Miami Valley Academies School-Parent Compact

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Miami Valley Academies 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 (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.

This school-parent compact is in effect during the 2016-2017 school year.

School Responsibilities

Miami Valley Academies will:

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.

  • Hold parent-teacher conferences in October 2016 and February 2017.  Individual conferences are available at any time.  This compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement during conferences and as needed throughout the year.
  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.  Reports are given during school-wide conferences, in Reading Improvement Plans (if needed), and in report cards after the end of each quarter.
  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff via newsletters, notes, phone calls, emails and conferences.
  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and to observe classroom activities.

Parent Responsibilities

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

Describe the ways in which parents will support their children’s learning, such as:

  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Ensuring that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television children watch.
  • Volunteering in child’s classroom.
  • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’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 or the school district either received by my child or by mail 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 School Improvement Team, the Title I Policy Advisory Committee, the District-wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.

Student Responsibilities

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the state’s high standards.  Specifically, we will:

Describe the ways in which students will support their academic achievement, such as:

  • Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need it.
  • Read at least 15 minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.