Garfield Heights Middle School
Schoolwide Compact 2018-2019
Parent-Teacher-Student Partnership to Support Student Achievement
The responsibility for improved student achievement is shared by parents, teachers and students.
It is the school’s responsibility to provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective environment that enables children to meet high performance standards.
It is the parents’/ guardian’s responsibility to support their child’s learning.
As a Teacher I will:
Provide learning opportunities for students to maximize their potential as individuals.
Provide instruction utilizing researched based instruction.
Encourage students to view learning as enjoyable lifetime experiences.
Communicate progress with parents including ideas for working with their children at home via the school website, notes, and progress reports.
As a Parent I will:
Encourage my child’s efforts in schoolwork.
Attend parent/teacher conferences regarding my child’s performance.
Provide my child with a quiet, comfortable place to study and monitor homework assignments.
Provide materials necessary to complete homework assignments.
Discuss the importance of school and the importance of returning completed assignments.
Permit my child to take advantage of the learning opportunity, provided by school personnel, to help my child when needed.
As a Student I will:
Show respect for other students and teachers by listening and participating.
Makes choices to be a student of character.
Ask questions when I do not understand.
Complete my daily assignments at school and at home.