Woodlawn Elementary

School-Parent Compact for Grades K-6


Dear Parent/Guardian,

Woodlawn Elementary, students participating in the Title I, Part A program, and their families, agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academicachievement as well as describes how the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the state’s high standards.

To understand how working together can benefit your child, it is first important to understand our district’s and school’s goals for student academic achievement.

Goals for Murray County Schools:

  1. Each student will graduate from high school, college and career ready.
  2. Each school will maintain a 90% or better pass rate on all state required assessments.

Goals for Woodlawn Elementary:

  1. Kindergarten-Improve writing, nonsense word fluency, phonics, and addition & subtraction fluency
  2. First Grade-subtraction fluency and reading fluency
  3. Second Grade-subtraction fluency and reading fluency
  4. K-6 – Improve or maintain 90% or better pass rate on all state required and end of year county assessments
  5. Georgia Milestones-Increase % of students scoring in the exceeds category (than on the CRCT)

To help your child meet the district and school goals, the school, you, and your child will work together to:

School Responsibilities:

Woodlawn 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 by:
  • Maintaining a 95% or better daily attendance rate
  • Progress monitor student achievement to direct differentiation to meet the needs of all students
  • Providing time for math and reading fluency
  • Using technology based programs and expand 21st Century learning into all classrooms
  • Continuing Commit to Graduate (C2G) activities throughout the school
  • Increasing student engagement through
  • Differentiated activities
  • Rigorous activities to include higher order questioning, text connections, vocabulary development, and student tasks
  • Student use of technology
  • Hold parent-teacher conferences, at least annually, during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement.
  • Conferences may be held during ½ days that have been built into the school calendar (December 19 & May 22)
  • Conferences may be scheduled after each 8 week grading period or as needed throughout the year
  • This School-Parent Compact will be discussed and commitments to student success will be revisited.
  • Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.
  • Progress reports will be sent home every 4 weeks while report cards will be sent home every 8 weeks
  • Completed assignments and assessments will be sent home weekly with teacher input provided
  • All state mandated testing reports will go home in a timely manner
  • Provide parents reasonable access to staff.
  • Teachers are available to conference or meet with parents after school each day from 3:15-3:45 p.m. or during an activity block during the academic school day.
  • Teachers & administrators may be reached through emails. They are provided on our web site,
  • Administrators may be reached during the day and messages may be left for teachers @ 706-517-5213.
  • Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and to observe classroom activities as follows:
  • Parents may contact Myra Springfield to volunteer at school.
  • Teachers will include information in newsletters when specific opportunities arise.

Parent Responsibilities:

I/We, as (a) parent(s), will:

  • Check communication folders nightly
  • Set aside time each night and provide my child(ren) assistance on assignments
  • Maintain a positive attitude toward school
  • Have my child(ren) in bed on time so they may be well rested and ready for the day

Student Responsibilities:

  • Attend school regularly and be on time
  • Obey the “Way of the Wolf”: Work Hard, Own Your Behavior, Listen & Learn, and Focus on Respect
  • Complete assignments including homework
  • Be actively engaged in my learning

Please review this School-Parent Compact with your child. This School-Parent Compact will be discussed with you throughout the year at different school-family events as we work together to help your child succeed in school.

Please sign and date below to acknowledge that you have read, received, and agree to this School-Parent Compact. Once signed, please return the form to your child’s teacher. We look forward to our school-parent partnership!

Principal’s Signature:______Date: ______

Parent/Guardian’s Signature: ______Date:______

Student’s Signature: ______Date: ______