Virtual High School Summer Academy Parent Survey 2011

This survey is designed to gain feedback from parents of students participating in online courses through the 2011 Virtual High School Summer Academy program.

Name (optional): 


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. I am the parent of a student in*
    the York County School Division.
    another school district.


  1. My child completed grade ____ last school year.*


  1. The orientation training prepared my child to start his/her online class.*
    Yes
    No


  1. Rate the effectiveness of your training based on the following scale (1 = poor and 5 = Superior).*
    1 2 3 4 5


  1. Compared to required attendance in a face-to-face school, rate the flexibility of learning online (select from the drop-down menu).  *


  1. My child's teacher typically responded to my question or inquiry (select the appropriate time from the drop-down menu).  *


  1. Did the time your child spent on the course meet your expectations as they pertain to the rigor of the course? If the time did not meet your expecations, what were your expectations?*


  1. My child was able to get help from the teacher when needed.*
    Yes
    No


  1. If you had the opportunity to encourage your child to take another online class, would you consider encouraging them?*
    Yes
    No


  1. What advice would you give to another parent or student about taking an online course?*


  1. What do you see as the main difference between taking an online course and a traditional face-to-face course?*


  1. How many online classes did your child take this summer?*
    1 2 3


  1. Provide any other comments about your child's online course experience.*


  1. Had your child taken an online course before this summer?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If your child had taken an online class before this summer, what course did he/she take?*


  1. What kind of technology issues did your child encounter while taking his/her online course?*


  1. Was the information provided on our website informative?*
    Yes
    No
    Did not look at website


  1. Did the Summer Academy catalog have adequate information?*
    Yes
    No
    Did not see a Summer Academy catalog


  1. If you contacted Summer Academy Virtual High School administration, were they responsive to correct an issue?*
    Yes
    No
    I did not contact VHS administration


  1. What suggestions would you like to share with Virtual High School Administration to increase the effectiveness of our program?