Please complete the questionnaire by checking the item that best represents your opinion.  Remember as you answer the questions that gifted programs cover the PACE Enrichment classes in grades K-2, the PACE classes for identified gifted students in grades 3-12, and the Pre-AP and AP classes offered in grades 6-12.  Please read the questions carefully to see which aspect of the program the questions are gathering information about.
 
U.S. Department of Education Jacob K. Javits Gifted & Talented Students Education Act #S206A030075.  Developed by Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska for the Arkansas Evaluation Initiative in Gifted Education.

Number of children you currently have in the  PACE program:

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* 1. Number of children you currently have in the  PACE program:

Please identify the grade level(s) of your child(ren) who are in the Whole Group Enrichment (K-2), PACE, Pre-AP and/or AP Classes.

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* 2. Please identify the grade level(s) of your child(ren) who are in the Whole Group Enrichment (K-2), PACE, Pre-AP and/or AP Classes.

Please check ALL statements that match your perceptions of the gifted programs in your child's school.

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* 3. Please check ALL statements that match your perceptions of the gifted programs in your child's school.

Which statement better reflects your opinion regarding the regular curriculum in your child's school?

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* 4. Which statement better reflects your opinion regarding the regular curriculum in your child's school?

Which statement better reflects your opinion regarding the gifted curriculum in your child's school?

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* 5. Which statement better reflects your opinion regarding the gifted curriculum in your child's school?

  PACE Curriculum Pre-AP Curriculum AP Curriculum
The gifted program curriculum is challenging.
The gifted program is not challenging.
I don't know.
How would you rate the communication between yourself and the teacher(s)?

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* 6. How would you rate the communication between yourself and the teacher(s)?

  PACE Teacher Pre-AP Teacher AP Teacher
The communication is excellent.
The communication is adequate.
The communication is poor.
The communication is inconsistent.
I don't know.
What means of communication do you think are most helpful in communicating with parents? (check ALL that apply).

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* 7. What means of communication do you think are most helpful in communicating with parents? (check ALL that apply).

How does your district involve parents in gifted programs? (check ALL that apply)

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* 8. How does your district involve parents in gifted programs? (check ALL that apply)

Which statement best reflects your perceptions of the quality of the gifted program?

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* 9. Which statement best reflects your perceptions of the quality of the gifted program?

  PACE Program Pre-AP Program AP Program
The program is excellent.
The program is very good.
The program is adequate.
The program is inadequate.
I don't know.
In which areas have gifted programs helped your child(ren) grow? (check ALL that apply).

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* 10. In which areas have gifted programs helped your child(ren) grow? (check ALL that apply).

Please rate the following according to your experience in the PACE program.

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* 11. Please rate the following according to your experience in the PACE program.

  Needs Improvement (1) Good (2) Excellent (3) N/A
K-2 Whole Group Enrichment
Identification Process
Pull-out Program (grades 3-6)
Seminar Classes (grades 7-12)
Scheduling
Please rank the following according to your experience with Pre-AP Gifted Programs.

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* 12. Please rank the following according to your experience with Pre-AP Gifted Programs.

  Needs Improvement (1) Good (2) Excellent (3) N/A
K-2 Whole Group Enrichment
Identification Process
Pull-out program (3-6)
Seminar Classes (grades 7-12)
Scheduling
Please rank the following according to your experience with the AP Program.

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* 13. Please rank the following according to your experience with the AP Program.

  Needs Improvement (1) Good (2) Excellent (3) N/A
K-2 Whole Group Enrichment
Identification process
Pull-out programs (grades 3-6)
Seminar Classes (grades 7-12)
Scheduling
What additional comments or suggestions do you have regarding Gifted Programs and your experience with it?

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* 14. What additional comments or suggestions do you have regarding Gifted Programs and your experience with it?

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