• Byrd Elementary:  Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy 2019 -2020


    It is the policy of the administration, faculty, and staff of your child’s school to:

     *Involve parents, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of programs through

    School Improvement Council, Title I surveys, and PTO meetings.

    *Inform parents of their school’s participation in Title I and explain its requirements by holding an annual Title I meeting during Open House at the beginning of the school year.

    *Provide information to parents in a timely manner using the school marquee, monthly newsletters, social media, an automated phone system, and our school website.

    *Provide parents with explanations of the school’s overall student achievement and their child’s individual student test results through weekly signed papers, progress reports, individual report cards, and/or our school report card.

    *Provide parents a description and explanation of the school’s curriculum, the assessments used to measure student progress, and the ability levels students are expected to meet.

    *Offer regular meetings for parents to make suggestions, share experiences, and participate in decisions relating to the education of their child.

    *Provide timely responses to parents’ suggestions.

    *Develop and distribute a School-Parent Compact.

    *Provide parent involvement programs that provide materials and training to help parents work with educators as partners to monitor and improve their child’s achievement.

    *Make sure that information related to school and parent programs are sent to the parents in a format and language that parents can understand.

    *Provide other practical support for parent involvement activities as parents may request.


    Byrd Elementary

    Title I School-Parent Compact Parental Input Form 2019-2020


    As a school, we will:

    *provide a high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the

     student to meet the State’s student academic achievement standards.

    *Provide ongoing opportunities for communication between teachers and parents through parent teacher

      conferences, weekly communication folders, parent portal, website, and social media.        

    *Provide reasonable access to staff through an “open door” policy.

    *Provide opportunities for parents to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and observe classroom activities.

    *Support parents by providing workshops and educational family nights.

    *Provide a family friendly environment.

    *Provide opportunities to celebrate student success through awards day, incentives, and communication tools.

    As a parent, I will:

    *Support my child’s learning by reviewing what my child is learning each week and reading with my child.

    *Monitor my child’s attendance, homework completion, television viewing, and bedtime.

    *Ensure my child has good attendance, limiting late arrivals and early dismissals.

    *Volunteer in my child’s classroom/school when I am available.

    *Participate in decisions relating to the education of my child by attending parent/teacher conferences and responding to communication from the school and the teacher.

    *Make positive use of my child’s extra-curricular time.

    *Support student discipline by reinforcing the Aiken County Student Code Conduct.

    *Support teachers with academic and behavior concerns.

    As a student, I will:

    *Complete all classwork and homework, study, and read.

    *Respect teachers, staff members, students, and property.

    *Follow the Aiken County Code of Student Conduct and all school rules.

    *Be prepared for school by having assignments completed, necessary items signed, and being well rested.


    To download form click link:  Byrd Elementary Title I Parent and Family Engagement Policy 2019 -2020

    Updated Nov 2019