School Compact 22-23
Willie J. Williams Middle School School-Parent Compact for Achievement
School Year: 2022-2023 Revised 05/09/2022
What is a School-Parent Compact?
A School-Parent Compact for Achievement is an agreement that parents, students, and teachers develop together. It explains how parents and teachers will work together to make sure all our students reach grade-level standards.
● Link to goals of the school improvement plan
● Focus on student learning
● Describe how teachers will help students develop those skills using high-quality instruction
● Share specific strategies parents can use at home
● Explain how teachers and parents will communicate about student progress
● Describe opportunities for parents to volunteer, observe, and participate in the classroom
The parents, students, and staff of Willie J. Williams Middle School partnered together to develop this school-parent compact for achievement. Teachers suggested home learning strategies, parents added Input about the types of support they needed, and students told us what would help them learn. Parents are encouraged to attend annual revision meetings held each spring to review the compact and make suggestions based on student needs and school Improvement goals. Parents are also encouraged to participate in the annual Title I parent survey that is also used as a tool to collect parent feedback regarding the current Title I programs and policies.
To understand how working together can benefit your child. It Is first important to understand the district's and school's goals for student academic achievement.
Colquitt County School System Goals:
● By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the CCSS will increase student achievement as measured by the GMAS (Content Mastery and Levels 3 and 4) by 3 percentage points.
● By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the CCSS will use the FY22 percentage data to decrease the percentage of students who miss more than 10 school days by 3 percentage points.
Willie J. Williams Middle School Goals:
● By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, increase student achievement in all academic areas, specifically improving the Student Growth Percentile Level by 3%.
● By the end of the 2022-2023 school year, increase the reading abilities and cognitive skills of our students, which prepares them for junior high and eventually graduation by 3%.
Our school will focus on the following areas:
6th Grade Focus: Use concepts of ratio and rate to solve problems
7th Grade Focus: Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio problems
To help your child meet the district and school goals, the school, you, and your child will work together to:
In the classroom, Teachers will work with students and their families to support students’ success in reading and math with a focus on comprehension and fluency in Reading and conceptual understanding and fluency in Math.
● Share benchmark data with parents and tips to improve scores through the year.
● Facilitate Literacy Nights/Days for parents which will teach strategies and activities to parents to support student learning at home
● Send home newsletters or other forms of communication about upcoming reading, math, and writing instruction.
● Provide parents with cross content vocabulary words to review at home with students.
● Recommend to parents educational websites that students can use for additional vocabulary and math practice at home
At home, parents will:
● Encourage students to read 15 minutes daily at home and practice their math skills by accessing iready online.
● Attend literacy workshops to learn strategies to implement at home with their child
● Access reading, math and writing resources provided by the school on the newsletter or other form of communication.
● Assist students in reviewing vocabulary learned in class each evening.
● Utilize recommended educational websites for vocabulary and math practice.
As a student, I will:
● Use their student account to log in and practice their math skills online
● Utilize the literacy strategies at home with my parents
● Review the reading, math and writing resources provided by the school on the newsletter or other form of communication.
● Review vocabulary from core content classes each evening.
● Utilize the websites recommended for vocabulary and math practice
Communication about Student Learning
Willie J. Williams Middle School is committed to frequent two-way communication with families about children’s learning. Some of the ways you can expect us to reach you are:
● Parent Portal
● Teacher websites or other web-based communication resource
● Parent-Teacher conferences
● Emails to parents on student’s progress
● Text messaging
● Phone calls
Do you have questions about your child’s progress? Contact your child’s teacher by phone at (229)890-6183. Email addresses are the teacher first name.last email@example.com
Activities to Build Partnerships:
Willie J. Williams Middle School offers ongoing events and programs to build partnerships with families.
● Parent-Teacher Conferences
● Parent Workshops
● Curriculum Nights
● Parent Resource Center
● Volunteering / Observing
● Open House
Please sign and date to acknowledge that you have read, received, and agree to this School-Parent Compact. Once signed, please return the form to your child’s teacher. We look forward to our school-parent partnership!
Willie J. Williams Middle School
Jim Horne, Principal
950 4th Street SW
Moultrie, GA 31768
School Year 2022-2023
Revision Date: 5/13/2022
At WJW Middle School, students participating in the Title I, Part A program, and their families, agree that this compact outline how the parents, the entire school staff, and the students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement as well as describes how the school and parents will build and develop a partnership that will help children achieve the challenging State academic standards. Please review the attached School-Family Compact.
Please sign and date below to acknowledge that you have read, received, and agree to this School-Parent Compact. Once signed, please return the form to your child’s teacher and keep the School-Parent Compact as a reminder of your commitment. The School-Parent Compact will be discussed with you throughout the year at different school-family events for all grades and at parent-teacher conferences for elementary school students as we work together to help your child succeed in school. We look forward to our school-parent partnership!
School Representative Signature Date
Parent/Guardian Signature Date
Student Signature Date
Student Name Grade
- Anonymous Alerts
- Central Enrollment
- Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship
- Digital Learning Resources (from GaDOE)
- Family Engagement
- GOSA Georgia School Grades Reports
- Homework Help Tools
- Internet Help
- Parent Digital Resources
- Parent Portal Registration
- Parent Portal Login (opens in new window)
- Resources/Tips for Parents/Families
- School Compact
- Title I Meeting Information
- WJW Parent Right to Know (opens in new window)
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