Climate Survey, EDSCLC Noninstructional Staff - Appleville School District , Birch Elementary School
Male Female
Are you male or female?
Hispanic Not Hispanic
Are you of Hispanic or Latino origin?
White Black or African-American Asian American Indian or Alaska Native Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
What is your race?
Yes No
Is your main assignment/responsibility at this school to provide instruction or other support services to any of these types of students - Special Education, English Language Learners, Gifted and Talented Education students, and Migrant Education?
1-3 years 4-9 years 10-19 years 20 or more years
How many years have you been working at this school?
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
At this school, all students are treated equally, regardless of whether their parents are rich or poor.
This school encourages students to take challenging classes no matter their race, ethnicity, nationality, and/or cultural background (e.g., honor level courses, gifted courses, AP or IB courses).
This school provides instructional materials (e.g., textbooks or handouts) that reflect students’ cultural background, ethnicity and identity.
This school emphasizes showing respect for all students’ cultural beliefs and practices.
This school provides effective resources and training for teaching students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) across different languages and cultures.
This school provides effective supports for students needing alternative modes of communication (e.g., manual signs, communication boards, computer-based devices, picture exchange systems, Braille).
[Principal Only] Staff at this school regularly give students individualized attention and help.
[Principal Only] Staff at this school teach students strategies to manage emotions.
[Principal Only] Staff at this school let students know how they should behave when dealing with each other.
[Principal Only] Staff at this school teach positive conflict resolution strategies to students.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
[Principal Only] Staff at this school ask students for input when establishing rules.
[Principal Only] Staff at this school help students see what is the right thing to do and help them understand it.
This school helps parents find community supports for their students who need them.
Staff at this school do a good job helping parents to support their children’s learning at home.
Staff at this school do a good job helping parents understand when their child needs to learn social and emotional skills.
At this school the staff get along well.
At this school there is a feeling of trust among the staff.
At this school students get along well with the staff.
[Principal Only] Staff at this school give students opportunities to get involved in service projects or activities.
[Principal Only] I ask students about their ideas.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
Administrators ask staff to be involved in making decisions.
Staff at this school have many informal opportunities to influence what happens within the school.
At this school, students are given the opportunity to take part in decision making.
This school provides students with opportunities to take a lead role in organizing programs and activities.
Students are encouraged to get involved in extra-curricular activities.
I feel like I belong.
I feel satisfied with the recognition I get for doing a good job.
I feel comfortable discussing feelings, worries, and frustrations with my supervisor.
This school inspires me to do the very best at my job.
People at this school care about me as a person.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I can manage almost any student behavior problem.
I feel safe at this school.
The following types of problems occur at this school often: Physical conflicts among students.
The following types of problems occur at this school often: robbery or theft.
The following types of problems occur at this school often: vandalism.
The following types of problems occur at this school often: student possession of weapons.
The following types of problems occur at this school often: sexual assault or dating violence.
The following types of problems occur at this school often: physical abuse of teachers.
The following types of problems occur at this school often: student verbal abuse of teachers.
I think that bullying is a frequent problem at this school.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
I think that cyberbullying is a frequent problem among students at this school.
Staff at this school always stop bullying when they see it.
Staff at this school are teased or picked on about their race or ethnicity.
Staff at this school are teased or picked on about their cultural background or religion.
Staff at this school are teased or picked on about their physical or mental disability.
Staff at this school are teased or picked on about their sexuality.
Not a Problem Small Problem Somewhat a Problem Large Problem
At this school, how much of a problem is student drug use?
At this school, how much of a problem is student use of electronic cigarettes?
At this school, how much of a problem is student use of tobacco (e.g., cigarettes, chew, cigars)?
At this school, how much of a problem is student alcohol use?
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
This school collaborates well with community organizations to help address youth substance use problems.
This school has adequate resources to address substance use prevention.
At this school, first-time violations of alcohol or other drug policies are punished by at least an out-of-school suspension.
This school has programs, resources, and/or policies to prevent substance abuse.
This school has programs that address substance use among students.
I know what to do if there is an emergency, natural disaster (tornado, flood) or a dangerous situation (e.g., violent person on campus) during the school day.
This school has a written plan that describes procedures to be performed in shootings.
This school has a written plan that clearly describes procedures to be performed in natural disasters (e.g., earthquakes or tornadoes).
This school or school district provides effective training in safety procedures to staff (e.g., lockdown training or fire drills).
[Principal Only] This school notifies parents or guardians in case of a school-wide emergency.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
[Principal Only] This school provides a structured anonymous threat reporting system (e.g., online submission, telephone hotline, or written submission via drop box).
[Principal Only] This school has communication plans with relevant agencies and services (e.g., local police and fire departments, or community organizations).
My work is hindered by poor heating, cooling, and/or lighting systems at this school.
My work is hindered by insufficient workspace at this school.
My work is hindered by a lack of materials and basic supplies at this school.
My work is hindered by inadequate or outdated equipment or facilities at this school.
This school looks clean and pleasant.
This school is an inviting work environment.
[Principal Only] This school’s facilities are adequate for meeting the needs of the children at this school.
[Principal Only] The following are a problem in the neighborhood where this school is located: garbage, litter, or broken glass in the street or road, on the sidewalks, or in yards.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
Staff at this school feel responsible to help each other do their best.
Staff at this school feel responsible when students at this school fail.
The programs and resources at this school are adequate to support students with special needs or disabilities.
Staff at this school feel that it is a part of their job to prepare students to succeed in college.
Staff at this school expect students to do their best all the time.
[Principal Only] Poor student attendance is a problem at this school.
[Principal Only] This school has a formal process to obtain parental input on policies related to curriculum and instructional programs.
This school provides the materials, resources, and training necessary for me to support students’ physical health and nutrition.
This school places a priority on making healthy food choices.
This school places a priority on students’ health needs.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
This school places a priority on students’ physical activity.
[Principal Only] Poor student nutrition is a problem at this school.
[Principal Only] Lack of student physical activity is a problem at this school.
This school places a priority on addressing students’ mental health needs.
This school places a priority on teaching students strategies to manage their stress levels.
This school provides the materials, resources, and training necessary for me to support students’ social or emotional needs.
This school provides quality counseling or other services to help students with social or emotional needs.
[Principal Only] Student depression or other mental health problems are a problem at this school.
[Principal Only] Lack of student social-emotional skills is a problem at this school.
Staff at this school are clearly informed about school policies and procedures.
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
Staff at this school recognize students for positive behavior.
Staff at this school encourage students to think about how their actions affect others.
School rules are applied equally to all students.
Discipline is fair.
Staff at this school help students develop strategies to understand and control their feelings and actions.
This school effectively handles student discipline and behavior problems.
Staff at this school work together to ensure an orderly environment.
[Principal Only] Order and discipline are maintained satisfactorily at this school.
[Principal Only] This school has a formal process to obtain parental input on policies related to school crime and discipline.
 
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