Welcome to the Federal Programs website for the Twin Falls School District #411.
Bill Brulotte, Associate Superintendent, Director of Federal Programs and Assessment
Street Address: 201 Main Ave. W., Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: (208) 733-6900 Fax: (208) 733-6987
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Last Federal Audit: 2007
Last State Audit: February 2013
Next State Audit: 2017-18
Title IA: Funds to provide help for kids and schools in poverty. TFSD uses the funds for teachers, para-pros, summer school, parent involvement, and some supplies. All schools receive funding except Rock Creek, Pillar Falls, TFHS and CRHS. The percentage of students on Free and Reduced Lunch in each school (on March 15, 2017) is as follows:
*Bickel Elementary: 90.4%, *Harrison Elementary: 80.1%,* Lincoln Elementary: 92.9%, *Morningside Elementary: 76.8%, *Oregon Trail Elementary: 79.6%, *Perrine Elementary: 69.2%, Sawtooth Elementary: 46.3%, Pillar Falls: 33%, Rock Creek: 29.7%, Bridge Academy: 100%, O’Leary MS: 44.2%, Robert Stuart MS: 63%, South Hills MS: NEW, Canyon Ridge High: 51.2%, Magic Valley High (Alternative): 80.5%, Twin Falls High: 30.1%, District average: 64%, *Schools that are CEP schools (receive free lunch for all students in the school.) Every student in the TFSD receives a free breakfast.
Title IC: Funds to provide help for migrant students. TFSD uses the funds for Family Liaisons: Elementary School – Libbie Kahin, Middle School – Carmen Castillo, High School – Claudia Paradez; para-pros; summer school; 3-4-year-old migrant preschool; and a few supplies.
Current number of migrant students: Approximately 200, mostly at Oregon Trail Elementary and South Hills Middle School.
Title III: Funds to help students who are English Language Learners. TFSD uses the funds (by federal regulations) for professional development and supplies. This money cannot be used to pay salaries except for extended day services.
Title IIA: Funds to ensure that teachers are certified by the State of Idaho definition. TFSD uses the funds for instructional coaches, stipends, and professional development.
McKinney-Vento: Funds to meet the needs of homeless children and families. JoAnn Gemar is our coordinator.