Title 1 - Home/School Compact

San Diego Unified School District
Financial Planning and Development
Financial Planning, Monitoring and Accountability Department

Title I - Home/School Compact

Garfield High School and the parents of the students participating in activities, services, and programs funded by Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) (participating children), 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 2022 - 2023.

Required Home/School Compact provisions

School Responsibilities
Garfield High School

  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: Garfield High School is WASC accredited and provides only High-Quality Teachers and instruction. Students all pursue the regular district approved diploma options.
  2. Hold parent-teacher conferences during Open House and Academic Recognition Events and as needed to optimize student support. This compact may be discussed as it relates to the individual child's achievement.
  3. Provide parents with frequent reports on their child's progress. Report cards are distributed quarterly and progress reports provide work-in-progress grades at the mid-quarter point (the fourth week). Additionally, parents may inquire about their student's progress at any time; Garfield maintains an up-to-date grade tracking system.
  4. Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Garfield maintains an open door policy for parents and guardians. Conferences and appointments can be scheduled by the secretary and/or counseling secretary.
  5. Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child's class, and to observe classroom activities, as follows:

Parents are welcome to participate in school activities and shadow their child. District policies and procedures are followed to ensure the safety of staff and students.

Parent Responsibilities

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

  • Ensuring their children attend school daily and on time.
  • Monitoring attendance.
  • Making sure that homework is completed.
  • Monitoring amount of television my child watches.
  • 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 (SSC), the District Advisory Council for Compensatory Education (DAC), the English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC), or other school advisory groups.

Optional additional provisions

Student Responsibilities

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

  • Attend school and each assigned class daily and on time.
  • Demonstrate respect with all staff and students.
  • Follow the school and district rules, regulations, policies and expectations.
  • Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need it.
  • Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.
  • Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare, all notices and information received by me from my school every day.
  • *Please note that signatures are not required.

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