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WA Survey Presentation by KF-ETC 8-3-09 2009 Westlake Academy Board of Trustees Parent Survey Results AGENDA Purpose Methodology Overall Results Questions Determine where parents stand on various issues concerning the Academy Determine a priority for addressing the issues Engage parents in issues regarding educational choices for their children Involve parents in issues of funding important issues PURPOSE METHODOLOGY •Random Sample of 170 parents •Administered by Mail/Phone •Administered for the first time during May/June of 2009 •Precision +/-5% at the 95% level of confidence Overall Results Importance-Satisfaction Rating Westlake Academy Board of Trustees Parent Survey Satisfaction With Westlake Academy Programs and Services Category of Service Most Important % Most Important Rank Satisfaction % Satisfaction Rank Importance-Satisfaction Rating I-S Rating Rank High Priority (IS .10-.20) Teachers/Faculty 67% 1 72% 8 0.1876 1 College preparation process 33% 4 49% 20 0.1683 2 Academic progress of your child 55% 2 76% 6 0.1320 3 Medium Priority (IS <.10) IB curriculum 45% 3 85% 1 0.0675 4 Extracurricular sports programs 10% 7 46% 21 0.0540 5 Communications regarding issues/problems 12% 6 60% 17 0.0480 6 Administration 19% 5 76% 5 0.0456 7 Other extracurricular programs 7% 10 44% 22 0.0392 8 Grading system 9% 8 57% 18 0.0387 9 Quality of communication from WA 7% 9 68% 10 0.0224 10 Methods of communication from WA 4% 13 67% 12 0.0132 11 School lunch program 2% 16 44% 23 0.0112 12 Trustees 2% 15 50% 19 0.0100 13 Opportunities for parental involvement 4% 12 81% 4 0.0076 14 Opportunities for parental input 2% 14 62% 16 0.0076 15 Suitability of facilities for learning 4% 11 85% 3 0.0060 16 Effectiveness of the WA Foundation 2% 17 72% 9 0.0056 17 The four House system for students 1% 19 63% 15 0.0037 18 Traffic 1% 20 67% 11 0.0033 19 Maintenance of campus 1% 18 85% 2 0.0015 20 School website 0% 21 66% 13 0.0000 21 Effectiveness of the House of Commons 0% 22 72% 7 0.0000 22 Effectiveness of the WAAC 0% 23 64% 14 0.0000 23 Summary •Overall, Westlake Academy is doing a very good job of providing a quality learning facility. •Areas of Greatest Satisfaction IB Curriculum The maintenance of the campus The suitability of the facility for learning Opportunities for parental involvement •Areas of Least Satisfaction The School lunch program The extracurricular programs College preparation process •Areas of Greatest Importance to the Parents, based on the Importance Satisfaction Analysis: Teachers and faculty College preparation process Academic progress of their child QUESTIONS?