School Improvement/Title I Parent Survey 2019

Please complete the following questions regarding the educational programming at Tamaroa Grade School District #5.  Your input is used in prioritizing and designing curriculum that fits the needs of our students as well as improving the overall quality of the school.  Your responses also help to determine the allocation of Title Grant funding for purchasing educational materials and supplies. Thank you for your time and dedication to helping our school improve!  - Mr. Hamil 

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* 1. Please answer the following statements about our school climate/atmosphere.

  Strongly Disagree Disagree No Opinion Agree Strongly Agree
I find the school building welcoming and inviting.
I am treated courteously when I visit the school.
I believe the school to be a safe and clean environment for teaching and learning.
The school administrator is approachable and helpful.
Teachers are friendly and helpful.
Training about educational issues is available to me. 
It is easy to contact school administrators, teachers and staff. 
My child's teachers communicate with me often. (In verbal and written forms and grade reporting)
If I have a question about what my child is learning, I feel comfortable in asking teachers or administration.  
The school has a website that is current and updated frequently. 
School meetings that involve parents are held at convenient times.  
I make myself available for conferences requested by my child's teacher.
I am aware of my child's academic strengths and challenges. 

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* 2. What methods of communication do you prefer to keep you informed of the latest happenings at your child's school? (You may choose more than one.)

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* 3. Do you have access to the Internet at home on a daily basis?

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* 4. As a parent/guardian, what types of activities would you be able to be involved in during the upcoming school year? (You may check more than one.)

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* 5. As a parent, do you have any suggestions for specific trainings that would be beneficial to your child's teacher(s) or other parents?  (You may check more than one.)

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* 6. Please rank the following subject areas/programs in order, according to what you feel is needed most by the students. 

  Not Necessary Slightly Necessary Of Average Importance  Mostly Necessary Extremely Necessary
Reading
Math
Writing
Science
Social Studies
Computer/Technology Skills 
English/Language Arts 
Fine Arts (Art and Music)
Language Development 
Guidance/Counseling
Cultural Activities
Health Services 
Psychological Services
Social Work 

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* 7. I am able to communicate easily with my child's teacher as needed.

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* 8. How often do you communicate with your child's teachers?  (This includes phone calls, emails, written notes, agenda books, etc.)

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* 9. I understand my child's grades, report cards and state assessment scores.

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* 10. My child receives academic assistance when needed. 

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* 11. If available, I would utilize a "Parent Resource Center" at my child's school.  A Parent Resource Center is a collection of materials that can be checked out to help parents provide educational support to their child at home.  This may include books, activity kits, lists of helpful websites, etc.  

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* 12. Would you be willing to provide parent input as part of a School Improvement/ Title I committee?   The commitment would likely be two meetings per year and emails as needed to gather information.

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* 13. Would you be interested in attending adult education classes held during an evening or weekend?  Topics could include beginning computer classes, photography, crafts/hobbies or other personal enrichment classes for adults.  

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