Title I Parent Involvement

School-Parent Compact:

This School-Parent Compact describes how parents, school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will develop a partnership to help children achieve high academic standards.

The teachers will: 

  1. Have high expectations and help every child develop academic independence;

  2. Communicate with families about student progress on an ongoing basis; and

  3. Work to support the relationship with parents and families.

Parents/guardians will:

  1. Read to their children or encourage children to read every day (10-30 minutes);

  2. Communicate with the teacher or the school when they have a concern; and

  3. Take an active interest in their children’s academic progress.

The student will:

  1. Come to school ready to learn and work hard;

  2. Ask for help when he/she needs it; and

  3. Bring necessary materials, completed assignments and homework.

Responsibilities of the Principal/Designee:

The principal/designee will:

  1. Invite parents/guardians of participating children to the annual meeting and to other meetings held during the school year;

  2. Provide an overview of the school's parent involvement policy, including the School-Parent Compact, and an opportunity to revise the policy and compact;

  3. Provide a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment use to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet;

  4. Give parents/guardians an opportunity to ask questions and engage in informal discussion about student achievement and school performance;

  5. Respond to requests from parents for opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate (as appropriate) in decisions relating to the education of their children;

  6. With the input of parents/guardians, establish a process by which an adequate representation of parents/guardians can be assured; and

  7. Describe the process by which parents/guardians may express concerns and complaints if they are dissatisfied with Title I services;

Legal Reference: 20 U.S.C §§ 6318
Adopted: March 11, 2004
Revised: December 8, 2011, February 7, 2019