In recent years, the development in the field of education especially has heightened the great importance of parental involvement in children’s schooling. Since parental involvement plays a crucial role for the cognitive and social development of a child. Despite such tempting support for its importance, current studies incessantly showed parent involvement is underutilized both in developing and developed countries. Therefore, this study critically traces the status of parental involvement in one of the developing countries - Ethiopia. Through this research project the author aims to share examples of what we consider to be the most potential mechanisms and recommendations for scaling up the status of parental involvement in developing countries.