Parent Involvement

Vandergriff Elementary offers a Parent Center just outside of the main office. You will find brochures and information about a variety of subjects. Our school library offers a Parent Library with materials ranging from discipline to homework help. Parents are welcome to check out materials. Click here to see the Arkansas Public Schools Parent Involvement Policy.

Parent Involvement Mission Statement

Vandergriff Elementary is committed to a Parental Involvement Plan that supports parent participation. Vandergriff Elementary believes that parents are a key resource to their children's education. Vandergriff educators, families and community members collaborate to ensure that students are prepared for productive, healthy and happy lives. 

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