PRIDE Academy at Prospect Avenue




    An annual meeting will be held to share with parents the Title I program and its requirements.


    PRIDE Academy will provide a flexible number of meetings to allow for parent involvement. These meetings will cover topics such as:


    • Improving communication between the school and home
    • Common Core State Standards
    • Digital Learning 1:1 Initiative
    • Instructional programs offered at the school
    • Discussing current student assessment data and student progress
    • Providing training programs to help parents support and work with their children at home

    Parental input from the parent meetings that is appropriate for review or action will be shared with the School Site Council.


    School Phone Messenger and School Email Messenger are created and sent home with students informing parents/community of all meetings of interest. Meetings are also advertised on school bulletin boards, Facebook, school web site and school marquee. Flyers and notices are translated into the appropriate home languages.


    Parents are encouraged to be involved in the planning, review, and improvement of educational programs in the following ways:

    1. Parental representation/membership on the School Site Council, English Learners Advisory Committee, and GATE DAC.
    2. Parent attendance at meetings planned and hosted by ELAC, and GATE.


    Parents have access to school and student information in a variety of ways:

    • Copies of the School Accountability Report Card can be found in the office or online at http: http://www.santeesd.net/domain/41
    • PRIDE Academy’s website at http://www.santeesd.net/Domain/538
    • Parent conferences Nov.13-17, 2017.










    PRIDE Academy at Prospect Avenue HOME/SCHOOL COMPACT


    PRIDE Academy and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I agree that this compact outlines how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share 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 California’s high standards.


    This Home/School Compact is in effect during school year 2015-16


    School Responsibilities


    PRIDE Academy will:


    1. Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables participating children to meet California’s student academic achievement standards as follows:
    • It is our goal to improve student academic performance through exemplary teaching practices. A Language Arts Specialist works directly with students in need of additional support and assists teachers as needed. Administrators work closely with the Language Arts Specialist to plan comprehensive professional development and support teachers in providing academically rigorous instruction for all students. The Common Core State Standards guide this work.
    • PRIDE uses Title 1 money to provide an Instructional Resource Teacher for targeted math instruction and intervention for all K-8 students in need.
    • Parent Conferences are held in November each year.
    • Progress reports are sent home in November, March, and June
    1. Hold parent-teacher conferences during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement.
    1. Provide parents with frequent reports on their child’s progress.


    1. Provide parents reasonable access to staff.
    • The administration is available to meet with parents as needed.
    • Teachers are available to meet with parents before and after school. Parents may call the school/teacher to arrange conferences.


    1. Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities as follows:
    • PRIDE Academy has many opportunities for parent involvement. A team of parents help coordinate the efforts to recruit and organize classroom volunteers for teachers who request assistance in the classroom.






    Parent Responsibilities


    We, as parents, will support our child’s learning by:

    • Monitoring attendance.
    • Making sure that homework is completed.
    • Volunteering in my child’s classroom.
    • Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child’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.
    • Serving, to the extent possible, on advisory groups, such as the School Site Council, The District Advisory Council for Compensatory Education, The English Learner advisory Committee, or other school advisory groups.


    Student Responsibilities


    We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve California’s high standards by:

    • Doing my homework every day and asking for help when I need it.
    • Behaving in a responsible and respectable manner in my classroom and on the playground.
    • Doing all of my classwork and asking my teacher for help when I need it.
    • Give my parents or the adult who is responsible for me all notices and information I receive from school each day.
    • Follow the Peacebuilder Behavior Code
    • Follow a No Excuses approach to my education, by taking responsibility for my learning.