John Adams Elementary
2017 – 2018 Home/School Compact
Adams Elementary and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title 1, 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 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 California’s high Standards.
As staff of John Adams Elementary School, we agree to:
Provide a safe and orderly school environment.
Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment by:
Aligning and pacing instruction to enable students to meet grade expectations and California Common Core Standards in all core-content areas.
Using state adopted materials.
Utilizing District Balanced Literacy & Mathematics Frameworks.
Differentiating curriculum based on student need.
Hold Parent-teacher conferences during reporting periods to discuss individual student achievement and provide frequent and continuous feedback on how your child is progressing.
Provide parents with frequent reports throughout the year on their child’s progress via progress reports, parent/teacher conferences, phone calls, and electronically.
Schedule meetings, upon request, with teachers, support staff, and administration before and after school.
Keep our parents informed via school newsletters, School Messenger, Facebook page, email, school marquise and Family Wednesdays.
Seek your cooperation to work as partners in your child’s education by providing volunteer opportunities in class and celebrating your child’s learning at school activities and family nights.
Provide support for attendance improvement.
Provide information on Common Core Standards and current unit of study.
As a parent of John Adams Elementary School, I will support my child’s learning by:
Making sure my child is on time and prepared every day for school. (i.e., wearing appropriate school clothing, join in walking before school, library book returned, homework completed, permission slips, etc.)
Aiming for perfect attendance.
Monitoring my child’s homework.
Reading together daily with my child (i.e., books, articles, internet, etc.)
Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’s education.
Staying informed about my child’s education and progress by communicating with my child’s teacher and school.
Checking with my child daily for information sent home from school.
Serving on school committees when possible and attending meetings and activities when time permits.
Updating the office staff about changes in student address, parent phone number, and health concerns so all information is current.
As a student of John Adams Elementary School, I will share the responsibility for my learning by:
Following the Adams Attitude: Work hard. Be kind. Dream big. Make it happen!
Come to school prepared to learn (homework completed, permission slips and paperwork signed, wearing appropriate school clothes and shoes, walking in the morning, etc.)
Doing my homework every day.
Reading at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.
Sharing papers with my parents and returning signed papers to my teacher.
Attending school on time each day.