First Day of School Student Survey

I want to know what you think!

This is not a test. There are NO wrong answers. I want to know what you think about your classes, homework, and clubs here at LCHS.

Your answers are confidential. No one will be told what you answered.



  1. How much do you agree with teh following statement about LCHS?

    I worry about crime and violence in school?
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with teh following statement about LCHS?

    Students at this school are often teased or picked on.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with teh following statement about LCHS?

    Students at this school are often threatened or bullied.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with teh following statement about LCHS?

    I feel safe when security is present.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with teh following statement about LCHS?

    I sometimes stay home because I don't feel safe at school.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How safe to you feel outside around the school?
        1 2 3 4
    Not safe  
    Somewhat safe  
    Mostly safe  
    Very safe  


  1. How safe do you feel traveling between home and school?
        1 2 3 4
    Not safe  
    Somewhat safe  
    Mostly safe  
    Very safe  


  1. How safe do you feel in the hallways and bathrooms of the school?
        1 2 3 4
    Not safe  
    Somewhat safe  
    Mostly safe  
    Very safe  


  1. How safe do you feel in your classes?
        1 2 3 4
    Not safe  
    Somewhat safe  
    Mostly safe  
    Very safe  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Don't really care about each other.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Like to put others down.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Help each other learn.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Don't get along together very well.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Just look out for themselves.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Treat each other with respect.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Stop and think before doing anything when they get angry.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Do their share of the work when we have group projects.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Give up when they can't solve a problem easily.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Get into arguments when they disagree with people.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Do their best, even when their school work is difficult.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Think it's OK to fight if someone insults them.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Do all their homework.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Say mean things to other students when they think the other students deserve it.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Try to work out their disagreements with other students by talking to them.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Think it's OK to cheat if other students are cheating.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about students in LCHS:

    Most students in LCHS:

    Try to do a good job on school work even when it is not interesting.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Often connect what I am learning to life outside the classroom.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Encourage students to share their ideas about things we are studying in class.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Often require me to explain my answers.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Really care about me.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Help me make up work after an excused absence.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Give me feedback on my assignments that helps me improve my work.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Often assign homework that helps me learn.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following statements about your teachers:

    My teachers:

    Think all students can do challenging school work.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    Adults in this school are often too busy to give students extra help.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    Adults in LCHS apply the same rules to all students equally.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    I wish I went to a different school.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    I can get extra help at school outside of my regular classes.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    An adult at this school has helped me plan for life after high school.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    When students in this school already know the material that is being taught, the teacher gives them more-advanced assignments.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    In my classes, we often discuss different interpretations of things we read.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    Students in this school are expected to take four years of math.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    Students in this school are expected to take four years of science.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    Students in this school are expected to take more than two years of a foreign language.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    Students in this school are encouraged to take advanced classes, such as honors, Advanced Placement (AP), or International Baccalaureate (IB), or classes that lead to professional certification.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. Please indicate how often you have done the following last year in school:

    Last year, how often have your teachers given you an assignment to:

    Write a research paper of 5 or more pages using multiple sources of information.
        1 2 3 4
    Never  
    1 or 2 Times  
    3 or 4 Times  
    5 or More Times  


  1. Please indicate how often you have done the following last year in school:

    Last year, how often have your teachers given you an assignment to:

    Write a paper in which you defended your own point of view or ideas.
        1 2 3 4
    Never  
    1 or 2 Times  
    3 or 4 Times  
    5 or More Times  


  1. Please indicate how often you have done the following last year in school:

    Last year, how often have your teachers given you an assignment to:

    Make a formal presentation to a class about something you read or researched.
        1 2 3 4
    Never  
    1 or 2 Times  
    3 or 4 Times  
    5 or More Times  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    There is an adult in this school who I can go to if I need to talk about a personal issue.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    My teachers are available to talk if I have a problem.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. How much do you agree with the following:

    If something was bothering me, my teachers would be willing to listen to me.
        1 2 3 4
    Strongly Disagree  
    Disagree  
    Agree  
    Strongly Agree  


  1. During your time in high school, how often have you talked to a counselor at school in depth about planning for college?
        1 2 3 4
    Never  
    1 or 2 Times  
    3 or 4 Times  
    5 or More Times  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Discuss your point of view about something you've read.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Write a paper or essay of three or more pages.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Rewrite a paper or essay in response to comments.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Discuss connections between a reading and real life people or situations.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Discuss how culture, time, or place affects an author's writing.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Write a few paragraphs to answer questions about a reading.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Explain how writers use tools like symbolism and metaphor to communicate meaning.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Improve a piece of writing as a class or with partners.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. In your ENGLISH class last year, how often did you do the following:

    Debate the meaning of a reading.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Never  
    Once or Twice a Semester  
    Once or Twice a Month  
    Once or Twice a Week  
    Almost Every Day  


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered/sponsored here at LCHS.

    School sport or cheerleading.
    Yes
    No


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered here at LCHS.

    Arts or music group (for example, band, chorus, theater, or photography club)
    Yes
    No


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered here at LCHS.

    Organization or club based on nationality, culture, or ethnicity.
    Yes
    No


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered here at LCHS.

    Academic club or competition
    Yes
    No


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered here at LCHS.

    Club or organization that provides community service (for example, Key club)
    Yes
    No


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered here at LCHS.

    School yearbook, newspaper, or literary magazine.
    Yes
    No


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered here at LCHS.

    Student council or student government.
    Yes
    No


  1. DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR, do you plan to participate in any of the following activities outside of regular class hours? Include only activities that are offered here at LCHS.

    Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)
    Yes
    No


  1. Other club committee, or organization not included in the previous questions (for example, chess club, computer club).
    Yes
    No


  1. This year, about how many hours PER WEEK will you spend working for pay?
    None
    1-10 hours/week
    11-20 hours/week
    21-34 hours/week
    35+ hours/week


  1. To what extent do the following describe you:

    I finish whatever I begin.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Not Like Me At All  
    Not Much Like Me  
    Somewhat Like Me  
    Mostly Like Me  
    Very Much Like Me  


  1. To what extent do the following describe you:

    I am a hard worker.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Not Like Me At All  
    Not Much Like Me  
    Somewhat Like Me  
    Mostly Like Me  
    Very Much Like Me  


  1. To what extent do the following describe you:

    I continue steadily towards my goals.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Not Like Me At All  
    Not Much Like Me  
    Somewhat Like Me  
    Mostly Like Me  
    Very Much Like Me  


  1. To what extent do the following describe you:

    I don't give up easily.
        1 2 3 4 5
    Not Like Me At All  
    Not Much Like Me  
    Somewhat Like Me  
    Mostly Like Me  
    Very Much Like Me  


  1. FOR AP ENGLISH LITERATURE STUDENTS ONLY - ENGLISH 12 AND ETYMOLOGY STUDENTS ANSWER "N/A":

    Do you plan on taking the AP English Literature exam this upcoming Spring?
    Yes
    No
    N/A





English Teacher
Loudoun County High School
Leesburg, VA