• Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary

    School Parent Compact




    Student’s Name:


    Teacher’s Name:

    Parent/Guardian Agreement

    I want my child to achieve. Therefore, I shall strive to:

    ·         See that my child is punctual and strives for 100% attendance and contact the school if my child is absent. (Have my child in school at or before 8:00 a.m.)

    ·         Support the school in its efforts to maintain proper discipline.

    ·         Ensure my child wears his/her uniform daily.

    ·         Provide a quiet, well lighted study area with necessary materials to complete homework.

    ·         Establish a time and place for homework and check the work nightly:

    Ø My child’s homework place is

    Ø My child’s homework time is

    ·         Talk with my child about his/her school activities every day.

    ·         Attend conferences, look at & sign planner & school work, and call the school as needed to monitor my child’s progress.

    Parent/Guardian Signature:

    Teacher Agreement

    It is important that students achieve. Therefore, I shall strive to:

    ·         Provide homework assignments for students a minimum of Monday through Thursday.

    ·         Encourage students and parents by providing information about student progress.

    ·         Provide motivating authentic learning experiences in my classroom.

    ·         Explain my expectations, instructional goals, and grading system to students and parents.

    Teacher’s Signature:

    Student Agreement

    It is important that I work to the best of my ability. Therefore, I shall strive to:

    ·         Achieve 100% attendance.

    ·         Wear my uniform daily or follow the Dallas Independent School District Dress Code.

    ·         Come to school each day with pens, pencils, paper, and other necessary tools for learning.

    ·         Work as hard as I can on my school assignments, complete and return homework assignments.

    ·         Observe a regular uninterrupted 30 minutes of reading time Sunday through Saturday.

    ·         Follow the Code of Student Conduct.

    ·         Know that I will learn!

    ·         Bring Cell Phone phone to office for safe keeping.

    Principal Agreement

    It is important that all students achieve. Therefore, I shall strive to:
     Create a welcoming environment for students, parents and guardians.
     Communicate to students and parents the school’s mission and goals.
     Ensure a safe and orderly learning environment.
     Reinforce the partnership between parents, students, and staff.
     Act as the instructional leader by supporting teachers in the classrooms.
     Provide appropriate staff development and training for teachers and parents.
     Provide appropriate learning opportunities for parents.
    Principal’s Signature:________________________________________________________________Most important, we promise to help each other carry out this agreement.
    Signed on this _______ day of ____________________________________________________, 2017.