• Midlothian Independent School District offers a wide variety of special programs for the purposes of reducing the achievement gap between all students of the school population.

    State, Federal and Student Support Programs focus on funding for strategies that assist students most "at-risk" of failing and/or dropping out of school.
    Strategies include:
    • supporting schools in providing direct instruction and necessary support to help students stay in school and be successful, including passing state mandated tests, analyzing programs and data to provide the best opportunities for student success 
    • presenting program ideas to help schools "close the gap" between successful students and at-risk students
    • managing appropriate campus funding 
    Programs include:
    • State Compensatory Education 
    • Title I, Part A (No Child Left Behind) Support Services, including Reading, Math, and Science Facilitators 
    • Title III Bilingual and ESL Support Services, Migrant Services 
    • Title I Parent and Community Involvement Programs 
    • Safe & Drug Free Schools & Communities
    • McKinney-Vento Homeless Services 
    • District Spanish Language Translation Services 
    • Pre-Kindergarten Services 
    • Section 504 
    For more information contact Lisa Knight, Director of Special and Federal Programs at 972-775-8296.
    Lisa Knight I Email
    Director of Special & Federal Programs
    Vanessa Hardegree I Email
    Administrative Assistant for Specialized Learning