Mill Valley High School: Parent Survey- COPY

Thank you for participating in our survey. Understanding your needs and expectations is very important to the DeSoto School District and Mill Valley High School. The information we obtain from this survey will help us be more responsive to you and your student's needs. YOUR ANSWERS WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL AND USED ONLY IN COMBINATION WITH ANSWERS FROM OTHER QUESTIONNAIRES.

We would like you to share your opinions with us regarding how well Mill Valley is doing in each of the following areas. Please evaluate our performance in terms of Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, and Poor. If you have no knowledge or opinion rearding the area please indicate that.

PLEASE DO NOT ENTER YOUR NAME.

Name (optional): 


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    Cleanliness and condition of the school building and grounds.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The safety and security of the school.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The respect and cooperative relationship students and teachers have for each other.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The creative and motivating environment of the school.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The degree to which the school staff and parents work together to promote learning.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The school's high academic standards and well-rounded curriculum.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The school's commitment to character development.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The activities of the Booster Club to enhance the school's curriculum.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My comfort in contacting the school office.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My comfort in contacting my student's teacher.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The teachers' willingness to meet with me to discuss the progress of my child.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The school's high expectations for my child to achieve to the best of his/her ability.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The homework my child brings home is appropriate in content.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    The homework my child brings home is appropriate in amount.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's language arts/reading progress.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's math progress.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's writing progress.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's progress in science.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's progress in social studies.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's computer skills progress.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's physical education.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's exposure to music.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with my child's exposure to art.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    Use of technology at the school is enhancing my child's education.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with Mill Valley's efforts to communicate with me.
     


  1. Please give your opinion of Mill Valley High School's performance in the following area:
    My satisfaction with DeSoto School District's efforts to communicate with me.
     


  1. Please rate YOURSELF on the following issue.
    My satisfaction with my involvement in my child's educational progress.
     


  1. Please rate YOURSELF on the following issue.
    My satisfaction with my communication with my child's teacher.
     


  1. Could the school assist me in becoming more involved in my child's education?
    Yes (go to item 30)
    No (go to item 31)


  1. If yes to # 29, how could Mill Valley, or the DeSoto School District, help you to be more involved in your child's education?


  1. I am aware that training programs are provided by the school to enhance teacher performance.
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you own a home computer?
    Yes (go to item 33)
    No (go to item 35)


  1. What type of home computer do you own?
    Macintosh (go to item 34)
    IBM type (go to item 34)


  1. Do you subscribe to any internet service?
    Yes
    No


  1. How many children do you CURRENTLY have enrolled at Mill Valley High School?
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8 or more


  1. How long have you lived in the DeSoto School District?
    Less than 1 year
    1-2 years
    3-4 years
    5-6 years
    More than 6 years


  1. Please indicate your age.
    under 24
    24-34
    35-44
    45-54
    55 or older


  1. Please indicate your spouse's age (if married).
    under 24
    24-34
    35-44
    45-54
    55 or older


  1. Are you:
    Male
    Female


  1. Including yourself, how many people currently live in your household?
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    6 or more


  1. Are you a two-income household?
    Yes
    No


  1. Please indicate the highest level of formal education you have completed.
    Grades 1-8
    Attended High School
    Graduated High School
    Graduated from Technical School
    Attended College
    Graduated College
    Masters or Doctorate Degree
    Other


  1. Please indicate the highest level of formal education your spouse has completed (if married).
    Grades 1-8
    Attended High School
    Graduated High School
    Graduated from Technical School
    Attended College
    Graduated College
    Masters or Doctorate Degree
    Other


  1. Finally, what do you consider to be the primary concern regarding your child at Mill Valley?


  1. Please provide comments regarding your student's education, Mill Valley High School, or the DeSoto School District.