Family Engagement

What is Family Engagement?
  • The importance of families helping schools and schools helping families.
  • Connecting parents and schools to benefit our students.
 
Why Family Engagement?

Students achieve more when families are engaged in their learning.

  • Positive student behavior
  • Improvement of student attitudes
  • Increased student attendance
  • Higher homework completion
  • Higher grades and test scores
  • Fewer placement in special education
  • Decreased drop-out rate
  • Increased enrollment in post-secondary education
 

National PTA Parents’ Guide to Student Success (available in English and Spanish)

Council of the Great City Schools- Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards

Athens City Schools Parent Involvement Plans

Athens City Schools Family Engagement Policy

Family Engagement Survey Results for 2020-2021

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