Wilentz School Parent Compact
The Staff of the Robert N. Wilentz School believes that all children can learn and no child will be left behind in this effort. We provide a high level of academic excellence through a variety of teaching strategies, instructional techniques, modified instruction to meet individual student needs, and the materials and technology to support learning. Instruction also fosters the enhancement of self-esteem, the development of problem-solving skills, and positive character traits. We work toward these goals in partnership with home and community.
It is our belief that student performance will improve as a result of our cooperative efforts to support this compact. This is a three-way partnership with a specific goal in mind. It is imperative that each person assumes his or her responsibilities.
Provide a quiet place to do homework.
Set aside a specific time to do homework.
Study area should be well lit and well equipped with pens/pencils, paper, ruler, crayons/markers, glue, dictionary, etc.
Look over homework assignments to check for completion.
Sign and return all papers and check folders that require a parent or guardians signature.
Encourage positive attitude towards school.
Require regular school attendance and be on time.
Attend parent-teacher conferences and other school related meetings.
Encourage that child is reading at home 20 minutes everyday and sign students planner to check that he/she is doing so.
Be available to participate and/or volunteer in school functions.
Serve on school committees.
Ask the teacher any questions about the homework.
Take home materials and information needed to complete the homework.
Complete homework in a thorough, legible, and timely manner.
Read 20 minutes at home everyday.
Return homework on time.
Return signed homework planner.
Follow school rules.
Attend school regularly and be on time.
Respect the personal rights and property of others.
Give all notices to parents/guardian.
Participate in class.
Provide quality teaching and leadership.
Assign homework using grade-level form.
Check that homework has been completed and homework form has been signed by parent/guardian.
Coordinate with other programs to make sure nightly assignments do not exceed time limits.
Give timely and corrective feedback.
Recognize that students are accountable for every assignment.
Respect the cultural, racial and ethnic differences.
Hold at least two parent-teacher conferences.
Respond to parents (notes and phone calls) in a timely fashion.
Be available to meet with parents during daily preps.
Provide a welcoming atmosphere to all parents.
Provide opportunities to volunteer and participate in school activities such as field trips, Field Day, Career Day, etc.
I am in agreement with the Wilentz School Parent Compact
Student Signature ____________________________________________
Parent Signature _____________________________________________
Teacher Signature ____________________________________________
The Robert N. Wilentz 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) (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 States high standards.
This school-parent compact is in effect.