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Parent Compact


Johnsonville Elementary School and the parents of students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I agree that this compact outlines how they 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. The school- parent compact will be in effect during the 2017-2018 school year.

School Responsibilities

Johnsonville Elementary School 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 academic achievement standards as follows:
The school provides many programs to assist students in mastering standards. Tutoring in reading and math is provided during the school day to assist students who are having difficulties in grades k-1. Teachers use MAP testing to assess student weaknesses in subject areas so that additional help can be provided. Teachers are also using technology to make instruction more interactive and exciting for students. The curriculum used by teachers is revised by teachers in their grade levels to meet the needs of students on a yearly basis.

2. Hold parent-teacher conferences:
Parent teacher conferences will be held on November 2 and March 29 from 3:30 to 7:00 pm. We encourage parents to visit their child's teacher to discuss the progress of the student. The school encourages parents to visit classrooms. Please call the school at 386-2955.

3. Provide parents with reports on their Child's progress:
Reports will be sent to parents each 9 weeks that give information on their child's progress. This report will be sent home with the child. The dates are October 27, January 18, March 27 and June1 . Interim reports will be sent in the middle of each nine week grading period.

4. Provide the opportunity for parents to consult with teachers:
The school welcomes parents to schedule appointments with teachers at the school concerning the progress of their child. Please call the school at 386-2955 to schedule an appointment


5. Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and observe in their child's class:
Parent volunteers are strongly encouraged at the school. Parents are also encouraged to visit their child's classroom. Please come by the school or call the school office at 386-2955 to volunteer or observe.

Parent Responsibilities

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

*Monitoring attendance
*Making sure homework is completed
*Monitoring amount of television my child watches.
*Volunteering in my child's classroom.
*Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children's education.
*Promoting positive use of my Child's extracurricular time.
*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 extant possible on school committees and attending PTO.

Student Responsibilities

The student will:
* Come to school prepared.
* Attend school regularly and on time.
* Complete all class and homework assignments to the best of his/her ability.

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