School-Parent Compact

Berea Elementary School | East Coldenham Elementary School | Montgomery Elementary School | Walden Elementary SchoolValley Central Middle School |Valley Central High School

Berea Elementary School

Berea 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) or through state and local sources, 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 highest standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2019-2020

REQUIRED SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT PROVISIONS

SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Berea Elementary School will:

  • 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:

The Valley Central School District employs “highly qualified” teachers to provide classroom instruction and the Academic Intervention Services Program at the Elementary and Middle School levels.  The elementary reading teachers are certified reading teachers and the math teachers possess the appropriate elementary certification.  The Middle School Math and English Language Arts teachers are certified in Math and English Language Arts respectively.  Academic Intervention Services are provided during the school day at all levels.

  • 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.

Parent-teacher conferences, for all students K-12, are scheduled annually prior to the Thanksgiving break in November.  Parents are invited to meet with the Academic Intervention Services teachers as well as classroom teachers to discuss student progress.  Parents may call to arrange a parent-teacher meeting at any time during the year and are encouraged to do so.

  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.

Parents of students participating in the Academic Intervention Services Program will be provided with progress reports for their children three times per year, at the end of each trimester.

  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.

Parents may call teachers to arrange appointments at any time during the school year.  These meetings may be scheduled before school, during the school day, and/or after school depending upon the teacher and parent’s availability.  There are other options available for parents to consult with teachers.  Contacts may be made by telephone and e-mail.  Information regarding many of our school programs is provided through the school newsletter, district newsletter, parent portal and the district website.

  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities.

Parents have the opportunity to volunteer and participate in their child’s class when the need for volunteer services has been requested by the teacher.  Parent volunteers must be approved by the Board of Education prior to their participation.  Parents wishing to observe a classroom must request the opportunity to observe the classroom and receive permission from the school principal.

PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES

We, as parents, will support our child/ren’s learning in the following ways:

  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Making sure that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television our children watch.
  • Volunteering in my child/ren’s classroom.
  • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child/ren’s education.
  • Promoting positive use of my child/ren’s extracurricular time.
  • Staying informed about my child/ren’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child/ren or by mail or e-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, or other school advisory or policy groups.
     

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

I, as a student, will share the responsibility to improve my academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards.  Specifically, I will:

  • Do my homework daily and ask for help when I need to.
  • Read at least thirty minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school.
  • Participate in class.
  • Attend school unless legally excused.

East Coldenham Elementary

East Coldenham 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) or through state and local sources, 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 highest standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2019-2020

REQUIRED SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT PROVISIONS

SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES:

East Coldenham Elementary School will:

  • 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:

The Valley Central School District employs “highly qualified” teachers to provide classroom instruction and the Academic Intervention Services Program at the Elementary and Middle School levels.  The elementary reading teachers are certified reading teachers and the math teachers possess the appropriate elementary certification.  The Middle School Math and English Language Arts teachers are certified in Math and English Language Arts respectively.  Academic Intervention Services are provided during the school day at all levels.

  • 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.

Parent-teacher conferences, for all students K-12, are scheduled annually prior to the Thanksgiving break in November.  Parents are invited to meet with the Academic Intervention Services teachers as well as classroom teachers to discuss student progress.  Parents may call to arrange a parent-teacher meeting at any time during the year and are encouraged to do so.

  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.

Parents of students participating in the Academic Intervention Services Program will be provided with progress reports for their children three times per year, at the end of each trimester.

  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.

Parents may call teachers to arrange appointments at any time during the school year.  These meetings may be scheduled before school, during the school day, and/or after school depending upon the teacher and parent’s availability.  There are other options available for parents to consult with teachers.  Contacts may be made by telephone and e-mail.  Information regarding many of our school programs is provided through the school newsletter, district newsletter, parent portal and the district website.

  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities.

Parents have the opportunity to volunteer and participate in their child’s class when the need for volunteer services has been requested by the teacher.  Parent volunteers must be approved by the Board of Education prior to their participation.  Parents wishing to observe a classroom must request the opportunity to observe the classroom and receive permission from the school principal.

PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES

We, as parents, will support our child/ren’s learning in the following ways:

  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Making sure that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television our children watch.
  • Volunteering in my child/ren’s classroom.
  • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child/ren’s education.
  • Promoting positive use of my child/ren’s extracurricular time.
  • Staying informed about my child/ren’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child/ren or by mail or e-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, or other school advisory or policy groups.
     

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

I, as a student, will share the responsibility to improve my academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards.  Specifically, I will:

  • Do my homework daily and ask for help when I need to.
  • Read at least thirty minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school.
  • Participate in class.
  • Attend school unless legally excused.

Montgomery Elementary School

Montgomery 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) or through state and local sources, 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 highest standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2019-2020

REQUIRED SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT PROVISIONS

SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Montgomery Elementary School will:

  • 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:

The Valley Central School District employs “highly qualified” teachers to provide classroom instruction and the Academic Intervention Services Program at the Elementary and Middle School levels.  The elementary reading teachers are certified reading teachers and the math teachers possess the appropriate elementary certification.  The Middle School Math and English Language Arts teachers are certified in Math and English Language Arts respectively.  Academic Intervention Services are provided during the school day at all levels.

  • 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.

Parent-teacher conferences, for all students K-12, are scheduled annually prior to the Thanksgiving break in November.  Parents are invited to meet with the Academic Intervention Services teachers as well as classroom teachers to discuss student progress.  Parents may call to arrange a parent-teacher meeting at any time during the year and are encouraged to do so.

  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.

Parents of students participating in the Academic Intervention Services Program will be provided with progress reports for their children three times per year, at the end of each trimester.

  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.

Parents may call teachers to arrange appointments at any time during the school year.  These meetings may be scheduled before school, during the school day, and/or after school depending upon the teacher and parent’s availability.  There are other options available for parents to consult with teachers.  Contacts may be made by telephone and e-mail.  Information regarding many of our school programs is provided through the school newsletter, district newsletter, parent portal and the district website.

  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities.

Parents have the opportunity to volunteer and participate in their child’s class when the need for volunteer services has been requested by the teacher.  Parent volunteers must be approved by the Board of Education prior to their participation.  Parents wishing to observe a classroom must request the opportunity to observe the classroom and receive permission from the school principal.

PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES

We, as parents, will support our child/ren’s learning in the following ways:

  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Making sure that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television our children watch.
  • Volunteering in my child/ren’s classroom.
  • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child/ren’s education.
  • Promoting positive use of my child/ren’s extracurricular time.
  • Staying informed about my child/ren’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child/ren or by mail or e-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, or other school advisory or policy groups.
     

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

I, as a student, will share the responsibility to improve my academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards.  Specifically, I will:

  • Do my homework daily and ask for help when I need to.
  • Read at least thirty minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school.
  • Participate in class.
  • Attend school unless legally excused.

Walden Elementary School

Walden 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) or through state and local sources, 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 highest standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2019-2020

REQUIRED SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT PROVISIONS

SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Walden Elementary School will:

  • 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:

The Valley Central School District employs “highly qualified” teachers to provide classroom instruction and the Academic Intervention Services Program at the Elementary and Middle School levels.  The elementary reading teachers are certified reading teachers and the math teachers possess the appropriate elementary certification.  The Middle School Math and English Language Arts teachers are certified in Math and English Language Arts respectively.  Academic Intervention Services are provided during the school day at all levels.

  • 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.

Parent-teacher conferences, for all students K-12, are scheduled annually prior to the Thanksgiving break in November.  Parents are invited to meet with the Academic Intervention Services teachers as well as classroom teachers to discuss student progress.  Parents may call to arrange a parent-teacher meeting at any time during the year and are encouraged to do so.

  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.

Parents of students participating in the Academic Intervention Services Program will be provided with progress reports for their children three times per year, at the end of each trimester.

  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.

Parents may call teachers to arrange appointments at any time during the school year.  These meetings may be scheduled before school, during the school day, and/or after school depending upon the teacher and parent’s availability.  There are other options available for parents to consult with teachers.  Contacts may be made by telephone and e-mail.  Information regarding many of our school programs is provided through the school newsletter, district newsletter, parent portal and the district website.

  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities.

Parents have the opportunity to volunteer and participate in their child’s class when the need for volunteer services has been requested by the teacher.  Parent volunteers must be approved by the Board of Education prior to their participation.  Parents wishing to observe a classroom must request the opportunity to observe the classroom and receive permission from the school principal.

PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES

We, as parents, will support our child/ren’s learning in the following ways:

  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Making sure that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television our children watch.
  • Volunteering in my child/ren’s classroom.
  • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child/ren’s education.
  • Promoting positive use of my child/ren’s extracurricular time.
  • Staying informed about my child/ren’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child/ren or by mail or e-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, or other school advisory or policy groups.
     

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

I, as a student, will share the responsibility to improve my academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards.  Specifically, I will:

  • Do my homework daily and ask for help when I need to.
  • Read at least thirty minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school.
  • Participate in class.
  • Attend school unless legally excused.

Valley Central Middle School

Valley Central Middle 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) or through state and local sources, 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 highest standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2019-2020.

REQUIRED SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT PROVISIONS

SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Valley Central Middle School will:

  • 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:

The Valley Central School District employs “highly qualified” teachers to provide classroom instruction and the Academic Intervention Services Program at the Elementary and Middle School levels.  The elementary reading teachers are certified reading teachers and the math teachers possess the appropriate elementary certification.  The Middle School Math and English Language Arts teachers are certified in Math and English Language Arts respectively.  Academic Intervention Services are provided during the school day at all levels.

  • 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.

Parent-teacher conferences, for all students K-12, are scheduled annually prior to the Thanksgiving break in November.  Parents are invited to meet with the Academic Intervention Services teachers as well as classroom teachers to discuss student progress.  Parents may call to arrange a parent-teacher meeting at any time during the year and are encouraged to do so.

  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.

Parents of students participating in the Academic Intervention Services Program will be provided with progress reports for their children every ten weeks upon commencement of the program. This pattern is repeated each of the four quarters during the school year.

  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.

Parents may call teachers to arrange appointments at any time during the school year.  These meetings may be scheduled before school, during the school day, and/or after school depending upon the teacher and parent’s availability.  There are other options available for parents to consult with teachers.  Contacts may be made by telephone and e-mail.  Information regarding many of our school programs is provided through the school newsletter, district newsletter, parent portal and the district website.

  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities.

Parents have the opportunity to volunteer and participate in their child’s class when the need for volunteer services has been requested by the teacher.  Parent volunteers must be approved by the Board of Education prior to their participation.  Parents wishing to observe a classroom must request the opportunity to observe the classroom and receive permission from the school principal.

PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES

We, as parents, will support our child/ren’s learning in the following ways:

  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Making sure that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television our children watch.
  • Volunteering in my child/ren’s classroom.
  • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child/ren’s education.
  • Promoting positive use of my child/ren’s extracurricular time.
  • Staying informed about my child/ren’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child/ren or by mail or e-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, or other school advisory or policy groups.
     

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

I, as a student, will share the responsibility to improve my academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards.  Specifically, I will:

  • Do my homework daily and ask for help when I need to.
  • Read at least thirty minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school.
  • Participate in class.
  • Attend school unless legally excused.

Valley Central High School

Valley Central High 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) or through state and local sources, 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 highest standards.

This school-parent compact is in effect during school year 2019-2020.

REQUIRED SCHOOL-PARENT COMPACT PROVISIONS

SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Valley Central High School will:

  • 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:

The Valley Central School District employs “highly qualified” teachers to provide classroom instruction and the Academic Intervention Services Program at the High School level. The High School Math and English Language Arts teachers are certified in Math and English Language Arts respectively. Academic Intervention Services are provided during the school day at all levels.

  • 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.

Parent-teacher conferences, for all students K-12, are scheduled annually prior to the Thanksgiving break in November.  Parents are invited to meet with the Academic Intervention Services teachers as well as classroom teachers to discuss student progress.  Parents may call to arrange a parent-teacher meeting at any time during the year and are encouraged to do so.

  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.

Parents of students participating in the Academic Intervention Services Program will be provided with progress reports for their children every ten weeks upon commencement of the program. This pattern is repeated each of the four quarters during the school year.

  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.

Parents may call teachers to arrange appointments at any time during the school year.  These meetings may be scheduled before school, during the school day, and/or after school depending upon the teacher and parent’s availability.  There are other options available for parents to consult with teachers.  Contacts may be made by telephone and e-mail.  Information regarding many of our school programs is provided through the school newsletter, district newsletter, parent portal and the district website.

  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities.

Parents have the opportunity to volunteer and participate in their child’s class when the need for volunteer services has been requested by the teacher.  Parent volunteers must be approved by the Board of Education prior to their participation.  Parents wishing to observe a classroom must request the opportunity to observe the classroom and receive permission from the school principal.

PARENT RESPONSIBILITIES

We, as parents, will support our child/ren’s learning in the following ways:

  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Making sure that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television our children watch.
  • Volunteering in my child/ren’s classroom.
  • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child/ren’s education.
  • Promoting positive use of my child/ren’s extracurricular time.
  • Staying informed about my child/ren’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child/ren or by mail or e-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, or other school advisory or policy groups.

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

I, as a student, will share the responsibility to improve my academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards.  Specifically, I will:

  • Do my homework daily and ask for help when I need to.
  • Read at least thirty minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school.
  • Participate in class.
  • Attend school unless legally excused.