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MDA Fall Wicomico Middle School Grades 6-12 2017

Wicomico County Public Schools Survey--Students Grades 6-12

STUDENT OPINIONS MATTER!

Dear Student, Thank you for taking this survey! Your opinions are very important! Your School District is dedicated to continually improving the education you receive, and the most honest answers that you can provide to the following questions are greatly appreciated and important.

This survey is completely anonymous and confidential. This means you can feel comfortable with the fact that your answers will not be traced back to you. Your parents, teachers, school leadership teams and district level staff will not see your answers. The questions relate to your feelings regarding your  school, schoolwork, teachers, school leadership teams and staff, and community.

Please read the directions for each section carefully and give your truthful opinion. If you are unable to answer a question or feel the need to refrain from answering a question, please leave it blank and go to the next question. After completing the survey, please follow the directions provided at the end to submit your survey. Thank you again for your participation, and sharing your valuable perceptions.


 
1. What is your gender?
3. What is your ethnicity?
5. Do you receive a reduced price or free lunch at your school?
6.

In considering the following statements, please indicate in the space provided the degree to which each statement applies to you by marking whether you (1) strongly disagree, (2) disagree, (3) are undecided, (4) agree, or (5) strongly agree with each statement. 

 

There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.

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My parents or legal guardian take part in many activities at my school such as volunteering, meeting with my teacher, and attending school functions.
My parents or legal guardian often help me with my school work.
My parents or legal guardian encourage me often to try hard and do my best in school.
My parents or legal guardian communicate often with my teachers.
My parents or legal guardian read books to me often when I was younger.
My parents or legal guardian often volunteer or do things for others in my neighborhood or community.
My parents or legal guardian like to talk with me about things such as news stories, books I have read, popular movies and politics.
7. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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I know my neighbors’ names and what’s going on in their life.
I feel a strong connection to the community where I live.
I do not know many neighbors well.
I feel my relationships with my neighbors are very valuable.
I have many places and friends to go to for help in my neighborhood.
The adults in my neighborhood serve as good role models.
8. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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I often volunteer or help others in the community outside of school.
I rarely ever take part in activities that help others in my neighborhood or community.
My school often takes part in activities that help our community.
Most students in this school enjoy helping others in the community.
Students at this school are expected to donate time to helping others in the community.
9. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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I am motivated to do my schoolwork.
I am not interested in my schoolwork.
I put in the time needed to complete my schoolwork.
I am often excited to complete my schoolwork.
I do not look forward to doing my schoolwork.
10. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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I feel like I can do better in school.
I feel that I am giving my best effort in school.
I think I am a good student.
I do not feel that I am a very smart student.
11. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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This school is a safe place to be.
There is mutual respect between teachers and students in this school.
This school is free from bullying and harassment.
In this school, there is respect for the property of others.
In this school, classes are orderly and free of disruptions.
In this school, guidelines for positive student behavior are clear.
In this school, students are expected to follow the rules.
In this school, I feel safe in the hallways and cafeteria.
You won’t find vandalism at this school.
12. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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Students are friendly to each other in this school.
Students in this school share ideas with each other.
Students in this school work well together.
Students do not get along well with each other in this school.
13. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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At this school I have plenty of friends to hang out with.
I feel alone like no one knows who I am at this school.
Students at this school try to exclude me from conversations and activities.
I talk to a lot of different students at this school.
14.

For the following questions, please indicate which statement applies to you by marking: (1) 0 times, (2) 1 time, (3) 2-3 times, (4) 4-5 times or (5) 6 or more times.

 
1) 0 Times
2) 1 Time
3) 2-3 Times
4) 4-5 Times
5) 6 Or More Times

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In the past school year how many times have you been bullied?
In the past school year how many times have you witnessed others being bullied?
While at school this past year how many times have you witnessed another student being threatened with a weapon? (gun, knife, club, etc.)
In the past school year how many times have you been threatened with a weapon?
In the past school year how many times have you heard of someone being cyber bullied (e.g., bullied by other via social networks)?
In the past school year how many times have you heard or heard about threats of violence to take place at school?
15. There are no right or wrong answers. Some of the statements are similar to other statements. Do not be concerned about this. Work quickly and record your first and most honest answers.
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Students at this school will intervene if they witness a bullying incident taking place.
If bullying takes place at this school students are likely to report it to teachers or administration.
A student who is bullied in this school will often report it to teachers or administration.
Students who bully others in this school are often disciplined for their actions.
Administrators and teachers at this school will get involved if they witness a bullying incident taking place.