Survey of Parents and Guardians

Part A (Please circle YES, NO or Not Sure)

1. I know the vision of the school, and I understand it.

2. I know and understand all of our school’s policies and code of conduct and behaviour.

3. The staff of the school is professional and holds high support and expectations for all students.

4. I understand our school’s policy on homework.

5. Staff members hold themselves accountable for students’ academic success.

6. Our school keeps me informed about changes to programs and routines.

7. I understand how the school measures my child’s progress.

8. The school makes parents feel welcome in the school when we need support.

9. I know whom to contact on the school committee for suggestions and problems we face.

10. I would like to become more involved in the school for students’ learning.

Part B (Please circle the number that best describes your feelings about each of the following statements)

1. Our school’s vision for education and student achievement is communicated clearly.

2. The principal and school management promote the school’s vision properly.

3. The school improvement plan is available to review.

4. I am able to say exactly what our school cares about most.

A safe, orderly environment

1. Our school is a safe place to learn, work, and visit.

2. The principal and school management promote the school’s vision properly.

3. The school improvement plan is available to review.

4. I am able to say exactly what our school cares about most.

High expectations

1. The principal and teachers at our school believe that all students can learn and achieve.

2. Our school’s principal and teachers are role models for good citizenship and positive behaviour.

3. Teachers appreciate my child for his or her achievements.

A focus on high levels of student achievement

1. I receive information about the National curriculum or child’s learning outcomes.

2. The students at our school spend most of their time engaged in activities that are directly related to learning.

3. My child’s homework comes with clear instructions (e.g., expectations, due dates).

4. I receive ideas from the school about activities that I can do with my child to help him/her learn.

Instructional leadership

1. Our school principal understands that he/she will be held accountable for the academic results achieved by students in our school.

2. The principal and teachers communicate their expectations for student success clearly

Frequent monitoring of student progress

1. My child’s teacher provides me with information about my child’s progress properly

2. The teachers lets me know how my child’s assignments are graded and papers are marking

3. The assessment system of the school is clear and easy for our understanding.

4. School contacts me if my child is having difficulties.

5. I attend parent-teacher meeting and discuss the progress of my child effectively.

Strong home-school relations

1. Our school involves parents in school planning.

2. Our school involves parents in the development of various policies (e.g., on homework, on behaviour).

3. I receive invitations to school events well in advance.

4. I feel that parents’ concerns are well represented by the school committee.

5. I receive information about school activities timely.

6. I have opportunity for volunteer at the school.