The Holiday Heights Elementary and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 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 high standards.
This school-parent compact is in effect during the 2016-2017 school year. As we continue to work hard toward our students’ academic performance, the following expectations are outlined at Holiday Heights Elementary School in order to ensure the success for all students.
I. ADMINISTRATORS WILL:
a. Set high expectations which will engage all students in preparation for their future success.
b. Provide effective instructional leadership that will enhance student achievement.
c. Engage parents in the learning process to ensure student success and provide opportunities to be involved in their child’s education.
d. Ensure that all state mandated curriculum is integrated into classroom instruction.
II. TEACHERS WILL:
a. Adhere to research-based instructional practices each day in every subject area.
b. Provide a positive learning environment with high expectations for all students.
c. Work as partners and engage in conversations with parents concerns their child’s progress.
d. Collaborate with colleagues to design and implement quality instruction.
e. Develop trusting relationships with student & parent, create a caring & safe environment, and always show respect.
f. Always be supportive, have positive mindset, and demonstrate professionalism at all times.
g. Continue professional development courses to consistently provide effective instruction for all.
III. PARENTS WILL:
a. Support the school and help communicate the importance of receiving a quality education to their children. A positive attitude is the single most important factor in student success.
b. Ensure my student attends school on a daily basis and is on time to school every day.
c. Ensure that my child completes homework, attends tutoring, and I attend requested conferences as needed. Remember, homework is the child’s work to complete on their own with the encouragement and support from parents.
d. Read at home with my child a minimum of 15 minutes per day.
e. Stay informed about my child’s education and communicate with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate.
f. Communicate directly and promptly with my child teacher about any concern I have. I will be respectful and focus on the solution at all times.
g. Support the school wide discipline plan.
IV. STUDENTS WILL:
a. Accept the challenges to work and behave at high levels in all areas of the school.
b. Always do my best and be positive.
c. Take responsibility for my own learning by reading independently and completing my homework.
d. Arrive to class on time and participate to the best of my abilities.
e. Read at least 15 minutes every day outside of school time.
f. Give my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.
g. Respect others and follow the school wide discipline plane.
I understand and agree to the above expectations to foster my child’s academic success.