Mexico HS Student Needs Assessment

Student Instructions: The school counseling department (Student Services) wants to ensure we develop and provide programs that meet your needs and determine/know how well you believe the school counselor is meeting your needs.  Please be totally honest in your responses.  Only you will know the answers you provide as we include no student identifying information on this survey.  This survey will help us learn how many students need programs and activities on certain topics.  Thank you for helping us better meet your needs. PLEASE READ EACH STATEMENT AND MARK THE MOST APPROPRIATE ANSWER CHOICE FOR YOU.

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* 1. Answer each statement and check
how true it is.  I need help with the following PERSONAL concerns:

  Strongly Agree Agree Neither Agree nor Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
1. Making friends
2. Fitting in at school
3. Dealing with peer pressure
4. Making better decisions
5. Improving communications
6. Transitioning to a new school
7. Pregnancy Teen/Parenting
8. Getting involved in school activities
9. Dating or relationship issues
10. Concerns about alcohol and/or drug use
11. Helping myself (gaining more self-confidence)
12. Getting along with other students better
13. Getting along with better with family members
14. Feeling sad or depressed
15. Feeling suicidal
16. Grief over the loss of a loved one
17. Parental divorce or separation
18. Dealing with anger
19. Feeling stressed
20. Feeling anxious or irritable
21. Skills for resolving conflicts

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* 2. I need help with the following SCHOOL concerns:

  Strongly Agree Agree Neither Agree nor Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
22. Being more organized
23. Managing my time better
24. Improving study skills
25. Reducing test anxiety
26. Improving test-taking skills
27. Understanding what my test scores mean in relation to academic and career planning
28. Understanding the best careeer options for me
29. Planning my options after high school
30. The college application process
31. Understanding my learning style to improve how I learn
32. Knowing about and applying for scholarships and financial aid
33. Understanding graduation requirements

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* 3. Please check how much you agree with the following statements:

  Strongly Agree Agree Neither Agree nor Disagree Disagree Strongly Disagree
34. I know who my counselor is.
35. My counselor likes me.
36. My counselor is available to me when I need to see/him or her.
37. I feel comfortable going to see my counselor to get help with SCHOOL concerns.
38. I feel comfortable going to see my counselor to get help with PERSONAL concerns.
39. My classes keep me interested in the topic.
40. I like coming to school.
41. My teachers are willing to help me when I have questions.
42. My counselor has met with me individually at least once a year to help me plan my schedule for the next year.
43. The school is involved in my developing my education plan.
44. My counselor has met individually with me at least once to help me understand the relevance of the Regents and what my scores mean to me.
45. Someone in the school has regularly helped me plan for my future career.
46. There is at least one staff member in the school that I believe cares deeply about me and my success.

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* 4. Please check how much you agree with the following statements:

 
47. I have a clear career plan when I graduate.
48. I will stay in school until I graduate.
49. I will continue my education after high school.

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* 5. What grade are you in?

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* 6. What is your gender?

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