When parents are engaged, students receive higher grades and test scores and therefore have a better chance of graduating from high school and going on to post-secondary education.
When parents are engaged, students have better attendance, increased motivation, better self-esteem, and fewer behavioral issues so they are actually present in school to learn.
When parents are engaged, they have more confidence in the school and hold higher expectations and opinions of the teachers.
When parents are engaged, they feel more confident in their abilities and are more likely to continue their own education.
When parents are engaged, teachers feel better about themselves and their job; this translates into higher student achievement. When teachers feel supported and valued by the parents their morale improves.
When parents invest in a relationship with their children's school, the school has a better reputation in the community which increases the interest and involvement of community stakeholders.