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2020 Survey Results

SURVEY RETURN RATES

STAKEHOLDER GROUP

SURVEY RETURN RATE

Parents/Guardians

1,128 responses (12%)

Elementary Students (grades 3-5)

1,726 responses (90%)

Secondary Students (grades 6-12)

3,624 responses (74%)

Certified Staff (employees requiring a license through the MN Department of Education, ie. teachers, principals, superintendent )

459 responses (71%)

Educational Support Staff (all other employees not requiring a certified license, ie. cooks, custodians, secretaries)

213 responses (42%)

HIGHLIGHTS

PARENT SURVEY

  • 96% of parents indicated that their child’s school is clean and well maintained.
  • 94% of parents said adults/teachers believe my child can learn and be successful.
  • 91% of parents feel respected at their child’s school.
  • 89% of parents said they believe their child’s school is safe and secure.
  • 89% of parents said their child likes to go to school.

STUDENT SURVEYS

  • 96% of elementary students and 93% of secondary students said their teachers use technology to help them learn.
  • 96% of elementary students and 88% of secondary students feel safe and secure in school. 
  • 96% of elementary students and 87% of secondary students say adults/teachers in their building have high expectations for them.
  • 96% of elementary students and 84% of secondary students feel connected to at least one adult at their school.

STAFF SURVEYS

  • 97% of Certified Staff* and  94% of Educational Support Staff** said they are aware of how to implement Lockdown with Options procedures.
  • 94% of Certified Staff and 94% of Educational Support Staff said they are proud to be associated with PLSAS and its brand.
  • 90% of Certified Staff and 95% of Educational Support Staff said they work in an environment that respects diversity and is discrimination free.

    * Certified Staff are employees requiring a license through the MN Department of Education, ie. teachers, principals, superintendent
    ** Educational Support Staff are all other employees not requiring a certified license, ie. cooks, custodians, secretaries