1. Perception Survey of Fairmont Area Schools - External Stakeholders

The Fairmont Area School Board is developing a strategic plan. The School Board is soliciting input from school district residents and staff. The purpose of this perception survey is to provide input on the process of determining what the school district is doing well and areas that might need attention or focus as a part of the strategic planning process. This survey is provided by the Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA), which is assisting the School Board. The material collected through the survey will help shape the strategic plan priorities. Survey responses are confidential. All responses will be collected and analyzed by MSBA. Please complete this survey by 10:00 p.m., April 13, 2017. Thank you for your participation.

* 1. Please select the title or role that best reflects the underlying basis or foundation for your responses. Use only one response.

* 2. The purpose of this perception survey is to provide input on the process of determining what the school district is doing well and areas that might need attention or focus as a part of the school district's strategic planning process. Please rate each indicator on the level you agree it is in place in your school district. Decide the importance of each indicator using the scale provided (SD=Strongly Disagree, D=Disagree, A=Agree, SA=Strongly Agree, DK=Don't Know).

  SD=Strongly Disagree D=Disagree A=Agree SA=Strongly Agree DK=Don't Know
School district facilities are safe, secure, and well maintained.
I am satisfied with the school district's budget and use of funds.
I am satisfied with the overall condition of the school district's playgrounds and outdoor areas.
In general, I am satisfied with the support staff of the school district.
I am satisfied with the level of communication from the school district.
I am satisfied with the overall condition of the school district's buildings.
The school district does an excellent job of educating all students.
In general, I am satisfied with the teachers of the school district.
I am satisfied with the opportunities the school district's co-curricular program provides for students.
Overall, I have a positive impression of the school district.
In general, I am satisfied with the school board of the school district.
I would recommend the school district to a family that is searching for a new place to live.
I am satisfied with the overall condition of the school district's athletic fields.
I am satisfied with the academic program of the school district.
In general, I am satisfied with the administration of the school district.
I am satisfied with the overall condition of the school district's athletic facilities.
I am satisfied with the overall condition of the school district's fine arts facilities.
If you would like additional opportunity for input on the status of the school district, please attend the "Community Listening Session" scheduled for Thursday, April 6, 2017.   Please check the district web site, or call the school district office at 507-238-4234, for the exact time and location of the "Community Listening Session."

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