Thank you for participating in this survey. Please respond to each question candidly and accurately based on your own experience. Your teacher and your principal will not look at your answers. Someone from outside your school will share the results of the total survey with the school staff - but - individual students will not be identified.

Question Title

* 1. Please answer what you really think and feel. You do not have to answer any question that you do not want to answer.

  Strongly Disagree Disagree Undecided Agree Strongly Agree
1. The administration of the school is responsive to students’ needs.
2. The principal really cares about students.
3. My parents are informed about the good things I do at school.
4. Problems in this school are solved by students and staff.
5. I feel satisfied with my progress in school.
6. I spend most of my class time working by myself on written class assignments.
7. I usually understand my homework assignments.
8. My homework assignments help me do better in class.
9. Teachers in my class try different kinds of instruction to help students learn (discussion, group work, lecture, etc.)
10. Teachers are available when I need to talk with them.
11. Most students treat teachers with respect in this school.
12. Teachers treat students with respect.
13. Teachers know and treat students as individuals.
14. The rules of the school are fair.
15. I enjoy coming to school.
16. I can count on teachers and staff members to listen to my side of the story.
17. It is easy to talk with teachers.
18. My teachers make it clear to me when I have misbehaved in class.
19. Teachers and staff seem to take a real interest in my future.
20. Many students are publicly recognized and rewarded for improvements and achievements in their classes.
21. In this school, students who get high grades are respected by the other students.
22. Students are publicly recognized for their outstanding performances in speech, drama, art, music, etc.
23. Teachers offer time before or after school to give additional help in a subject.
24. When I do well, my teachers praise me.
25. I try hard to succeed in my classes.
26. I believe that teachers expect all students to learn.
27. In my classes I am learning the things that I need to know to prepare me for the future.
28. Teachers really believe that I can achieve academically.
29. Students are frequently rewarded or praised by faculty and staff for following school rules.
30. I am encouraged to question and discuss the subject matter in my classroom.

Question Title

* 2. Please answer what you really think and feel. You do not have to answer any question that you do not want to answer.

  Less than 25% Approximately 25% Approximately 50% Approximately 75% Approximately 100%
The percentage of my teachers who make me feel that they really care about me.
The percentage of my teachers who seem to know if something is bothering me.
The percentage of my teachers who really try to understand how students feel about things.
The percentage of my classes where student behavior is under control.
The percentage of my classes that I dislike because of the way other students behave.
The percentage of my classes that seem to make the teacher angry.
The percentage of my classes where student behavior is a problem.
The percentage of my classes where my classmates behave the way my teacher wants them to.
The percentage of my classes where students treat the teacher with respect.
The percentage of my classes that stay busy and don’t waste time.
The percentage of my teachers who explain things another way if I don’t understand something.
The percentage of my teachers who know when the class understands, and when we do not.
The percentage of my teachers who think we understand even when we don't.
The percentage of my teachers who have several good ways to explain each topic that we cover in class.
The percentage of my teachers explain difficult things clearly.
The percentage of my teachers who ask questions to be sure we are following along when s/he is teaching.
The percentage of my teachers who ask students to explain more about answers they give.
The percentage of my teachers who accept nothing less than our full effort.
The percentage of my teachers who don’t let people give up when the work gets hard.
The percentage of my teachers who want us to use our thinking skills, not just memorize things.
The percentage of my teachers who want me to explain my answers—why I think what I think.
The percentage of my classes where we learn a lot almost every day.
The percentage of my classes where we learn to correct our mistakes.
The percentage of classes that do not keep my attention—I get bored.
The percentage of my teachers’ who make learning enjoyable.
The percentage of my teachers’ who make lessons interesting.
The percentage of classes where I like the ways we learn.
The percentage of my teachers’ who want us to share our thoughts.
The percentage of my classes where students get to decide how activities are done.
The percentage of my teachers’ who respect my ideas and suggestions.
The percentage of my teachers’ who post learning targets and help us achieve them.
The percentage of my teachers’ who take the time to summarize what we learn each day.
The percentage of my teachers’ who check to make sure we understand what s/he is teaching us.
The percentage of my teachers’ who give helpful comments to let us know what we did wrong on assignments.

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