Orville Wright Elementary School-Parent Compact
Compacts are agreements between families and schools. This compact outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement. It describes the ways the school and families will partner to help children achieve the state’s high academic standards.
The school engages Title I, Part A parents and family members to improve the achievement of their children in meaningful interactions with the school. This compact supports a partnership among staff, parents and family members, and the community to improve student academic achievement. To help reach these goals, the school has established the following practices:
To help each student meet or exceed the state’s high academic standards, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:
- - Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the children served under this part to meet the challenging state academic standards.
- - Communicate regularly with families about student progress through frequent reports to parents on their children’s progress, conferences, parent-teacher meetings, progress reports, and other available means.
- - Conduct parent-teacher conferences in elementary schools, at least annually, during which the compact shall be discussed as the compact relates to the individual child’s achievement.
- - Provide opportunities for parents to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities.
- - Strive to motivate my scholars to learn.
- - Hold all scholars accountable for their actions at all times.
- - Maintain high expectations and help every child develop a love of learning.
- - Provide a warm, safe, and caring learning environment.
- - Participate in professional development activities that improve teaching and learning and that support the information of partnerships with families and the community.
- - Participate actively in collaboration decision making to provide high-quality instruction.
- - Initiate and enforce individual classroom rules consistent with school and district policies.
- - Work consistently with families and school colleagues to make the school an accessible and welcoming place for families.
- - Contribute to the safety of scholars, staff and families during the day, particularly at arrival and dismissal times.
- - Respect the school, scholars, staff, and families.
- - Encourage parents to participate in adult learning opportunities, parent meetings, and school based activities.
- - Establish positive relationships with parents.
To help myself succeed in school, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:
- - Come to school every day on time, and be ready to learn.
- - Bring necessary materials, completed assignments, and homework.
- - Know and follow school and class rules.
- - Ask for help when I need it from a staff member on campus.
- - Communicate regularly with my parents and teachers about school experiences so that they can help me be successful in school.
- - Resolve differences in a positive way and seek adult assistance and support with finding a solution to problem.
- - Limit my TV/electronics watching /playing and instead study or read every day after school.
- - Be responsible for my safety and the safety of others during arrival and dismissal of school.
- - Respect the school, my classmates, the staff and, Orville Wright families.
- - Be mindful of others’ learning opportunities.
To help my child meet or exceed the state’s high academic standards, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:
- - Ensure that my child attends school every day, gets adequate sleep, and receives regular medical attention and proper nutrition.
- - Communicate the importance of education and learning to my child.
- - Provide a quiet time and place for homework.
- - Read to or listen to my child read every day (20 minutes for grades K-3, and 30 minutes for grades 4-6)
- - Communicate with the teacher or the school when I have a concern.
- - Participate in activities at school, such as school decision making, volunteering and/or attending parent-teacher conferences.
- - Monitor my child’s TV viewing/video games/social media.
- - Regularly monitor my child’s academic and behavioral progress in school.
- - Contribute to the safety of students, staff, and other families during arrival and dismissal from school by following traffic laws and school procedures.
- - Be respectful and kind of the school, staff, students, and families.
- - Support and follow-through with the consequences applied by school personnel.
- - Have knowledge of services and opportunities offered at the school site.
- - Establish positive relationships with school staff.
This Compact was adopted by Orville Wright Elementary on December 10, 2019, and will be in effect for the period of the 2019-2020 school year.