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    Desert Sage Elementary Home-School Compact 2020-2021


    Parent Responsibilities:

    • Send my child to school each day on time
    • Support learning opportunities at home by providing a quiet place for my child to study and checking that daily reading and homework is done
    • Stay informed of my child’s progress and needs by attending Parent/Teacher conferences, school events, and using any other forms of communication
    • Celebrate my child’s successes and offer praise and encouragement


    Student Responsibilities:

    • Come to school every day on time and prepared to work
    • Give your best effort by using the Desert Sage Learner Powers
    • Do my daily homework assignments and read 20 minutes a day (at least 5 times per week)
    • Let my teachers know when I need help
    • Give my parents all information sent home from school
    • Follow school rules and be responsible for my behavior
    • Go to bed at a good hour and eat nutritious meals in order to have energy for the next day


    Teacher Responsibilities:

    • Provide high quality curriculum and differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all learners
    • Offer a safe and supportive learning environment that encourages positive peer interactions
    • Encourage a partnership with parents by offering a variety of ways to communicate, participate and volunteer
    • Offer tools with instructions to help support learning at home
    • Help students set goals, chart progress, and celebrate success
    • Communicate with parents regarding student behavior and discipline
    • Share evidence of students’ learning, including state test results, with parents


    Principal Responsibilities:

    • Provide an environment that allows for positive communication between teacher, parent, and student
    • Encourage teachers to provide and support parents with strategies for improving student learning at home
    • Ensure a safe and supportive learning environment so staff, parents, and students can fulfill their responsibilities