Saint Joseph Catholic High Parent Survey Winter 2009 - (copy)

High School Improvement Criteria WASC/WCEA



         

       

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A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Please, check the grade(s) in which your child/children are enrolled:*
    9th grade
    10th grade
    11th grade
    12th grade


  1. Check the number of years you have had children enrolled in this school (including this year):*
    1 year
    2 years
    3 years
    4 years


  1. Indicate your ethnic background (check all that apply)
    African American
    American Indian
    Asian
    Caucasian
    Hispanic
    Other


  1. Parent Education Level - Please indicate the correct level:
    No High School Diploma
    High School Diploma
    High School +
    Bachelor's Degree
    Master's Degree
    Doctorate Degree


  1. PART A
    The following are the WASC/WCEA criteria used in the accreditation process. Please rate Saint Joseph Catholic High School in each area, using the following scale.

    Scale Definition:
    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement Needed, 5 = No basis for judgement

    Scale Definition:

            1 2 3 4 5      
      has a clear statement of philosophy 1 5  
      reflects a commitment to its religious purpose 1 5  
      demonstrates a thoroughness of instruction  1 5  
      focuses on the needs of the whole person  1 5  
      recognizes parents as primary educators 1 5  


  1. Faculty/Faculty and Staff ranking:

    1= Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      committed to sharing Catholic values 1 5  
      dedicated to the school's philosophy 1 5  
      attentive to student needs 1 5  


  1. School Environment/Saint Joseph Catholic High School ranking:

    1= Outstanding, 2= Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgement

            1 2 3 4 5      
      nurtures students in a safe and healthy learning environment 1 5  
      emphasizes respect for one another in a Christian community 1 5  
      fosters service to others 1 5  


  1. Staff reporting progress of students' ranking:

            1 2 3 4 5      
      communicates effectively regarding individual student progress 1 5  
      . 1 5  


  1. School improvement process. Saint Joseph Catholic High School ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3= Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgement

            1 2 3 4 5      
      regularly reviews school needs 1 5  
      works toward accomplishment of objectives 1 5  
      demonstrates accountability to the school 1 5  


  1. School Leadership Administration ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      provides policies consistent with the school's philosophy 1 5  
      establishes clear lines of authority  1 5  
      creates organization structure to support and enhance learning 1 5  
      implements policies consistently  1 5  
      seeks input/participation from the school community 1 5  


  1. School Leadership Administration ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      encourages Catholic values 1 5  
      focuses on students achievement  1 5  
      encourages faculty and staff participation 1 5  


  1. Overall rating for Part A rankings:

    1= Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Rating forPart A 1 5  
      . 1 5  


  1. Part B: Curriculum and instruction:

    Please rank student learning at Saint Joseph Catholic High School:
    1= Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgement

            1 2 3 4 5      
      provides a challenging, comprehensive, and relevant curriculum 1 5  
      emphasizes student achievement 1 5  


  1. Please rank how well students learn at Saint Joseph Catholic High School:

    1= Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      provides a variety of learning experiences 1 5  
      motivates students to learn 1 5  
      addresses individual needs 1 5  
      utilizes technology in learning 1 5  


  1. Please rank how well student assessment is used at Saint Joseph Catholic High School:

    1= Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      evaluates student work consistently 1 5  
      uses standardized test programs to upgrade curriculum and instruction  1 5  


  1. Overall Rating for Part B ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Rating for Part B 1 5  
      . 1 5  


  1. Part C: Support for Student Personal, Spiritual and Academic Growth.

    Student support Saint Joseph Catholic High School ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      provides for extended learning activities 1 5  
      encourages safety and health education  1 5  
      provides for athletic pursuit for boys and girls 1 5  
      provides referral services for performing arts for academic and social clubs 1 5  
      initiates Christain sevice projects 1 5  


  1. Parent/ Community Involvement Saint Joseph Catholic High School ranking:

    1= Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment


            1 2 3 4 5      
      encourages parent participation in the work of the school  1 5  
      maintains involvement with civic, local community  1 5  
      provides home-school communication on academic performance on community events calendar 1 5  


  1. Over all rating for Part C:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Rating for Part C 1 5  
      . 1 5  


  1. Part D: Resource Management

    Resources Saint Joseph High School ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement Needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      maintains financial stability 1 5  
      provides functional instructional facilities  1 5  
      maintains adequate school instructional and athletic facilities 1 5  
      provides adequate religious facilities 1 5  
      allolcates resources for students learning 1 5  


  1. Resources Planning Saint Joseph Catholic High School ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      plans for long-range financial needs 1 5  
      utilizes available resourses  1 5  
      employs advancement and marketing strategies 1 5  


  1. Overall Rating for Part D ranking:

    1 = Outstanding, 2 = Good, 3 = Adequate, 4 = Improvement needed, 5 = No basis for judgment

            1 2 3 4 5      
      Rating for Part D 1 5  
      . 1 5  


  1. Summary Responses:
    1. What are the strengths of Saint Joseph Catholic High School:


  1. Summary Responses:
    2. Please list your suggestions for areas rated as " improvement needed. "


  1. Summary Responses:
    3. How could the school assist you in your role as a parent?


  1. Final Summary Response:
    4. General suggestions/comments