Invitations to take the survey were sent to parents and employees via email. Students were invited to take the survey at school. Non-parent patrons were invited by distributing hundreds of invitations at various local businesses. Responses included:
574 total participants took the survey 240 were students
216 were parents
9 were non-parent patrons
27 were classified employees of the district
69 were certified employees of the district (teachers) 10 were district leaders
200+ open-ended comments were also received
Student priorities ranking highest included regular attendance at school, paying attention to the teacher and completing assignments; with homework completion not far behind.
Parent priorities ranking highest included ensuring regular student attendance, ensuring students come to school prepared to learn and helping with homework; with reading daily with their child not far behind.
School Staff priorities ranking highest included technical competence, trustworthiness and friendliness; with hard working and being a good example not far behind.
Teacher priorities led with creating a nurturing learning environment, followed by regular attendance at school and profession, ethical and legal behavior / good example for students; with plans and carries out effective instruction so all students are learning at their level and using a variety of learning activities not far behind.
School leader priorities ranking highest included creating a shared vision, understanding student needs and helpfulness; followed by solving problems and collaborating with parents, teachers and the community.
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