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School-Parent Compact


Howard Junior High School



Howard and its parents/guardian/students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), agree that this compact outlines how parents/guardians, the entire school staff, and 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 high standards.


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



Faculty and staff will:

  • Show respect for each child and his/her family and model professional behavior.
  • Provide an appropriate environment: safe, clean, and orderly.
  • Provide appropriate discipline (consistent and equitable).
  • Provide students, parent/guardians, and staff with appropriate feedback.
  • Provide appropriate activities for class work and homework.
  • Provide opportunities for success and celebrate individual accomplishments.
  • Complete grade posting in accordance with district policy.
  • Provide appropriate correspondences in English and Spanish.

Parents/Guardians will:

  • Show respect and support for children/students and staff.
  • First, always get the facts from the source.
  • Support district/campus policies: attendance, discipline, academic, club, extra-curricular organizations.
  • Respond appropriately to district/campus correspondences.
  • Foster student successes and provide students with an appropriate study environment.
  • Monitor student’s attendance, behavior, homework, grade reports, and attend requested conferences.
  • Participate in decision making committees when possible.


Students will:

  • Be responsible for academic success and behavior.
  • Believe in self, be prepared, and participate appropriately daily.
  • Be respectful, kind and helpful to parents/guardians, students, staff and school property.
  • Follow district/campus policies and procedures and report vandalism and bullying.
  • Share correspondences with parents and return signature documents to the appropriate staff.
  • Do what is right even when nobody is looking.

Signature denotes that this document was received by the parent and student.


______________Staff                                        September 26, 2019                                


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Parent                                                                  Date

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Student                                                                Date