School Parent Involvement Plan

  • Midd-West School District

    School Parental Involvement Plan

     

    Middleburg Elementary School and West Snyder Elementary School

    The Middleburg Elementary School and West Snyder Elementary School and the parents of the students participating in the activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) agree that this policy outlines how the parents and the entire school staff will share the responsibility for improved 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 high standards.

     School Responsibilities:

     The Middleburg Elementary School and/or West Snyder 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:

    • Hold parent-teacher conferences during which this policy will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement.  Specifically, those conferences will be held:

    In the fall at Parent-Teacher Conferences (held during a one day period and evening hours)

    In the winter at Parent-Teacher Conferences (held one evening for 3 hours)

    Whenever a parent requests a conference with a teacher or vice versa.

    • Provide parents with frequent reports on their child’s progress.  Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows:

    At the end of each grading period (report cards)

    PSSA results when received from the state

    Mid-term Progress Reports sent home

    • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.  Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows:

    At Middleburg Elementary School parents may call between 7:15 – 7:45 AM or 2:30 – 3:00 PM to the school office.  If the teacher is unavailable, parents can leave their name and number, and their call will be returned.

    At West Snyder Elementary School parents may call between 8:00 - 8:30 AM or 3:30 – 4:00 PM to the school office.  If the teacher is unavailable, parents can leave their name and number, and their call will be returned.

    Parents my email teachers using the Midd-West School District webmail address.

    Parents may set up an appointment to discuss their child’s progress at any time throughout the school year.

    • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s activities and to observe classroom activities as follows:

    Visitation lunches

    P.T.O. (Parent-Teacher Organization)

    Homeroom Helpers during special activities throughout the year

    • Involve parents in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s parental involvement policy, the school-parent compact, and the school’s Title I schoolwide program as follows:

    At our Annual Title I Meeting the school’s parent involvement policy will be addressed.

    At our Annual Title I Meeting a brochure outlining the school’s schoolwide program will be discussed.

    At the Annual Title I Meetings, the district and school’s parental involvement policies and the school-parent compact will be discussed with parents.

    At the Annual Title I Meetings, the committee members will aid in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the school’s Title I schoolwide program.

    • Provide materials and training to help parents work with their children to improve their children’s achievement.
    • Ensure that the mandated amount of money set aside for the parent involvement is being allocated directly to the Title I schools within the district.