Parent Involvement Policy

2020-2021 Title 1 School Parent Involvement Policy

October, 2020

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 26th; 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

                cTraining sessions at our Family & Community Night

  Progress reports will be sent home on September 16th; November 19th; February 4th; April 26th

Report cards will be sent home on October 29th; January 12th; March 25th; May 28th

(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 22nd, 2020 and is available on the school website

and in the main office of the school.

   LeAnne M. Hall

_________________________________                                         October 22nd, 2020

LeAnne M. Hall, Principal                                                                  Date

 

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