Teacher-Student-Parent Compact - Miller


ESEA/NCLB Education Act of 2001 requires each school that operates a Title I program to work with parents of Title I students to create a school compact.  It is important that families and schools work together to help students achieve high academic standards. Through a process that included teachers, families, students and community representatives, the following are agreed-upon roles and responsibilities that we as partners will carry out to support student success in school and in life.

I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

Teach classes through interesting and challenging lessons that promote student achievement.
Endeavor to motivate my students to learn.
Have high expectations, and help every child to develop a love of learning.
Communicate regularly with families about student progress.
Provide a warm, safe, and caring learning environment.
Participate in professional development opportunities that improve teaching and learning and support the formation of partnerships with families and the community.
Actively participate in collaborative decision making and consistently work with families and my school colleagues to make schools accessible and welcoming places for families and that help each student achieve the school's high academic standards.
Respect the school, students, staff, and families.

I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

Come to school ready to learn and work hard.
Set aside time every day to complete my homework to the best of my ability.
Bring necessary materials, completed assignments, and homework.
Know and follow school and class rules.
Communicate regularly with my parents and teachers about school experiences so that they can help me to be successful in school.
Limit my TV watching and, instead, study or read every day after school.
Respect the school, classmates, staff, and families.


I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability:

Monitor TV viewing and make sure that my child reads or is read to every day. 
Provide a quiet time and place for homework. 
Ensure that my child gets adequate sleep, regular medical attention, and proper nutrition. 
Ensure that my child attends school every day, on time, and with homework completed.
Regularly monitor my child's progress in school.
Make every effort to attend school events such as parent-teacher conferences and Back-to-School Night.
Communicate the importance of education and learning to my child.
Participate in shared decision making with school staff and other families for the benefit of students.
Respect the school, staff, students, and families.
Support the school's discipline and attendance policies.