Thank you to the over 400 parents, staff, and other community members who participated in our strategic long-term plan survey! The survey numbers and comments will be invaluable to the long-range plan committee during their meetings the week of Nov. 13th.
Here are some of the general numbers:
54% have lived in the school district 11 or more years;
have lived in the school district 7-10 years;
have lived in the school district 4-6 years;
have lived in the school district
have lived in the school district less than one year
72% have school-age children
Good education program for tax dollars?
10% Can't Say
What's most important to respondents?
- Mandated programs like math, English, science
- Programs not legally required like fine arts, foreign language
- Reasonable class sizes
- Extracurricular activities
- Technology in the classroom
3% Can't Say
Child's academic needs met?
15% Can't Say
Instruction is rigorous and engaging?
10% Can't Say
District 153 offers well-rounded education?
7% Can't Say
Child's social and emotional needs met?
23% Can't Say
Child feels safe at school?
19% Can't Say
Strong parent and community participation?
12% Can't Say
Good communication between school district and community?
13% Can't Say
Greatest strengths of the school district?
- Quality staff
- Quality curriculum
- Variety of programs and services
- Extra-curricular activities
- Parent interest/involvement
Satisfied with child's education?
17% Can't Say