PDF: Hobart Title I Compact

The John S. Hobart Elementary School values the home school connection and believes that a collaborative approach to education will improve our students’ academic, social and emotional growth.  We invite the parents of our students to be active participants in their children’s education.  This partnership can be accomplished by providing the following opportunities for parents to share in their child’s education. 

The School Agrees to:

The Parent/Guardian Agrees to:

Inform parents of school programs and assessment of their child’s progress through:


  • Meet the Teacher Night
  • Parent / Teacher Conferences
  • Leaders of the Month Awards
  • P.T.O Meetings
  • Daily Communication Logs
  • School Messenger Phone Calls
  • Daily Communication Through Student Planners
  • Curriculum-based Informational Meetings


Involve parents in the educational process through:


  • Parent Workshops
  • Field Trips
  • Classroom Volunteer Programs
  • Special Activity Days


Involve cultural enrichment through:


  • Assemblies
  • Field Trips
  • Special Programs






The School Agrees to continued:



Involve parents in planning, reviewing and improving school programs by participation in:


  • Parent Engagement Committee
  • P.T.O
  • S.E.P.T.O


Provide high quality curriculum and instruction in order to meet the needs of every child through:


  • Alignment with Best Practice Instructional Strategies
  • Differentiated Learning Opportunities
  • Alignment and Coordination of Goals and Programs with UPK Program
  • Alignment with Grade Level Standards


Improve students’ citizenship skills and overall academic achievement through:

  • Leaders of the Month Awards
  • Hobart Leadership Initiative

Stay informed and actively communicate with the school through:


  • Meet the Teacher Night
  • Parent / Teacher Conferences
  • Monitor Student Planners
  • Review all Forms of Written Communication


Support and attend workshops and other school programs such as:


  • Title I Parent Project Events
  • Family Fun Night
  • School Dances
  • Hobart Carnival


Support and participate in school-wide fund raising activities through:


·         P.T.O Participation

·         S.E.P.T.O Participation


Voluntarily participate in the decision making process through:


  • P.T.O Participation
  • S.E.P.T.O Participation
  • Parent Engagement Committee
  • Informal Communication with Teachers and Administrators


The Parent / Guardian Agrees to continued:


Share the responsibility for improving student achievement by:


  • Monitoring Student Homework
  • Monitoring Student Attendance
  • Providing an Appropriate Study Environment
  • Providing Encouragement and Positive Motivation
  • Asking Your Child What They Learned in School
  • Reading with Your Child


Hold your child responsible for school work, attendance and behavior that is expected for your child to be successful in school by:


  • Maintaining Open Lines of Communication with the School Regarding Student Progress
  • Support Student Efforts Through Encouragement and Accountability

Student Responsibility Section

We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and achieve New York State’s high standards.  Specifically, we will:

·         Do all homework in a timely manner and seek help from adults when needed.

·         Read at least 20 minutes every day outside of school time.

·         Give parents or the adult who is responsible for the child welfare all notices and information received from the school on a daily basis.



We agree to work together, to the best of our abilities, as educators and parents to fulfill our common goal of providing for the successful education of our children.

Principal’s Signature: _________________________________________________

Parent / Guardian’s Signature: __________________________________________

Student Signature: ____________________________________________________

Date: ________________________________

Telephone Number(s): __________________________________________________

Best Time to Contact: AM _____        PM _____