INTRODUCTION

We want to know your thoughts on a few things today, including

● how well we’re doing in welcoming and taking advantage of your involvement and engagement in our schools, and

● a few questions about NVUSD’s goals.

* 1. Please select the NVUSD school(s) that your student(s) attend. Or you may complete a separate survey for each school.

* 2. What is the primary language spoken in your home?

 

Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the statements in the categories below.

* 3. Input from parents and guardians in school and district decision making:

  Strongly agree Agree No opinion or not applicable Disagree Strongly disagree
3a. My involvement in my student’s education is valued at my school.
3b. I am involved or attend regularly a decision making committee at the site or district level. (Parent meetings, School Site Council, governing board meetings, parent advisory group, English Learner advisory Council, etc.)
3c. I am asked what I value about my school.
3d. I am invited to meetings at the school or district and asked to contribute to the group discussions. I believe my voice matters to the decisions made.
3e. I am invited to help plan family involvement activities.
3f. My student’s school is good about staying in touch with me.

* 4. Participation in programs:

  Strongly agree Agree No opinion or not applicable Disagree Strongly disagree
4a. When I volunteer at the school, I am given training and resources to do my task well, if needed.
4b. Parent meetings and activities at the school or district always have translation services so I don’t miss out on the information or discussion being address.
4c. I am invited to meetings so that I can learn about what is going on in the school.
4d. I receive information on what I can do at home to help my student improve or advance his/her learning.
4e. When my student’s school communicates with me, it is easy for me to read or understand.
4f. I have been given different options or ways that I can be involved with the school, either at the school itself, at home or in the community.
4g. I am invited to help plan family involvement activities.
4h. I am provided information about community services that help with my family’s needs. (health services, mental health services, counseling services, etc.)

* 5. Safety:

  Strongly agree Agree No opinion or not applicable Disagree Strongly disagree
5a. My student’s school is a friendly environment for students, parents and families.
5b. My student’s school is a safe place to learn.
5c. My student’s school respects all cultures and diversity.

* 6. Academics:

  Strongly agree Agree No opinion or not applicable Disagree Strongly disagree
6a. I receive information on what I can do at home to help my student improve or advance his/her learning.
6b. My elementary or middle school student’s teacher(s) ask to meet with me face to face at least once a year to talk about how my student is doing. (Don't have elementary or middle school students? Choose "no opinion/not applicable.")
6c. If I have a question, concern or comment about my student, the teacher(s) or principal/assistant principal gets back to me right away.
6d. I receive information on what my student should learn and be able to do in each grade in school.
6e. My student’s teacher(s) adjusts their teaching styles to meet the academic needs of my student.
6f. I believe my student is challenged by the school academic curriculum.
6g. My student receives the academic support needed to meet his/her individual needs.
6h. My student’s teacher(s) hold high expectations for my student.

* 7. Is NVUSD meeting its goals?

  Strongly agree Agree No opinion or not applicable Disagree Strongly disagree
7a. NVUSD graduates are prepared for college or a career after high school.
7b. All NVUSD students have access to the tools and resources they need to succeed.
7c. The skills that NVUSD students are taught (project-based learning and the 4 C’s of Critical thinking, Creativity, Communication and Collaboration) are appropriate for 2017 and beyond.
7d. NVUSD uses resources efficiently and effectively.
7e. My student(s) receive a quality education at NVUSD.
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