Highly Qualified Teachers
Scotts Elementary teachers are 100% Highly Qualified as per the requirements and regulations of the federal Title I program.
Please request forms for certification of any teacher's highly qualified status in the school office or contact Principal LeAnne Hall at 704-585-6526.
2019-2020 Title 1 School Parent Involvement Policy
Scotts Elementary School
1. Parents are involved in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s Parent Involvement Policy through:
a. Parent-teacher conferences
b. School Improvement Team meetings
c. Parent surveys
d. TPA meetings
2. Parents will be informed of the school’s participation in the Title 1 program.
a. Family & Community Night sessions
b. Parent/Teacher conferences
c. School/Teacher web-site
d. School/Classroom newsletters
e. Connect Ed messages
3. Parent meetings are held at different times during the day.
a. Parent conferences with daytime and evening hours
b. By appointment with teacher as per parent request
4. Parents are involved in the planning, review and improvement of the school’s Title 1 program.
a. Annual surveys
b. School Improvement Team meetings
c. TPA meetings
5. The parents are involved in the joint decision making processes of the school.
a. Serve on the on the School Improvement team and offer suggestions and ideas
b. Notified of school-wide eligibility in a letter from the principal
6. The parents receive timely information about the Title 1 program
a. Family & Community Night
b. School letters home or school website
c. Title 1 school compact
7. Parents will receive a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessments and how to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet.
a. Report cards with expected proficiency level information
b. Quarterly progress reports
c. Parent/teacher conferences
d. Family & Community Night
e. Open House
f. Various Grade Level meetings
8. The school provides parents with opportunities for regular meetings to formulate suggestions and to participate in decisions relating to the education of their children.
a. Parent/teacher conferences
b. Curriculum nights
c. School Improvement Team meetings
d. Family & Community Night survey input
e. Attend TPA meetings
9. A school-parent compact was jointly developed with parents and the compact outlines how parents, the entire school staff and students share in the responsibility for improved student achievement.
a. Will be sent home in October to parents of participating students for review and signatures
b. Discussed during parent/teacher conferences
c. Posted on the school website
d. Discussed at Fall TPA meetings
Parent Conferences Will Be Held
In the fall by November 30th; In the winter by February 14th; In the spring by May 1st
10. The school provides materials and training to help parents to work with their children to improve their children’s achievement.
a. Curriculum workshops
b. Parent/teacher conferences
c. Training sessions at our Family & Community Night
Progress reports will be sent home on September 5th; November 13th; February 6th; and on April 8th
Report cards will be sent home on October 22nd ; January 9th; March 31st; May 22nd
(All dates are marked on the student calendars that are available online or in the school office)
This policy was distributed to parents on October 15th, 2019 and is available on the school website
and in the main office of the school.
LeAnne M. Hall
_________________________________ October 1st, 2019__
LeAnne M. Hall, Principal Date
Scotts Elementary School
2019-2020 School-Parent Compact
The teachers and staff of Scotts Elementary School 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) 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 __2019-2020_ school year.
SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT PROVISIONS
ScottsElementary 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 student academic achievement standards as follows:
§ Hire and place highly qualified teachers in all positions
§ Guarantee high academic time on task through our daily schedule and implementation of aligned curriculum goals and objectives at the school, district and state level
§ Implement data driven decisions in curriculum and instruction for all students
§ Ensure that all student accommodations are followed and met
§ Provide intensive and systematic reading support and intervention for all students based on data and student need
2. 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. Specifically, those conferences will be held:
· In the fall by November 30th
§ In the winter by February 14th
§ In the spring by May 1st
3. Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:
· § Progress reports will be sent home on September 5th; November 13th; February 6th; and on April 8th
· § Report Cards will be sent home on October 22nd ; January 9th; March 31st; May 22nd
§ All dates are marked on the student calendars that are available online or in the school office
4. Provide parents reasonable access to staff.
Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:
§ Teachers will attend and participate in every TPA meeting
§ Teachers and TPA will host a fall; winter and spring family night that is student and academically oriented. This event will involve serving a meal or snacks, visits with classroom teachers, sessions for parents on important topics (children’s health; parenting; discipline; curriculum updates, etc.): student athletic programs; student presentations and possible parent-teacher conferences
§ Teachers will work at the school sponsored community events (ex = Family Literacy Nights)
§ Every morning at 7 AM; Every afternoon until 2:40 PM and on designated teacher workdays
§ As needed by appointment with teacher
5. Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and to observe classroom activities, as follows:
§ Being available to assist in classrooms when needed to support classroom teachers
§ Assisting in assessment administration and/or proctoring
§ Assisting in tutoring sessions that will occur after school or on weekends
§ Working with the Teacher Parent Association to provide community activities (Community Nights - A+ Parent Nights; Field Day; School Walk About Festivals, etc.) for students and family members
We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:
- Monitoring attendance.
- Ensuring that homework is completed.
- Monitoring amount of television or video games at home.
- Volunteering in child’s classroom or for the school.
- Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’s education.
- Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.
- Working positvely and collaboratively with school staff to determine and implement the best possible strategies or goals for all students.
- 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.
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 30 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.
·Follow our PBS Matrix and rules of respectful, responsible and safe behavior every day.
·Abide by our PBS Panther Pledge each day:
“Today, I will do my best to be the best
I will listen, I will follow directions,
I will be honest, I will respect the rights of others
I can learn, I will learn”
Scotts Elementary School
LeAnne Hall, Principal October 1st, 2019 Parent/Guardian Signature: ________________________
Student’s Name: _________________________________