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Rio Tierra Junior High

Your Neighborhood 7-8 School

Rio Tierra Junior High

Your Neighborhood 7-8 School

Conduct and Rules


Be Safe, Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Be Kind

The Schoolwide Expectaions Matrix dispays how students are expected to behave in different areas of the school
rio tierra junior high school student-parent-staff compact

rio tierra junior high school student-parent-staff compact

Student Pledge

Student Pledge

  • Come to school on time in dress code compliance, ready to learn without distractions and willing to work hard

  • Bring necessary materials, charged chromebook, completed assignments and homework each day

  • Keep an organized binder and updated planner

  • Know and follow both school and class rules

  • Ask for help when needed

  • Communicate regularly with my parents and teachers about school experiences so that they can help me be successful in school

  • Limit my use of electronics during study time and use electronics appropriatley

  • Increase my reading time to at least 20mins every day after school

  • Respect the school, my classmates, staff and families

  • Find a way to be involved in school activities

  • No cell phone use at school unless allowed by teacher

parent pledge

parent pledge

To help my student meet or exceed the state's high academic standards, I agree to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of my ability: 

  • Participate in activities at school, such as school decision making, volunteering and/or attending parent-teacher conferences

  • Provide current physical address and contact information to the school

  • Encourage and support the positive use of extracurricular time

  • Communicate the importance of education and learning to my student and check planner daily

  • Provide a quiet time and place for work completion, studying, and reading 

  • Monitor my student’s TV viewing, Cellphone use and Social Media 

  • Encourage my student to read every day for at least 20 minutes 

  • Communicate with the teachers or the school when I have a concern 

  • Ensure that my child gets adequate sleep, attends school every day on time in dress code compliance, gets regular medical attention, and proper nutrition 

  • Regularly monitor my student’s progress in school using Aeries 

  • Provide updated communications in order to continue an open line of communication 

  • Respect the school, staff, students, and families

staff pledge

staff pledge

To help each student meet or exceed the state's high academic standards, Rio Tierra Staff agrees to carry out the following responsibilities to the best of their ability: 

  • Provide high-quality curriculum and instructionthat enables students to meet the challenging state academic standards.

  • Provide a supportive, effective, welcoming, safe, and caring learning environment

  • Provide meaningful communication between teacher and parents on an ongoing bases through

1.  Parent-teacher meetings when requested

2.  Frequent reports about student’s progress through report cards, progress reports, e-mails, IEPs, phone calls.

3.  Reasonable access to staff and opportunities to volunteer and participate in school activities and to observe in the class.

4.  Ensuring regular two-way, meaningful communication between family members and the school  staff in a language that the family can understand, when possible.

  • Endeavor to motivate my students to learn 

  • Maintain high expectations and help every student to achieve their best 

  • Participate in professional development activities that improve teaching 

  • Participate actively in collaborative decision making 

  • Work consistently with families and my school colleagues to make the school an accessible and welcoming place for families 

  • Respect the school, students, staff and families 

  • Enforce all school wide expectations