2019-2020 Parent-Teacher-Student Compact

  • We are sending out our annual Title I Compact, which is a collaborative written document that explains Middle School East with parents, students, and teachers all working together for the success of all children. Thank you for being a partner with us and helping your child to reach his or her fullest potential in becoming a lifelong learner. The compact will be discussed during your Fall PTO meeting and several brown bag lunch events; however, for now, if you would please read and review with your child the pledge that designates the roles we each serve.

    Middle School East Pledge: Coppell Middle School East is committed to the belief that all students can learn and that parents, teachers, students, and administrators must work together to create a positive support system for each child.

    • Your child will receive high-quality content and instruction that is provided in a suppmtive, safe, and challenging learning environment that will encourage and enable each student to achieve success while becoming a lifelong
      • All subject areas, Reading, Math, Science, Writing, Social Studies, Health, Music, Art, and Physical Education are based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and
      • CMSE educators use best practices that are research based when designing Examples are: Inquiry, Thinking Maps, Balanced Literacy Strategies, and Sheltered Instruction Strategies.
      • CMSE educators incorporate technology during instruction as a tool to enhance learning and to allow voice for how to demonstrate levels of
      • We will host parent informational sessions so that they can support their child's

    Communication About Student Learning

    Middle School East is committed to frequent two-way communication with families about their child's learning.

    Some of the ways you can expect to receive information would include, but are not limited to:

    • Parent-Teacher Communication/Conferences: Conferences are typically before or after school. Parents and teachers may also meet during a teacher's conference period.
      • Regular classroom emails will be sent to parents to provide more opportunities for
      • All conferences must be scheduled in
      • To request a conference, simply write a note or email your child's
      • A Fall Parent and Family Engagement meeting will be set for all parents and This compact will be discussed as it relates to your child's academic achievement during this meeting.
    • Frequent Reports on your child's progress will be provided to you.
      • Progress Repmts will be sent home for any child not making expected progress on: 9/21/19, 11/16/19, 2/14/20, 4/26/20
      • Repo1t Cards will be available for all students on: 10/18/19, 1/10/20, 3/20/20, and 5/27/20
      • Ongoing District Assessments/Target Sheets: beginning, middle, and end of the school year
      • STAAR Reports for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade at the end of the
      • 6th, 7th, and 8th parents can view current grades for their child via the Home Access Center
    • Access to Campus Staff: you have reasonable access to staff.
      • You may contact your teacher by phone, after school hours, or via
      • Please call 214-496-6600 to make an appointment if you wish to see the Principal or Assistant
    • Building Partnerships: There are many opportunities for parents to volunteer and play a role in your child's education. Please consider joining the staff and fellow parents through some of the following events and programs: You are welcome as an observer and volunteer in the school.
      • If you are interested in volunteering in the school, please contact your child's teacher, the CMSE office, or the CMSE There are many volunteer opportunities both at the school (committees, special events, and grade level/classroom activities) and from home.
      • ALL volunteers MUST complete an annual Background New Background Checks begin on August 3, 2018 and can be found on the CISD district website https://www.coppellisd.com/Domain/3443
      • PTO Meetings are held monthly

    Parent Pledge: As a parent, we are depending on you to:

    • Have your child at school each day on time, ready to learn, no later than 8:00am and before the Tardy Bell at 8:10am.
    • Give your child support and a quiet place to complete homework and helping ensure homework is completed
    • Encourage your child to read or read to your child 15-20 minutes each day without distractions (TV, computer, electronic games, .)
    • Participate in decisions about your child's education by attending parent-teacher conferences
    • Be engaged in your child's education by participating in school functions, PTO and campus committees, volunteering, ..
    • Spend time each day with your child talking about school activities and what was learned
    • Set expectations for self-discipline, responsibility, and respect for all staff and students at school
    • Attend parent information sessions and curriculum and Open House nights to learn strategies to use at home

    Student Pledge: As a student, we are confident you will be committed to learning and putting fotih your best effort in all areas of school by:

    • Arriving at school on time and being prepared to learn
    • Completing all school work and homework and turning assignments in on time
    • Reading everyday outside of school for at least 15-20 minutes
    • Making good choices and taking responsibility for your actions
    • Showing your Bronco Pride in all that you do by living the Bronco 10
    • Giving maximum effort to your education at all times

    The compact letter is reviewed and revised annually by parents, students, and staff. Parents are welcome to provide feedback at any time. All feedback will be collected and reviewed during the annual revision meeting.

    We hope you will join us this year to provide the very best education for your son or daughter. Evidence shows that when you are involved and engaged in the education of your child and give him/her the support necessaty to make good decisions about progress made at school, he/she will be more successful, perform better, and go on to higher education.

    We thank you for being partners with us in your child's education!