Parent Survey - Assessment of Standards for Accreditation
1. Currently, I have children in the following grades in this school:
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Family Education/Early Childhood
6.3%6
PK
5.3%5
K
1.1%1
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3.2%3
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3.2%3
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6.3%6
4
6.3%6
5
3.2%3
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4.2%4
2. Total number of Years my child/children have attended this school
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3. Do you have a child in any of the following special programs?
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Interscholastic Athletics
53.7%36
Performance Arts
11.9%8
Special Education
28.4%19
Honors/Advanced Placement
41.8%28
Other (please specify)
 
7.5%5
4. Philosophy and Mission
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I know, understand, and support the school’s mission or philosophy. (1.1, 1.5)10.2% (9)13.6% (12)44.3% (39)31.8% (28)2.9888
5. Comments
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6. Governance and Leadership
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To my knowledge, the school is in compliance with all applicable statues, ordinances, and regulations of all civil authorities of the jurisdiction in which the school is located. (2.1, 2.18)6.7% (5)12.0% (9)45.3% (34)36.0% (27)3.1175
To my knowledge, there are no legal or proprietary ambiguities in the ownership and control of, or responsibility for the school. (2.2, 2.19)9.5% (7)12.2% (9)45.9% (34)32.4% (24)3.0174
The school's governing body (Board of Trustees, School Board, Directors) and the school's leadership (Superintendent, Principal, Assistant Principal, Head of School, Director) provide effective leadership to the school. (2.6, 2.23)6.7% (5)8.0% (6)54.7% (41)30.7% (23)3.0975
The school's governing body refrains from undermining the authority of the school's leadership to conduct the daily operation of the school. (2.10, 2.27)9.7% (7)9.7% (7)51.4% (37)29.2% (21)3.0072
The school's governing body and leadership act ethically and consistently to assure an atmosphere of mutual respect and purposeful effort on behalf of students and their learning. (Standard)10.8% (8)13.5% (10)48.6% (36)27.0% (20)2.9274
The school's leaders ensure there is an atmosphere of mutual respect and purposeful effort on behalf of students and their learning. (Standard)13.2% (10)15.8% (12)40.8% (31)30.3% (23)2.8876
The school’s leaders maintain positive relationships with parents, students, and the community. (2.17, 2.33)10.4% (8)11.7% (9)51.9% (40)26.0% (20)2.9477
The governing body and school’s leadership maintain appropriate confidentiality in communications. (2.16, 2.32, 2.38)10.4% (8)13.0% (10)45.5% (35)31.2% (24)2.9777
The school’s leadership assure that all school programs and activities are well planned, supervised, staffed with qualified personnel, and given appropriate resources. (2.13, 2.30, 2.36)11.7% (9)19.5% (15)40.3% (31)28.6% (22)2.8677
7. Comments
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8. School Improvement Planning
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The school provides me with information about the school's improvement goals and plans for improvement. (3.2)12.0% (9)18.7% (14)34.7% (26)34.7% (26)2.9275
The school provides me and other members of the school's community with opportunities for input in their development. (3.1)13.9% (10)22.2% (16)27.8% (20)36.1% (26)2.8672
9. Comments
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10. Finances
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The school is financially stable, and that stability should continue in the future. (4.4)9.6% (7)11.0% (8)57.5% (42)21.9% (16)2.9273
The school provides families and community members opportunities to give input into the school's financial planning. (4.6)16.9% (12)26.8% (19)38.0% (27)18.3% (13)2.5871
Prospective students and their parents/guardians are informed in advance about any fees required to attend the school and participate in its educational program and activities. (4.7)12.7% (9)16.9% (12)40.8% (29)29.6% (21)2.8771
11. Comments
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12. Facilities
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The school’s facilities are healthy, safe, and well maintained. (5.1)9.1% (7)7.8% (6)40.3% (31)42.9% (33)3.1777
The school’s facilities are adequate in space and equipment for a high quality educational program. (5.3)9.2% (7)9.2% (7)35.5% (27)46.1% (35)3.1876
The quality of the air in the school is good. (5.4)8.0% (6)13.3% (10)38.7% (29)40.0% (30)3.1175
Lighting in the school is good. (5.5)7.9% (6)9.2% (7)36.8% (28)46.1% (35)3.2176
The school’s facilities provide for safe entry, exit, and traffic flow within the facility. (5.6)11.8% (9)17.1% (13)27.6% (21)43.4% (33)3.0376
13. Comments
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14. School Climate and Organization
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The members of the school's staff (teachers, administrators, and support staff) are qualified and competent. (6.4, 6.22)9.5% (7)16.2% (12)40.5% (30)33.8% (25)2.9974
Members of the school’s staff display professional satisfaction and good morale. (6.14)12.0% (9)14.7% (11)34.7% (26)38.7% (29)3.0075
Staff members demonstrate they are committed to the school and dedicated to their work. (6.15)9.3% (7)10.7% (8)40.0% (30)40.0% (30)3.1175
The school’s families and the community demonstrate commitment to, pride in, and support of the school. (6.17)6.7% (5)12.0% (9)42.7% (32)38.7% (29)3.1375
Members of the staff, students, and families feel safe in the school. (6.18)8.1% (6)16.2% (12)40.5% (30)35.1% (26)3.0374
The school has a well defined code of student conduct that supports a positive learning environment. (6.19)8.3% (6)12.5% (9)43.1% (31)36.1% (26)3.0772
The school's code of student conduct is administered fairly and uniformly. (6.19)12.9% (9)11.4% (8)44.3% (31)31.4% (22)2.9470
15. Comments
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16. Health and Safety
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The school provides students with opportunities to develop skills that contribute to personal wellness and healthy lifestyle. (7.12)8.2% (6)11.0% (8)47.9% (35)32.9% (24)3.0573
The school has an effective system to control access to the school by visitors or other outsiders. (7.13)12.2% (9)16.2% (12)41.9% (31)29.7% (22)2.8974
Safe drinking water is available in the school. (7.15)12.7% (9)15.5% (11)38.0% (27)33.8% (24)2.9371
17. Comments
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18. Educational Program
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The school’s educational program provides instruction in basic core academic subjects (language arts and literature, mathematics, science, and social sciences). (8.2)8.0% (6)4.0% (3)41.3% (31)46.7% (35)3.2775
The school’s educational program provides instruction in courses such as the arts, health, physical education, and world languages. (8.3)9.3% (7)12.0% (9)38.7% (29)40.0% (30)3.0975
The school provides instruction in effective use of information resources and technology. (8.5)9.7% (7)16.7% (12)41.7% (30)31.9% (23)2.9672
Information about the school’s educational program, school policies, and other information is available in written form to students and their parents. (8.10)8.2% (6)6.8% (5)50.7% (37)34.2% (25)3.1173
The school’s educational program is designed to meet students’ needs. (8.14)9.5% (7)14.9% (11)37.8% (28)37.8% (28)3.0474
The school’s educational program provides a smooth transition from elementary to middle school or middle school to secondary school, as appropriate. (8.28)10.8% (7)9.2% (6)46.2% (30)33.8% (22)3.0365
The school's educational program is meeting the needs of my child or children. (8.14)9.5% (7)13.5% (10)44.6% (33)32.4% (24)3.0074
The school provides appropriate activities to assist students with the transition from one school to another (pre-kindergarten to kindergarten, pre-K or kindergarten to elementary school, elementary to middle school, middle to high school). (8.23, 8.25, 8.27)10.3% (7)5.9% (4)52.9% (36)30.9% (21)3.0468
The middle and high school educational programs provide appropriate educational programs for students who are concluding formal study as well as those planning further education. (8.30)12.7% (8)6.3% (4)47.6% (30)33.3% (21)3.0263
19. For schools with an early age program only:
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The school's educational program reflects an integrated approach to the children's social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development. (8.18)10.3% (4)5.1% (2)46.2% (18)38.5% (15)3.1339
Both child-initiated and teacher-initiated activities are included in the daily plan. (8.20)10.8% (4)8.1% (3)43.2% (16)37.8% (14)3.0837
Infants and young toddlers primarily receive individual attention and occasionally take part in small groups. (8.21)17.1% (6)5.7% (2)31.4% (11)45.7% (16)3.0635
20. Comments
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21. Assessment and Evidence of Student Learning
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The school expects progress in student learning and performance, and progress is accurately, clearly, and systematically reported to the school community. (Standard)4.5% (3)10.6% (7)45.5% (30)39.4% (26)3.2066
The school’s leadership, teachers, and staff are committed to and accept responsibility for students' learning. (9.1)7.4% (5)10.3% (7)45.6% (31)36.8% (25)3.1268
The school provides regular communication about how well my child is learning. (9.14)8.7% (6)24.6% (17)34.8% (24)31.9% (22)2.9069
In general, the school’s students are achieving at levels expected by the community. (9.15)4.5% (3)16.7% (11)47.0% (31)31.8% (21)3.0666
22. Comments
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23. Student Services
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The school's student services provide all students the services they need to be successful learners. (Standard)6.2% (4)10.8% (7)50.8% (33)32.3% (21)3.0965
The school's student services staff are qualified personnel and adequate in number. (Standard)4.5% (3)19.7% (13)43.9% (29)31.8% (21)3.0366
The school's student services address non-academic as well as the academic needs of the students. (10.3)6.3% (4)14.1% (9)50.0% (32)29.7% (19)3.0364
The school provides the students with career awareness activities. (10.5)7.9% (5)19.0% (12)39.7% (25)33.3% (21)2.9863
The school provides my child/children and me with sufficient orientation before my child/children entered the school. (10.9)9.2% (6)13.8% (9)36.9% (24)40.0% (26)3.0865
The school provides me with information about child development, education, and related topics. (10.10)9.1% (6)16.7% (11)39.4% (26)34.8% (23)3.0066
The transportation the school provides for my child/children is safe and adequate. (10.13)10.8% (7)7.7% (5)43.1% (28)38.5% (25)3.0965
The school provides an adequate and nutritional food service for the students. (10.15)6.1% (4)15.2% (10)45.5% (30)33.3% (22)3.0666
The school has programs to address my child's/children's special learning needs, if needed. (10.19)6.7% (4)16.7% (10)40.0% (24)36.7% (22)3.0760
Psychological, social work, and other services are available to support student learning. (10.20)9.8% (6)8.2% (5)44.3% (27)37.7% (23)3.1061
The school has procedures for admitting and placing students in appropriate programs and levels. (10.23)6.1% (4)10.6% (7)50.0% (33)33.3% (22)3.1166
Communications from the school are clear, accurate, and up to date. (10.26)5.9% (4)10.3% (7)54.4% (37)29.4% (20)3.0768
24. Comments
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25. Student Life and Student Activities
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The school offers my child/children a variety of student sports and activities. (11.1)7.4% (5)8.8% (6)45.6% (31)38.2% (26)3.1568
The school's staff members and others who sponsor student activities are qualified and provide appropriate supervision of the students. (11.3)7.6% (5)9.1% (6)53.0% (35)30.3% (20)3.0666
When my child/children or other students accomplish something special, the school recognizes those accomplishments in meaningful ways. (11.4)9.1% (6)10.6% (7)48.5% (32)31.8% (21)3.0366
My child's/children's relationships with his/her teachers and other members of the school's staff show that hey respect and understand her/him, and they treat her/him fairly. (11.5)9.0% (6)11.9% (8)37.3% (25)41.8% (28)3.1267
The school holds events that include staff, families, and children. (11.6)4.5% (3)9.0% (6)44.8% (30)41.8% (28)3.2467
26. For boarding schools only:
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The school helps my child/children to develop healthy relationships with adults at the school. (11.7)10.8% (4)8.1% (3)54.1% (20)27.0% (10)2.9737
The school makes adequate provisions to provide my child/children with privacy, recreation, and/or opportunities to build special interests (11.8)8.1% (3)10.8% (4)48.6% (18)32.4% (12)3.0537
My child/children is supervised by an adult of the school at all times while at the school; even on weekends and periods when classes are not in session. (11.9)14.3% (5)8.6% (3)45.7% (16)31.4% (11)2.9435
27. Comments
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28. Information Resources and Technology
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The school has an adequate amount of appropriate information and technology resources for my child/children and the other students. (Standard)7.6% (5)12.1% (8)47.0% (31)33.3% (22)3.0666
My child/children is given appropriate access to the school's information resources and technology. (Standard)7.6% (5)12.1% (8)45.5% (30)34.8% (23)3.0866
My child/children is provided with adequate instruction on how to use the school's information resources and technology. (Standard)4.8% (3)11.1% (7)52.4% (33)31.7% (20)3.1163
The school provides people who can help my child/children if s/he needs help with the school's information resources and technology. (12.2)8.5% (5)11.9% (7)49.2% (29)30.5% (18)3.0259
Technology resources such as computers are well-maintained and up to date in the school. (12.8)8.3% (5)8.3% (5)45.0% (27)38.3% (23)3.1360
The school has an "acceptable use" policy for what my child/children can and cannot do while using the school's information and technology resources. (12.10)6.6% (4)6.6% (4)52.5% (32)34.4% (21)3.1561
29. Comments
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30. Input on the Survey
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This parent survey covered all major aspects of the school that are important to me.93.5% (58)6.5% (4)1.0662
31. If it did not, what aspects were omitted?
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32. Please add any other comments that you feel may be helpful contributions to the school as it seeks to identify its strengths and the areas in which it needs to improve:
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