Carrollton Elementary School Home

: "Quality education for each - Success for all"

School Vision: Adams Primary and Carrollton Elementary School is  a partnership of staff, parents, students and community with the vision of students reaching their greatest potential to be a successful and productive citizen.

School Values and Collective Commitments
  • We will build the foundation of learning for all students.
  • We will prepare our students with knowledge, skills, and positive character necessary for their next level of learning.
  • We will provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment while fostering the social, emotional, and intellectual growth of each child.
  • We will monitor individual student growth with targets and goal setting.
  • We will use high standards to provide instructions to meet the needs of all students.
  • We will work together as a learning community.

Two buildings house the elementary students of Carrollton. Adams school houses grades Pre/K-1 while the Carrollton Elementary School houses grades 2-4. Mrs. Heidi Smith is the principal for both buildings.

 NOTICE - Parents' Right to Know

Carrollton R-VII is required to inform you of information that you, according to the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-95), have the right to know.

Upon your request, our district is required to provide to you in a timely manner, the following information:

· Whether your student’s teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction.

· Whether your student’s teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived.

· Whether your student’s teacher is teaching in the field of discipline of the certification of the teacher.

· Whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals and, if so, their qualifications.

In addition to the information that parents may request, a building receiving Title I.A funds must provide to each individual parent:

· Information on the level of achievement and academic growth of your student, if applicable and available, on each of the State academic assessments required under Title I.A.

· Timely notice that your student has been assigned, or has been taught for 4 or more consecutive weeks by, a teacher who has not met applicable State certification or licensure requirements at the grade level and subject area in which the teacher has been assigned.

 Adams Primary
Grades K-1
 Carrollton Elementary School
Grades 2-4

Title 1

Parents, if you have any questions or concerns for the Title I committee please call Charmayne Feagan at 
542-2535. Thank you. 

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA)

This guide explains how to file a complaint about any of the programs that are administered by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education under the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA).

1. What is a complaint? 

For these purposes, a complaint is a written allegation that a local education agency (LEA) or the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (the Department) has violated a federal statute or regulation that applies to a program under ESSA.

2. Who may file a complaint? 

Any individual or organization may file a complaint.

3. How can a complaint be filed? 

Complaints can be filed with the LEA or with the Department. 

4. How will a complaint filed with the LEA be investigated? 

Complaints filed with the LEA are to be investigated and attempted to be resolved according to the locally developed and adopted procedures.

5. What happens if a complaint is not resolved at the local level (LEA)? 

A complaint not resolved at the local level may be appealed to the Department

6. How can a complaint be filed with the Department? 

A complaint filed with the Department must be a written, signed statement that includes: 
    A. A statement that a requirement that applies to an ESSA program has been violated by the LEA or the Department, and 

    B. The facts on which the statement is based and the specific requirement allegedly violated. 

7. How will a complaint filed with the Department be investigated?

 The investigation and complaint resolution proceedings will be completed within a time limit of forty-five calendar days. That time limit can be extended by the agreement of all parties. 

The following activities will occur in the investigation: 

    A. Record. A written record of the investigation will be kept. 

    B. Notification of LEA. The LEA will be notified of the complaint within five days of the complaint being filed. 

    C. Resolution at LEA. The LEA will then initiate its local complaint procedures in an effort to first resolve the complaint at the local level. 

    D. Report by LEA. Within thirty-five days of the complaint being filed, the LEA will submit a written summary of the LEA investigation and complaint resolution. This report is considered public record and may be made available to parents, teachers, and other members of the general public.

    E. Verification. Within five days of receiving the written summary of a complaint resolution, the Department will verify the resolution of the complaint through an on-site visit, letter, or telephone call(s). 

    F. Appeal. The complainant or the LEA may appeal the decision of the Department to the U.S. Department of Education

8. How are complaints related to equitable services to nonpublic school children handled differently? 

In addition to the procedures listed in number 7 above, complaints related to equitable services will also be filed with the U.S. Department of Education, and they will receive all information related to the investigation and resolution of the complaint. Also, appeals to the United States Department of Education must be filed no longer than thirty days following the Department’s resolution of the complaint (or its failure to resolve the complaint)

9. How will appeals to the Department be investigated? 

The Department will initiate an investigation within ten days, which will be concluded within thirty days from the day of the appeal. This investigation may be continued beyond the thirty day limit at the discretion of the Department. At the conclusion of the investigation, the Department will communicate the decision and reasons for the decision to the complainant and the LEA. Recommendations and details of the decision are to be implemented within fifteen days of the decision being delivered to the LEA.

10. What happens if a complaint is not resolved at the state level (the Department)? 

The complainant or the LEA may appeal the decision of the Department to the United States Department of Education.

Carrollton School District

Carrollton Elementary


Adams Primary School

Family Engagement Policy and Plan



The Board of Education recognizes the positive effects of parents/families engagement in the education of their children. The Board also recognizes the importance of assisting schools in eliminating barriers that impede parent/family engagement and will facilitate an environment that encourages collaboration with parents/families and community. The Board is committed to strong parent/family engagement in working collaboratively with District staff as knowledgeable partners in educating District students. In order to implement the Boards commitment to parent/family engagement in education, the Superintendent will appoint a committee of parents, staff, and community representatives to serve as the Districts Title 1 Committee. The Committees responsibilities will include recommendations for program development, parent/staff training and program evaluation.

1. Promote regular, two-way, meaningful communication between home and school.

2. Promote and support responsible parenting.

3. Promote the fact that parents/families play an integral role in assisting their children to learn.

4. Actively solicit parent/family support and assistance for school programs.

5. Include parents as partners in decisions affecting their children and families.

6. Use available community resources to strengthen and promote school programs, family practices, and the       achievement of students.


The Board also recognizes the importance of parental engagement with the Title I program and will provide a variety of opportunities for parents to be involved in policy design and in the planning, implementation and review(ing) of Title I programs.


Some of opportunities for Family Engagement in 2017-18 may include:



1. Communication


·Attend parent conferences, Open House, and Orientations


·Receive written communications, with translations if necessary, possibly including:  Describe how information will be communicatedSchool newsletter, classroom newsletter, personal notes, student work, district and school procedures, event flyers, calendars, …


·Receive information regarding student progress possibly including: Student Progress Reports, work folders, Reading Improvement Plan information, Assignment Notebook comments, assessment data (MAP scores, STAR, Accelerated Reading, informal assessment

data, …)

2. Shared Responsibility for Student Learning



·         Volunteer opportunities and At-Home learning activities


·         Parents can participate in shared decision making by serving on: PTO and Title I


             Planning/Review Team


·         A Home-School Compact is utilized to define the responsibilities the school, parent and student each have to facilitate student achievement.



3. Building Parent Capacity for Engagement


·Open House and Orientation nights


·Fall Reading and Spring Math Take Home Packs (Materials and books sent home for family interaction and learning at home.)

·Fall Family Fun Night

·Parent/Teacher Conferences

·Nightly Reading Program  (Designed to encourage at-home reading)


·Accelerated Reader Programs (Designed to encourage at-home reading)


·Spring Acuity Club (Designed to provide parents with at-home instructional resources in reading and math.)


·Parent Programs centered around grade level content: Plays, PK-K Graduations Programs, Progress and Educational Assemblies


·Informative parent data regarding student achievement: school/classroom goals, school and student progress reports, timely curriculum-based classroom newsletters, individual student assessment data,  as well as planning and evaluating programs.




Make parents aware of the Missouri Parent Information Resource Center (PIRC) which provides opportunities for parents to learn about child development and child rearing issues.

2018-19 Family Engagement at Carrollton R-VII







*Open House

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer

*Book fair

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer

*3rd-Arrow Rock Field Trip

*Parent Teacher Conferences

*Student Lunch Week

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer

*Title I Family Night

*2nd – Burr Oaks Field Trip

*1st-Pumpkin Patch Field Trip


*Fall Take Home Packs

*Thanksgiving Lunch

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer

*Veterans Day Assembly

*K-Circus Field Trip

*Title 1 Tutoring Begins

*1st Grandparents Program

*3rd Christmas Musical

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer



*Open House

*MAP Reward Volunteer

*Nightly AR Reading


*Nightly AR Reading

*Teacher Home Visits

*Parent Teacher Conferences

*Nightly AR Reading


*Title I Tutoring Begins

*Nightly AR Reading

*Veterans Day Assembly

*Nightly AR Reading

*Fine Arts Programs







*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer


*4th Winter Musical

*Dining with Dad

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer

*Acuity Club

*Book fair

*National Breakfast week

*Nightly Reading

* Practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer

*2nd-Kalidescope Field Trip

*4th Mark Twain Celebration

*4th-Children’s Lit Festival

*MAP Attack Month

*Dr. Seuss Family Night

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer

*2nd Kaleidoscope Field Trip

*2nd Spring Musical


*Kindergarten Celebration

*Muffins with Mom

*Nightly Reading

*Use teacher resources to practice Math Fluency

*Classroom Volunteer  *Academic Awards Assembly



*Nightly AR Reading



*Nightly AR Reading

*5th Science City Field Trip


*5-6 Mark Twain Celebration

*Acuity Contest Goal Work

*Nightly AR Reading

*6th Arrowhead Field Trip

*Family Night

*Nightly AR Reading

*Plan of Study workshop

(upcoming freshmen/parents)

*Nightly AR Reading

*Fine Arts Programs

*Academic Awards Assembly