Highland Elementary School

Student/School/Parent Compact

Partners in Learning


Highland Pledge


The staff, students, and parents of Highland dedicate themselves to meet the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs of all students.  We provide our community with a safe, positive learning environment and a creative, high quality, multifaceted academic program integrating current technology.  We prepare students to be productive, informed, successful members of society through development of basic skills, problem solving, self-esteem, self-motivation, and citizenship.


School Pledge

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

  • Provide a safe, positive environment
  • Provide a strong academic program
  • Be receptive to and respect the unique needs of every child and their families
  • Communicate regularly with parents
  • Share educational goals and explain the curriculum
  • Create opportunities for parental involvement and parental input
  • Develop students’ self-esteem


Parent Pledge

I want my child to achieve.  Therefore, I will encourage him/her by doing the following:

  • Respond to teachers and other staff with respect
  • Encourage a positive attitude toward school
  • Promote regular attendance and on-time arrival
  • Provide a nurturing setting, including good nutrition and proper rest
  • Provide a regular time and place to do homework
  • Communicate with the school: note, phone calls, attendance at parent conferences
  • Read information the school sends home