Families with children in Faith Formation This survey is to better understand why you choose to send your children to a non-Catholic school. We appreciate your feedback! Question Title * 1. Do you currently send your child(children) to a Catholic school? Yes No Question Title * 2. If no, please indicate your reasons for not sending your child(children) to a Catholic school. (check all that apply) Too expensive Too religious Not enough extracurricular opportunities Not enough sports Class sizes too small Class sizes too large Not worth the money Our public schools are good No special education supports Do not feel welcome Catholic schools are for only the rich No diversity in student population Location is not convenient The buildings are not new We do not believe in religion We choose to home school our children We are not Catholic My child's friends go to the local public school I believe the teachers are not certified Other (please specify) Question Title * 3. Does your child(ren) attend Faith Formation classes at your local parish? Yes No Other (please specify) Question Title * 4. If yes, please indicate which parish they attend Faith Formation. Question Title * 5. What do you like most about your child(ren)'s school? Academically rigorous - college prep Extracurricular activities Sports program Diverse student population No tuition Class size is perfect Moral and ethical development Location is convenient Busing is available Pre-care and after-care available Hot lunch program School serves breakfast Special education program New building and facilities Classrooms integrate technology New sports field and facilities Excellent teachers Personal attention by teachers and staff Other (please specify) Question Title * 6. What kind of school does your child(ren) attend? (Click all that apply) Public elementary school Public middle school Public high school Charter elementary school Charter middle school Charter high school Vocational high school Other private elementary school Other private middle school Other private high school We home school our child(ren) Other (please specify) Question Title * 7. Please indicate the grade(s) of your child(ren). Choose all that apply Pre-K Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade Question Title * 8. How satisfied are you with the quality of your child's education? Very satisfied Satisfied Neutral Dissatisfied Very dissatisfied Question Title * 9. If you consider your town's public schools "good", please define "good". Rigorous academics Good SAT and ACT scores High graduation rate Excellent athletic program New building and facilities Require community service projects Graduates get into prestigious colleges Small class sizes Individual attention Support system for students who learn differently Extensive extra-curricular activity choices Morals and ethics integrated into curriculum Low expulsion rate Teachers are certified High MCAS scores Other (please specify) Question Title * 10. Would you recommend your child's school to families in search of a school? Yes No Unsure Question Title * 11. How do you like to obtain information about schools in your area? (check all that apply) Word of mouth from friends and family Facebook Other social media Radio Print ads Local newspaper or newsletter I do not actively seek information about schools TV commercials Outdoor billboards Other (please specify) Question Title * 12. If tuition was free, would you consider sending your child(children) to a Catholic school? Yes No Other (please specify) Question Title * 13. Please describe your image of Catholic education Thank you for your feedback!