This Parent Survey can be completed online no later than August 21st. The below definitions may clarify some of the terms used in this survey. This is our opportunity to get great information about what parents think we are doing well and what concerns parents might have. This survey will provide feedback and insight into what we do that makes a difference and what we can do to better serve our students. Thank you for your participation.
Link to Survey
AdvancED Parent Survey Definitions
Questions 1 and 2. Purpose statement — The school’s vision and mission statements
Questions 4 and 5. Governing body — Sumner County School Board
Questions 7 and 9. Stakeholders — People who have an investment, share, or interest in Sumner County Schools
Question 10. Equitable curriculum — Fair and impartial courses of study
Question 13. Individualized instruction — Teaching that considers and adjusts for individual students’ needs and strengths
Question 20. Advocate — Someone who supports or promotes the interest of students and education
Question 21. Multiple assessments — Examples of these are daily checkups for mastery of learning standards, classroom tests, end of course exams, and state-required tests such as TCAP/TNReady.
Question 23. Support services — Examples of these are guidance counselors, Response to Intervention (RTI) services, Speech services, Special Education services, Section 504 accommodation plans, Title I services, EL services, before/after school care, health services, Safe School services, and homeless services.
Question 27. Information resources — Examples of these are library books, digital learning programs, magazines such as Scholastic News, and school websites/teacher webpages.
Question 30. Facilities — The school’s buildings and grounds
Surveys for Schools SY 2015-2016—August and September of 2015