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1. Please indicate the school and grade level for the child whose experiences you will describe in this survey.
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AddisonBarron ParkJuana BrionesDuveneckEl CarmeloEscondidoFairmeadowWalter HaysHooverLucille NixonOhlonePalo VerdeResponse
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Please select one response from each drop down box.8.1% (96)4.1% (48)5.8% (69)13.0% (154)8.4% (100)10.6% (125)7.9% (94)9.0% (106)5.7% (68)8.6% (102)9.6% (114)9.1% (108)1,184
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Kindergarten1st2nd3rd4th5thResponse
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Please select one response from each drop down box.17.2% (201)17.8% (209)17.8% (209)16.8% (197)16.1% (189)14.2% (166)1,171

2. Please choose the phrase below that best describes your child’s classroom learning experiences this school year.
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 Too challengingAppropriately challengingNot challenging enoughNo opinion/don't know/unsureRating
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Mathematics2.5% (30)53.9% (646)43.0% (516)0.6% (7)1,199
Language Arts1.8% (21)74.6% (871)22.2% (259)1.5% (17)1,168
Science0.3% (3)70.7% (827)25.0% (292)4.0% (47)1,169
Social Studies0.7% (8)76.7% (894)14.8% (172)7.9% (92)1,166

3. Do you feel that your child needs extra help in math, in addition to what is already provided in the classroom, through the homework and/or other school programs and activities?
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Yes
37.2%443
No
62.8%749

4. Do you provide any kind of supplemental math assistance, outside of school, for your child?
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Yes
57.2%684
No
42.8%511

5. If your child received supplemental assistance in mathematics during the school year, please indicate the kind(s) of services he or she received, and the frequency of those services.
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 Not applicableLess than one hour per week1-2 hours per week2-4 hours per week4 or more hours per weekRating
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Private math tutor93.5% (651)1.7% (12)3.7% (26)0.9% (6)0.1% (1)696
Private math program after school or on weekends (e.g. Kumon, Score, F4E, Classic Math)78.4% (589)2.5% (19)14.0% (105)4.3% (32)0.8% (6)751
Cultural program with a math component94.2% (637)1.3% (9)1.9% (13)1.6% (11)0.9% (6)676
Supplemental math practice materials, not provided by the school (workbooks, software, web-based programs, etc.)44.5% (349)25.1% (197)23.0% (180)5.9% (46)1.5% (12)784
Comprehensive on-line math programs (as opposed to practice only) such as EPGY, CTY, or ALEKS79.4% (556)10.1% (71)7.6% (53)2.3% (16)0.6% (4)700
Regular math tutoring by sibling or parent43.8% (348)26.5% (211)20.6% (164)6.7% (53)2.4% (19)795
District-sponsored math program or math club (before or after school, or on Saturday)97.2% (652)0.9% (6)1.3% (9)0.6% (4)0.0% (0)671
Other (You may specify in comment box below.)87.1% (507)6.0% (35)4.8% (28)1.7% (10)0.3% (2)582
Other, specifically:
 
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6. Did your child receive supplemental assistance in mathematics during the summer of 2008?
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Response
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No.
81.7%967
Yes, district-sponsored summer program.
2.0%24
Yes, private summer program (perhaps including something listed in item 5 above)
16.3%193

7. If your child received supplemental assistance in mathematics this school year, please indicate the reasons for those services.
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 A main reasonPart of the reasonNot part of the reasonRating
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My child needs to be more challenged in math51.0% (284)23.2% (129)25.9% (144)557
My child needs a greater variety of math activities31.2% (159)34.2% (174)34.6% (176)509
My child needs to do better in math29.5% (144)25.4% (124)45.1% (220)488
My child needs more help to keep up with the classroom instruction in math17.5% (84)18.5% (89)64.0% (307)480
My child needs more help to compete with his or her peers in math12.8% (60)21.0% (98)66.2% (309)467
My child needs to improve his or her general organizational skills, time management, and/or study skills18.4% (89)33.0% (160)48.7% (236)485
My child needs more support for his or her learning needs/styles19.9% (94)23.0% (109)57.1% (270)473
My child likes math!42.9% (225)25.9% (136)31.2% (164)525
Other (You may specify in comment box below.)31.8% (78)10.2% (25)58.0% (142)245
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8. Do you regularly help your child with his or her math homework?
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Response
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Yes
46.5%545
No
53.5%626

9. If “Yes,” when you are helping your child with math homework, are the materials and/or the assignments from the school clear and understandable so that you feel you can effectively support your child’s learning?
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 Usually clear and understandableCould be more clear, more understandableThe materials are often confusing and/or not clearRating
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Math homework assignments and materials71.3% (476)23.4% (156)5.4% (36)668

10. Please feel free to comment below on this issue and/or the survey.
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