1. Parent LCAP Survey

The East Whittier City School District values the input of its parents as it prepares to evaluate the implementation of the Local Control and Accountability Plan and Annual Update for the 18-19 school year.  Please select the appropriate mark to indicate your opinion with each of the statements below.  If your children attend different schools within our District, please complete a survey for each child.

If your child receives special services or support for Gifted and Talented Education, English Learner, or has an Individualized Education Plan, please complete the questions at the end of the survey.

Please complete the following survey by Friday, November 16th, 2018.

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* 2. My child's classroom is clean.

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* 3. My child's school playground is clean.

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* 4. My child's school restrooms are clean.

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* 5. My child's school is in good repair.  (No safety hazards, chipping paint, broken water faucets, etc.)

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* 6. My child's school facilities have been upgraded using Measure R and Z funds (paint, roof, asphalt, flooring, lockers, etc.)

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* 7. My school provides textbooks and learning materials to support my child's learning of the California State Standards. (Common Core)

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* 8. My school provides technology to support my child's learning of the California State Standards. (Common Core)

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* 9. My school is teaching my child the California State Standards. (Common Core)

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* 10. For parents of Middle Schoolers only-
The 6th-8th-grade students have access to a variety of elective courses (band, art, STEM, etc.)

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* 11. For parents of Elementary Students only-
The K-5th-grade students in our District have access to visual and performing arts through the VAPA team (art, dance, music, & PE).

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* 12. My school is preparing my student for a successful life, college, and/or career.

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* 13. My school provides academic intervention and support for students who are not meeting grade level standards. (tutoring, Sat. School, etc.)

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* 14. My school is a safe place.

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* 15. My child feels safe in his/her classroom.

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* 16. My child feels safe outside of his/her classroom.

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* 17. My child looks forward to coming to school.

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* 18. My child is motivated to learn at school.

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* 19. My child receives encouragement on a regular basis by school staff.

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* 20. My school notifies me if my child is late or absent from school.

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* 21. My school works collaboratively with me to improve chronic absenteeism. [Chronic Absenteeism is defined as missing 10% or more of a school year--approximately 18 days a year]

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* 22. My school notifies me about programs and services to support my child would they have personal problems (counseling, mentoring, etc.).

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* 23. My school notifies me about any student discipline involving my child in a timely manner.

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* 24. My school notifies me about programs and services available to stop Bullying.

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* 25. My school notifies me about programs and services available to stop negative behaviors.

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* 26. Describe something that is especially positive about your school.

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* 27. My school encourages parent involvement by sending home calls/flyers/reminders inviting parents to meetings and events.

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* 28. Parent events are scheduled at convenient times for parents to attend.

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* 29. I feel comfortable participating in school activities and events.

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* 30. My school/District provides me with the resources needed to strengthen student learning at home.

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* 31. My school/District provides me with the trainings needed to strengthen student learning at home.

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* 32. My school/District provides incentives that encourage parent involvement (dinner/babysitting).

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* 33. My school effectively communicates my child's academic progress by sending home graded assignments/reports/and posting information on the Parent Portal. 

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* 34. Please write a brief answer to the following question in the space provided below:  What can your school/District do to improve and help motivate your child to succeed?

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* 35. My school is helping Special Education students meet their Individualized Educational Program goals and be proficient on the state and local tests.  [The Individualized Education Program, also called the IEP, is a document that is developed for each public school child who needs special education.]

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* 36. My school is helping English Learner students learn English as quickly as possible and be proficient on the state and local tests.  [English Learners, or ELs, are students who are unable to communicate fluently or learn effectively in English, who often come from non-English-speaking homes and backgrounds, and who typically require specialized or modified instruction in both the English language and in their academic courses.]

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* 37. My school is providing a high-quality educational program for my G.A.T.E. [Gifted and Talented Education] student.

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