Parent Foundations Survey

Parent Foundations Survey

Purpose: To gather feedback regarding how parents and families are feeling about school safety and school climate. What are your perceptions of your school and your child’s experience? Please respond to every item. Base your responses on the experience of both you and your child(ren).

Important! This survey is anonymous. If you do have specific questions or concerns please include them at the end of the survey in the Additional Comments section with your name, if desired. If immediate information or assistance is needed please contact your child’s principal directly.


Thank you for taking the time to help us make our school a better place for everyone.

* 2. What grades are your children in at this school?

  6th 7th 8th
Boy(s)
Girl(s)

* 3. Does the school appreciate and honor all families and children’s backgrounds?

* 4. Overall, do you think the students at your child’s school treat staff with respect?

* 5. Overall, do you think the students at your child’s school treat each other with respect?

* 6. Overall, do you think teachers at your child’s school treat the students with respect?

* 7. How comfortable does your child(ren) feel asking for help from the adults at school?

* 8. To what extent does your child(ren) enjoy going to school?

* 9. How well do you believe your child’s school teaches the school wide expected behavior?

* 10. How well do you believe your child’s school is preparing him or her for the next academic year?

* 11. How often does your child’s teacher(s) communicate what the students are learning in class and how you can provide support at home?

* 12. How often do you initiate communication with your child’s teacher(s).

* 13. How well do you know your child’s friends?

* 14. How often do you and your child talk about his or her school experiences and relationships with friends?

* 15. Does your child feel a sense of belonging at his or her school?

* 16. Do you believe your child(ren) has sufficient opportunity for physical activity throughout the school day?

* 17. Do you believe your child(ren) is receiving the appropriate instruction in nutrition?

* 18. Does your child participate in the school meals program?

* 19. When making decisions to purchase school lunch, what is the decision based upon? (Please rank the following choices, 1 being the most important.)

* 20. Based on conversations with your child(ren), how does your child(ren) rate the food served in the cafeteria?

* 21. What are the most important aspects of meals served at school (lunches and snacks)? (Please rank the following choices, 1 being the most important.)

* 22. How well does the school communicate school wide activities, available resources and student supports with families?

* 23. Are you satisfied with opportunities for family involvement (events, educational opportunities, resources)?

* 24. If you have found it difficult to participate in family activities (parent conferences, evening events, etc.), is there anything we can do to make it easier for you to attend?

* 25. Which means of communication is your most preferred method to learn about your child’s education and school activities or resources?

* 26. Please check any of the following you would like more information on:

* 27. Thank you for taking the time to take this survey. Please remember this survey is anonymous. If you have specific questions or concerns please include them now with your name, if desired. If immediate information or assistance is needed please contact your child’s principal directly.

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