School Life in Focus: A Student Experience Survey (for Current Students)



Welcome to the Student Experience Survey! This survey is designed to understand your experience at school.


🤫 Confidentiality: Your responses are strictly confidential. No individual responses will be shared, and your identity will remain anonymous throughout the analysis process.

⌚ Time Commitment: We understand that your time is valuable. The survey will take 10 to 15 minutes to complete.

🏆 Do Your Best: Your voice is important! Take your time and do your best to answer every question. When in doubt, go with your gut!

For more information about this survey, please see our frequently asked questions.



 
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Teaching Practices and Learning Experiences


This section of the survey will focus on the teaching practices and learning experiences you have at school.

Over the course of the school year, how often has your experience in class matched each of the following statements?
Almost never Once in a while Sometimes Frequently Almost Always

20

Support


In regard to the statements below, reflect on when you faced an academic challenge at school.

Rate your agreement with each of the following statements:

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree

25

How Students Spend Their Time

During the school year, how much time outside of class do you spend each week doing the following?
0-1 Hours 2-4 Hours 5-10 Hours 10+ Hours

30

Social Emotional Skills


For each statement below, rate your current skill level and then rate the role your school played in developing that skill.

Interpersonal Skills
Rate your current skill level: Rate the role school played in developing that skill:
Resolving problems or conflicts with other people
An appreciation of other cultures, perspectives, identities, and experiences
Communicating with people with differing opinions or perspectives from yours
Understanding how other people feel and/or your ability to put yourself in their place
Reflecting on your past choices, feelings, and actions to learn and grow
Leadership skills
 
Process Skills
Rate your current skill level: Rate the role school played in developing that skill:
Managing your time well to complete long-term and short-term assignments
Keeping track of assignments and materials
Motivating yourself, and staying focused and engaged in short term and long term tasks and goals
Asking for help when needed
 
Problem Solving Skills
Rate your current skill level: Rate the role school played in developing that skill:
Finding unique solutions to challenges or problems
The ability to keep trying, again and again
Figuring problems out on your own when they arise

 
 
Wellness

40

Flourishing


These questions are designed to measure your self-perceived success in important areas such as relationships, self-esteem, purpose, and optimism.

Rate your agreement with each of the following statements:

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree

45

Social Media




Fear of Missing Out (FOMO)

This past school year, how often have you experienced the following?
Almost never Once in a while Sometimes Frequently Almost Always

50

Belonging, Friendship, and Support

Rate your agreement with each of the following statements:

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree


55

How People Treat Each Other

This year at school, how often have you witnessed or experienced the following among students?
Almost never Once in a while Sometimes Frequently Almost Always
 
This year at school, how often have you witnessed or experienced the following among students online?
Almost never Once in a while Sometimes Frequently Almost Always

60

Self-Care

This school year, how often do you do the following:
It never occurred to me Never Rarely Occasionally Often
 
 
 
Culture

70

School Culture


Rate your agreement with each of the following statements:
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree

75

Staff-Led Cultural Norms

Rate your agreement with each of the following statements:
N/A Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree

80

Open Communication

This year at school, how many of your teachers led meaningful discussions about the following topics?
None Some Most All
Rate your agreement with each of the following statements:
For this next question, the word identity refers to race, religion, ethnicity, culture, etc.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
 
 
  
Big Picture

90

Summary

Rate your agreement with each of the following statements:
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree

95

Demographics

School Details




 





Personal Details










Family Details



100

Thank you for your contribution to the Student Experience Survey!


Your willingness to share your insights and experiences will play a pivotal role in shaping a better understanding of what truly matters in the school journey.

Your thoughtful responses have provided us with a wealth of information that will be instrumental in improving the overall student experience for students across the U.S. and Canada. Your input is a testament to your commitment to making a positive impact in the educational landscape.

Please rest assured that your privacy remains our top priority. Your individual responses will not be shared with anyone. Your responses will be gathered, along with hundreds of other student responses to paint a picture of what the student experience is like at your school and schools like yours.

Once again, thank you for taking the time to participate in the survey. Your unique perspective has added tremendous value, and we are truly grateful for your contribution. Together, we are working towards a brighter future for students everywhere.