School Improvement Grants Section 1003(g)

School Improvement Grant (SIG) Informationimage of teacher and students with laptop

The SIG was authorized under Title I, Part A, Section 1003(g) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA).  SIG awards were intended to provide adequate resources in order to substantially raise the achievement of students in the lowest-performing schools.  New SIG awards were discontinued with the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).  Active grantees were allowed to continue their Program through the end of their respective grant period.  The SIG Program will cease altogether on September 30, 2022.


District Name Entity Name
SIG V Approved Applications
Bay City School District MacGregor Elementary
Detroit Public Schools Community District* Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School @ Northwestern*
Detroit Public Schools Community District* Earhart Elementary-Middle School*
Detroit Public Schools Community District* Osborn Academy of Mathematics*
Detroit Public Schools Community District Denby High School 
Detroit Public Schools Community District Ford High School*
Flint, School District of the City of Southwestern Classical Academy
Godwin Heights Public Schools Godwin Heights Senior High School
Kalamazoo Public Schools* Northeastern Elementary School
Lansing Public School District North School
Litchfield Community Schools Litchfield High School
Muskegon, Public Schools of the City of Nelson Elementary School
Redford Union Schools, District No. 1 Beech Elementary*
Vassar Public Schools* Vassar Senior High School*

* This application was found to be non-ADA-compliant and has been removed by the State of Michigan.  Interested parties may request a copy of the non-ADA-compliant SIG application by sending an email to  The body of the email must include the district and school name.


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