2017-2018 Federal Programs Survey for Parents. Your survey responses will be strictly confidential. Thank you very much for your time and support.

* 1. Date this survey was completed:

Date

* 2. I am completing this survey for:

* 3. I have read and understand:

* 4. I am aware that parents have the right to request the qualifications of teachers.

* 5. I attended this school's annual Title I Meeting.

* 6. I feel that I have had opportunities to become involved in my child's education.

* 7. I feel comfortable coming to this school.

* 8. This school uses a variety of ways to communicate with parents regarding student progress and school events.

* 9. Each child receives a high quality education at this school.

* 10. This school involves parents in the decision making process.

* 11. Flexible times are provided to allow parents to attend school functions and meet with teachers.

* 12. This school prepares students to deal with issues and problems they will face in the future.

* 13. Students see a relationship between what they are learning and their everyday lives.

* 14. Teachers use a variety of teaching strategies to help students learn.

* 15. Teachers give students extra help when it is needed.

* 16. This school recognizes the achievements of all students.

* 17. Teachers provide feedback and opportunities to help students improve their learning.

* 18. Staff members display a caring attitude toward students.

* 19. Students feel safe at this school.

* 20. Tobacco, alcohol and drugs are a problem in this school.

* 21. Violence and weapons are a problem in this school.

* 22. School rules and discipline procedures are clearly communicated to students and parents, and consistently enforced.

* 23. Students and staff demonstrate mutual respect.

* 24. My child has at least one adult at school he/she can turn to for help:

The following are in reference to all Federal Programs currently being implemented in our district: Title I - a program designed to help students meet the state benchmarks in reading, mathematics and language arts; Title II - a program designed to reduce the number of students per class and provide professional development for teachers;

* 25. In your opinion, Title I and/or Title II funds should be used to (mark all that apply):

* 26. Do you have any suggestions/comments that you feel would help improve Title I, Title II programs, and/or Parent Involvement at your child's school?

* 27. Would you be interested in joining the school's Title I Parent Advisory Committee? If YES, please provide contact information:

* 28. What are some workshops you would be interested in attending?

* 29. List any concerns that you have regarding your child's education:

The following questions are intended to measure the climate of your child's school and the district. School climate can be defined as the impressions, beliefs, and expectations about a school and the learning. Some elements of the school climate include safety, trust, respect, fairness, high expectations, and a welcoming environment. Results of this survey will be used to identify strengths and areas that need improvement in regards to the climate of schools in the District.

* 30. Students and staff demonstrate high levels of respect for one another.

* 31. Most of the staff has a high level of trust and respect in parents.

* 32. The majority of students feel valued and listened to.

* 33. I feel valued and listened to.

* 34. Classrooms are positive places where teachers maintain a positive atmosphere.

* 35. The teachers successfully create a sense of community in their classes.

* 36. Students learn to work together in the classroom.

* 37. The school recognizes and respects cultures reflected in the school make up.

* 38. Students speak about the school in proud, positive terms.

* 39. The school is an extension of the family.

* 40. The school is an important/active part of the community.

* 41. The school is in tune with students and the community.

* 42. I feel comfortable coming to my child's school.

* 43. The school is perceived as welcoming to all parents.

* 44. There is open and honest communication among staff, students and parents.

* 45. I have the opportunity to learn about what my child is doing/learning in school other than report cards that are sent home.

* 46. My child has access to the same level of education as other children in school.

* 47. My child has access to extra curricular activities such as band, sports, drama, etc.

* 48. The school has an excellent learning environment.

* 49. The school has a good public image.

* 50. Overall, the school performs well academically.

* 51. My child's teacher helps me help my child learn at home.

* 52. My child's teacher(s) care about him/her as a person.

* 53. I respect the school's teachers.

* 54. I respect the school's administrators.

* 55. The school board listens to parents.

* 56. I am proud of my child's school.

* 57. I am proud of the school district.

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