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Fall 2008 Bethel Community Parent Survey

Bloom District 206

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Opinions on the After School Tutoring/Homework Help Program

Responses were received for 13 students, as noted in the table below.

Parents were first asked how many of their children took part in the after school program. The results were that all parents reported having only one child in the program.

There were 5 males and 8 females for which data were complete. No juniors were reported to be in the program.

Year in School
Gender 9 10 12Total
Male 2 2 1 5
Female 5 3 0 8
Total 7 5 1 13

The Parents were asked:

  1. As a result of the after school program, does s/he look forward to school?
  2. As the table and graph below show:

    • 7 parents responded "yes" to the question, including two for seniors.

    The data show that the parents are generally positive about the program.

    As result of program, child looks forward to school Year in school Crosstabulation
    Count
    Year in school
    9 10 12 Total
    As result of program, child looks forward to school Undecided 1 1 0 2
    Yes 6 4 1 11
    Total 7 5 1 13

  3. Do you and your child talk about the after school program?
  4. As the table and graph below show
    • Only 3 out of 8 parents responded "yes"

    My child and I talk about program * Year in school Crosstabulation
    Count
    Year in school
    9 10 12 Total
    My child and I talk about program No 3 3 0 6
    Undecided 1 2 1 4
    Yes 3 0 0 3
    Total 7 5 1 13

    The parents were also asked to state in what subject their children, as a result of the program, were doing better.

    As the chart shows, it was mentioned that the child was doing better in ALL (code 6) subjects.

    Finally, the parents were asked to comment on various aspects of the program.

    I wish the program was longer.
    The program has helped her/him in the following ways The program could be improved in the following ways
    Hes between
    Has good gradesmore days
    more days
    She really likes it!Its good already
    I know she is safe where she is while Im working
    Better with talking to other people, hanging out.
    she likes being there with her friends
    Getting out the house
    Keeping busy
    N/ALonger hours
    SocializingIts good

 

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