5.3 General Expectations of Behavior (Student/Staff/Parent/Caregiver Rights)

General Expectations of Behavior (Student/Staff/Parent/Caregiver Rights)

SFUSD recognizes the mutual dependence of rights and responsibilities of staff, students and parents.

  Rights Responsibilities
Students
  • Learn
  • Be treated fairly and courteously
  • Ask for and receive support from teachers, administration, parents, and when appropriate students
  • A safe, clean and healthy school environment
  • Respect others opinions and be cooperative, committed and engaged
  • Care for others and behave in a socially acceptable manner
  • Respect property
  • Punctually attend all scheduled classes
  • Complete all school work conscientiously and to the best personal standard
Staff
  • Teach
  • Be treated fairly and courteously by students, parents and colleagues
  • Ask for and receive support from colleagues, administration, parents and students
  • A safe, clean and healthy school environment
  • Maintain a knowledge of the curriculum and how students learn
  • Communicate clear expectations
  • Model respect, fair treatment and problem solving behaviors
  • Model professionalism, participate in meetings, share ideas, support colleagues
  • Promote a positive and cooperative school atmosphere
Parents/Caregivers
  • Be fully informed of their child’s progress
  • Have access to their child’s teachers through appropriate channels
  • Be provided with information on general school activities
  • Actively participate in their child’s education by sending them to school daily, and encouraging punctuality
  • Maintain close communication with the school and support school programs and policies; Attend parent teachers conferences and informational sessions; Assist their child with work and with study habits where appropriate