Parent & Family Engagement
San Diego Unified School District
Financial Planning and Development
Financial Planning, Monitoring and Accountability Department
Point Loma High School
Parent & Family Engagement Policy 2022-2023
Point Loma High School has developed a written parent & family engagement policy with input from parents.
- PLHS holds meetings throughout the school year in order to receive parent input and encourage parent involvement. The Point Loma High School School Site Council (SSC) and English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) are the primary parent and community groups who provide input on the following topics:
- Improving communication between the school and home
- Reviewing and discussing student data and progress toward the Single Plan for Student Achievement
- Increasing parental involvement from under-represented populations of students
- Evaluating the effectiveness of the school’s parent involvement policy to increase parent participation
- Providing training programs for parents to help parents support and work with their children at home and at school
It has distributed the policy to all parents and guardians.
- The Parent & Family Engagement Policy is available on our school website.
This policy describes the means for carrying out parent and family engagement requirements pursuant to ESSA Section 1116(c). To involve parents the following practices have been established:
The school convenes an annual meeting to inform parents about the right of parents to be involved in the school program.
The school offers a flexible number of meetings for parents, such as meetings in the morning or evening. Add details about the meetings in the box below:
The school involves parents of students in an organized, ongoing, and timely way, in the planning, review, and improvement of the school’s programs and the parental involvement policy. How does the school involve parents?
The school provides parents of students with timely information about the school's programs. How does the school provide the information?
The school provides parents with an explanation of the curriculum used at the school, the assessments used to measure student progress, and the proficiency levels students are expected to meet. How does the school provide the information?
If requested by parents, the school provides opportunities for parents to participate in decisions relating to the education of their children. How does the school provide the opportunities?
Point Loma High School distributes to parents a Home-School compact. The compact, which has been jointly developed with parents, outlines how parents, the entire school staff, and students will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement. It describes specific ways the school and families will partner to help children achieve the State’s high academic standards.
- The school’s responsibility is to provide high-quality curriculum and instruction.
- The ways parents will be responsible for supporting their children’s learning.
- The importance of ongoing communication between parents and teachers through, at a minimum, annual parent-teacher conferences; frequent reports on student progress; access to staff; opportunities for parents to volunteer and participate in their child’s class; and opportunities to observe classroom activities.
The school provides parents with materials and training to help them work with their children to improve their children's achievement.
The school educates staff members in the value of parent contributions, and in how to work with parents as equal partners.
The school coordinates and integrates parental involvement programs with other programs, and conducts other activities, such as parent resource centers, to encourage and support parents in more fully participating in the education of their children.
The school distributes Information related to school and parent programs, meetings, and other activities to parents in a format and language that the parents understand.
The school provides support for parental involvement activities requested by parents.
The school provides opportunities for the participation of all parents, including parents with limited English proficiency, parents with disabilities, and parents of migratory students. Information and school reports are provided in a format and language that parents understand).
This policy was adopted by Point Loma High School on September 19, 2022 and will be in effect for the period of 2022-2023 school year.
The school will distribute the policy to all parents of students on, or before: November 1, 2022.