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School-Student-Parent Compact

The purpose of the school-parent compact is to communicate a common understanding of school and home responsibilities to assure that every student attains high standards and a quality education.

School responsibilities

  • Provide a safe and healthy school environment that promotes learning.
  • Provide a quality, standards based curriculum.
  • Provide quality instruction by highly qualified staff.
  • Assign meaningful assignments and activities to promote student success.
  • Respect cultural, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic differences.
  • Frequently report to parents about students’ academic progress during at least one individual conference in the fall or spring.
  • Provide individual progress reports to parents in November, March, and June.
  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff about student concerns.

Parent responsibilities

  • Encourage positive attitudes toward school.
  • Set aside a specific time in a quiet place to do homework.
  • Look over homework assignments to check for understanding.
  • Sign and return all papers that require a parent or guardian’s signature.
  • Arrive to school on time and require regular school attendance (95% or higher).
  • Attend parent teacher conferences and other school functions.
  • Contact teachers when questions or concerns arise.
  • Respect the personal rights of others.
  • Update family information as needed with the school office.

Student responsibilities

  • Ask the teacher any questions about schoolwork and homework.
  • Take home materials and information needed to complete assignments.
  • Complete homework in a thorough, legible and timely manner.
  • Return signed forms needed at school.
  • SOAR – Be Safe, On task, Always Respectful, Responsible
  • Attend school regularly (95% or higher), arrive on time, and be well rested.
  • Read RAH minutes each day (see RAH chart) and sign minutes chart.