Required School-Parent Compact Provisions

School Responsibilities Viking 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: The teachers at Viking School will provide high-quality curriculum and instruction, and do so in a supportive and effective learning environment. Teachers will use multiple assessments to identify students’ areas of strengths as well as areas to improve and provide instruction accordingly.

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. Specifically, these conferences will be held:

  • October 13th, 4:00-7:00pm, October 14th,12:00-4:00pm, October 18th,4:00-7:00pm,
  • March 2st, 4:00-7:00pm, March 3rd, 12:00-4:00pm, March 7th, 4:00-7:00pm

3. Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide reports as follows: Teachers will provide parents with a progress report for their child three times during the school year: December 9, 2022, March 10, 2023, and June 2, 2023. Progress reports will be sent home with the students.

4. Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Specifically, staff will be available for consultation with parents as follows: Classroom teachers are available for consultation with parents after instructional time from 3:00-3:55pm. If this time does not work for parents a scheduled meeting can be arranged during the school day.

5. Provide parents with opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities, as follows: All parents are invited to volunteer and participate in their child’s class as well as events sponsored by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).

Parent Responsibilities

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

  • Ensure that our child is on time for school and has good attendance.
  • Encourage our child to read at least 20 minutes a day.
  • Make sure that our child’s homework is completed.
  • Monitor the amount of television my child watches.
  • Volunteer in my child’s classroom and school events.
  • Participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’s education (e.g., goal-setting).
  • Stay informed about my child’s education and communicate 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.
  • Serve, to the extent possible, on policy advisory groups, such as being the Title I 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.