Shelby County Schools


Double Tree Montessori and Technology Elementary School    

Title 1 Home-School Compact



This compact outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improving student academic achievement and how parents will help develop a partnership to help children achieve the State’s high standards.


Student’s Agreement

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

  • Attend school on time, ask questions and participate and listen in class.
  • Wear the school uniform every day.
  • Take home written notices, signed papers and report cards promptly and return as requested. 
  • Complete and return homework assignments on time and in a neat fashion.
  • Read independently or to an adult 15 minutes a day.
  • Follow the Student Code of Conduct, by respecting myself, authority and others at all times.


Parent’s Agreement

I want my child to achieve.  Therefore, I will encourage him/her by doing the following:

  • Make sure that my child is punctual and attends school regularly.
  • Dress my child in the appropriate uniform daily.
  • Support the school in its efforts to maintain proper discipline by teaching my child to respect authority and the property of others.
  • Establish a time and place for homework and review it daily.
  • Develop a partnership with the school to help my child achieve the State’s high standards.
  • Encourage my child’s efforts and be available for questions.
  • Stay aware of what my child is learning by communicating in an on-going manner with the teacher and my child.
  • Listen to my child read for 15 minutes every day.
  • Ensure that my child remains in school for the entire day.
  • Volunteer hours to my child’s school.
  • Support my child’s learning by ensuring proper nutrition and sleep daily.


Teacher’s Agreement

It is important that students achieve.  Therefore, I will strive to do the following:

  • Provide relevant, interactive homework assignments Monday-Thursday, to enrich student learning.
  • Provide all parents opportunities to be involved in the school and their child’s education.
  • Provide necessary assistance to parents so that they can help with the assignments.
  • Provide frequent student progress to the parents.
  • Use special activities and projects in the classroom to help make learning enjoyable.
  • Provide quality teaching and leadership to students and their families.
  • Establish weekly communication for my students and their families.  (Ex. folders, e-mail, newsletters and/ or telephone calls)


School’s Agreement

I support this form of parental involvement.  Therefore I will strive to do the following:

  • Hold parent-teacher conferences at least once annually.
  • Develop partnerships with parents and provide an environment that allows for positive communication between the parent and the school.
  • Encourage teachers to regularly provide homework assignments that will reinforce classroom instruction.
  • Provide high-quality curriculum, instruction and learning opportunities in a supportive and effective learning environment that enable the children to meet and exceed the State’s academic achievement standards.
  • Allocate resources to ensure high standards can be met.
  • Establish a strong discipline policy to reinforce the student code of conduct.
  • Encourage respect among the students, faculty, and parents.






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Revised 04/2012

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