Please complete the following survey as carefully and openly as you can. Your responses will help your school better understand and address the needs of all of its students. Your responses are completely anonymous. Thank you for your help.

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* 1. What is your gender?

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* 2. What is your Race/Ethnicity? (Select ALL that apply)

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* 3. For each of your parents/step-parents/legal guardians (up to two), what best describes his/her highest level of education? (For each parent/guardian, select ONE)

  Some high school coursework High school graduate Some college coursework Bachelor's degree Coursework or degree beyond Bachelor's
Parent/guardian 1:
Parent/guardian 2 (if applicable):

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* 4. Which one of the following categories best describes most of the classes that you took during high school? (Select ONE)

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* 5. How would you describe yourself as a student during high school? (Select ONE)

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* 6. What is your parents’/guardians’ combined wages or salaries per year?

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* 7. Have you ever or are you currently receiving special education services?

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* 8. Which of the following courses did you complete, or are you currently taking, during high school?

  None 1-2 courses 3-4 courses 5 or more courses
Advanced Placement (AP) Courses: (Select ONE)
Took college course(s) for college credit while in high school: (Select ONE)

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* 9. How many years (as of June 2017) did you attend this high school? Please count only years spent in grades 9 - 12. (Select ONE)

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* 10. What are your plans in the next two years? (Select ONE)

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* 11. If you plan on furthering your education, what field of study are you most likely to select in college or trade school? (Select ALL that apply)

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* 12. Use the statements below to tell us about your reading experiences at this school.
(For each statement, select ALL that apply. If none apply, leave blank.)

  Career and Technical English Science Social Studies
Reading is challenging for me in these subject areas:
I experienced opportunities to read and talk with peers or in small groups during class time in these subject areas:
I experienced opportunities to listen to the teacher talk about how to read effectively in these subject areas:
The teacher shared strategies to help understand required readings in these subject areas:
Books at different levels of reading difficulty were available to help me understand course concepts in these subject areas:

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* 13. When I'm reading for school: (Select ALL that apply)

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* 14. I use a variety of tools and strategies to help understand assigned readings, such as: (Select ALL that apply)

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* 15. Approximately how many hours do you spend reading in a typical week?

  0 1 2-3 4-5 6-7 8-10 11+
Assigned reading FOR class:
Personal reading NOT for class:

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* 16. Teachers believed that I could be successful in learning Mathematics:

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* 17. I am good at Mathematics:

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* 18. In what school-sponsored, extra-curricular activities did you participate during high school? (Select ALL that apply)

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* 19. In a typical 7-day week during the school year, about how many hours do you do the following outside of school? (Number of hours per week)

  1 hour or less 2-3 hours 4-7 hours 8 hours or more
Completing homework for class
Studying for tests or quizzes
Using technology for school assignments
Participating in school-sponsored activities (clubs, athletics, student government, etc.)
Participating in non-school sponsored activities or hobbies (clubs, athletics, community theater, church-related activities, or other personal interests)
Working for pay
Doing volunteer work
Exercising for personal fitness
Watching television, movies, Netflix, hulu, etc.
Playing video games
Using technology for personal interest (including talking on the phone, texting, and social media)
Spending time with friends in person
Participating in family commitments (chores, caring for siblings or relatives, etc.)

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* 20. For each of the experiences described below, please select the choice that best reflects how often you had that experience at this high school. (For each statement, select ONE choice)

During my years at this high school, I experienced:

  Often Sometimes Rarely Never
Coursework that seemed worthwhile and relevant to my life
Lessons that allowed me to explore in depth topics that interested me
Lessons that helped me learn to use tools, including computers, to access and process information
Teachers who were clear about how I was expected to behave
Teachers and administrators who communicated with my family regarding my education and college and career plans
Opportunities to display my learning through projects, portfolios, or presentations
Teachers who gave me clear feedback about how well I was doing and what I needed to do to succeed
Opportunities to apply what I was learning to complex real-world issues or problems
Lessons that required collecting, analyzing, and interpreting real-world data
Opportunities to connect my coursework with possible careers
Challenging coursework that caused me to think deeply about ideas and put them together in new ways
Teachers who demanded my best efforts
Teachers who had high expectations for students like me
Opportunities to work with and get to know people of different backgrounds or skill levels
Fellow students who knew me well and cared about me as a person
Fellow students who made me feel that I had an important contribution to make to my school
Opportunities to work with other students on projects that seemed worthwhile
Opportunities to talk with other students about important ideas
Opportunity to select a wide variety of course options and electives
Teachers who knew their subject well
Teachers who explained their subject clearly
Teachers who knew me well and cared about me as a person
Teachers who made me feel that I had an important contribution to make to my school
Teachers who asked me how I learn best
Teachers who personalized learning for me
A school environment safe from intimidation and harassment
A school environment safe from physical violence
Being picked on or bullied by another student
Witnessing an act of bullying
At least one adult at my school that I could count on to help and support me if I needed assistance
Opportunities to obtain assistance with selecting and/or applying for college or other training program
Opportunities to work with community members to address community issues or problems

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* 21. Think about how well prepared you feel for what follows high school. Please grade your high school on how well you think it prepared you: (For each question, select ONE grade)

  A B C D Fail
For employment
For further education
For personal life

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* 22. How much has your experience at this high school contributed to your development in the following areas?

  Very much Some Very little Not at all
Acquiring skills for a job after completing high school
Writing effectively
Speaking effectively
Thinking critically (reasoning, asking “Why?”)
Developing creative ideas and solutions
Reading and understanding challenging materials
Using technology to gather and communicate information
Working well with others to complete a task
Learning independently
Applying school-based knowledge to everyday life
Learning what life is like for other people in your community outside of school
Developing career goals
Understanding why what you learn in school will be important for life after high school
Understanding yourself
Treating people with respect
Developing personal beliefs and values

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* 23. Based on your experience at Washtenaw International High School would you recommend this school to other students?

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* 24. Think about any experiences you had at Washtenaw International High School that may have interfered with you being as successful as you wanted to be.

If you could change anything about your experiences at Washtenaw International High School, what would you change?

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* 25. Please add below any additional comments about your experiences at Washtenaw International High School.

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