School-Wide Compact (Agreement)
The purpose of the School-wide Compact (Agreement) outline is to stress the cooperation of the student, the parent/guardian, and the school. The admitted cooperation of these three parties will help to improve student performance.
As a student, I pledge to:
- Attend school regularly, be on time, and have the appropriate materials for class.
- Always try to do my best work.
- Work cooperatively with my classmates.
Show respect for my school, other individuals, and myself.
Obey school and bus rules and be responsible for my behavior.
Come to school prepared with my homework completed on time.
Talk to my family about school and what I am learning.
Ask questions and ask for help when I need it.
As the primary care giver, I pledge to:
- Monitor my student’s school attendance and their reporting to class on time.
- Have high expectations for my son/daughter as an individual.
- Provide a home environment that encourages my student to learn.
- Insist that all homework assignments are completed on time.
- Communicate regularly with my student’s teachers.
- Talk with my student about his/her school activities every day.
- Encourage my student to read at home and to monitor his/her TV viewing.
- Show respect and support for my student, his/her teachers, and the school.
- Help my student resolve conflicts in positive ways.
- Become involved in my student’s school activities.
- Regularly monitor my student’s progress.
- Encourage my student to ask questions and ask for help when they need it.
- Support the established homework, discipline and attendance policies of the District.
- Encourage my student to become involved in extra-curricular activities.
- Learn more about how I can better monitor my student’s progress in school.
- Work with the educators to improve the achievement of my student.
As teachers, support staff, and administrators, we pledge to:
- Provide a high-quality curriculum and instruction.
- Provide a supportive and effective learning environment.
- Maintain high expectations for every student so that they meet the state’s academic achievement standards.
- Show respect for each student, his/her family, and their cultural differences.
- Help each student grow to his/her fullest potential, both academically and as an individual.
- Help parents to better understand the state and local academic assessments and achievement standards.
- Clearly communicate classwork and homework expectations.
- Enforce school and classroom rules fairly and consistently.
- Maintain open lines of communication with students and their families.
- Seek ways to involve families in school programs and extra-curricular activities.
- Demonstrate professional behavior and a positive attitude.
- Be aware of students’ needs and abilities.
- Encourage students to ask questions and ask for help when they need it.
- Provide training and materials to help families work with their students to improve their achievement.
- Provide literacy training and/or technology training usage to families to foster better parental involvement.
- Work with families, as equal partners, so as to implement and coordinate appropriate family programs.
- Ensure that information related to school and family programs is to the extent practicable, in a language families can understand.