School Parent Compact
Stark County CUSD #100
Wyoming, IL 61491
Stark County Elementary School, the parents of the students, and those participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (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 high standards in the areas of reading, writing, math and other core subjects.
- 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:
- Keeping textbooks, online data and curriculum current;
- Assessing student learning with appropriate testing instruments;
- Complying with all school mandates;
- Providing highly-qualified teachers;
- Providing educational field trips and other authentic learning experiences;
- Providing access to the district website;
- Providing relevant and up-to-date curriculum;
- Providing professional development opportunities on current strategies and educational programs; and
- Maintaining high academic expectations for all students
- Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement. Parent conferences will be held at the end of first quarter and may be requested by parents or teachers at other times.
- Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress as follows:
- Sending progress reports at the middle of each grading period;
- Scheduling parent-teacher conferences as requested by the parent or the teacher;
- Providing information requested by parents;
- Sending report cards home at the end of each quarter; and
- Sending results and explaining district and state assessment scores.
- Provide parents reasonable access to staff through activities such as:
- Parent-Teacher conferences;
- Scheduled appointments; and
- Telephone and Email communication.
- Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and to observe classroom activities through:
- Field trips;
- Prearranged classroom visits; and
- Special events and programs such as music concerts.
- Ensuring regular attendance and arrival to school on time.
- Ensuring that homework is completed.
- Monitoring amount of television children watch.
- Volunteering, if possible, in child’s classroom.
- Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’s education.
- Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.
- Modeling and encouraging respectful and responsible behavior both at home and at school.
- Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school and responding, as appropriate.
- Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title I, Part A parent representative on the school’s Building Improvement Team, the Title I Policy Advisory Committee, or other school committees, and being active in Parent Club.
- Do my personal best at school.
- Follow all school rules. Practice respect, responsibility, and building good relationships.
- Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need it.
- Read every day outside of school time.
- Give my parents or guardians all graded papers, notices, and information each day.