Parent Survey

Elk Ridge Middle School

Very Helpful Helpful Somewhat Helpful Not Helpful
Someone to talk to for help about personal needs
Registration, class selection, and class changes
Preparing for College Readiness - life after high school graduation
Preparing for Career Readiness - life after high school graduation
Providing opportunities to identify my strengths

Very Needed Needed Somewhat Needed Not Needed
Voicing his/her concerns and speaking up for himself/herself to others. PS
Learning how to talk to an adult (teacher, counselor, administrator) at school. PS
Knowing what to do if he/she, or other students in school are being bullied, mistreated, or feel alone. PS
Knowing how to manage stress in a positive way without hurting himself/herself or others. PS

Very Needed Needed Somewhat Needed Not Needed
Before/after school access to teacher(s)
Additional access to school counselors
Study hall/Academic support classes
Individual support time during class
A period of time during school hours when students are able to seek help from their teachers

Very Valuable Valuable Somewhat Valuable Not Valuable
College/Career guidance information AL
Scholarship and financial aid AL
Stress management PC
Study skills and succeeding in school AL
Relationships with peers, parents, teachers PS
Self-esteem/self-confidence PS
Test preparation for college (i.e. ACT/SAT) AL
Suicide prevention PS
Internet/Social media safety PS

Very Important Important Somewhat Important Not Important
Academic planning LC
Makeup/recovery credit AL
Career planning based on interests and abilities LC
Information about Career and Technical Education (CTE) Pathways LC,AL
Information about training required for careers based of interests and abilities
Information about the level of degrees I can earn in college (technical certifications, associate, bachelor, master, etc.) AL
College application process LC,AL
Scholarship or financial aid information AL
Job-seeking and job-keeping skills LC
Goal setting for the future LC
Transition information (i.e. elementary to junior high; junior high to high school; high school to college). LC

Very Needed Needed Somewhat Needed Not Needed
Interactions with other cultures or viewpoints
Respect for other cultures and viewpoints
Ability to stand up for others with different backgrounds
Recognize and defend human rights

Yes No I Don't Know
Level of degrees he/she can earn in college (i.e. technical certifications, associate, bachelor, master, etc.).
How to get information about different colleges and how to apply to them.
How much post-secondary education will cost.
The resources available to help students pay for the cost of college (i.e. scholarships, financial aid/FAFSA, savings, etc.).