What the Research Says
Parent Involvement Helps Students Succeed in School and in Life
Research shows that the most accurate predictor of a student's achievement in school is not income or social status, but the extent to which that student's family is able to:
- Create a home environment that encourages learning
- Express high (but not unrealistic) expectations for their children's achievement and future careers
- Become involved in their children's education at school and in the community.
The Attica Middle School provides an organization through which parents and community members can become involoved: