Parent-School Learning Compact

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2018-2019 Parent-School Learning Compact

Jackson Technology Center


Diverse Community, Shared Vision, Exceptional Education


Parent Responsibilities

  • Know what my child should learn and know at grade level and how I, as a parent, can help my child learn.
  • Explore magnet school options and advanced placement classes with teacher or counselor.
  • Communicate regularly with my child’s teacher in order to know how my child is doing.
  • Make sure my child attends school every day on time.
  • Inform teacher if my child is having difficulty with homework or is having difficulty in school.
  • Attend parent conferences, PTA meetings, and parent education workshops.
  • Provide necessary supplies to help my child be prepared for school and be able to complete assignments.
  • Be an active parent/guardian and volunteer in my child’s class or at my child’s school.
  • Create a home environment that is safe for my child.
  • Know my child’s friends and their parents.
  • Limit and balance my child’s TV, video game playing, and computer time with learning opportunities such as reading 20-30 minutes daily or going to the library


Student Responsibilities

  • Help create a safe environment by following all school rules and policies
  • Follow the dress code policy.
  • Come to school on time and prepared with supplies, books, and completed homework.
  • If possible, attend before and after school tutoring if I have difficulty with assignments.
  • Be ready to learn every day by putting effort into everything you do.
  • Demonstrate respect for my principal, teachers, school staff members, including my bus driver (if I ride the bus) and other students.
  • Use appropriate language at all times.
  • Academics come first.
  • Make an effort to get involved in school activities when possible.
  • Help take care of our campus.
  • I will be responsible for my own actions.
  • Report suspicious activity.
  • I will try to contribute to my house by behaving well to receive points.
  • I will respect all houses, including mine.
  • Bullying will not be tolerated at ALL.
  • I will keep my hands and belongings to myself.
  • I will not steal at ALL.
  • I will always try to be positive.
  • I will not commit any sexual behaviors towards others.



School/Teacher Responsibilities

  • Provide a high quality curriculum and research based instructional practice to equip students to be successful both academically and for life.
  • Create a learning environment where students feel safe, respected, and nurtured in order for healthy student-to-student relationships and healthy teacher-to-student relationships exist.
  • Provide two-way communication with parent/guardian and child concerning “what” student should learn and know at grade level and “how” to engage parent’s in child’s education.
  • Communicate with parent/guardian regularly on ways to help their child learn.
  • Expect and challenge all students to learn at rigorous, high level of thinking and make connections with learning to real world applications.
  • Seek resources and assistance for a child who is struggling with learning or having difficulty in school.
  • Cover what students must know by the end of the year