School Parent Compact


 It is the policy of the Bradford Special School System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities and provides equal acciess to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:  


Mr. Jerry Diviney

Federal Programs Director 





Mrs. Amy Dunn

Special Education Director






The Bradford Special School District, 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 the 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 the State’s high standards.


School Responsibilities


Bradford Special School District will:


1.      Provide high-quality curriculum and instruction in a supportive and effective learning environment that enables the participating children to meet the State’s student academic achievement as follows: employing highly qualified teachers, providing additional reading and math instruction through tutoring, and provide a supportive environment that promotes academic success.

2.      Hold parent-teacher conferences (at least annually in both schools) during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement.

3.      Provide parents with frequent reports on their children’s progress. Specifically, the school will provide report cards each nine weeks with progress reports being sent home every 4 ½ weeks.

4.      Provide parents reasonable access to staff. Parents will be provided information regarding school hours and times in which teachers can meet with parents. Parents may call the office to schedule a consultation with any teacher.

5.      Provide parents opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class, and to observe classroom activities. The school and teachers will provide parent with opportunities to participate in a wide variety of activities through parental involvement activities. 

Parent Responsibilities


We, as parents, will support our children’s learning in the following ways: 

1.      Monitoring attendance.

2.      Making sure homework is complete.

3.      Participating, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my children’s education.

4.      Promoting positive use of my children’s extracurricular time.

5.      Staying informed about my children’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.

 Student Responsibilities


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


1.      Do homework every day and ask for help when needed.

2.      Read every day.

3.      Attend school on a regular basis.

 School ________________________________________________________

Date __________________________________________________________


Parent(s) ______________________________________________________

Date _________________________________________________________


Student ______________________________________________________

Date ________________________________________________________