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SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT

GW SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT

The Georgia Washington Middle School staff, and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the No Child Left behind Act of 2001 (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement and the means by which the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the state’s highest standards.

School Responsibilities;

The Georgia Washington Staff will:

1. Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards as follows:

Provide quality curriculum and instruction by ensuring that all instructors are imparting the curriculum framework and Alabama Course of Study in a creative and rigorous manner. Aspire standards are practiced daily.

Students are also counseled on their results learning how to identify theirstrengths and weaknesses.

2. Hold parent-teacher conferences during which this compact will bediscussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement.

Parent-teacher conferences are held on an as needed basis upon parent or teacher request. Parents are encouraged to visit and discuss the progress of their child after each nine week grading period.

3. Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, we will provide reports as follows:

Provide mid-quarter progress reports every quarter as well as provide the INow PIN so they have the ability to check on progress at will.

4. Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

Georgia Washington encourages parental involvement and makes themselves available from 7:00 a.m.-7:30 a.m., 3:00p.m.-3:30 p.m., and at conveniently scheduled times made available through the office by calling 215-8290. Parents are also encouraged to utilize the school website for up-to-date information as well as school communication by email.

5. Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities, as follows:

Georgia Washington provides volunteer opportunities through school dances, games, and special occasions through the school year. Parents are able to call the office for any available volunteer opportunities. A sign in sheet is also available in the main office.

Parent Responsibilities:

We, as parents support our children’s learning in the following ways:

Monitoring attendance

Making sure homework is completed

Monitoring amount and quality of television watched

Volunteering at the school

Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’s education

Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time

Staying informed about my child’s education

Serving to the extent possible on advisory groups such as Title I advisory committees and parental involvement activities.

 

Student Responsibilities:

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standard. Specifically, we will:

Do homework daily and ask for help when needed

Read 20 minutes a day outside of school time

Give to my parent, or/ guardians all notices and information received from school each day

Be respectful, resourceful, and responsible

Believe in ourselves

 

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