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LHS Title I, Part A Parent and Family Engagement Policy

Part I:

Lipan ISD recognizes that parent involvement is vital to achieve maximum educational growth for students and is committed to fostering and promoting parental involvement as required by Title I, Part A. To accomplish this goal Lipan High School will involve parents in the development of policy and processes for school review and improvement through the following types of activities:

  • Parental involvement group meetings held annually at a convenient time at the High School Title I campus.
  • Conducting parent, student, and staff surveys at the district and campus levels as needed.
  • Consultation
  • Frequently scheduled parent meetings.
  • Conferences: parent, teacher, and student.
  • Campus Improvement Team meetings

Part II:

A parental involvement policy shall be developed jointly and agreed upon with parents of participating students. The campus shall ensure:

  • Parents are involved in the activities of school served under Title I.
  • Development of activities that promote the schools’ and parents’ capacity for strong parent involvement.
  • Involvement of parents in the joint development of the overall planning process of the campus.
  • Involvement of parents in the annual evaluation of the content and effectiveness of the policy in improving the academic quality of the Title I campus.
  • Findings of annual evaluations are used to design strategies for more effective parental involvement and to revise, if necessary, the requirements of this policy.
  • Coordination and integration of parental involvement strategies with appropriate programs as provided by law.
  • Eliminate barriers for participation by parents that may be limited English proficient, disabled, economically disadvantaged, or ethnic minority.

Part III:

As part of the overall Title I plan for the campus, Lipan High School will promote a strong partnership among all stakeholders such as the school, parents, and the community which will improve student achievement. The High School campus shall:

  • Provide information and assistance to all parents of students to assist in understanding topics such as state assessment, curriculum, local assessments, and how to work with teachers to monitor the student progress, as well as topics requested by parents from surveys.
  • Provide materials and training for parents that will assist them in working with their students to help improve their academic performance via parent information night, speaking events, guest speakers, and open computer lab.
  • Ensure that all information that is related to school and parent programs is sent to the homes in a language that parents can understand.
  • Schedule school meetings at a variety of times or conduct in-home meetings or meetings via phone with teachers and parents to help maximize parent involvement.
  • Teachers will conduct 2 positive parent contacts per six weeks for students.
  • The school will conduct 7th and 9th grade orientation for students, parents, and teachers.
  • Communicate with parents in a variety of ways such as, Facebook, Schoolway App, phone, email, school website, and the marquee.

Part IV:

A school-parent compact shall be developed for the Title I school: The compact shall:

  • The compact will stress the importance of consistent communication between teachers and parents through annual parent-teacher conferences.
  • Describe the school’s responsibility to provide a high-quality rigorous curriculum and instruction in a way that supports all learners in a safe learning environment that allows students to meet the state’s academic standards.
  • Describe how the parent will also be responsible for supporting the learning of their student.

Part V:

Lipan High School parental involvement policy has been developed/updated jointly with and agreed upon with, parents of the children participating in Title I, Part A programs as evidence by parent participation in the planning process.


The policy was adopted/updated by the Lipan ISD in April, 2023 and will be in effect for five school years, and shall be reviewed annually in the spring with updates periodically. The school will post this policy on the District website.