Student Survey

All the Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Miami are accredited. The accreditation process requires the gathering of information from many sources. The following survey has been developed by the Center for Catholic School Effectiveness, School of Education, Loyola University, Chicago in partnership with the Roche Center for Catholic Education, Lynch School of Education, Boston College (2012).

Instructions

The purpose of this survey is to find out your opinions about your school. Read each statement and choose the response that most closely matches your opinion. Please answer each question honestly. Your response will be completely confidential.

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* 1. Gender:

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* 2. Race:

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* 3. Ethnicity:

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* 4. Religious Affiliation:

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* 5. Grade:

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* 6. Number of years I've attended this school:

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* 7. Catholic Identity Defining Characteristics

  Strongly Agree (5) 4 3 2 Strongly Disagree (1) Don't Know
1.My school teaches me to love Jesus.
2.In my school, we pray throughout the day.
3.We do things at my school to serve the poor and those in need.
4.All students in my school learn about Jesus and what Catholics believe.
5.There are crucifixes and other Catholic symbols throughout the school.
6.My school strives to be excellent in all areas.
7.My school offers extra-curricular activities and service projects.
8.Adults in my school show that they care about how students are doing.
9.It is important at my school to learn what is right and what is wrong and act accordingly.
10.Students at my school know how to behave and respect others so that everyone can learn.
11.Even during subjects other than religion, we learn to act accordingly to what Jesus has taught us and to help make the world a better place for everyone.
12.The principal leads us in prayer, is involved in school Masses, and makes sure everyone knows that my school is a Catholic school.
13.The teachers in my school teach and act in a way that shows they understand Catholic values and beliefs.
14.The principal and teachers at my school show respect for parents/guardians and keep them well informed about their students and the school.
15.My school works together in ways that shows respect for everyone's unique talents.
16.My school is a community that welcomes everyone.
17.The students in my school know that the school is a part of the Archdiocese of Miami and connected to the Archbishop.
18.The principal finds ways to help teachers, staff, students, and parents work together in striving for excellence in all aspects of the school.

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* 8. Catholic Identity Program Effectiveness

  Strongly Agree (5) 4 3 2 Strongly Disagree (1) Don't Know
1.Everyone in the school community--administrators, faculty, staff, students, parents/guardians, alums, and supporters--knows and understands the school's mission.
2.Our school's mission effects everything we do.
3.Our school's mission statement clearly says that we are a Catholic school.
4.Religion classes in our school are very important, and are taught by knowledgeable teachers.
5.In all subjects, teachers help students think about how Gospel values and Catholic beliefs can help to make the world a better place.
6.Our school provides opportunities outside the classroom for students to develop their faith and participate in Mass, sacraments, and prayer.
7.Our school provides opportunities outside the classroom for students to participate in service activities that are tied to our Catholic social teachings with an opportunity for reflection.
8.In our school, adults do service on behalf of the poor and those in need.
9.The principal, teachers and staff serve as role models of the faith and service to students.
10.In our school, adults take time to pray together.
11.The principal makes sure that we have a successful school.
12.The principal involves everyone in the school community to make sure that everything we do furthers the school's mission and vision.
13.the principal finds ways to help teachers, staff, students, and parents work together in striving for excellence in all aspects of the school.

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