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Fall 2005 Bethel Community Student Survey

Bloom District 206

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Attitudes toward school/after school programs

Students attending tutoring/after school were asked to complete a survey about their attitudes toward school and the after school program

Students were asked to respond "yes" or "no" to each of the following:

  • I look forward to school.
  • My parents talk to me about school.
  • I look forward to tutoring.
  • I think I am doing better in school.

A total of 13 students responded, as shown in this table.
Number of students responding to Fall 05 survey, by gender and year in school

Male (N=5)Female (N=8)
Year in schoolFreshman246

This graph shows the percentage of students responding ‘yes’ to each of the four aspects of attitude. It is encouraging that more than 90% of them report that they feel they are doing better in school.

As noted above, a student receives a score of 1 for answering yes to each of the four prompts. The resulting score is called a ‘positive disposition score’ and was distributed as shown in the table below (by gender).

Positive Disposition Toward School/Program * Gender Crosstabulation

Male (N=5)Female (N=8)
Positive Disposition
Toward School/Program
 2 202
 3 123
 4 268

The graph below shows the positive disposition scores distributed by year in school and by gender. Generally, the students are positively disposed toward school and the after school program, as suggested by the predominance of scores of 4. There is some tendency for the freshman females to be more positive than are the males.


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