"Together We Are One"
School Level Parent Involvement Plan
Written School Level Parental Involvement Plan
Southwest Elementary developed the School Level Parental Involvement Plan based upon the requirements of Title I. This plan also meets the district requirements as outlined in the Fayette County Family Engagement Policy. Recognizing the responsibility shared by the school and family, Southwest Elementary is committed to involving families in the development of the parental involvement plan. The written parent involvement plan, including the development of a family compact, outlines the expectations and provisions needed to support families, the school and community.
2. Parents will have an opportunity to discuss and provide input through the PTO
Executive Council and the complete membership of the Parent Teacher
Organization, the Title I Site Based Committee and the Parent Advisory
Committee, a committee comprised of parent volunteers.
school level surveys and district parent surveys available on the school system’s
4. Information gained from the surveys will be used to review and improve the
parent involvement plan and programs
5. The plan will remain available for review at the school site and will be updated to
meet the changing needs of parents and the school.
6. Student progress assessments and curriculum information will be made available
through written and verbal communications
7. Comments by parents of participating children concerning dissatisfaction with the
Parent Involvement Plan will be collected, reviewed and included in revisions of
8. Title I will host an annual meeting in the fall of each school year to inform parents
of its school wide status and requirements, the parental involvement plan and
parents’ right to be involved in the school.
9. Parent meetings will be scheduled before, during and after school.
10. Sign-in sheets will be used to document attendance and participation
11. A copy of written school level parent involvement will be sent home to parents annually and will be available as a link on the district website. Translation of the document will be provided to ELL families upon request
The school and the parents of Southwest Elementary have jointly developed a school- parent compact as a component of its written parental involvement plan. The compact describes the school’s responsibility to provide high quality curriculum and instruction to meet academic standards in supportive learning environment. The compact describes the ways parents will be responsible for supporting their children’s learning and the importance of ongoing communication between teachers and parents.
the school handbook.
2. Parents will meet with teachers during the fall parent-teacher conference to
discuss the School-Parent Compact as it relates to the individual child’s
achievement. Additional conference dates and times will be offered before,
during and after school.
3. The school will review the School-Parent Compact annually and seek input from
parents, teachers and students.
4. The compact will be written in a format and understandable language that parents
can understand. Translation of the document will be provided to ELL families
5. The School-Parent Compact will support school-parent communications,
· Frequent student progress reports, TCAP results, report cards, progress
reports, DIBELS assessment, and CAI reports.
· Access to school staff, an opportunity to volunteer, participate and observe
their child’s classroom.
· The School-Parent Compact and information concerning parental involvement
programs will be made available to parents and the community at the school
site and on the school system’s website.
Building Capacity for Involvement with Parents, School and Community to Improve Student Academic Achievement
Southwest Elementary recognizes the importance of building a partnership between the school, the parents and the community to improve student academic achievement through training, information, and coordination activities. A variety of planned, goal-oriented programs will be implemented to improve parenting practices, promote positive school-home communication, opportunities to volunteer, learning at home, decision-making and collaborating with the community.
scheduled before, during, and after the school day.
usefulness of parent contributions, improved communication techniques and the
coordination and implementation of parent programs.