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  • The Federal & State Programs Department is committed to the principle that every student succeeds. We are here to add value to the general education curriculum through the delivery of specialized services and instructional programs.

    The Federal & State Programs Department is responsible for the coordination and supervision of various federal, state, and local programs. This includes funding and initiatives under Elementary & Secondary Education Act (ESEA)/Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and State Compensatory Education.

    Request for public comment on federal grant applications: 2023-2024

    In accordance with federal regulations, an entity planning to submit a federal grant application must afford a reasonable opportunity for public comment on the application that is submitted to the Texas Education Agency for approval. The following are the federal grants Pflugerville ISD submitted for approval for the 2023-24 school year. Pflugerville ISD welcomes comments or questions concerning any of the grants listed below. Please submit comments or questions through this form.

    Title I, Part A

    Title I, Part A, provides supplemental resources to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families acquire the knowledge and skills in the state content standards and to meet the state student performance standards.
    (Amount awarded: $3,656,422)

    Title I Schoolwide Campuses in PfISD:

    High Schools (2): Connally, Pflugerville

    Middle Schools (5): Bohls, Dessau, Park Crest, Pflugerville, Westview 

    Elementary Schools (15): Brookhollow, Caldwell, Copperfield, Dearing, Delco, Dessau, Northwest, Parmer Lane, Pflugerville, River Oaks, Ruth Barron, Spring Hill, Timmerman, Wieland, Windermere 

    District reservation fiscal amounts to be used at Title I Schoolwide campuses include parent involvement activities to encourage academic achievement, Title I, Part A services to eligible private school students, and services to homeless students attending campuses not served by Title I, Part A.

    Title I, Part C Migrant

    The purpose of the Migrant Education Program is to design and support programs that help migratory students overcome the challenges of mobility, cultural and language barriers, social isolation, and other difficulties associated with a migratory lifestyle. These efforts are aimed at helping migratory students succeed in school and successfully transition to postsecondary education and/or employment. Pflugerville ISD participates in a shared services agreement with Education Service Center Region 13 for its migrant student support. The district is allocated $1,120 in migrant education funds for the 2023-24 school year. More information is located here: Title I, Part C (Texas Education Agency)

    Title II, Part A 

    Title II, Part A, is to increase student achievement through improving teacher and principal quality and increasing the number of highly qualified teachers in classrooms and highly qualified principals in schools.
    (Amount Awarded: $762,320)

    Title III, Part A 

    Title III, Part A, Language provides supplemental resources to LEAs to help ensure that children who are English learners, including immigrant children and youth, attain English proficiency at high levels in academic subjects and can meet the same challenging state academic standards that all children are expected to meet. (Amount Awarded: $634,619)

    Title III, Part A - Immigrant provides supplemental funds to LEAs who are experiencing substantial increases in immigrant children and youth for activities that provide enhanced instructional opportunities for immigrant children and youth. (Amount Awarded: $122,948)

    Title IV, Part A

    Title IV, Part A, (The Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant) is to improve students’ academic achievement by providing all students with access to a well-rounded education; improve school conditions for student learning; and improve the use of technology. (Amount Awarded: $263,014)

    Private Schools

    Private schools located within Pflugerville ISD and private schools whose students are Pflugerville ISD residents may be eligible for participation in federal programs for Title I, Title II, Title III, and Title IV. Annual consultations occur each May. Please contact the Director of Federal & State Programs for more information. 

    Pflugerville ISD will host a 2023-2024 ESSA Private School Equitable Services consultation and informational meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. via ZOOM. Please contact the Federal & State Programs office at (512) 594-0106 for more information. Initial consultation for the 2023-2024 ESSA grant program will conclude on June 22, 2023.

    The agenda includes these topics:

    1. Identification of private school students who may qualify as low income private school students, including required supporting documentation (income & residency documents)
    2. Potential services based upon identified eligible private school students
    3. Timeline of participation events and required due dates

    State Compensatory Education (SCE)

    The purpose of the State Compensatory Education (SCE) program is to supplement the regular – or basic – education program with compensatory, intensive, and/or accelerated instruction. The program requires Texas public school districts and charter schools to offer additional accelerated instruction to each student who meets one or more statutory or locally-defined eligibility criteria in order to reduce any disparity in performance on assessment instruments administered under Subchapter B, Chapter 39 TEC, or disparity in the rates of high school completion between students at risk of dropping out of school and all other LEA students.  

    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B: IDEA-B Formula & IDEA-B Preschool

    The purpose of IDEA-B Formula is to provide special education and related services to children with disabilities ages 3–21. The regulations implementing IDEA-B define the purpose of the act as a means to do the following: a) ensure that all students with disabilities have available a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) that includes special education and related services to meet their unique needs. b) ensure that the rights of students with disabilities and of their parents are protected. c) assist states and localities in providing for the education of all students with disabilities. d) assess and ensure the effectiveness of efforts to educate those students. (Amount Awarded: $4,082,175)

    In addition to IDEA-B Formula funds, the regulations implementing the IDEA-B Preschool funds define the purpose as a means to supplement and increase services beyond the level of State and local funds expended for preschool students ages 3–5 with disabilities. (Amount Awarded: $48,327)

    Perkins V: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century

    The purpose of the career and technical education (CTE) program is to develop more fully the academic knowledge, technical, and employability skills of secondary education students who enroll in CTE programs and programs of study. (Amount Awarded: $232,419)

    2022-2025 School Safety Standards Formula Grant

    The purpose of the 2023-2024 School Safety Standards Formula Grant is to assist local educational agencies (LEAs) in meeting the Chapter 61, Sub-chapter CC, 61.1031 of Commissioner's Rules and to include other security related costs like metal detectors, cameras, and monitoring tools such as those allowed under the school safety allotment, the Senate Bill 500 school safety and security grant, and the silent panic alert technology grant. (Amount Requested: $1,117,944) 

    2023-2024 Texas Education of Homeless Children and Youth (TEHCY)-Continuation Grant

    The TEHCY Continuation grant program is supplemental to the general fund and, as such, the availability of these funds may not be used to supplant state/district programs, services, or requirements. The purpose of  the TEHCY Continuation grant program provides additional capacity to facilitate the identification, enrollment, attendance, and academic success of homeless children and youth by removing barriers and promoting school stability for students experiencing homelessness. (Amount Requested: $50,520)

    2023-2024 Title I, 1003 School Improvement Grant

    The Title 1, 1003 - School Improvement Grant provides funds to LEAs that are applying on behalf of its Comprehensive Support and Improvement schools that are supplemental to the Title 1, Part A funds. These funds must only be used to support the LEA and school-level school improvement efforts to directly benefit these comprehensive support schools. PfISD has one campus identified as comprehensive support: Dessau Elementary. Comprehensive campuses are required to have a Targeted Improvement Plan (TIP), a District Coordinator of School Improvement (DCSI) and to begin and/or continue to engage in the Effective Schools Framework of continuous improvement process and completing all Texas Education Agency required interventions and submissions. (Entitlement Amount: $43,000)

    2024-26 Effective School Framework- Focus Support Grant (ESF-FSG) (Competitive)

    The 2024-2026 Effective School Framework-Focus Support Grant (ESF-FSG) purpose is to ensure that campuses identified for improvement reach full implementation of the Foundational Essential Actions in the ESF to significantly and sustainably improve student outcomes.

    The 2024-2026 ESF-FSG funds are supplemental to the Title I, Part A funds. These funds must only be used to support LEA and school-level improvement efforts to directly benefit the awarded Comprehensive, Targeted or Additional Targeted schools. Pflugerville ISD is applying for four campuses: Dessau ES, Spring Hill ES, Dessau MS and Westview MS. The selected schools will work with a Vetted Improvement Program (VIP) that has been approved to support one or more of the Essential Actions (EAs) identified for prioritization in their ESF Diagnostic and Targeted Improvement Plan (TIP). (Estimated Amount :$75,000 to $120,000 / Award Notification: May 22, 2024)


    2024-2026 Interactive Online Learning Grant

    The TEA Interactive Online Learning Grant supports the implementation of effective interactive online learning models in middle school and high school. This grant supports the implementation of effective interactive online supplemental instruction in U.S. history and English language arts. By providing grant funds, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) supports the district’s ability to adopt and implement an engaging cross-curricular learning experience to enhance student’s interactions with content in English language arts and U.S. history to improve learning outcomes for students.

    The grant period is for two years: 2024-2025 and 2025-2026. Pflugerville ISD is applying to implement iStation’s U.S. History: Story of America as a supplemental program for all 8th grade U.S. History courses. The district requested additional licenses for high school U.S. History to support EOC re-testers, English Language Learners, and other students who need additional support in 11th grade U.S. History.

    The grant will fund the purchase of student licenses and professional learning for teachers for the entirety of the grant period.

    (Amount requested: $130,420)



    Pflugerville ISD Federal and State Programs
    1401 West Pecan 
    Pflugerville, TX 78660
    Phone: 512-594-0000
    Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.