• Home School Compact

    Family and School Partnership Compact

    It is important that families and schools work together to help students achieve high academic standards. Through a process that included teachers, families, students, and community representatives, the following are agreed-upon roles and responsibilities that we as partners will carry out to support student success in school and in life.

     

    Staff Pledge:

    I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

    • Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction.
    • Endeavor to motivate my students to learn.
    • Have high expectations and help every child to develop a love of learning.
    • Communicate regularly with families about student progress.
    • Provide a warm, safe, and caring learning environment.
    • Provide meaningful homework assignments to reinforce and extend learning (e.g. 15-30 minutes for grades K-2 and 30-60 minutes for grades 3-5).
    • Participate in professional development opportunities that improve teaching and learning and support the formation of partnerships with families and the community.
    • Actively participate in collaborative decision-making and consistently work with families and my school colleagues to make schools accessible and welcoming places for families, which help each student achieve the school’s high academic standards.
    • Communicate respectfully with students, staff, and families.
    • Create opportunities for access to staff to discuss student progress and opportunities to volunteer, participate in and observe the educational program.

    Student Pledge:

    I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

    • Come to school on time ready to learn and work hard.
    • Bring necessary materials, completed assignments, and homework.
    • Know and follow school and class rules.
    • Ask for help when I need it.
    • Communicate regularly with my parents and teachers about school experiences so that they can help me to be successful in school.
    • Limit my TV watching and instead study or read every day after school.
    • Respect the school, classmates, staff, and families.

    Family/Parent Pledge:

    I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

    • Provide a quiet time and place for homework and monitor TV viewing.
    • Read to my child or encourage my child to read every day (20 minutes K-2, and 30 minutes for grades 3-5).
    • Communicate with the teacher or the school when I have a concern.
    • Ensure that my child attends school every day on time and gets adequate sleep, regular medical attention, and proper nutrition.
    • Regularly monitor my child’s progress in school.
    • Participate at school in activities such as school decision-making, volunteering, and/or attending parent events.
    • Communicate the importance of education and learning to my child.
    • Communicate respectfully with staff, students, and other parents at the school.