Title I Compact

Esperanza Elementary

School Wide Title I Compact  2019-2020

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Collaborate to meet the diverse needs of all students.


Provide a safe learning environment so students will become productive members of society.


An evidence-based program consisting of behavioral health strategies delivered by teachers in the classroom. This universal preventive intervention not only improves classroom management, but also provides a lifetime of benefits for every child by improving self-regulation. 


The Second Step program provides instruction in social and emotional learning (ESL). Teachers work with students in the classroom setting with skills on learning empathy, emotional management, friendship, and problem solving; which help students be successful in and out of the classroom during social interactions.

Family Expectations:

___ Remind your student to check back pack every night

___ Keep school informed of current phone numbers and provide note for all absences

___ Assure your child is on time and attends school every day, unless ill

___ Stay aware of what my child is learning and encourage their efforts

___ Provide a time and place for homework

___ Monitor your child’s progress and inform the teacher right away of any problems

___ Check your student’s Schoology

___Support APTT meetings, play APTT games, and monitor APTT goals

Student Expectations:

___Check my backpack every night

___ Ask for help from my teacher when I am having trouble doing my work

___ Keep track of my assignments, do my work, and turn it in when its due

___ Read at home 20 minutes each day

___ Attend school and be on time, unless ill

___ Be respectful, responsible and safe at school

___ Work toward my APTT goal by reminding family to play my APTT games

___Track my learning


Teacher Expectations:

___ Build a relationship with students and their families

___ Keep families informed of their child’s progress and needs

___ Provide a secure and safe environment conducive to learning

___ Provide appropriate homework and reading materials

___ Hold high expectations for all my students while respecting their individual needs

___Be available to meet with families by appointment to support APTT goals


The Purpose of this compact is to outline how Esperanza parents, students, and staff will share the responsibility for student achievement & how parents and teachers will communicate.

Esperanza will carry out programs and procedures in accordance with the following definition of parent and family engagement:

Parent and family engagement means the participation of parents and families in regular, two-way, and meaningful communication involving student academic learning. This includes ensuring that parents and families play an integral role in their child’s learning, are encouraged to be actively involved and full partners in their child’s education, and are included in decision-making and on advisory committees to assist in the education of their child.

Esperanza will hold a Fall Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting to review the 90 Day school wide plan, parent and family engagement plan, share the Title I requirements, and the rights of parents to be involved.

Esperanza will hold a Spring Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting to evaluate parent and family engagement policies, develop a written policy, and create a compact that outlines how parents, students, and staff will share the responsibility for improving achievement and how parents and teachers will communicate. 

Esperanza will take the following actions to build schools’ and parents’ capacity for strong parent and family engagement to support a partnership to improve student achievement.

  • Assist parents and families in understanding Title I requirements, how to monitor their child’s progress and how to build ties with schools through:
    • training and support with programs such as Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) and Family Leadership Institute (FLI).
    • resources, information, and support on state standards, state provided resources, and district programs.
  • Assist school staff in understanding Title I requirements, how to communicate and work with parents and families, how to implement and coordinate programs, and how to build ties between parents and schools through:
    • training and support with programs such as Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) and Family Leadership Institute (FLI).
    • support in providing parents and families with information in a format and language parents and families understand.