Pigeon Forge Primary


Parent/Guardian Responsibilities:

I want my child to achieve.  Therefore, I, as a parent, will support my child’s learning by doing the following:

·         Sign report cards;

·         See that my child is punctual, attends school regularly and is ready to learn;

·         Review homework assignments and offer assistance when needed;;

·         Promote positive use of my child’s extracurricular time;

·         Limit the amount of time my child watches television and plays video games;

·         Demonstrate interest in my child’s well-being by attending school functions and supporting school activities;

·         Participate, as appropriate, in decisions relating to my child's education;

·         Promptly read all notices from the school or the school district and respond, as appropriate;

·         Encourage positive attitudes toward school;

·         Make every effort to attend parent/teacher conferences;

·         Volunteer in my child’s classroom;

·         Serve on policy, advisory, and planning teams whenever possible.


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Parent Signature                                                            Date



Student Responsibilities:

It is important that I work to the best of my ability.  Therefore, I shall strive to do the following:

·         Do the best I can and ask for help when I need it;

·         Follow classroom and school rules;

·         Show respect for my self, my friends, and all adults;

·         Do my homework and come to school prepared to learn;

·         Be cooperative and encourage my classmates;

·         Know that school must be a safe place and work to keep it safe;

·         Complete and return homework assignments in a legible and timely manner;

·         Read at least 30 minutes everyday outside of school time;

·         Give all school notices and information received by me to my parent/guardian every day.


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Student Signature                                                          Date




Teacher Responsibilities:

It is important that students achieve.  Therefore, I shall strive to do the following:

·         Provide a safe, positive, and challenging school environment;

·         Use research-based strategies to provide high quality teaching and motivating learning experiences;

·         Strive to meet the individual needs of my students;

·         Keep parents informed about what is happening at school and their child's progress in school;

·         Communicate with all parent/guardians in a timely manner;

·         Use effective classroom management techniques;

·         Encourage parents to be involved at school;

·         Provide assistance to parents so that they can help with classroom assignments.


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Teacher Signature                                                          Date




School Responsibilities:

It is important that the school promotes student achievement through a positive learning environment and works cooperatively with parents to provide the best possible education for each child. 

·         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 standards;

·         Hold parent/conferences each six-weeks during which this compact will be discussed as it relates to the individual child’s achievement;

·         Provide parents with mid-term and six weeks reports on their children’s progress;

·         Provide parents reasonable access to staff wherein parents may request meetings/conferences before or after school throughout the year to discuss student progress;

·         Provide parent opportunities to volunteer and participate in their child’s class and to observe classroom activities through the parent/ teacher organization and individually through collaboration with the classroom teacher.



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Principal’s Signature                                                            Date