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.

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

* 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.

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

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

* 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.

* 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.

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

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

* 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.

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

* 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

* 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

* 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

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

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