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Dodge County High School
(Revised April 15, 2015)
Dodge County School District Goals:
Dodge County High School Goals:
Common Core Georgia Performance Standards are implemented effectively and efficiently in 100% of Math and English classrooms. This is evidenced by students achieving at state performance targets on the Milestone tests in 9th Grade Literature and Composition, American Literature, Coordinate Algebra, and Analytical Geometry. In addition, students will demonstrate college and career readiness and obtain a graduation rate of 77%.
School Responsibilities: Dodge County High School will:
1. Provide a high quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables children to meet the high student academic achievement standards by:
- Introduce new math skills and concepts using authentic application problems so that students see relevance for learning. Assignments will be given that allow students to be able to connect math lessons to the real world.
- Utilize assignments that foster creative problem solving will be utilized as a tool to strengthen problem solving skills. Teachers will also use a variety of ways to teach the subject matter, including how information is given to and received by the student as well as how the student shows comprehension and mastery of the material.
- Send home resources to target math and reading weaknesses. These resources will include worksheets, internet links, USA Test Prep lessons, and online reading and math resources.
2. Hold Parent/Teacher conferences during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to each individual student’s achievement. Staff will be available for consultation with parents after students are dismissed or at a time mutually agreed upon by parent and staff member during the school year. The School-Parent Compact will be discussed at conferences to hold everyone accountable and ensure the student is successful at school. You may contact your child’s teacher at 478-374-7711 to schedule a conference.
3. Provide parents with frequent reports on their child’s progress. The school will provide progress reports as follows: progress reports will be sent home every 4 ½ weeks and report cards every 9 weeks. Parents may also see grades by utilizing the Parent Portal on the school’s website.
4. Provide students opportunities to participate in federally funded support programs such as the 21st CCLC After School Program and Flexible Learning Program: The school will advertise, recruit, and retain students in after school programs which provide academic support and enrichment. Students will receive tutoring, homework help, and test preparation in weak areas as identified by parents, teachers, and students.
Parent/Guardian Responsibilities: We, as parents, will support our child’s learning in the following ways:
1. Utilize available resources sent home by the teacher to give my child extra support with problem solving, math reasoning, factoring, and transfer of math knowledge in order to encourage continued academic success.
2. Discuss each day's assignments with my child, ask questions and try to rework challenging math problems together using different steps to obtain the same answer. Ask open ended question of daily school work.
3. Use every day real world situations to point out their connection with math skills learned in school. Examples of real world math applications are budgeting, calculating discounts while shopping, determining the amount of interest that will be paid before purchasing a car, and balancing a checkbook.
Student Responsibilities: We, as students, will share the responsibilities to reaching high academic goals and standards in the following ways:
1. Write down and work math problem in your journal. Ask your parents for help with any problems you cannot complete. Discuss alternative methods to solve problems respectfully with other students and teachers.
2. Use skills learned in math in real world situations. Examples of real world situations include budgeting, calculating discounts while shopping, determining the amount of interest that will be paid before purchasing a car, and balancing a checkbook.
3. Utilize available resources sent home by the teacher to find answers to problems that are difficult and to practice math skills in preparation for End of Course Tests and High School Graduation Tests.
Dodge County High School, students participating in the Title I, Part A program, and their families, agree that this compact outlines
How the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement as well as describes how school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve that State’s high
standards. This School/Parent Compact is in effect during the school year 2015-2016.
Please sign and date below to acknowledge that you have read, received, and agree to the attached School Compact. Return and signed School Compact to your child’s teacher. The School Compact will be discussed with you throughout the year at different parent involvement events and Parent/Teacher conferences as we work together to help your child succeed in school. We look forward to our partnership with you!
Teacher Signature:_______________________________________________ Date: _____________________
Parent/Guardian Signature: ________________________________________ Date:_____________________
Student Signature:______________________________________________ Date: _____________________