• 2021-2022 School-Parent Compact


    McKinley Community School  and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the 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 school year  2021-2022.


    School Responsibilities

    McKinley Community School will:

    1. 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: Provide standards based instruction aligned to the district curriculum. Implement 
    2. Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in elementary schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement.  Back to School Night will be held once a year. Parent Teacher Conferences will be held three times a year.
    3. Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Progress reports will be distributed four times a year. Report cards will be distributed four times a year.
    4. Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Parents can email their child’s teacher for conferences as well as a method for communication.
    5. Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities, as follows: Parents are encouraged to participate in family evening activities. Parents who wish to observe classes should call the office and make arrangements with the child’s teacher.

    Parent Responsibilities

    We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways:

    Describe the ways in which parents will support their children’s learning, such as:

    • Monitoring attendance.
    • Making sure that homework is completed.
    • Monitoring amount of television their children watch.
    • Volunteering in my child’s classroom.
    • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children’s education.
    • Promoting positive use of my child’s extracurricular time.
    • Staying informed about my child’s education and communicating with the school by promptly reading all notices from the school or the school district either received by my child or by mail and responding, as appropriate. 
    • Serving, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title I, Part A parent representative on the school’s School Improvement Team, the Title I Policy Advisory Committee, the District wide Policy Advisory Council, the State’s Committee of Practitioners, the School Support Team or other school advisory or policy groups.