Rochdale Early Advantage Charter School (REACS)

Discipline Policy/ Code of Conduct

The Rochdale Early Advantage Charter School has adopted the NYC Department of Education Discipline Code for its discipline policy. Entering parents will receive a copy of the policy.

The Rochdale Early Advantage Charter School has adopted the NYC Department of Education Discipline Code for its discipline policy. Entering parents will receive a copy of the policy.

Students are expected to adhere to these additional rules and regulations:

  • Students will be taught to be responsible for their actions and accept the consequences of those actions.
  • Students will be encouraged and guided to think before they act.
  • Students will be expected to respect the rights and properties of staff, peers, parents, and visitors.
  • Students will learn to listen to and follow directions.
  • Students will refrain from using rude or abusive language or behavior with peers and/or staff.
  • Students will avoid negative or violent physical contact and/or emotional behavior that negatively affects others.
  • Students will not chew gum or candy in school (with the exception of parties).
  • Students are expected to clean up after themselves in the classroom and in the common school areas.
  • Students (parents) will be held liable for excessive damages to school property.
  • Students are not allowed to issue verbal or physical threats to another student or staff member (this will result in disciplinary action as per the discipline code).

School, Student and Parent Compact

Dear Parents:

The Rochdale Early Advantage Charter School is committed to giving your child the best education possible. Therefore it is important for our school, all parents and every student to have a clear set of expectations to make it happen. This compact will help all involved to work together. Please read this compact and review it with your child, then sign and return the tear-off to your child's teacher. The compact should be kept at home to serve as a reminder of the agreement.

The School Agrees To

  • Offer our parents numerous opportunities to meet with teachers at a convenient time for both teacher and parent so that the educational process is not interrupted.
  • Listen to reasonable concerns and together arrive at an amicable solution for all.
  • Provide timely information for parents to receive at home.
  • Provide a clearly established curriculum program to be delivered in a supportive, caring environment.
  • Provide numerous interesting activities and workshops that will help parents/guardians learn how to better support the children at home.
  • Treat the students and parents fairly and with respect.
  • Offer or provide referrals for services needed to help students succeed.

The Student Agrees To

  • Come to school on time every day prepared with the necessary supplies and books, and materials to engage in active learning.
  • Follow the school's rules on behavior.
  • Be responsible for completing all class work and receiving and completing the homework assignment.
  • Maintain the books, materials, and supplies furnished for his/her use in the classroom.
  • Listen to, respect, and follow instructions of all school staff in or outside of the building.
  • Respect classmates and their property, as well as school property.
  • Demonstrate good manners, attitude, and high performance in everything done in school.
  • Wear the school uniform daily.