School Families Will:

  • Ensure my child attends and promptly arrives to school
  • Check my child’s backpack and folders daily for important information
  • Spend quality time with my child that promotes learning
  • Keep a positive view towards school
  • Make reading a daily activity and ask questions about what your child is reading
  • Ask teachers questions as needed about your child’s progress


School Staff Will:

  • Provide a safe and positive environment that is conductive to learning
  • Conduct daily reading instruction (small group and whole group)
  • Read aloud daily to students
  • Send home learning materials when appropriate and needed for reading and math
  • Keep families informed of children’s reading and math progress and ways to support learning at home
  • Provide opportunities for families to be involved in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s Family Engagement Policy
  • Hold an annual meeting to inform families of James Burd’s participation in Title I