Which of the following describe your relationship with SJA? (Check all that apply.)

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* 1. Which of the following describe your relationship with SJA? (Check all that apply.)

Students, alumnae or parents of graduates, please enter years if indicated above.

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* 2. Students, alumnae or parents of graduates, please enter years if indicated above.

Location

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* 3. Location

What is your grade level?

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* 4. What is your grade level?

Do you think SJA is acting in accordance with its mission?

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* 5. Do you think SJA is acting in accordance with its mission?

Do you think that the mission (faith development, academic excellence, personal growth) is reflected in your life?

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* 6. Do you think that the mission (faith development, academic excellence, personal growth) is reflected in your life?

To what extent has SJA influenced your understanding of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church?

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* 7. To what extent has SJA influenced your understanding of the basic teachings of the Catholic Church?

To what extent do you think that SJA has helped you apply Catholic morality to real-world problems?

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* 8. To what extent do you think that SJA has helped you apply Catholic morality to real-world problems?

In your opinion, which classes or activities at SJA have made the greatest impact on your faith development? (Check all that apply.)

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* 9. In your opinion, which classes or activities at SJA have made the greatest impact on your faith development? (Check all that apply.)

Are you aware of the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph and how it relates to the mission and vision of SJA?

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* 10. Are you aware of the charism of the Sisters of St. Joseph and how it relates to the mission and vision of SJA?

Have you shared with your parents any of the charism themes of the Sisters of St. Joseph?

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* 11. Have you shared with your parents any of the charism themes of the Sisters of St. Joseph?

Do you think the curriculum is comprehensive in preparing students to be successful in college?

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* 12. Do you think the curriculum is comprehensive in preparing students to be successful in college?

If not, what areas do you think are relative strengths and what are areas for improvement?

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* 13. If not, what areas do you think are relative strengths and what are areas for improvement?

Please rate the following with regard to your academic experiences.

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* 14. Please rate the following with regard to your academic experiences.

  Always Usually Sometimes Never Unsure
I am provided with a challenging curriculum and learning experiences.
SJA prepares me to deal with issues I may face in the future.
SJA motivates me to learn new things.
SJA offers opportunities for my family to become involved in school activities and my learning.
SJA provides learning services according to my needs.
My teachers use a variety of teaching methods and learning activities to help me develop the skills I will need to succeed.
My teachers change their teaching to meet my learning needs.
My teachers explain their expectations for learning and behavior so I can be successful.
My teachers use tests, projects, presentations and portfolios to check my understanding of what was taught.
My teachers provide me with information about my learning and grades.
My teachers keep my family informed of my academic progress.
My teachers fairly grade and evaluate my work.
Do you think the current curriculum incorporates student-centered learning, blended learning (across curriculum) and project-based learning?

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* 15. Do you think the current curriculum incorporates student-centered learning, blended learning (across curriculum) and project-based learning?

  Sufficiently Sometimes Seldom Never
Student-centered learning
Blended learning
Project-based learning
Based on feedback from the Strategic Plan, SJA restructured the Academic Counseling Center, merging the grade-level counselors with the College Advising Center. Counselors meet once per semester with each student and hold small-group meetings once per semester. (These meetings are in addition to appointments students schedule as a need arises.)
In which areas has the Academic Counseling Center assisted you?

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* 16. In which areas has the Academic Counseling Center assisted you?

When did SJA start providing college advising to you?

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* 17. When did SJA start providing college advising to you?

Do you think the Academic Counseling Center provides the support needed to help students form career goals and expectations and clear educational pathways?

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* 18. Do you think the Academic Counseling Center provides the support needed to help students form career goals and expectations and clear educational pathways?

What additional services would you like to see the Academic Counseling Center provide?

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* 19. What additional services would you like to see the Academic Counseling Center provide?

Have you developed a skill or completed a project using the STEM Lab (robotics, 3D printing, coding, a new software application, engineering/design, science project)?

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* 20. Have you developed a skill or completed a project using the STEM Lab (robotics, 3D printing, coding, a new software application, engineering/design, science project)?

Placing a premium on 21st century learning, SJA opened an Innovation and Design Lab (I&D Lab) to begin the 2016-2017 academic year. The lab serves as both a design space and a classroom, emphasizing 21st century skills including collaboration, communication and creativity. Students utilize the six-step design thinking methodology – identify, interpret, ideate, invent, implement and improve – to solve challenges. The lab bridges the gap between art and engineering, teaching students how to creatively design solutions to real-world problems.
Have you developed a skill or completed a project using the I&D Lab?

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* 21. Have you developed a skill or completed a project using the I&D Lab?

Please rate the following with regard to your opportunities for personal growth at school.

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* 22. Please rate the following with regard to your opportunities for personal growth at school.

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know
There is at least one adult who knows me well and shows interest in my education and future.
SJA has programs and services to help me succeed.
SJA clearly explains its purpose and expectations to me.
Adults treat students with respect.
SJA applies rules equally to all students.
The faculty and staff have high expectations of me.
Please rate the additional items with regard to your opportunities for personal growth at SJA.

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* 23. Please rate the additional items with regard to your opportunities for personal growth at SJA.

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know
SJA offers leadership opportunities for me (Student Council, club officer roles, team captain roles, public speaking opportunities, community service roles).
SJA-facilitated clubs and co-curricular activities are attractive to me.
SJA ensures that student achievement is recognized.
SJA offers sufficient opportunities for intramural sports.
SJA offers sufficient opportunities for junior varsity and varsity sport participation.
Which are the most effective ways for SJA to keep you informed about what’s happening at school? Please check all that apply:

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* 24. Which are the most effective ways for SJA to keep you informed about what’s happening at school? Please check all that apply:

Do you know whom to contact at SJA regarding specific questions and needs?

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* 25. Do you know whom to contact at SJA regarding specific questions and needs?

Are the faculty and staff responsive to your requests and feedback?

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* 26. Are the faculty and staff responsive to your requests and feedback?

Construction on the Academy Student Center is complete. Parking will continue to be a focus as we manage the growth of our campus. Are there any other considerations you would like us to consider for facility development in the future?

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* 27. Construction on the Academy Student Center is complete. Parking will continue to be a focus as we manage the growth of our campus. Are there any other considerations you would like us to consider for facility development in the future?

Based on your most recent experience with SJA, please list three (3) key strengths of SJA.

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* 28. Based on your most recent experience with SJA, please list three (3) key strengths of SJA.

Based on your most recent experience with SJA, please list three (3) key opportunities for improvement at SJA.

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* 29. Based on your most recent experience with SJA, please list three (3) key opportunities for improvement at SJA.

Is there anything else you would like to share with the Strategic Planning Committee?

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* 30. Is there anything else you would like to share with the Strategic Planning Committee?

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