HISD Title I, Part A Parent and Family Engagement Survey, 2020–2021

Thank you for taking the time to complete the 2020–2021, HISD Title I, Part A Parent and Family Engagement Survey. The purpose of this annual survey is to see how well your child’s school partners with you and encourages your family’s engagement in your child’s education. The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Your feedback is anonymous. For your voice to be heard, you must submit this survey on or before May 7, 2021 for your child’s school. If you need assistance in completing this survey, please reach out to the Title I campus contact person at your child's school. Please remember: If all your children attend the same school, you only have to complete one survey. If you have children that attend different schools, you must complete a new survey for each different school.

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* 2. How many children do you have at this school (Choose one)?

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* 3. Are any of your child(ren) enrolled at this school identified as: (Check all that apply)

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* 4. Since October 19, 2020, my child(ren) attended this school: (Choose one)

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* 5. This year, I thought the following virtual meetings, trainings, and resources were helpful:

  No Yes I did not attend
A. Annual Title I Meeting/Title I Parent Meetings
B. Parent University Meetings
C. Open House
D. Any trainings or resources received to support my family’s needs at home. For example: family literacy, job skills, health and nutrition
E. Any trainings or resources received to help my child(ren)’s learning at home.  For example: tips to help with homework, homework policies, HISD Online Courses ex. “Parent Introduction to Virtual Learning”
F. Virtual curriculum night(s)
G. Any meetings about my child(ren) between me and the teacher, principal, assistant principal, or school staff. For example: parent/teacher conference, IEP or 504 meeting
H. School board or School PTA meetings

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* 6. Please tell us the reasons you did not attend the virtual meetings, trainings or events offered by the school: (Check all that apply)

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* 7. For the 2020–2021 year, my child(ren)’s school:

  No  Yes I am not sure
A. Provided me the Parent and Family Engagement Policy.
B. Provided me the School-Parent Compact.
C. Asked me to provide input on the Parent and Family Engagement Policy and School-Parent Compact.
D. Provided Title I information on the campus’ website.

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* 8. In my opinion, I feel that teachers, administrators, and staff supported my child(ren)’s individual needs and me by:

  Disagree Agree No Opinion
A. Talking to me about how well my child(ren) are doing on their school lessons.
B. Helping my child(ren) with their schoolwork and subjects they are struggling in during class time.
C. Providing me consistent communication, resources, and advice on how to help my child(ren)’s do better in school.
D. Providing my children extra help with their schoolwork (e.g., tutoring, afterschool programs, response to intervention [RTI]).
E. Encouraging me to join the PTO or school improvement teams.
F. Having staff and counselors available to help my child(ren).
G. Valuing my opinions and the role I play regarding my child(ren)’s educational success.
H. Encouraging me to observe my child(ren) in the classroom or during virtual learning.
I. Providing my family with information about community programs and services to get basic needs for my family.
J. Providing high-quality, meaningful education to my child(ren) that will prepare them for either the next grade level or graduation.
K. Providing high-quality meaningful education to my child(ren) that will prepare them for district and state exams.
L. Providing meaningful social skills opportunities and supports for my child(ren).
M. Providing support for my family when impacted by adverse events (e.g., natural disaster, loss of employment, loss of a family member, etc.)

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* 9. This year, I supported my child(ren)’s learning at home by:

  Never Sometimes Often
A. Helping my child(ren) complete schoolwork, homework, and other school projects.
B. Making sure my child(ren) pay attention during virtual classes.
C. Talking to my child(ren) about what they learned at school.
D. Seeking outside help to support my child(ren)’s learning. For example: tutor, therapist, medical support, social emotional, purchase materials and supplies.
E. Helping my child(ren) access the remote learning, learning apps, technology, instruction or upload class assignments.
F. Helping with the implementation of my child(ren)’s IEP and 504 (e.g., serving as personal aide, behavior plan, providing accommodations, daily skills supports, support during virtual therapy services, etc.).
G. Keeping track of my child(ren)’s screen time (e.g., television, smartphone, laptops, etc.)

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* 10. This year, barriers/challenges that limited my ability to support my child(ren) with school, or my participation in school activities included: (Check all that apply)

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* 11. I would like extra support from the school to help my child(ren) with: (Check all that apply)

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* 12. The racial/ethnic background I primarily identify with is: (Choose one)

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* 13. In our home, the primary language spoken is: (Choose one)

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* 14.  In our home at least one parent or guardian has a disability.

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* 15. In our home the highest level of education of a parent or guardian: (Choose one)

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