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The South Kingstown Board of Education would like to hear from you. Please take your time to answer the following questions as part of our Legacy Planning Process. Your thoughtful responses are very important to the success of the process and will help inform other research being performed – including focus groups that will be held in the next few months. Even if you have not been involved with the schools lately, we want to hear your general impressions of what may be needed to maintain and enhance the quality and competitiveness of our schools. If you don’t feel comfortable answering a question, feel free to leave it blank. This survey is anonymous, but the aggregate results will be shared at some future date.Thank you for your assistance with this.

* 1. Please use the slider to rate the extent to which you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of the quality of current educational and extra-curricular programs at SK Schools.

Very Unfavorable Impression (-10) NEUTRAL (0)
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* 2. Please use the slider to rate the extent to which you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of SK's school buildings and how well they are equipped to accommodate 21st century educational programming.

Very Unfavorable Impression (-10) NEUTRAL (0)
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* 3. Rate the following words (phrases) to the extent that each describes your vision for the future of SK schools:

  Not Important Somewhat Important Important Very Important Vital to the Future of SK Schools N/A
Stabilization (Keep things as they are)
Different Opportunities (Provide more variety)
Greater Opportunities (Expand on what SK has)
Cutting Edge
Cutting Costs
Community-Centric
Scaling Back
Equity
Innovation
Neighborhood Schools
Elementary Focus
Middle School Focus
High School Focus
Safe & Secure
New School(s)
Renovated Schools

* 4. Rate the importance of the following issues as they relate to the future of SK Schools:

  Not Important Somewhat Important Important Very Important Vital the the future of SK Schools N/A
Creating 21st century learning environments at ALL of the schools
Creating 21st century learning environments at the high school
Creating 21st century learning environments at each of the elementary schools
Creating 21st century learning environments at each of the middle schools
Ensuring that 21st century teaching methods are happening at all schools
Maintaining neighborhood schools
Creating greater efficiencies, while improving the schools and their programs
Reviewing grade configuration (Pk-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-12) to determine what is best for students moving forward
Reviewing elementary enrollment zones in an attempt to balance student population among schools
Ensuring that all students have equitable access to opportunities, support services and programs at all schools
Providing greater opportunities for students by closing school buildings and consolidating services

* 5. Rank the following issues as to their importance to the future of SK Schools. (You May Choose N/A if, in your view,  the choice doesn't belong on the list. Please read all the choices first and then decide which is your number one priority. As you answer, the list will automatically re-number your choices until you finish.)

* 6. In a few words or a phrase, describe your ideal school of the future. (30 characters or less)

* 7. Please use the slider to rate the extent to which you have a pessimistic or optimistic view concerning the long range future of SK Schools.

Very Pessimistic (-10) NEUTRAL (0)
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* 8. At the conclusion of this planning process, what would help you determine whether the process has been successful, regardless of outcome?

  Not Important to me Somewhat Important to me Important Very Important Vital to the success of the study
The process identified a clear long range vision for the schools
The process identified ways to balance enrollment at each of the elementary schools
The process identified ways to save money with the future use of school facilities
The process identified ways for the school department to become more efficient in its use of school facilities
The process identified ways to modernize school facilities
The process identified ways for the schools to become more innovative
The process identified new methods to address the needs of struggling students
The process allowed the community to voice its aspirations for improving schools

* 9. Which of the following BEST describes you? (Choose Only One)

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