Title 1 Notifications
Grand Haven Area Public Schools, along with all public schools in the country, are required to provide parent notifications of those who attend schools classified as Title I. Please see below a description of the required parent notifications.
Parents of students in Title I schools have the right to request the professional qualifications of their child’s classroom teachers and paraprofessionals. In needed, please contact the Human Services Department for assistance.
Annual Education Report (AER)
The AER provides detailed data on state and national assessments, Adequate Yearly Progress results and teacher qualifications. Ferry School’s AER is located on our school website as well as the district website at www.ghaps.org.
Parent Involvement Policy / Plan Notification
School-Level Parental Improvement Plan
Ferry School has jointly developed a written parent involvement plan that details actions supporting the district’s Parent Involvement Policy.
Ferry School has jointly developed a school-parent compact that is included in the student handbook.
Notification of Parent Meeting, Planning for, and Evaluation of Program
Ferry School needs to provide an information meeting to inform parents of the program’s requirements and how parents can be involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the program. Please contact our building for more information.
Student Academic Achievement
Ferry School is required to ensure that parents receive a report on their child’s achievement on state assessments. Parents of students who take the Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) receive a printed report of their student’s results.
Limited English Proficient (LEP) Parental Notifications
Ferry School is required to provide specific information to parents of LEP students. Our district has a process of identifying eligible LEP students, placement in the English as a Second Language (ESL) program, as well as a parent waiver for LEP students to receive services from the district.
If you have any questions about the above notifications, please feel free to call me at your convenience.