Responsibilities of Parents as Essential Partners

All parents are expected to:

  • Recognize that the education of their child (ren) is a joint responsibility of the parents and the school community and collaborate with the district to optimize their child’s educational opportunities.
  • Send their children to school ready to participate and learn.
  • Ensure their children attend school regularly and on time.
  • Ensure legal absences are excused.
  • Ensure their children be dressed and groomed in a manner consistent with the students dress code.
  • Help their children understand that in a democratic society appropriate rules are required to maintain a safe, orderly environment.
  • Know school rules and help their children understand them so that their children can help create a safe, supportive school environment.
  • Convey to their children a supportive attitude toward education and the district.
  • Build positive, constructive relationships with teachers, other parents, and their children’s friends.
  • Help their children deal effectively with peer pressure.
  • Inform school officials of changes in the home situation that may affect student conduct or performance.
  • Provide a place for study and ensure homework assignments are completed.