Climate Survey, EDSCLC Parents - Cohoes City School District , Cohoes Middle 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?
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This school provides instructional materials (e.g., textbooks, handouts) that reflect students’ cultural background, ethnicity, and identity.
This school communicates how important it is to respect the practices of all cultures.
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 communicates how important it is to respect students of all sexual orientations.
This school helps me figure out what social and emotional skills my child needs to develop (e.g., self-control, problem solving, or getting along with others).
At this school, my child feels he/she belongs.
I feel welcome at this school.
This school encourages me to be an active partner in educating my child.
I feel comfortable talking to someone at this school about my child's behavior.
This school has quality programs for my child's talents, gifts, or special needs.
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This school promptly responds to my phone calls, messages, or e-mails.
At this school, the staff really cares about my child.
This school is a friendly place overall.
Staff at this school care about what families think.
My child is safe at this school.
Racial/ethnic conflict among students is a problem at this school.
Physical fighting between students is a problem at this school.
Bullying of students at school or school activities is a problem at this school.
Bullying of students via electronic means or devices is a problem at this school (cyberbullying).
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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?
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This school notifies parents or guardians effectively in the case of a school-wide emergency.
This school takes effective measures to ensure the safety of students.
This school has made it clear to my child what he/she should 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 looks clean and pleasant.
The school building is clean and well-maintained.
Attending school every day is important for my child to do well in his/her classes.
This school has high expectations for students.
This school sees me as a partner in my child's education.
My child's teachers make themselves available to me.
The programs and resources at this school are adequate to support students with special needs or disabilities.
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Students have enough healthy food choices at this school.
This school provides high quality services to help students with social or emotional needs.
This school has enough programs that develop students’ social and emotional skills (e.g., self-control, problem solving, or getting along with others).
When my child does something good at school, I usually hear about it from the school.
This school communicates school policies and procedures clearly to parents or guardians.
School rules are applied equally to all students.
Discipline is fair.
 
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