Screen Reader Mode Icon Check SCREEN READER MODE to make this survey compatible with screen readers. Parent Survey - January 2023 North Bridge Academy's mission is to empower and equip students with dyslexia to embrace their strengths, realize their potential and fulfill their aspirations. Your input is extremely helpful to the Board of Directors and the administration in the fulfillment of our mission. The survey asks 23 questions. It should take between 10-20 minutes to complete. Topics addressed are school culture, safety, communication, enrichment, speaking events and fundraising. THANK YOU! OK Question Title * 1. School Culture: How would you describe our school's culture to a friend? Please provide three descriptors. Descriptor 1 Descriptor 2 Descriptor 3 OK Question Title * 2. School Culture: Could the school culture be more inclusive? If so, what suggestions can you share? North Bridge Academy does an excellent job of creating an inclusive culture North Bridge Academy does a good job of creating an inclusive culture North Bridge Academy is doing a fair job of creating an inclusive culture This is an area for improvement for North Bridge Academy Suggestions? OK Question Title * 3. School Culture: There is a strong school spirit. Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 4. School Safety: My child feels physically safe at school at all times. Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 5. School Safety: The school's emergency procedures and practices are clear. Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree I don't have enough information to answer Additional comments? OK Question Title * 6. Social Emotional Support/Counseling: Has North Bridge Academy met your expectation in meeting your child's social and emotional needs? Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree OK Question Title * 7. Social Emotional Support/ Counseling: North Bridge Academy supports the social-emotional needs of my child. Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree OK Question Title * 8. Communication: I get school communication from the following sources (check all that apply): Narwhal News Homeroom newsletters Fellow parents Please share ideas or comments for improving parent communication OK Question Title * 9. Communication: My child's teacher(s) communicate in a timely matter about my child's progress and any academic or social challenges they experience. Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neither agree, nor disagree Slightly disagree Strongly disagree Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 10. Communication: We strive to ensure our progress reports communicate accurately and thoroughly your child's academic progress and social development. In student progress reports, what sections do you find most helpful? Progress Grid (ranging from "in development" to "shows mastery") Narratives written by teachers They are equally important Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 11. Schedule: Parent-Teacher conferences are held at the end of November. Do you feel that this timing is: Too soon in the school year Too late in the school year At the right time in the school year No preference Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 12. Schedule: Currently, Parent-Teacher conferences are held two times a year (December and March). What is your preference for the number of P-T conferences in a school year? I prefer 2 conferences I prefer 3 conferences Either option is fine with me OK Question Title * 13. Academics: North Bridge Academy's curriculum and instruction are highly effective for my child(ren). Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 14. Academics: The teachers at NBA are knowledgeable and highly qualified. Strongly agree Agree Somewhat agree Somewhat disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 15. Enrichment - Outdoor Education: My child looks forward to outdoor ed A great deal A lot A moderate amount A little Not at all No opinion/Does not apply Additional Comments: OK Question Title * 16. Enrichment - Outdoor Education: These trips (please check all that apply): build independence deepen friendships develop my child's appreciation for nature cause my child anxiety OK Question Title * 17. Enrichment: Please rank the enrichment classes your child most enjoys (1 = most satisfying, 5= least satisfying). 1 2 3 4 5 ART 1 2 3 4 5 MUSIC 1 2 3 4 5 P.E. 1 2 3 4 5 STEM 1 2 3 4 5 THEATRE OK Question Title * 18. Clubs: Please list clubs and after-school activities that you would like to see NBA offer. OK Question Title * 19. Speaking Events: Please rank your interest in attending events on the following topics (1 = most interested, 5= least interested). 1 2 3 4 5 6 ADHD 1 2 3 4 5 6 Anxiety 1 2 3 4 5 6 Dyslexia 1 2 3 4 5 6 Neuro-science research on cognition 1 2 3 4 5 6 Social-emotional growth 1 2 3 4 5 6 Social media influence OK Question Title * 20. Fundraising: What time of year do you make the majority or your total charitable donation? Please choose one option. End of calendar year Annual Fund - no matter what time of the school year the ask is made Spring Auction Decline to state Additional comments: OK Question Title * 21. Fundraising: If the Spring online auction were eliminated would this change your giving to the Annual Fund? Definitely Probably Probably would not Definitely would not OK Question Title * 22. What grade is your child? Lower School Middle School OK Question Title * 23. My child has been a North Bridge Academy student for: This is my child's first year at NBA This is my child's second year at NBA My child has been at NBA for 2+ years OK THANK YOU FOR COMPLETING THIS SURVEY!