Thornburg Middle School Parent Survey - 2007

Please take this survey so that TMS may better serve your needs and the needs of your student!



  1. Current grade level(s) of your student(s):
    6th
    7th
    8th


  1. I feel welcome at Thornburg Middle School.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. My child has at least one teacher that knows him or her well.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Sufficient guidance and counseling services are offered to students.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. I am knowledgeable of various counseling services; i.e. peer mediation, BINT, JAFA, Jaguar Buddies.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Opportunities for after-school social activities are provided for students.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. The school library and media services enhance the instructional program for my child.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. The library is open and accessible when my child needs resources.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. The school provides opportunities for students to develop good attitudes and standards for themselves.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Students have the opportunity to participate in exploratory experiences/elective classes.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Teachers provide instructional assistance to students that need additional or remedial help.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Physical education classes stress health instruction, physical fitness and lifetime sports.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Teachers use a variety of teaching methods other than simple lecture and textbook use.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Students have the opportunity to apply their basic skills through projects and hands-on activities.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. The instructional program challenges my child.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. The homework assigned aids in the understanding of what my child learns in class.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Opportunities are provided for my child to use technology, such as computers, at school.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Teachers maintain open communication with parents, informing us of our child’s progress at school.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. Opportunities are provided for parents to have conferences with teachers.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. The Spotsylvania County Code of Student Conduct sets clear expectations for students.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. My child feels safe at school.
    Strongly Agree
    Agree
    Disagree
    Strongly Disagree
    I don't know


  1. My child is able to handle the homework load for her/his classes.
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. My child understands the importance of attending school on a daily basis.
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. I am checking my child’s assignments, monitoring his/her agenda, and/or aiding my child with homework.
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. Major discipline problems are handled and resolved by school administrators in a timely manner.
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. The principal and assistant principal are accessible to parents.
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. The principal is the instructional leader at this school.
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. This is the type of school I want my child to attend.
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. The school building and grounds are well maintained (clean, repaired, supplied, etc.).
    Agree
    Disagree
    Neutral


  1. Thornburg Middle School strengths:


  1. Thing(s) I would change about Thornburg Middle School: