3 Harris Interactive School Poll Topic Areas Teachers/Staff School Atmosphere Equipment/Facilities Computer Technology School Leadership/ Administration Communications/ Involvement Parental Support Career Students Other Staff Other Issues Parents Equipment/Facilities School Bus Computer Technology School Leadership/ Administration Communications/ Involvement Childs Teachers Curriculum/Training Budget Other Issues Students School Atmosphere Equipment/Facilities School Bus Computer Technology Main Teacher/ Teachers (five subjects) School Leadership Counselor Other Staff Other Issues
4 Stakeholder Response Rates Surveys were conducted in April Students in grades 3-12 were asked to complete a survey: elementary and middle students completed an online survey; high school students completed paper/pencil surveys All teachers and staff asked to complete an online survey. All parents of students in grades K-12 asked to complete one paper/pencil survey per child. Response Rates: –Elementary Students91%(n=3,276) –Secondary Students77%(n=7,518) –Teachers/Staff87%(n=1,720) –Parents20%(n=2,489) In total, 15,000 people responded to the survey!
5 Overall Satisfaction Ratings Higher than average in database Lower than data base
6 Elementary Students Source: Harris Interactive School Poll Database: 2004 through 2007 and Cedar Rapids 2007 School Poll Data
7 Secondary Students
8 Employees Source: Harris Interactive School Poll Database: 2004 through 2007 and Cedar Rapids 2007 School Poll Data
9 Parents Source: Harris Interactive School Poll Database: 2004 through 2007 and Cedar Rapids 2007 School Poll Data
10 Using Data to Drive Improvements Cabinet- weekly review of Harris Poll data Action Research Deployment Teams- 4 sessions throughout the year to utilize the data School Improvement Plans- Include goals and Harris Poll data to measure results Department Leadership Teams- reviewing the data to increase satisfaction in the support services (Bus, Food Service, Facilities, Technology)