MSTE
Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
College of Education @ University of Illinois

# Spring 2009 Bloom Trail High School Parent Survey

#### Bloom District 206

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Opinions on the After School Tutoring/Homework Help Program

The numbers of parents responding in Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 are summarized in the table below. Roughly the same number of parents responded each semester

 Semester Attended Year in School 9 10 11 12 Total Fall 2008 N Children Attended 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6 2 2 1 11 2 0 1 2 2 5 Total 7 3 4 3 17 Spring 2009 N Children Attended 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 1 4 12 2 0 1 4 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 1 Total 2 8 5 4 19

• As a result of the program, does your (s/he) child look forward to going to school?

As the table below indicates, in Spring 2008, 18 of the parents responded Yes, with 1 undecided and 4 stating No.

 Semester Attended Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Total As a result of program looks forward to going to school No 2 4 6 Undecided 3 1 4 Yes 16 18 34 Total 21 23 44

The chart below presents the comparative data for Fall and Spring. There is evidence of a slight increase in positive response for Spring.

• My child and I talk about the After School Tutoring/ Homework Help Program

As the table below indicates, in Spring 2009, 19 of the parents responded "Yes", 0 were undecided and 4 reported "No". The chart for these data indicates somewhat of an increase from Fall to Spring in tendency of parents and children to talk about the program.

 Semester Attended Fall 2008 Spring 2009 Total As a result of program looks forward to going to school No 1 4 5 Undecided 1 0 1 Yes 21 19 40 Total 23 23 46

As a result of the program, my child is doing better in..(What Subject?)

As the graph indeicates, science is more frequently mentioned in Spring 2009 as the subject which the students are doing better as a result of the program