• Gateway Pointe Title I School-Parent Compact
     
    Please read and sign the following school-parent compact. Please return all signed compacts as soon as possible. (Fill out one per family).
     
    Gateway Pointe, 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), 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 2018-2019 school year.
     
    School Responsibilities
     
    Gateway Pointe Elementary 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:
    • Daily remediation and intervention in the areas of Reading and Math.
    • Provide extra support in the classroom through the use of Literacy Coach, Math Couch, Title I teacher and support staff.
    • Provide students and staff  a viable curriculum that maintains skills throughout the year.
    • Provide students a variety of materials to ensure the needs of all learners are met.
    • Utilize technology resources in the classroom to help students prepare for the world once they leave the classroom. 
     
          2. Hold parent-teacher conferences during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the
              individual child’s achievement.
    • Fall conferences will be held September 27th, 2018 and September 28th, 2018
    • Spring conferences will be held March 7th, 2019 and March 8th, 2019
     
          3. Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress.
    • Quarterly progress reports
    • Quarterly report cards
    • Online grades
     
          4. Provide parents reasonable access to staff.  Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with
              parents as follows:
    • Parent-teacher conferences
    • Scheduled appointments before and after school
    • Through email and phone calls before and after school
     
          5.  Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe
               classroom activities.
              (Please note in order to volunteer you must first complete a Higley Unified District volunteer packet.)
     
    Parent Responsibilities
     
     We, as parents, will support our child’s learning in the following ways:
    • Monitoring attendance.
    • Making sure that homework is complete.
    • Monitoring amount of video games/television my child watches.
    • Volunteering my time in my child’s classroom if time permits.
    • Donating materials to better my child’s education.
    • 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.
     
    Student Responsibilities
     
    We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve the State’s high standards.  Specifically, we will:
    • Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to.
    • Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.
    • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and information received by me from my school every day.