We are working to improve our school. This survey is to find out what you think about: student safety; how students interact with each other; how students and staff members interact with each other; rules, expectations, and procedures; how student feel about the school in general; how staff members interact with parents/families; how staff members interact with each other; behavior management and discipline procedures; and potential problems.

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

* 1. What is your gender?

* 2. What grade are you in?

* 3. School District

* 4. Tell us how you feel about student safety at this school.

  I agree I disagree
I feel safe in the cafeteria/lunchroom.
I feel safe in the hallways.
I feel safe in the locker rooms/gym.
I feel safe in the restrooms.
I feel safe in the courtyard/commons area(s).
I feel safe when taking the bus (or walking) to and from school.
I feel safe in the parking lot.
I feel safe in my classrooms.
If students knew that another student was involved in something illegal or dangerous (to the student him/herself or someone else), they would let a staff member know.

* 5. Tell us how you think students at this school generally interact with each other.

  I agree I disagree
It is easy for students to make friends.
Students treat each other respectfully in the cafeteria/lunchroom.
Students treat each other respectfully in the hallways.
Students teat each other respectfully in the locker rooms/gym.
Students treat each other respectfully in the courtyard/commons area(s).
Students treat each other respectfully in the bus loading/unloading areas.
Students treat each other respectfully when they are on the buses.
Students treat each other respectfully in the parking lot.
Students treat each other respectfully in their classrooms.

* 6. Tell us how you think students and staff members interact with each other at this school.

  I agree I disagree
Students treat staff members with respect.
Staff members are friendly and helpful to students.
Staff members are supportive of students.
Staff members treat students fairly.
Staff member treat students respectfully.
Staff members encourage students to do their best.
Staff members let students know when they do things right.
If students have a problem they can't solve on their own, they know they can go to a staff member for help.

* 7. Tell us about the communication of behavioral rules and expectations, and classroom procedures at this school.

  I agree I disagree
Students have been taught the rules and expectations for behavior in the cafeteria/lunchroom.
Students have been taught the rules and expectations for behavior in the hallways.
Students have been taught the rules and expectations for behavior in the locker rooms/gym.
Students have been taught the rules and expectations for behavior in the courtyard/commons area(s).
Students have been taught the rules for behavior in their classrooms.
Students have been taught the rules regarding appropriate conduct in the restrooms.
Students have been taught the rules and expectations for behavior in the bus loading/unloading areas.
Students have been taught the rules and expectations for behavior when riding the bus (or walking) to and from school.
For most classes, teachers give students a course syllabus (i.e., a description of course objectives, assignments, and timelines).
For most classes, teachers do a good job of making sure students understand the grading procedures and policies.
For most classes, teachers do a good job of making sure students know how they can get help if they fall behind.

* 8. Tell us how you feel toward this school in general.

  I agree I disagree
I am glad to come to the school most of the time.
I believe that the work I do at the school is important.
I am proud to be part of the school.

* 9. Tell us whether you think the following issues represent problems at this school.

  I agree I disagree
Inappropriate student language is a problem.
Students having weapons is a problem.
Drug/alcohol/tobacco use by students is a problem.
Theft or damage of personal property by students is a problem.
Theft or damage of school property by students is a problem.
Student cliques (i.e., students excluding other students) are a problem.
Students physically hurting (e.g., hitting, pushing, grabbing, kicking) other students is a problem.
Students threatening or bullying other students is a problem.
Students picking on (or harassing) other students is a problem.

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