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2019-20 OCHS Title I Parent Involvement Policy

In order to guarantee student success, partnerships among schools and parents are vital. At Owen County High School, we recognize that parents are their children’s primary teachers, and that parental support is critical in our efforts to provide a quality education to the students at Jackson High School.  In order to maximize the success of our students, the following activities are planned to involve parents at Jackson High School.



Parental Involvement Policy Requirements

The school will involve parents in the joint development and joint agreement of its School Parental Involvement Policy and its schoolwide plan, if applicable, in an organized, ongoing, and timely way under section 118(b) of the ESEA.

  • SBDM Council


The school will distribute to parents of participating children and the local community, the School Parental Involvement Policy.

  • School Website

  • Upon enrollment

The school will convene an annual meeting to inform parents of the following:

  • Title 1

  • School Parental Involvement Policy

  • School-Parent Compact

  • Various meetings throughout the school year

The school will provide to parents of participating children a description and explanation of the curriculum in use at the school, the forms of academic assessment used to measure student progress, and proficiency levels students are expected to meet.

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • School Website

  • Annual Registration/Course-Curriculum Description Materials

Shared Responsibilities for High Student Academic Achievement

The school will build the schools’ and parent’s capacity for strong parental involvement, in order to ensure effective involvement of parents and to support a partnership among the school involved, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement.

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences

  • School Website with Academic Student Links and with Parent Resource Links

The school will, with the assistance of its district, provide materials and training to help parents work with their children to improve their children’s academic achievement, such as literacy training, and using technology, as appropriate, to foster parental involvement.

  • RtI Services

  • Extended School Services


The school will, with the assistance of its district and parents, educate its teachers, pupil services personnel, principals and other staff, in how to reach out to, communicate with , and work with parents as equal partners, in the value and utility of contributions of parents and in how to implement and coordinate parent programs and build ties between parents and schools.

  • Staff Workshops & Conferences

  • School-based Professional Development

  • Staff Training on Parent/Teacher Conferences


The school will, to the extent feasible and appropriate, take the following actions to ensure that information related to the school and parent programs, meetings, and other activities, is sent to the parents of participating children in an understandable and uniform format, including alternative formats upon request, and to the extent practicable, in a language the parents can understand

  • District /School Website

  • Phone Notification System

  • Campus Flyers


Building Capacity for Involvement

The School Parental Involvement Policy may include additional discretionary activities that the school, in consultation with its parents, chooses to undertake to build parents’ capacity for involvement in the school to support their children’s academic achievement.


  • Parental Involvement Events

  • Parent Resources on School Website

Schools receiving Title 1, Part A funds must implement programs and activities for the involvement of parents. In order to build a dynamic home-school partnership, Owen County High School will implement the above parental involvement activities

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