SCHOOL AS A CARING COMMUNITY PROFILE

A Survey of Students, Staff, and Parents

 

Directions: Respond to each item by indicating the response that describes how frequently you observe the following behaviors in our school.  You do not need to provide a reason if you donít want to.

Circle one:

(1) Administrator (2) Teacher (3) Support Staff (4) Other Staff (5) Student (6) Parent (7) Other_________

 

Almost Always =        5                      Frequently =    4        As Often as Not =     3

Sometimes =             2                      Almost Never =         1

 

1. Students treat classmates with respect.                                                                       1 2 3 4 5

Explain (If you wish to):

2. Students exclude other students because they are different.                                         1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

3. Students try to comfort peers who have experienced sadness.                                      1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

4. Students respect the personal property of others.                                                         1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

5. Students help each other, even if they are not friends.                                                  1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

6. When students do something hurtful, they try to make up for it                                     1 2 3 4 5

(for example, they apologize or they do something nice).

Explain:

7. Students show respect for school property (such as, desks,                                          1 2 3 4 5

walls, bathrooms, buses, buildings, and grounds).

Explain:

8. Older students are unkind to younger students.                                                            1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

9. Students try to get other students to follow school rules.                                               1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

10. Students behave respectfully toward all school staff                                                   1 2 3 4 5

(including secretaries, custodians, aides, and bus drivers).

Explain:

11. Students work well together.                                                                                    1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

12. Students help to improve the school.                                                                         1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

13. Students are disrespectful toward their teachers.                                                       1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

14. Students help new students feel accepted.                                                                 1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

15. Students try to have a positive influence on the behavior of other students.                  1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

16. Students pick on other students.                                                                                1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

17. Students are willing to forgive each other.                                                                 1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

18. Students show poor sportsmanship.                                                                           1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

19. Students are patient with each other.                                                                        1 2 3 4 5

Explain:
20.
Students resolve conflicts without fighting, insults, or threats.                                      1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

21. Students are disrespectful toward their schoolmates.                                                  1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

22. Students listen to each other in class discussions.                                                       1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

23. When students see another student being picked on, they try to stop it.                        1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

24. Students refrain from put-downs (negative, hurtful comments).                                   1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

25. Students share what they have with others.                                                               1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

26. Students are involved in helping to solve school problems.                                          1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

27. Students can talk to their teachers about problems that are bothering them.                 1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

28. Parents show that they care about their childís education and school behavior.            1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

29. In their interactions with students, all school staff (the principal, other

administrators, counselors, coaches, secretaries, aides, custodians,                                                           

bus drivers, etc.) act in ways that demonstrate the character qualifies                               1 2 3 4 5

the school is trying to teach.

Explain:

30. Students are disrespectful toward their parents in the school environment.                   1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

31. Teachers go out of their way to help students who need extra help.                            1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

32. Teachers treat parents with respect.                                                                         1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

33. In this school you can count on adults to try to make sure that students are safe.         1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

34. This school treats parents in a way that makes them feel respected                            1 2 3 4 5

 (welcomed, valued, cared about).

Explain:

35. Faculty and staff treat each other with respect (are caring, supportive, etc.).               1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

36. In their interactions with students, teachers act in ways that                                       1 2 3 4 5

demonstrate the character qualities the school is trying to teach.

Explain:

37. Teachers are unfair in their treatment of students.                                                     1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

38. This school cares about the thoughts and feelings of parents.                                      1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

39. Faculty and staff are involved in helping to make school decisions                               1 2 3 4 5

.Explain:

40. In this school, parents treat other parents with respect.                                              1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

41. Parents show respect for teachers.                                                                           1 2 3 4 5

Explain:

42. In their interactions with children, parents display the character qualities                     1 2 3 4 5

the school is trying to teach.

Explain:

43. This school shows appreciation for the efforts of faculty and staff.                             1 2 3 4 5

Explain