Please answer all questions in relation to this current school year. We are interested in what your experiences are with regard to engagement and connectedness at our school. Please be serious when answering the following questions. This survey is anonymous, so please be as honest as you can. Our district takes your thoughts, feelings and opinions very seriously and we would like your input so that we can improve the climate at your school.

* 1. How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree Nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
I feel close to people at this school.
I am happy to be at this school.
I feel like I am part of this school.
The teachers at this school treat students fairly.
I feel safe in my school.
I try hard to make sure I am good at my schoolwork.
I try hard at school because I am interested in my work.
I work hard to try to understand new things at school.
I am always trying to do better in my schoolwork.

* 2. At my school, there is a teacher or some other adult....

  Not At All True A Little True Pretty Much True Very Much True
who really cares about me.
who tells me when I do a good job.
who notices when I'm not there.
who listens to me when I have something to say.
who believes that I will be a success.
who knows about one activity or passion I have outside of school.

* 3. This year, how safe do you feel when you are at school?

* 4. This year, how safe do you feel on your way to and from school?

* 5. This year, if you take the bus to school, how safe do you feel on the bus?