Parent Compact

Ketherine Edwards Middle School

School Parent Compact

The  philosophy of Edwards Middle School is that families, students, and school staff should work in partnership to help each student reach his/her potential. As partners we agree to the 

As a parent/guardian or family member I will:

 Talk to my child regularly about the value of education.

 Make sure that my child attends school every day, on time, and with homework completed.

 Support the school's discipline and uniform dress code policy

 Be an active part of monitoring my child's progress in school.

 Make every effort to attend school events, such as parent-teacher conferences, and Back-to-School 

 Participate in shared decision making with school staff and other families for the benefit of 

 Respect the school, staff, students, and families.

 As a parent of a Katherine Edwards Middle School student we make the following commitment:

 

We will not let our child off the hook for failing to learn

We will make our child do what is necessary to succeed

We will not give our child the easy way out

We will make our child take advantage of the extra time and support the school provides

 

As a Teacher I will:

 Communicate high expectations for every student and motivate them to learn.

 Teach and involve students in classes that are interesting and challenging.

 Participate in professional development opportunities that improve teaching and learning and support the formation of partnerships with families and the community.

 Enforce rules equitably and involve students in creating a warm and caring learning environment 

 Communicate regularly with families about their child's progress in school.

 Provide assistance to families on what they can do to support their child's learning.

 Participate in shared decision making with other school staff and families for the benefit of 

 Respect the school, staff, students, and families.

 

 

Signatures: _______________________       _______________________ 

Parent                                          Teacher

 

We make a commitment to work together to carry out this agreement.

 

Signed on this _______day of_____________, 20__.