Report Card.