Reedy Creek and Yates Mill Elementary Schools are two of 78 Title I schools recently recognized as North Carolina Title I Reward Schools for 2014-15.
A Reward School is a Title I school that ranks among the highest 10 percent of all Title I schools, according to several student performance criteria.
Schools were selected for recognition based on assessment data from the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school years. Reedy Creek Elementary has been recognized for two consecutive years.
Title I is the largest federal education funding program for schools. Its aim is to help students who are behind academically or at risk of falling behind. School funding is based generally on the number of students eligible for the free and reduced price lunch program.