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Upcoming York Region District School Board Student Surveys & Key Findings for Parent Surveys

York Region District School Board Student Surveys

In order to provide information for Board and School planning, York Region District School Board students in Grades 5 to 12 will be invited to participate in a school survey. The survey, which is anonymous and confidential, will be conducted from April 7 to May 15, 2015 and will take place at school.  The information from this survey will be used to identify areas to be addressed, monitor progress and plan strategies to support student achievement and well-being.  Aligned with Board priorities, the survey will address topics including equity and inclusion, school safety, learning environment, student well-being and other priorities. If you have questions, please contact the school office.

York Region District School Board School Climate Survey for Parents Key Findings

In May and June 2014, parents were invited to complete a questionnaire to collect perception data about their child’s school environment and learning. The survey addressed topics including equity and inclusion, school safety, learning environment, student well-being and parent engagement. More than 14,000 parents participated in the survey.

Overall, parents tended to have positive perceptions of school safety, the learning environment at their child’s school, and reported that the school environment was welcoming, equitable and inclusive. Parent responses indicated some areas for attention, specifically in areas related to parent engagement, the provision of information related to mental health supports and community agencies and services, and the steps taken by the school to prevent and address bullying.

Thank you to all who participated. Information gathered from this survey will support school and Board planning processes.