Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) reserves Title I funds to support programs for Full Day Head Start, children and youth who are neglected and delinquent, and students in homeless status.
The MCPS Prekindergarten/Head Start program serves income eligible families with children who will be four years old by September 1. This includes children with disabilities. There are limited spaces available in certain areas of Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park for Head Start income-eligible children who will be three years old by September 1.
For information about full day Head Start in MCPS, visit Prekindergarten/Head Start
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, school districts must reserve federal funds to support district student residents who are homeless, attend a district public or charter school, or reside in a shelter. Title I funds provide supplementary support to students in MCPS.
For information about homeless services in MCPS, visit
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015, school districts must reserve federal funds to support student who are identified as being neglected and reside in institutions or participate in designated programs. In MCPS, Title I funds are used to support two programs, MCPS Alternative Programs and National Center for Children and Families. For more information about these programs, visit