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PARENT/FAMILY CLIMATE SURVEY

Childs/Childrens Social-Emotional Experiences and Perceptions


My child looks forward to going to school every day
My child has no fears or anxieties about school
My child feels that his/her teacher cares about him/her
My child feels that his/her principal cares about him/her
My child enjoys lunch time
My child enjoys recess
My childs experience on the bus to and from school is positive
My child enjoys all his/her fine arts classes (PE, art,music,library,technology)
My child has sufficient time and opportunities to be creative
My child has sufficient time and opportunities to develop good friendships at school
My childs unique circumstances and/or conditions are addressed by the school in positive manner
My childs hard work and good behavior is rewarded and/or recognized
My childs homework is reasonable and helps him/her better understand what is taught in class
My child deals with homework assignments without stress or anxiety
My childs overall attitude toward school is a positive one

Parent Teacher Relationships


I have a good working relationship with my childs teacher
My childs teacher cares about my child
My childs teacher answers any questions or concerns I have promptly
Teachers value parents opinions and input
Teachers and parents are able to work together as partners

Parent Principal and Parent Upper Administration Relationships


I have a good working relationship with my childs principal
My childs principal cares about my child
My childs principal answers any questions or concerns I have promptly
My principal values parents opinions and input
My principal works well with parents
My principals academic goals and expectations are in the best interest of the children
The assistant superintendent and the superintendents primary concern is the success and happiness of our
children
The assistant superintendent and the superintendents goals and decisions for the district are based on what is
in the best interest of the children
The assistant superintendent and superintendent work well with parents
The assistant superintendent and superintendent respect and care about our teachers

Curriculum, Common Core Standards and Testing


The grading system accurately reflects my childs achievements
The grading system and report cards are instructive and helpful to me as a parent
The curriculum is challenging
The curriculum is filled with important and essential learning that my child needs to be successful in the future
The curriculum fosters a love of learning
The curriculum provides opportunities for creativity
The curriculum fosters critical thinking
I understand what Common Core Standards are

Agree

Disagree

Not
Applicable

The district has educated parents adequately on the purpose and effects of Common Core Standards for our
schools
The new Common Core Standards benefit my childs learning
Standardized tests and assessments do not cause my child stress or anxiety
The district makes parents aware of the number of and dates scheduled for standardized tests and assessments
for my child
Testing is not affecting my childs positive attitude towards school
Testing is not detracting from in class teaching time
Testing is helping my child get the extra help and interventions he/she needs
I am concerned about the upcoming PARCC test
I would like district to provide me more information about standardized testing and PARCC

Psychologist and Social Workers


The psychologist/social workers care about our children
The psychologist/social workers have all the resources they need in order to help our children deal with any
problems/issues they have
The psychologist/social workers respond quickly to any of my concerns

Additional comments or suggestions:


Use this space to elaborate on those statements with which you disagreed.

Also, What do you like best about our school/district?

What do you like least about our school/district?

What is one suggestion youd like to offer to improve our school/district?