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Lincoln Heights Parent Opinion Survey 2013 1. Grade Level Answer Options K 1 2 3 4 5

64.6% 17.9% 76.5% 58.5% 54.5% 43.2%

Response Count 31 10 39 24 24 19

Strongly Agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Does not apply or I do not know

2013 Rating Average

2011 Rating Average

Difference

47 35.88%

81 61.83%

3 2.29%

0 0.00%

0 0.00%

3.34

3.18

0.16

53

76

2

0

0

3.39

3.33

0.06

40.46%

58.02%

1.53%

0.00%

0.00%

58

72

0

0

1

3.45

3.46

-0.01

44.27%

54.96%

0.00%

0.00%

0.76%

72

55

2

0

2

3.54

3.52

0.02

54.96% 58 44.96%

41.98% 67 51.94%

1.53% 2 1.55%

0.00% 0 0.00%

1.53% 2 1.55%

3.44

3.39

0.05

3.39

3.43

-0.04

3.51

3.22

0.29

3.46

3.30

0.16

3.46

3.29

0.17

3.44

3.30

0.14

3.44

3.28

0.16

Rate of Return

3. Quality of Education - Rating based on 4 point Scale Answer Options My child is given challenging work in all classes. Percent My child’s school provides a high quality of educational programs. Percent I am aware that my school’s goals for student achievement are in the areas of reading, writing, and math. Percent I am comfortable contacting the school when I have concerns about academics. Percent Learning is engaging for my child. Percent Students and teachers regularly use technology in the classroom. Percent Tutoring or extra help from teachers is easily accessible for my child. Percent I am pleased with the reading program at my child’s school. Percent I am pleased with the math program at my child’s school. Percent I am pleased with the science program at my child’s school. Percent I am pleased with the social studies program at my child’s school. Percent

50

69

3

0

9

38.17%

52.67%

2.29%

0.00%

6.87%

59

54

1

1

16

45.04%

41.22%

0.76%

0.76%

12.21%

61

67

2

1

0

46.56%

51.15%

1.53%

0.76%

0.00%

60

68

1

0

1

46.15%

52.31%

0.77%

0.00%

0.77%

58

68

2

0

2

44.62%

52.31%

1.54%

0.00%

1.54%

56

67

2

1

5

42.75%

51.15%

1.53%

0.76%

3.82%


Answer Options I am pleased with the specials/electives at my child’s school. Percent Technology is used in a frequent and meaningful manner to support my child’s learning at school. Percent

Strongly Agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Does not apply or I do not know

2013 Rating Average

2011 Rating Average

Difference

42

67

5

0

17

3.32

3.22

0.10

32.06%

51.15%

3.82%

0.00%

12.98% 3.36

3.33

0.03

44

72

2

0

13

33.59%

54.96%

1.53%

0.00%

9.92%

Strongly Agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Does not apply or I do not know

2013 Rating Average

2011 Rating Average

Difference

62 47.33% 62 47.33%

65 49.62% 67 51.15%

3 2.29% 1 0.76%

0 0.00% 0 0.00%

1 0.76% 1 0.76%

3.45

3.31

0.14

3.47

3.42

0.05

68

57

4

0

1

3.50

3.41

0.09

52.31%

43.85%

3.08%

0.00%

0.77%

85

41

5

0

0

3.61

3.61

0.00

64.89% 64 48.85% 52 39.69%

31.30% 65 49.62% 64 48.85%

3.82% 1 0.76% 12 9.16%

0.00% 1 0.76% 1 0.76%

0.00% 0 0.00% 2 1.53%

3.47

3.50

-0.03

3.29

3.20

0.09

68

53

3

2

5

3.48

3.53

-0.05

51.91%

40.46%

2.29%

1.53%

3.82% 3.47

3.53

-0.06

3.48

3.42

0.06

3.27

3.20

0.07

3.39

3.30

0.09

3.41

3.31

0.10

3.57

3.45

0.12

3.58

3.45

0.13

3.34

3.26

0.08

4. School Climate - Rating based on 4 point Scale Answer Options My child’s school has a safe and orderly environment. Percent My child feels that school is a safe place to learn. Percent I am comfortable contacting the school when I have concerns about school safety or a student behavior. Percent Visitors to the school must check into the office and sign in. Percent The buildings and grounds are clean and safe. Percent Bullying is not tolerated at my child’s school. Percent My child is not personally aware of the presence of drugs at his/her school. Percent My child is not personally aware of the presence of alcohol at his/her school. Percent This school promotes respect among students from various backgrounds. Percent Students in my child’s school are well behaved, overall. Percent The rules are fair. Percent Discipline of my child has been handled fairly. Percent Teachers seem to really care about the students. Percent The principal (and assistant principals) seem to really care about the students. Percent The superintendent and district administration seem to really care about students. Percent

65

54

3

2

6

50.00%

41.54%

2.31%

1.54%

4.62%

65

64

2

0

0

49.62% 42 32.06% 57 43.51% 54 41.54% 76 58.02%

48.85% 79 60.31% 70 53.44% 57 43.85% 52 39.69%

1.53% 7 5.34% 2 1.53% 3 2.31% 0 0.00%

0.00% 0 0.00% 2 1.53% 2 1.54% 1 0.76%

0.00% 3 2.29% 0 0.00% 14 10.77% 2 1.53%

76

51

0

1

2

58.46%

39.23%

0.00%

0.77%

1.54%

46

61

2

3

19

35.11%

46.56%

1.53%

2.29%

14.50%


Answer Options I feel welcome in my child’s school. Percent Bus transportation is safe and efficient. Percent School meals are appealing and healthy. Percent

Strongly Agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Does not apply or I do not know

2013 Rating Average

2011 Rating Average

Difference

81 61.83% 22 16.92% 41 31.30%

47 35.88% 27 20.77% 72 54.96%

1 0.76% 7 5.38% 11 8.40%

1 0.76% 1 0.77% 7 5.34%

1 0.76% 73 56.15% 0 0.00%

3.60

3.50

0.10

3.23

3.24

-0.01

3.12

3.13

-0.01

Strongly Agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Does not apply or I do not know

2013 Rating Average

2011 Rating Average

Difference

68

61

1

0

1

3.52

3.44

0.08

51.91%

46.56%

0.76%

0.00%

0.76% 3.43

3.41

0.02

3.33

3.26

0.07

3.46

3.37

0.09

3.40

3.45

-0.05

3.59

3.51

0.08

3.45

3.36

0.09

3.43

3.32

0.11

3.41

3.41

0.00

3.53

3.49

0.04

3.82

3.82

0.00

3.65

3.61

0.04

3.53

3.49

0.04

5. Parent Involvement and Communication - Rating based on 4 point Scale Answer Options I am proud to have my child attend Scottsbluff Public Schools. Percent I receive adequate communication from my child’s teachers. Percent I utilize the school district webpage when I need information. Percent When I have concerns about my child, I have support at the school. Percent I receive enough communication from the school to keep me informed. (School newsletter, parent notes, autodialer etc.) Percent My child reads (or I read to my child) on a regular basis. Percent Homework is meaningful and adequate. Percent I am aware of what my child’s homework is each day. Percent I am provided adequate opportunities to volunteer at school. Percent I attend special programs and events at my child’s school. Percent My student’s graduation from high school is important to my family. Percent I am treated courteously by school office personnel. Percent I am treated courteously by district office personnel. Percent

62

63

6

0

0

47.33%

48.09%

4.58%

0.00%

0.00%

47

60

9

0

14

36.15%

46.15%

6.92%

0.00%

10.77%

61

64

2

0

4

46.56%

48.85%

1.53%

0.00%

3.05%

61

63

5

2

0

46.56%

48.09%

3.82%

1.53%

0.00%

78

52

1

0

0

59.54% 64 48.85% 63 48.09%

39.69% 60 45.80% 59 45.04%

0.76% 4 3.05% 7 5.34%

0.00% 1 0.76% 0 0.00%

0.00% 2 1.53% 2 1.53%

55

71

2

0

3

41.98%

54.20%

1.53%

0.00%

2.29%

70

58

1

0

1

53.85%

44.62%

0.77%

0.00%

0.77%

105

23

0

0

3

80.15% 88 67.18% 56 42.75%

17.56% 39 29.77% 46 35.11%

0.00% 3 2.29% 1 0.76%

0.00% 0 0.00% 0 0.00%

2.29% 1 0.76% 28 21.37%


Answer Options I understand how and why decisions are made at my school and within the school district. Percent My child has access to a computer and the Internet at home. Percent

Strongly Agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Does not apply or I do not know

2013 Rating Average

2011 Rating Average

Difference

51

66

7

0

7

3.35

3.28

0.07

38.93%

50.38%

5.34%

0.00%

5.34%

74

44

7

2

4

3.50

3.35

0.15

56.49%

33.59%

5.34%

1.53%

3.05%

Beginning (well below expected standards)

2013 Rating Average

2011 Rating Average

Difference

3.26

3.18

0.08

6. Overall School Quality: Answer Options I evaluate my child's school as . . . Percent

Advanced (beyond expected standards) 41 31.54%

Proficient (at expected standards) 82 63.08%

Progressing (approaching expected standards) 7 5.38%

0 0.00%

Lincoln Heights 2013 parent survey