Title IA Parent Survey

Dear Parent,

Please take a few moments and complete one survey per child at CCS. We value your opinion as a school partner and participant in our annual needs assessment process in school improvement. Your answers will help us decide how to best use our resources for improving the education of the students in our community. Your answers are confidential and you will never be identified.

Thank you very much for your help.

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* 1. In my school district, I am a parent of a child who attends:

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* 2. In which of the following programs does your child participate? (Please select all that apply)

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* 3. Parents and visitors feel welcomed and valued when visiting school.

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* 4. Informative meetings and learning opportunities for family members are planned at different times of the day and week to ensure that all family members are able to participate.

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* 5. Did you or a member of your family attend formative meetings and learning opportunities during the school year?

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* 6. My school/district offers a clean and safe school environment.

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* 7. Parents receive timely information in a variety of ways such as:  conferences, district/school website, email, home visits, newsletters, school events, parent information packets and telephone calls.

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* 8. Parents are encouraged to communicate to school staff any concerns they may have related to their child's academic progress.

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* 9. Parents are provided with regular reports of their child's educational progress.

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* 10. Parents are provided with assistance in understanding standardized tests and academic achievement standards.

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* 11. Have you used Parent Portal to monitor your child's progress?

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* 12. What is the best way for the school to communicate with you?

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* 13. Did you or a member of your family volunteer in some way at the school?

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* 14. Volunteers are welcomed and appreciated by school staff.

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* 15. Volunteers are given helpful guidance, suggestions and materials by the school that allow them to best use their skills and talents when volunteering.

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* 16. Parents are included in the decision-making process for developing the school's parent involvement plan, school improvement plan and the school/parent compact.

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* 17. Parents are included in making decisions related to the education of their children.

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* 18. My child's school encourages parents to help with their child's education by providing learning activities that can be done at home.

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* 19. Which of the following topics would you like to receive more information about?

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* 20. When is the best time for you to attend parent events?

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* 21. Teachers are able to provide ideas to parents that help students do well in school.

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* 22. My school/district makes sure that all students have the help and support they need to be successful in school.

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* 23. The administrators, teachers and staff at my child's school are effective

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* 24. My school/district experiences low teacher and school leader turnover.

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* 25. My child's school offers the resources, technology and materials needed to offer an excellent educational opportunity.

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* 26. Our schools are required to set aside money that they receive for parent involvement activities that will actively engage parents in the academic achievement of their children.  What are your suggestions for how this parent involvement money can best be spent?

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* 27. How do you feel parent involvement can be strengthened or improved upon at your school or district?

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* 28. What do you feel are the greatest strengths of our district and your child's school?

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* 29. What things do you feel need to be most improved upon within our district and your child's school?

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* 30. Additional Comments:

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