The School Family Compact is an agreement and commitment between the family and the school to help ensure the success of the student. The parties to this compact acknowledge that we share the responsibility for improved student achievement. Each of us has an important role in promoting learning. Being mindful of our responsibilities, WE PLEDGE THE FOLLOWING:
SCHOOL EMPLOYEES: We will provide a high quality curriculum, effective and appropriate instruction, and a safe and supportive learning environment. We will respect and honor the families’ rights to be involved in decisions about their child’s education. We will enforce our school’s rules while preserving each student’s dignity. We will communicate with families regularly and will abide by the highest standards of our profession.
FOR FAMILIES: We will support our child’s learning by: ensuring my child is at school on time each day, monitoring homework nightly and reading with my child each night, supporting the school with discipline matters, and communicating with school staff. We will make every effort to be involved and attend school functions as much as possible. We will help maintain a good learning environment by supporting the faculty and staff as well as mutually enforcing the school rules. We share the responsibility for improving our child’s achievement. We participate in decisions concerning our child’s education.
FOR STUDENTS: I will follow the school rules: 1. Be safe; 2. Be attentive; 3. Be respectful; and 4. Be responsible. I will respect myself by bringing only learning tools to school each day, following the school dress code, and coming to school ready to learn. I will respect others by speaking kindly to others, keeping my hands, feet, and objects to myself, and treating others the way I want to be treated. I will be responsible by making good choices, taking care of myself, helping when needed, keeping up with my books, pencils, jackets, etc., completing work on time, listening and following directions. I will play safely at recess and PE, and walk the hallways appropriately.
FOR ALL PARTIES – We have the right to expect that all other parties to the contract will act responsibly, be respectful of others, and set a good example.