UPA campuses have active and engaged parent communities. Learn more about our campus policies and how you can play an active role in your student’s educational career at University Prep Schools.
At UPA Ellen Thompson Elementary School, we believe that a strong partnership with parents is a critical aspect of any successful school. In our view, this kind of partnership involves a shared commitment to rigorous educational goals for every student, a collaboratively developed plan accomplish those goals, ongoing discussions about student progress and cooperation in working through any problems that develop.
To that end, we believe that parents should be meaningfully involved in:
The University Prep Elementary Ellen Thompson campus is committed to providing clear and concise communication to parents. The Principal is responsible for maintaining an environment for effective communication with parents which includes:
Teachers can and will use multiple ways of communicating with parents:
University Prep Elementary – Ellen Thompson Campus depends on parents to assume and exercise responsibility for their children’s behavior. We recognize the responsibility to monitor students’ behavior and the importance of cooperation between the school and the parents in matters relating to conduct.
For the benefit of the child, the school expects parents to support their child’s career in school by:
PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY
At UPA Mark Murray Elementary School, we believe that schools belong to the people who create them and these schools excel when they are supported by informed and knowledgeable stakeholders; with parents being the most important group of stakeholders. We believe that meaningful parent involvement is based upon the parents’ knowledge, understanding of, and participation in the development of the goals and objectives of the school. Such a partnership means a mutual belief in and a commitment to significant educational goals for a student, a plan for the means to accomplish those goals, cooperation on developing and implementing solutions to problems that may be encountered and continuing communication regarding the progress in accomplishing the goal(s). We are deeply committed to creating multiple opportunities for parents to participate in the planning, implementation and evaluations of school programs, as well as their own children’s education and to removing any obstacles that might prevent parents’ involvement.
We set forth these policies;
To build parents’ understanding of our school programs and policies we will:
To build and maintain strong two-way communication with parents we will:
To create a strong parent-staff partnership in support of each student’s academic achievement we will:
To obtain engage parents in planning, implementation monitoring and evaluation of school programs we will:
To provide parents with opportunities for participation in our Title I programs and services, we will:
The school Principal will serve as the facilitator of this policy. This policy will be reviewed annually. The Principal will provide leadership in the development, implementation, annual review and revision of this policy.
PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY
At University Prep Middle School, we believe that the success of any school and any student’s education depends on the close collaboration of parents and school staff. We furthermore believe that parents’ ability to participate in meaningful collaboration depends upon the school creating meaningful opportunities for all parents to receive important information about the schools’ goals, activities and results, to provide ideas and feedback that shape programs and procedures, to raise issues and suggest solutions, and to interact on a frequent basis with their child (ren)’s teacher(s) to monitor achievement, help generate effective strategies for their individual child(ren) and learn what they can do at home to support their child(ren)’s success.
The staff of University Prep Middle School is fully committed to creating multiple opportunities for all parents to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of school programs, as well as being intimately involved in their own child(ren)’s education.
To that end:
PARENT INVOLVEMENT POLICY
The University Prep High School community believes that durable and significant learning by a student is more likely to occur when there is an effective partnership between the school and the student’s parents/guardians (“parents”). Such a partnership means a mutual belief in and commitment to significant educational goals for the student, a collaboratively developed plan to accomplish those goals, continuing communication regarding progress towards goals, and cooperation in developing and implementing solutions to problems that may arise. In addition to working with families to promote high achievement of each individual student, the University Prep High School community also believes that our school significantly benefits from collaborating with parents on the ongoing development, implementation and evaluation of school programs to ensure that we are always improving in our efforts to fully develop student potential and reach the highest standards of achievement.
To that end, University Prep High School parents will be involved in:
The University Prep High School staff is fully committed to providing clear and ongoing communication to parents through the following means:
The Principal of University Prep High School will be responsible for maintaining an environment in which parents are meaningfully involved and programs are effectively implemented. To that end, the Principal will: