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

Family Engagement System-wide Events 2019-2020 
Family Engagement Meeting Schedules at School Level for 2019-2020

(Time- 12:00 p.m. unless noted as a different time)

Athens City Middle School- September 20, November 7, January 16, March 12, May 7

City Park- September 19, October 24, November 21, January 23, February 20, March 19

Ingleside-September 18, January 15, March 18

North City-September 13, October 25, November 22, January 24, February 21, March 20 

Westside- September 12, November 14, January 9, March 5

Systemwide- August 23, January 17, April 24

Athens City Schools Parent Involvement Plans

Athens City Schools Family Engagement Policy

Family Engagement Survey Results for 2019-2020