Tips for Parents

Tips for Parents


  • Emphasize exercise and good nutrition.
  • Spend more quality time with your teens
  • Monitor online activity
  • Talk to your kids and maintain open lines of communication
  • Be a good role model
  • Set and enforce rules
  • Be a good listener
  • Catch your teen doing good
  • Get help if your teen is struggling

Parent Resources

There are a many resources listed below to help parents raising tweens and teens

  • Family Resource Centers in the Sweetwater District have many resources for parents and families.
  • National City Collaborative Family Resource center
  • https://Family Resource Center/

Parent Needs Assessment Survey


Accelerated Reader (AR) is a reading program whose aim is to improve student’s reading skills.  Research has shown that students need to practice reading in order to become better readers. It is recommended that students read at least an hour a day within their reading level.

Home Connect –

Parent Involvement

Tips for Raising Teenagers:

Academic achievement data for schools and districts are available online: