Scottsbluff Schools receiving input from parents in survey

The Scottsbluff Public School District is in the process of receiving parent input through opinion surveys once again. The survey questions are the same as last year, which will allow the district to create trend data.

Superintendent Rick Myles says last year's rate of return of the surveys was over 57 percent, with 1,421 respondents. Last year's results showed high parent satisfaction with academics. 93.6% of parents agree with the statement "My child's school provides a high quality of educational programs." 88.5% agree with the statement "My child is given challenging work in all classes." 91.9% agreed with the statement "Learning is engaging for my child."

Survey results show high parent satisfaction with school climate. 91.4% of parents agreed with the statement "My child's school has a safe and orderly environment." 93.5% agreed with the statement "My child feels that school is a safe place to learn." 93.6% feel welcome in their child's school.

Results from last year also showed high levels of involvement and communications with parents. 88.5% agree with the statement "When I have concerns about my child, I have support at the school." 92.0% agree with the statement "I attend special programs and events at my child's school." 93.3% agree "I am proud to have my child atgtend Scottsbluff Public Schools.

The surveys provide important information about parent perceptions of their school, school safety, climate, communication, and quality of education.

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