Special & Federal Programs

  • 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 federal funding

    Programs include:

    • Bilingual and ESL Programs
    • Federal Programs
      • Title I, Part A (Every Student Succeeds Act)) Support Services, including Reading and Math
      • Title I Parent and Community Involvement Programs
      • Title III Bilingual and ESL Support Services
      • Title IV Student Support and Enrichment
    • McKinney-Vento Homeless Education
    • Migrant Education Program
    • Section 504
    • State Compensatory Education

    For more information contact Lisa Knight, Director of Special and Federal Programs at 469-856-5081 or the campus where your student attends.


    Lisa Knight I Email
    Director of Special & Federal Programs
    Vanessa Hardegree I Email
    Administrative Assistant for Specialized Learning