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					SAC City DAC Parent and Community School Consolidation Survey
How many school-age children do you have (K-12)? Response Frequency 6.1% 47.6% 35.4% 8.5% 1.2% 1.2% Response Count 5 39 29 7 1 1 82 6

Answer Options none 1 2 3 4 5+

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SAC City DAC Parent and Community School Consolidation Survey
Which Elementary school(s) is in your neighborhood? Closest to your home. A. M. Winn Elementary School 0 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School 0 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School 0 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School 0

Answer Options School Near your home.

Alice Birney Elementary School 3

Answer Options School Near your home but too far for your child to atend.

A. M. Winn Elementary School 0

Alice Birney Elementary School 1

Answer Options School

A. M. Winn Elementary School 0

Alice Birney Elementary School 3

My school was not listed and it is:

Number 1 2

Response Date

My school was not listed and it is: 01/10/2009 23:02:00 Elliott Ranch 01/13/2009 06:23:00 Leonardo DaVinci

Bowling Green Center for O.H. Year Round 0 Bowling Green Center for O.H. Year Round 0 Bowling Green Center for O.H. Year Round 0

Bowling Green Year Round (Charter 0 Bowling Green Year Round (Charter 1 Bowling Green Year Round (Charter 1

Bret Harte Year Round 10

Caleb Greenwood K-8 4

Camellia Basic 0

Capital City/Indepen dent Study K-8 0 Capital City/Indepen dent Study K-8 0 Capital City/Indepen dent Study K-8 0

Bret Harte Year Round 0

Caleb Greenwood K-8 1

Camellia Basic 0

Bret Harte Year Round 3

Caleb Greenwood K-8 1

Camellia Basic 0

Caroline Wenzel 3

Cesar E. Chavez 0

Clayton B. Wire 1

Collis P. Huntington 2

Crocker/Rive rside 10

David Lubin 0

Caroline Wenzel 2

Cesar E. Chavez 0

Clayton B. Wire 0

Collis P. Huntington 1

Crocker/Rive rside 5

David Lubin 2

Caroline Wenzel 1

Cesar E. Chavez 0

Clayton B. Wire 0

Collis P. Huntington 0

Crocker/Rive rside 4

David Lubin 1

Earl Warren 0

Edward Kemble 0

Elder Creek Year Round Ethel I. Baker Ethel Phillips 0 0 0

Father Keith B. Kenny Year Round (Charter 0 Father Keith B. Kenny Year Round (Charter 2 Father Keith B. Kenny Year Round (Charter 0

Earl Warren 0

Edward Kemble 0

Elder Creek Year Round Ethel I. Baker Ethel Phillips 0 0 0

Earl Warren 0

Edward Kemble 0

Elder Creek Year Round Ethel I. Baker Ethel Phillips 0 0 0

Freeport 0

Fruit Ridge 0

Genevieve F. Didion - K-8 1

Golden Empire 0

H.W. Harkness 0

Hollywood Park 4

Freeport 0

Fruit Ridge 0

Genevieve F. Didion - K-8 2

Golden Empire 0

H.W. Harkness 0

Hollywood Park 5

Freeport 0

Fruit Ridge 0

Genevieve F. Didion - K-8 0

Golden Empire 0

H.W. Harkness 0

Hollywood Park 2

Hubert H. Bancroft 0

Isador Cohen 1

James W. Marshall 0

Jedediah Smith 0

John Bidwell John Cabrillo 0 1

Hubert H. Bancroft 0

Isador Cohen 0

James W. Marshall 0

Jedediah Smith 1

John Bidwell John Cabrillo 0 3

Hubert H. Bancroft 1

Isador Cohen 0

James W. Marshall 0

Jedediah Smith 0

John Bidwell John Cabrillo 0 4

John D. Sloat Basic 0

John H. Still Elementary 0

John Morse/Waldo rf - K-8 2

Joseph Bonnheim 1

Leonardo da Vinci - K-8 4

Lisbon 3

John D. Sloat Basic 0

John H. Still Elementary 0

John Morse/Waldo rf - K-8 1

Joseph Bonnheim 0

Leonardo da Vinci - K-8 8

Lisbon 1

John D. Sloat Basic 0

John H. Still Elementary 0

John Morse/Waldo rf - K-8 1

Joseph Bonnheim 0

Leonardo da Vinci - K-8 2

Lisbon 1

Maple 0

Marian Anderson Special Education 0 Marian Anderson Special Education 0 Marian Anderson Special Education 0

Mark Hopkins - Year Round 0

Mark Twain 3

Martin Luther Matsuyama King Jr. - K-8 Year Round 2 0

Maple 0

Mark Hopkins - Year Round 0

Mark Twain 0

Martin Luther Matsuyama King Jr. - K-8 Year Round 1 3

Maple 1

Mark Hopkins - Year Round 0

Mark Twain 0

Martin Luther Matsuyama King Jr. - K-8 Year Round 1 2

Nicholas 0

O.W. Erlewine 0

Oak Ridge 0

Pacific 0

Parkway 1

Peter Burnett - Year Round 0

Nicholas 1

O.W. Erlewine 0

Oak Ridge 0

Pacific 0

Parkway 0

Peter Burnett - Year Round 0

Nicholas 0

O.W. Erlewine 0

Oak Ridge 0

Pacific 0

Parkway 0

Peter Burnett - Year Round 0

Phoebe A. Hearst Basic Pony Express 1 1

Sequoia 0

Success Academy K-8 0

Susan B. Anthony 0

Sutterville 15

Phoebe A. Hearst Basic Pony Express 3 2

Sequoia 0

Success Academy K-8 0

Susan B. Anthony 1

Sutterville 9

Phoebe A. Hearst Basic Pony Express 2 0

Sequoia 0

Success Academy K-8 0

Susan B. Anthony 0

Sutterville 3

Tahoe 1

Theodore Judah 5

Thomas Jefferson 0

Washington 2

William Land Year Round 2

Woodbine 0

Tahoe 1

Theodore Judah 1

Thomas Jefferson 0

Washington 1

William Land Year Round 2

Woodbine 0

Tahoe 0

Theodore Judah 0

Thomas Jefferson 0

Washington 1

William Land Year Round 1

Woodbine 0

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Response Count 61

Response Count 36 Question Totals 2 84 4

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Which Middle School is in your neighborhood? (please note: K-8 schools listed under Elementary schools) Closest to your home. Albert Einstein Middle 1 California Middle 33 Fern Bacon Basic Middle 1

Answer Options School Near your home.

Answer Options School Near your home but too far for your child to atend.

Albert Einstein Middle 0

California Middle 10

Fern Bacon Basic Middle 1

Answer Options School

Albert Einstein Middle 2

California Middle 3

Fern Bacon Basic Middle 2

My school was not listed and it is:

Number 1 2 3 4 5

Response Date 01/10/2009 06:11:00 01/10/2009 23:02:00 01/18/2009 15:14:00 01/18/2009 18:59:00 02/13/2009 20:00:00

My school was not listed and it is: Leonardo DaVinci Toby Sutter Middle School Caleb Greenwood John Morse

er Elementary schools) School of Engineering Sam Brannan and Sciences Middle (Grades 7- Sutter Middle 13 6 13 School of Engineering Sam Brannan and Sciences Middle (Grades 7- Sutter Middle 12 0 15 School of Engineering Sam Brannan and Sciences Middle (Grades 7- Sutter Middle 4 0 6

John H. Still Middle 1

Kit Carson Middle 1

Rosa Parks 1

John H. Still Middle 0

Kit Carson Middle 5

Rosa Parks 1

John H. Still Middle 1

Kit Carson Middle 2

Rosa Parks 0

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Will C. Wood 4

Response Count 74

Will C. Wood 1

Response Count 45

Will C. Wood 1

Response Count 21 Question Totals 5

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74 14

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Which High School is in your neighborhood? Closest to your home. George Washington Carver Social Justice High 0 George Washington Carver Social Justice High 0 George Washington Carver Social Justice High 0 Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions 0 Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions 1 Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions 2

Answer Options School Near your home.

American Legion 0

Answer Options School Near your home but too far for your child to atend.

American Legion 0

Answer Options School

American Legion 0

My School was not in list and it is:

Number 1 2 3 4

Response Date 01/10/2009 23:02:00 01/16/2009 23:48:00 01/18/2009 18:59:00 01/25/2009 19:31:00

My School was not in list and it is: Franklin Sacramento High None. We don't have a high School The real Sacrametno High, which was closed

C. K. McClatchy High 45

Capital City/Indepen dent Study 0

Genesis (Charter School) 1

Hiram W. John F. Luther Johnson High Kennedy High Burbank High 5 12 1

C. K. McClatchy High 7

Capital City/Indepen dent Study 0

Genesis (Charter School) 0

Hiram W. John F. Luther Johnson High Kennedy High Burbank High 4 14 0

C. K. McClatchy High 1

Capital City/Indepen dent Study 0

Genesis (Charter School) 0

Hiram W. John F. Luther Johnson High Kennedy High Burbank High 0 6 3

Rosemont 2

Sacramento New Technology High School 1 Sacramento New Technology High School 2 Sacramento New Technology High School 0

School of Engineering and Sciences 1

The Met Sacramento (Charter School) 0 The Met Sacramento (Charter School) 2 The Met Sacramento (Charter School) 0

Sacramento High School (St. Hope West Campus Charter High 3 2 Sacramento High School (St. Hope West Campus Charter High 5 4 Sacramento High School (St. Hope West Campus Charter High 2 4

Rosemont 0

School of Engineering and Sciences 3

Rosemont 1

School of Engineering and Sciences 0

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Response Count 73

Response Count 42

Response Count 19 Question Totals 4 75 13

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What school(s) does your child/children attend (may not be located in your neighborhood)? Elementary School A. M. Winn Elementary School 0 0 0 0 0 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School 0 0 0 0 0

Answer Options Child 1 Child 2 Child 3 Child 4 Child 5 Middle School

Alice Birney Elementary School 1 0 0 0 0

Answer Options Child 1 Child 2 Child 3 Child 4 Child 5 High School

Albert Einstein Middle 0 0 0 0 0 George Washington Carver Social Justice High 0 0 0 0 0

California Middle 2 1 0 0 0

Fern Bacon Basic Middle 0 0 0 0 0 Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0

Answer Options Child 1 Child 2 Child 3 Child 4 Child 5

American Legion 0 0 0 0 0

My school was not listed and it is:

Number 1 2

Response Date

My school was not listed and it is: 01/10/2009 05:50:00 Holy Spirit 01/10/2009 23:02:00 See Schools Above

orhood)? Bowling Green Center for O.H. Year Round 0 0 0 0 0 Bowling Green Year Round (Charter 0 0 0 0 0 Capital City/Indepen dent Study K-8 0 0 0 0 0

Bret Harte Year Round 0 0 0 0 0

Caleb Greenwood K-8 3 0 0 0 0

Camellia Basic 0 0 0 0 0

John H. Still Middle 1 0 0 0 0

Kit Carson Middle 0 0 0 0 0

Rosa Parks 0 0 0 0 0

School of Engineering Sam Brannan and Sciences Middle (Grades 7- Sutter Middle 3 2 2 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

C. K. McClatchy High 6 2 0 0 0

Capital City/Indepen dent Study 0 0 0 0 0

Genesis (Charter School) 0 0 0 0 0

Hiram W. John F. Luther Johnson High Kennedy High Burbank High 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Caroline Wenzel 1 1 0 0 0

Cesar E. Chavez 0 0 0 0 0

Clayton B. Wire 1 1 0 0 0

Collis P. Huntington 0 0 0 0 0

Crocker/Rive rside 3 1 0 0 0

David Lubin 0 0 0 0 0

Will C. Wood 0 0 0 0 0

Response Count 10 6 1 0 0 Sacramento New Technology High School 0 0 0 0 0 The Met Sacramento (Charter School) 0 0 0 0 0 Sacramento High School (St. Hope West Campus Charter High 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Rosemont 0 0 0 0 0

School of Engineering and Sciences 0 0 0 0 0

Earl Warren 0 0 0 0 0

Edward Kemble 0 0 0 0 0

Elder Creek Year Round Ethel I. Baker Ethel Phillips 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Father Keith B. Kenny Year Round (Charter 0 0 0 0 0

Response Count 7 5 1 0 0

Freeport 0 0 0 0 0

Fruit Ridge 0 0 0 0 0

Genevieve F. Didion - K-8 1 1 0 0 0

Golden Empire 0 0 0 0 0

H.W. Harkness 0 0 0 0 0

Hollywood Park 0 0 0 0 0

Hubert H. Bancroft 0 0 0 0 0

Isador Cohen 0 0 0 0 0

James W. Marshall 0 0 0 0 0

Jedediah Smith 0 0 0 0 0

John Bidwell John Cabrillo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

John D. Sloat Basic 0 0 0 0 0

John H. Still Elementary 0 0 0 0 0

John Morse/Waldo rf - K-8 12 3 0 0 0

Joseph Bonnheim 0 0 0 0 0

Leonardo da Vinci - K-8 13 3 0 0 0

Lisbon 1 0 0 0 0

Maple 0 0 0 0 0

Marian Anderson Special Education 0 0 0 0 0

Mark Hopkins - Year Round 0 0 0 0 0

Mark Twain 1 0 0 0 0

Martin Luther Matsuyama King Jr. - K-8 Year Round 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Nicholas 0 0 0 0 0

O.W. Erlewine 0 0 0 0 0

Oak Ridge 0 0 0 0 0

Pacific 0 0 0 0 0

Parkway 0 0 0 0 0

Peter Burnett - Year Round 0 0 0 0 0

Phoebe A. Hearst Basic Pony Express 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sequoia 0 0 0 0 0

Success Academy K-8 0 0 0 0 0

Susan B. Anthony 0 0 0 0 0

Sutterville 20 10 2 0 0

Tahoe 0 0 0 0 0

Theodore Judah 1 0 0 0 0

Thomas Jefferson 0 0 0 0 0

Washington 3 2 0 0 0

William Land Year Round 0 0 0 0 0

Woodbine 0 0 0 0 0

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Response Count 64 25 2 0 0

Question Totals 2 73 15

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My child/children attend(s) Response Frequency 92.6% 1.2% 3.7% 4.9% 4.9% 1.2% 3.7% Response Count 75 1 3 4 4 1 3 81 7

Answer Options Public school Non-local public school Charter school Private school Does not attend school yet Graduated Other (please specify)

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Other (please specify)

Number 1 2 3

Response Date

01/09/2009 21:13:00 Attends Pre-K 01/10/2009 00:55:00 one to start kindergarten next year 01/20/2009 00:32:00 magnet

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What is your impression of the public elementary school in your neighborhood? Response Frequency Answer Options Positive impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, No schools are located in my neighborhood. Undecided. 51.3% 0.0% 41.3% 0.0% 0.0% 7.5%

Response Count 41 0 33 0 0 6 80 8

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What is your impression of the public middle school in your neighborhood? Response Frequency 38.0% 3.8% 22.8% 0.0% 3.8% 31.6% Response Count 30 3 18 0 3 25 79 9

Answer Options Positive impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, No schools are located in my neighborhood. Undecided.

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What is your impression of the public high school in your neighborhood? Response Frequency 36.3% 5.0% 16.3% 6.3% 3.8% 32.5% Response Count 29 4 13 5 3 26 80 8

Answer Options Positive impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, No schools are located in my neighborhood. Undecided.

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What is your impression of the public school in your Child attends? Response Frequency 92.2% 1.3% 2.6% 0.0% 3.9% Response Count 71 1 2 0 3 12 77 11

Answer Options Positive impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Negative impression; my child/children are, or will be, Undecided. Other (please specify)

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Other (please specify) 01/10/2009 07:54:00 01/10/2009 18:32:00 01/12/2009 04:18:00 01/13/2009 05:42:00 01/13/2009 14:17:00 01/14/2009 14:29:00 01/16/2009 23:58:00 01/18/2009 15:15:00 01/18/2009 22:16:00 01/20/2009 00:40:00 01/23/2009 21:25:00 01/25/2009 19:34:00

Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Response Date

I also hope that my twins will be able to attend in the future. We have been very happy with Matsuyama and Sutter. My middle sc Sutterville Elementary is an excellent elementary school with a GATE Sutterville Elementary is a excellent school. Principal Laurie Aoun is ef We have a positive impression but we feel like the District does not re We live in Elk Grove school district, and I send my child to John Morse My children love their school. They currently attend Washington Elem It is Saint Sutter. What else can one say? This question doesn't make sense. I only want her in waldorf..and a k-8 school Much improved since administration changed. My children attended Theodore Judah Sutter, Sacramento High (now

tend in the future. and Sutter. My middle school student is currently deciding between JFK, CKM, West Campus for 2009. entary school with a GATE program that my older child attended and now my younger child attends. I have served on the Site Council twice Principal Laurie Aoun is effective and attentive. The teachers are the best. The school feels like a second family to us. like the District does not really support a public Waldorf school or the Waldorf teaching methodology as well as the District could. end my child to John Morse because I feel that it is by far one of the best schools in any of the districts around. I am therefore not able to y attend Washington Elementary. They have thrived in the small class environment that they are currently in. It would be devastating to all

er, Sacramento High (now closed), VAPAC (now closed) and McClatchy Other than VAPAC, my children's experiences were positive.

ved on the Site Council twice. The entire faculty, especially the principal, are dedicated to each child excelling and parents feeling that they

the District could. I am therefore not able to answer these questions! Sorry! would be devastating to all children who attend as this is a very good, personal school with great teachers and class mates. There is also a

ences were positive.

nd parents feeling that they are part of the learning community.

class mates. There is also a childrens center on the same campus which is greatly appreciated by all parents who need this convenient, safe

o need this convenient, safe center for before and after school care.

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What improvements need to be made in the public schools of your neighborhood? Not Important at Somewhat all Important Important Answer Options Better test scores 9 7 15 More classroom supplies and equipment 2 5 15 Organized, attractive classrooms and school grounds 3 3 19 Enrichment classes like art, music, and sports 0 2 6 More parent involvement 1 5 5 More field trips 2 12 24 More science 1 2 10 More math 5 4 15 Physical education classes in elementary schools 1 3 14 Special education/needs classes 2 9 15 Before and After School Programs 3 3 21 A library open after school hours for community use 18 18 7 “Private business on campus e. g. 7-11, Starbuck 53 7 4 In-school child care centers 7 16 14 Community resource center with computers 13 17 12 Would you favor adding partners (City or County 16 11 14 Community Services or other services including businesses that would enhance school site.n Add your suggestion:

Number

Response Date

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

01/09/2009 19:00:00 01/09/2009 20:42:00 01/09/2009 21:24:00 01/09/2009 21:35:00 01/09/2009 22:54:00 01/10/2009 18:35:00 01/12/2009 00:25:00 01/12/2009 04:22:00 01/12/2009 19:17:00 01/12/2009 22:11:00 01/13/2009 05:46:00

Community Services or other services including businesses that would enhance school site.n Add your suggestion: Golden One at the High School (or other financial institution) I am very happy with all the schools that my 4 children attend. We ha a better "scrips" program, including more and popular merchants (like If it would help the school without any negative consequense, then ye Rent out cafeteria for private parties/gatherings. Rent gym time at very reasonable cost; exercise classes; various cook Not commercial businesses, but with libraries and recreation program I would only favor including businesses to school sites if they did not Something that sets a positive example for children - NOT a fast-food No commercial food businesses, please. I am concerned about when these services would be "open for busine

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01/13/2009 14:19:00 01/13/2009 23:33:00 01/15/2009 08:39:00 01/15/2009 17:49:00 01/17/2009 00:03:00 01/18/2009 15:18:00 01/20/2009 00:42:00 01/23/2009 21:46:00 01/28/2009 18:10:00 01/29/2009 22:00:00 02/23/2009 23:12:00

Our observation of the school in our neighborhood is that the kids are If adding partners to develop a revenue stream would allow some sm I would be appalled to see a 7-11 or Starbucks at my child's school. I I would need more information about how adding services would affe tutoring centers, art centers, bilingual class for spanish and english sp Health Related I don't want private business on the campus! Keeping in mind young children present : Additional DayCare available Any city or county services that are compatible with the age groups a ESL and computer-training classes for adults and Branch library's and I would need an example for this to better understand. If you mean 4

Very Important 16 20 25 19 22 14 28 22 28 23 15 12 1 7 8 9 dd your suggestion:

Extremely Important 22 26 18 48 40 20 30 23 24 14 25 13 4 20 10 17

N/A 5 4 6 1 3 2 2 4 4 9 6 6 5 9 9 3

Rating Average 3.51 3.93 3.76 4.51 4.30 3.53 4.18 3.78 4.01 3.60 3.84 2.76 1.49 3.27 2.75 3.00

Response Count 74 72 74 76 76 74 73 73 74 72 73 74 74 73 69 70 22 77 11

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her financial institution) hat my 4 children attend. We have great principals and great teachers more and popular merchants (like starbucks, gap, restaurants, etc) and maybe requiring a certain amount/family to spend. y negative consequense, then yes.

st; exercise classes; various cooking or other educational classes; partner with food franchise to provide healthy meals only; recycle center d libraries and recreation programs es to school sites if they did not have a price of something negative for children like selling unhealthy foods. le for children - NOT a fast-food restaurant or a 7-11 that attracts people looking for junk food, alcohol, sodas, cigarettes, etc. Maybe an ex

rvices would be "open for business." I would not want people who are not background checked on a school campus. Since some businesses

neighborhood is that the kids are rough and the teachers are not able to control or shape the kids. It is not a good learning environment. ue stream would allow some smaller schools to remain open, then I would be in favor of this option.Our neighborhood school is doing much Starbucks at my child's school. I would support health care, postal services, social services, farm stands, music & language lessons, confere how adding services would affect the current programs at LdV, school safety and school grounds. l class for spanish and english speaking students.Maybe parent\child activites such as yoga, gardening classes, cooking classes, etc. Someth

ent : Additional DayCare available to all families at sliding scale or full going rateAny arts or sciences enrichment programsCity or County Se ompatible with the age groups at the school would be fine. I don't want Starbucks or other types of retail businesses at school sites because r adults and Branch library's and certain social services on campuses are a good ideas. But -- strange adults (as opposed to parents) canno better understand. If you mean 4th R since it's a City Service, I'm in favor.

amily to spend.

althy meals only; recycle center drop off; develop graphics depts to sell services

das, cigarettes, etc. Maybe an exercise center, a book store, a tutoring center...

l campus. Since some businesses are a magnet for crime i.e. 7-11, I would wholeheartedly disapprove. How can you ensure the safety of ou

t a good learning environment. eighborhood school is doing much better than a few years ago, but still needs more enrichment and the freedom to vary from a prescribed s music & language lessons, conference rental, etc. Lessons and classes for students should have a scholarship program as part of their contr

ses, cooking classes, etc. Something that would bring families\community together.

ment programsCity or County Services having to do with education or providing family servicesPrivate businesses that would enhance or en businesses at school sites because of security issues. Private childcare or elder care would be fine. Adult education classes at night would be ts (as opposed to parents) cannot be wandering through campuses when the children are there.

you ensure the safety of our children attending your schools when strangers are allowed on campus. Not a good mix.

m to vary from a prescribed scripted curriculum before I would send my children there. ogram as part of their contract so needy students have access to the classes at these public sites.

es that would enhance or enrich education or family services on classes at night would be fine.

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Child 1 The following questions ask about your current level of satisfaction with the YOUR School. Using a scale dissatisfied and 5 is completely satisfied, how satisfied are you with each item? Neither Answer Options Your location Your student body size Your diversity Your morning start time Completely Dissatisfied 3 4 3 4 Dissatisfied 4 1 3 9 Dissatisfied or Satisfied 3 5 4 4

e YOUR School. Using a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is completely Completely Satisfied 48 45 42 44 Rating Average 4.38 4.35 4.31 4.14 Response Count 74 74 74 74 74 14

Satisfied 16 19 22 13

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Child 2 The following questions ask about your current level of satisfaction with the YOUR School. Using a scale completely satisfied, how satisfied are you with each item? Neither Answer Options Your location Your student body size Your diversity Your morning start time Completely Dissatisfied 1 2 1 3 Dissatisfied 1 0 0 2 Dissatisfied or Satisfied 2 1 0 1

e YOUR School. Using a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is completely dissatisfied and 5 is Completely Satisfied 23 20 22 19 Rating Average 4.50 4.39 4.58 4.15 Response Count 43 43 42 43 43 45

Satisfied 5 10 10 8

N/A 11 10 9 10

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Child 3 The following questions ask about your current level of satisfaction with the YOUR School. Using a scale completely satisfied, how satisfied are you with each item? Neither Answer Options Your location Your student body size Your diversity Your morning start time Completely Dissatisfied 1 1 1 1 Dissatisfied 0 0 0 1 Dissatisfied or Satisfied 1 0 2 2

e YOUR School. Using a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is completely dissatisfied and 5 is Completely Satisfied 4 5 3 4 Rating Average 4.00 4.29 3.71 3.63 Response Count 18 18 18 18 18 70

Satisfied 1 1 1 0

N/A 11 11 11 10

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Child 4 The following questions ask about your current level of satisfaction with the YOUR School. Using a scale completely satisfied, how satisfied are you with each item? Neither Answer Options Your location Your student body size Your diversity Your morning start time Completely Dissatisfied 1 1 1 1 Dissatisfied 0 1 0 0 Dissatisfied or Satisfied 1 0 1 0

e YOUR School. Using a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is completely dissatisfied and 5 is Completely Satisfied 0 0 0 1 Rating Average 2.00 1.50 2.00 3.00 Response Count 14 13 13 13 14 74

Satisfied 0 0 0 0

N/A 12 11 11 11

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Child 5 The following questions ask about your current level of satisfaction with the YOUR School. Using a scale completely satisfied, how satisfied are you with each item? Neither Answer Options Your location Your student body size Your diversity Your morning start time Completely Dissatisfied 1 1 1 1 Dissatisfied 0 0 0 0 Dissatisfied or Satisfied 0 0 0 0

e YOUR School. Using a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is completely dissatisfied and 5 is Completely Satisfied 0 0 0 0 Rating Average 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 Response Count 12 12 12 12 12 76

Satisfied 0 0 0 0

N/A 11 11 11 11

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The following questions ask about your priorities for your child’s school. Using a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is not a important, how important do you think each of the following items is? Answer Options Small size (320 students) Multi-grade classes Current alternative curriculum Ethnic diversity Economic diversity School day start time Maintaining current teaching staff Maintaining current location Before and After School Programs Other (please specify) Not at all Important 10 29 8 8 8 5 0 3 4 Somewhat Important 15 11 6 10 15 17 3 4 7 Important 12 19 16 19 21 24 11 9 16

Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

Response Date 01/09/2009 19:01:00 01/09/2009 22:59:00 01/10/2009 18:37:00 01/12/2009 04:24:00 01/13/2009 05:50:00 01/13/2009 06:28:00 01/13/2009 14:21:00 01/13/2009 23:35:00 01/15/2009 06:18:00 01/15/2009 08:41:00 01/20/2009 00:44:00 01/28/2009 18:15:00 01/29/2009 22:05:00 02/25/2009 06:54:00

Other (please specify)

Maintaining Teacher Quality Keep GATE program/center/classrooms -- extremely important School must also be safe and secure GATE program The GATE program I would rate as "Not at all important." It does not Ability to challenge advanced students - Extremely important Waldorf qualified teachers, not teacher rejects from other schools Children's Center on site is extremely important LdV should maintain its parent participation requirement! Support for waldorf curriculum - such as relief from irrelevant testing waldorf philosphy is extremely important Small elementary schools should stay open. Small high schools should Offering alternative cirriculum (Waldorf) and Waldorf-trained teachers Bigger school site to accommodate a growing student population. Mo

ale of 1 to 5, where 1 is not at all important and 5 is extremely Very Important 16 8 14 24 17 14 17 15 16 Extremely Important 20 7 26 14 13 13 43 44 29 Rating Average 3.29 2.36 3.63 3.35 3.16 3.18 4.35 4.24 3.82 Response Count 73 74 70 75 74 73 74 75 72 14 76 12

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ms -- extremely important

Not at all important." It does not integrate well and feels like an apartheid system is on our campus i.e. the "haves" and "have nots". Does c s - Extremely important er rejects from other schools

pation requirement! as relief from irrelevant testing standards

open. Small high schools should be consolidated unless they specifically serve students who can't function in a larger setting. rf) and Waldorf-trained teachers is essential. We would not be in the SCUSD if this school were not available. growing student population. More amenities (auditorium, gym, art room, science lab).

es" and "have nots". Does cutting this program save money?

arger setting.

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If Your School moved to: Strongly Oppose 51 43 48 47 37 Neither Oppose or Support 8 12 9 9 15

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Strongly Support 3 4 2 2 4

Rating Average 1.52 1.82 1.65 1.72 2.06

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The following questions ask about your preferences if Your School moves to another location. A move would inv students, teachers and administration relocating to another building. Using a scale Neither5, where 1 is strongly of 1 to Answer Options If the move resulted in a change to a 7:55 start time If the move resulted in a change to an 8:25 start time If the move involved locating to a building where the If the move involved locating to a building where the If the move resulted in an increase in SCUSD diversity If the move resulted in a decrease in SCUSD diversity If the move resulted in no Before and After School Strongly Oppose 31 13 10 25 13 16 36 Oppose 12 10 8 19 9 18 17 Oppose or Support 16 28 29 21 36 34 17

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The following questions ask about your preferences regarding an increase in the number of students at your Sch described below will impact both district budgetary concerns and ethnic and economic diversity. Maximum clas Neither Answer Options Maintain current size (~340 students) Grow to maximum class size without adding any Increase by 1 classroom of 20 students per class at Increase by 1 classroom of maximum size at each Increase by 1 classroom of maximum size at each Increase size gradually over 9 years by adding 1 Strongly Oppose 6 21 18 23 19 16 Oppose 2 11 11 17 19 9 Oppose or Support 12 13 21 14 16 15

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The following questions ask about your opinion regarding various general consolidation possibilities. A closure the choice of a new school for those children, and the reassignment of administration and staff for the closed sc Neither Answer Options In general, reducing the number of schools from 86 to In general, merging 2 pairs of schools (4 schools down In general, closing 2 schools and moving 2 different Strongly Oppose 30 24 30 Oppose 10 11 17 Oppose or Support 16 16 14

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ation possibilities. A closure involves closing a school, on and staff for the closed school. A merger involves Response Strongly Count Support Support 13 2 71 17 3 71 10 1 72 answered question 72 skipped question 16

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The following questions ask about your opinion regarding various consolidation possibilities specific to YOUR Sc strongly opposed and 5 is strongly support, how likely are you to support one of the following options? Neither Answer Options Any merger at the current YOUR school location Any merger at another location regardless of size Continue to share current building with ......... Sharing current building with another school of similar Sharing a different building with another school of Sharing current building with another school of similar Sharing a different building with another school of Staying in current building and gradually becoming a Staying in current building and immediately becoming a Moving to a new building and gradually becoming a Moving to a new building and immediately becoming a Strongly Oppose 42 38 14 39 42 30 33 17 27 34 41 Oppose 13 10 9 12 14 17 18 10 17 14 10 Oppose or Support 8 14 13 7 6 7 6 13 11 6 6

ssibilities specific to YOUR School. Using a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is e following options? Response Strongly Count Support Support N/A 2 2 1 68 4 1 1 68 6 2 20 64 2 3 5 68 1 2 3 68 9 3 2 68 5 3 2 67 13 10 4 67 5 3 5 68 5 6 3 68 4 3 4 68 answered question 70 skipped question 18

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Would you stay with YOUR school if: Neither No or Yes 18 28 29 8 10

Definitely No Answer Options You were very unhappy with a new location for YOUR 23 You were very unhappy with a new start time for YOUR 2 You were very unhappy with the new student body size 11 You were very unhappy with changes in the curriculum, 38 (Staff Only) Your teaching team was broken up 16

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Definitely Yes 4 12 4 4 0

Response Count 66 67 67 68 31 68 20

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Would you try to transfer to another school public school if: Neither No or Yes 21 25 31 10 14

Definitely No Answer Options You were very unhappy with a new location for YOUR 5 You were very unhappy with a new start time for YOUR 13 You were very unhappy with the new student body size 6 You were very unhappy with changes in the curriculum, 5 (Staff Only) Your teaching team was broken up 4

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Definitely Yes 18 5 9 29 7

Response Count 68 68 68 68 32 68 20

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Would you consider leaving Public Schools if you were very unhappy with changes at YOUR school? Response Response Frequency Count Answer Options Definitely No No Neither No or Yes Yes Definitely Yes Other (please specify) 5.8% 5.8% 10.1% 34.8% 43.5% 4 4 7 24 30 4 69 19

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would need to consider the changes but would consider private, indep 75% of Curtis Park kids go to John Morse, so no complaints if it move I might home school There is not another public school option for a child in Waldorf cirricul

ould consider private, independent learning or home schooling. so no complaints if it moved closer to our neighborhood or land park (95818)

or a child in Waldorf cirriculum and philosophy.

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Are you a parent/guardian or teacher at SCUSD (check all that apply)? Response Frequency 100.0% 3.0% Response Count 66 2 3 66 22

Answer Options Parent/guardian Teacher Other (please specify)

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Other (please specify) 01/09/2009 21:43:00 Volunteer at school 01/09/2009 21:47:00 substitute also 01/10/2009 23:24:00 Community

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If you have children, how many are enrolled at SCUSD schools? (If 0, skip to next page) Response Response Frequency Count Answer Options 0 1 2 3 4 5+ 4.3% 50.0% 38.6% 7.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3 35 27 5 0 0 70 18

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What is the race of your child (children)? Please mark one or more. Response Frequency 68.8% 3.1% 10.9% 12.5% 7.8% Response Count 44 2 7 8 5 5 64 24

Answer Options White Black or African-American Asian Hispanic or Latino Multi-racial Other, please write in:

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Other, please write in: It does not matter Portuguese white & hispanic No. Decline to answer - I don't believe in making sure the schools have a

ng sure the schools have a certain diveristy make up - it is what it is

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Is your child (children) eligible for free or reduced meals? Response Frequency 8.8% 91.2% Response Count 6 62 68 20

Answer Options Yes No

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Response Text You ignored the small high schools - they are a waste of money if the increase class size Disrupting the success and community feel of Sutterville School. losing the quality education provided by school/teaching staff, and gre We like to walk to school. We like the current size of the school. Diminished school experience, both academic and philosophical. Maintaining the GATE center/GATE classroom concept and having eno That my local Elementary school won't improve. Need more concerne That parents are that are displaced are given a degree of choice. More children on such a small campus. Moving in portables to accom making people travel out of neighborhood. breaking up strong teachin I am not in favor of this. School classrooms are large enough. How do I feel you folks are hiding things and not coming forth with what your We should not close any schools, not should we consolidate. too much strain on the staff; wide disparity in skill levels of children, t too large of class size, leadership, curriculum offered Not enough time to spend with children who need additional help. Maintaining class sizeMaintaining educational programs/curriculum I don't want overcrowding in classrooms.Parent involvement is extrem Class size I do not think that the school my chidren attend, Sutterville Elementa If students at consolidated schools receive open enrollment priority, th Our current issues arise from having non-Waldorf teachers put at our You have not considered cuts in Adminstration Quality of education John Morse Waldorf Methods has an alternative teaching and learning Keeping school philosophy/special programs, i.e., engineering & scien I don't want to lose my school, John Morse. It's the only one with the John Morse is a fabulous school because of its small size, its tailored l If John Morse closes, we will homeschool. That successful schools will be closed For LdV, I'm worried that parents and teachers will be placed there w I am concerned that poor schools will take the brunt of the cuts - and Changing the basic philosophy and or programs of LdV would be a ma My concerns being if my child will have less time for his individual nee children suffering the consequences

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The fear of having 2 schools at the same location taking too much time anbd money I don't think it will impact my daughters school as she is already at a People like Kate Lenox, Heidi McLean and Darlene Anderson who have impact on the child's learning and development process, loss of philos That our classrooms will become overcrowded and my child will not g My current school is very community based. Families who have their c A primary reason for us to move to our neighborhood was the Caleb G That the district is not being transparent about the process. If they w The way in which the community meetings are being held. There is no I selected my child's elementary school after research. It's very impor Hardship to low income students/families.Loss of neighborhood/comm John Morse needs to stay 100% Waldorf and keep their special Waldo

they are a waste of money if they are below 500 students.

y feel of Sutterville School. by school/teaching staff, and great amount of community support and family involvement at sutterville school e current size of the school. cademic and philosophical. assroom concept and having enough room for all eligible children. 't improve. Need more concerned teachers. re given a degree of choice. s. Moving in portables to accomodate more students taking the children's play area away hood. breaking up strong teaching & educational teams. Inncreasing school size which takes away from a nurturing environment. losing aft rooms are large enough. How do you expect to teach this many children? It is ridiculous. My youngest child has special needs, that means h not coming forth with what your desires are. No plan of your own is being revealed. Come forward with your thoughts as well, not just we should we consolidate. parity in skill levels of children, thus compromising the children's learning atmosphere riculum offered en who need additional help. cational programs/curriculum ms.Parent involvement is extremely important to schools and children - I wouldn't want students relocated to places where parents are less

dren attend, Sutterville Elementary, can expand any further. We seem to have more temporary classrooms to accomodate its size than any o ceive open enrollment priority, then I am concerned that these students will receive spots at the most desirable schools, at the expense of o non-Waldorf teachers put at our school due to Union issues based on teacher seniority. First and foremost any consolidation needs to take i

alternative teaching and learning structure. Consolidating with staff and students who are not learning and teaching in the Waldorf method ograms, i.e., engineering & science Morse. It's the only one with the Waldorf philosophy use of its small size, its tailored location and the teaching staff and class sizes. I can't imagine the school with more children, different teach

d teachers will be placed there who are not committed to making LdV what it is. take the brunt of the cuts - and these are the kids who are already being most hurt by the economy's downturn. programs of LdV would be a major loss to my children, but more importantly all of the students at LdV. ve less time for his individual needs to learn something, because the class size increased. I also would not like to see the extra cirriculum st

ers school as she is already at a large school. However, I am concerned about changing class sizes and stuffing classrooms up to their max and Darlene Anderson who have nothing better to do but harrass the board and confuse the real issue velopment process, loss of philosphy, less teacher attention, etc. rcrowded and my child will not get the same quality of education. based. Families who have their children in the program live in the neigbourghood, and that makes the school very special. Also the quality ur neighborhood was the Caleb Greenwood K-8 school. ent about the process. If they wanted these meetings to be useful they would have given parents more information about the feasibility of t etings are being held. There is not enough time for the attendees to give the district their ideas. The district employees who explain the pro ol after research. It's very important to me to keep the class size as is or lower. I don't want the children and their learning to suffer becaus ilies.Loss of neighborhood/community schools.Loss of Waldorf-trained teachers to union surplus teachers (at my school). dorf and keep their special Waldorf trained teachers. We need to be able to enroll our incoming siblings. we need more classrooms ASAP!

ring environment. losing after school programs. special needs, that means her education will be effected and she will not get the services she is required by law to receive. I can see My Hu houghts as well, not just we have to cut this much monies. Lay out what considerations (teacher tenure, average salaries, cost of running s

aces where parents are less likely to have time in the classrooms. I also wouldn't want a lot of students whose parents are not involved in

comodate its size than any other school. There is no room to grow. We have 530+ students at Sutterville because of the GATE program. schools, at the expense of other students from the random lottery process. onsolidation needs to take into account the philosophy and curriculum of the school with the district's support. Mixing in non-qualified teach

hing in the Waldorf method would be a major disruption for all concearned.

more children, different teachers, or at a different location, and would remove my child and homeschool if drastic changes were made.

o see the extra cirriculum stopped because of the consolidation program.

classrooms up to their maximum. It definately impacts the quality of education. If schools are truly underenrolled and close together, it m

ery special. Also the quality of the program is very high a lot due to parents involvement. I am afraid that if the school merges, the current s

tion about the feasibility of the different strategies discussed in this survey. There needs to be a sustemic approach. I think that closing scho ployees who explain the process are talking like educators and not speaking in a way that is understandable to an audience member with lim eir learning to suffer because California can't figure out it's priorities....our children are the priority! These children are the our future....it's li y school). ed more classrooms ASAP!

to receive. I can see My Husband and I contacting an attorney to make sure every possible program is offered and given to our child. A lar ge salaries, cost of running schools). Help the community with more information to help with more constructive ideas.

parents are not involved in their child(ren)'s education attending my children's school.

se of the GATE program.

Mixing in non-qualified teachers interferes with the ability of the trained Waldorf teachers to deliver the training effectively.

changes were made.

led and close together, it might be wise to consolidate them, but not at the cost of stuffing too many students in a classroom.

school merges, the current school will loose its qualities.

ach. I think that closing schools is the "down and dirty" way to deal with the situation. n audience member with limited vocabulary. They should share more of the ideas they have gotten from previous meetings to give the audi en are the our future....it's like the workforce planning we're planning for at work.

and given to our child. A larger school and larger class size would only make my child's education in the public school system at risk. My chil

n a classroom.

us meetings to give the audience an idea of what to talk about. It is a very confusing presentation for those who haven't studied the informa

chool system at risk. My child will then fall through the cracks and not receive a fair education. I am very much against what the district wan

haven't studied the information in advance, or for anyone not really aware of what is happening. It appears to be a facility useage meeting

against what the district wants to do. Add taxes.

be a facility useage meeting when the real purpose is to fix the budget. They need to use standing microphones and have people line up at

and have people line up at the mike rather than relying on staff to pass a microphone around. The district has not used all its resources to

not used all its resources to educate the public ahead of the meetings in a meaningful way. The Connection has ignore the budget crisis unti

ignore the budget crisis until very recently. School staff think that this is a done deal. The dat

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Response Text I propose merging Washington and William Land, and Alice Birney an merging 2 small schools Underachieving, underenrolled schools would be the only schools I wo Merge schools that are similar in student body composition and close Bring in better staff and students or closing AB altogether. Close schools but open enrollment to any school with room. Those alr Consolidate schools that are not at full enrollment of 350+ a complete open house community forum at each campus so people Feel you might want to look at EGUSD. Perhaps we need to look at c We should eliminate wasteful sending and then use it to add class siz if needed to consolidate, consider skill level of kids and location Close poorly attended schools and allow parents to choose new schoo Avoid consolidation if it increases class sizes and/or student body size Alternate schedules - early morhing school and later afternnon, depen You could eliminate the GATE program at all GATE schools starting wi I have not seen the Waldorf high school but it would not be a big stre Look at Administration cuts first. need more information to make an intelligent recommendation John Morse has a waiting list for students. We have already increased New Tech and SES High School -- SES Middle School move to differen Consolidate other schools, not John Morse I would propose that monies were more responsibly spent, less on bu keep the schools alive that the parents/community are passionate abo Break up struggling schools and send students to more successful sch Consolidate "vanilla" neighborhood schools--not schools of choice. I would propose that all consolidations be voluntary and wanted by al I would not be opposed to adding more students to LdV as long as m Keep schools that are performing well open.Test those "good schools" Move West Campus to Sac High's location. As it stands right now, my close other public programs and do not impact the schools! That students be grouped by their own special needs whether it be ac Merging schools with similar philosophies. Go to a year-round school year to fit more kids on campus throughou Schools sharing a principal and plant manger and any other ways to c That it start a year in advance. That the impact on the educational ph How about closing Hollywood park and making LDV a bigger school si

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02/25/2009 07:17:00 Focus on closing/merging small, neighborhood schools that have anot 02/25/2009 13:05:00 I think John Morse needs to be moved to a larger site that can hold th

William Land, and Alice Birney and CP Huntington. For Jedediah Smith, you could try to expand the attendance area to gain some more stud

s would be the only schools I would support merging with others. ent body composition and close to each other to minimize changes in school environment. Consider year-round program with different track losing AB altogether. any school with room. Those already in a school with first option to stay. ll enrollment of 350+ orum at each campus so people can come exhange ideas and work together to develop a strategy that makes sense for each campus D. Perhaps we need to look at consolidation of schools and have year round schools with different tracks. I think you folks need to look at g and then use it to add class size reduction at grades 4-6, which would fill up emplty classrooms and attract new students into the District b l level of kids and location ow parents to choose new school s sizes and/or student body size too much. I saw what happened at Caroline Wenzel when Bear Flag was consolidated with them: their is chool and later afternnon, depending on grade level m at all GATE schools starting with the new 2009-10 year in 2nd grade. That would eventually allow you to merge another class into the sch ool but it would not be a big stretch to see the K-8 Waldorf consolidated or put next door to the 9-12 Waldorf if there was a set of two facili

telligent recommendation ents. We have already increased to four kindergartens that will feed into the upper grades and gradually increase the student body. Waldor S Middle School move to different location

ore responsibly spent, less on bureaucracy and more on curriuculum supoort and teacher salaries, upkeep of buildings, etc. to avoid this me ts/community are passionate about. students to more successful schools hools--not schools of choice. s be voluntary and wanted by all parties involved. And I would propse that the district be transparent and trustworthy in its dealings with p ore students to LdV as long as more staff was added as well to keep the current class size maximums. l open.Test those "good schools" and provide support, including busing, and choices to ensure the students without a school first choice to ation. As it stands right now, my daughter will not be attending public school in your district for High School unless she gets into West Cam ot impact the schools! wn special needs whether it be academic, social or physical. Then consider their location and sort them accordingly. Any facilities with low e

more kids on campus throughout the year. We really liked that schedule when our son went to school in the Elk Grove School Dist. manger and any other ways to cut costs at the existing sites. Next most desirable is consolidating schools by sharing sites. Closure should b he impact on the educational physical environment be part of the discussion. There needs to be a discussion about "choice", and the impac nd making LDV a bigger school since it's so sought after. How about less time and money spent on language translation? How about mandat

hborhood schools that have another school nearby so student communities stay in tact. d to a larger site that can hold the current student body and take in the incoming waiting list (over 140 on the list). We cannot fit in our cur

rea to gain some more students from the Crocker/Riverside attendance area.

program with different tracks (like in Elk-Grove) if that has been proven to save money.

ense for each campus k you folks need to look at selling property as well to offset costs. w students into the District bringing in more money.

olidated with them: their is a lot more disruptive behavior at Caroline Wenzel since the change.

ge another class into the school. All students should be treated equally and fairly anyway. GATE is a priviledge, not a necessity. there was a set of two facilities side by side or close by.

e the student body. Waldorf Methods also support larger than 20 student class sizes in 1st through 3rd grade. I would like to see the young

ldings, etc. to avoid this mess.

worthy in its dealings with parents and staff.

hout a school first choice to ensure their continued enrollment and attendance.I believe it is important to establish consolidation program pr ess she gets into West Campus. We will send her to Rio Americano or Saint Francis.

gly. Any facilities with low enrollment after that should be absorbed into the neighboring schools.

Grove School Dist. aring sites. Closure should be he last resort, unless the school is failing its community. bout "choice", and the impact it has on planning. If the district replicated successful programs in the neighborhood schools and limited "choi nslation? How about mandatory parent participation (per family so many hours a year)?

st). We cannot fit in our current site.

ot a necessity.

would like to see the younger grades have 30 students and be able to keep the funding for the class size. This would help increase school s

sh consolidation program principles first.

od schools and limited "choice" to two or three schools within a geographic area the district would be able to plan. The capacity of each scho

would help increase school size and would not loose money for the district.

n. The capacity of each school should be based on all its infrastructure, not just classroom capacity. Can the multi-purpose room hold all the

lti-purpose room hold all the students for an assembly? for lunch? for after-school programs? I would look at making more schools K-8 to so

king more schools K-8 to solve the utilization problems first. If they didn't build Engineering and Science they might have bond money left t

ght have bond money left to upgrade K-8 to include science labs.

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Response Text This survey had some very confusing questions and I think it was too There had better be significant reductions at the administrative level b Start with the serna management (employees) before cutting teacher You have given us the opportunity to discuss, so take this not as an in I was so frustrated by the poorly written questions that I skipped man I strongly support maintaining current class size levels and would opp I feel in all of this, SCUSD has not been forthcoming with what they in Thanks for putting this survey together. tough decisions ahead.... It is very bothersome that SCUSD continues to build new schools whil Programs that help bring individualized attention to students in need Is there a parent council that might act as a working committee on an You need to cut Administration costs first which includes Adminstratio get parents/teachers/community more informed of specific issues and I think all other cost saving measures should be explored and implem Schools with alternative programs/philosophies that are successful an Thanks for compiling this survey. A lot of my answers are based on the fact that SES is at a temporary Thanks for the survey opportunity! I am very lucky to have my kids attending Genevieve Didion K-8 Scho Bigger classes = lack of education People should be allowed to enroll students near their work. consolidation is not the answer. It will only negatively impact the edu No Consider cutting out summer school to save money. Thank you for doing this survey! John Morse Waldorf is a growing school with strong demand. We hav there are many parents who will support a move to a larger site. The

questions and I think it was too long. tions at the administrative level before our students' schooling is targeted. mployees) before cutting teachers etc. discuss, so take this not as an insult. You need to manage the schools better, have MORE after school and athletic and extra curicular prog ten questions that I skipped many. They were unclear and assume I have a much better understanding of and familiarity with the current e t class size levels and would oppose any change to that. en forthcoming with what they intend to do or have done on cutting at admin level. I have gone to various meetings and feel a waste of m

ntinues to build new schools while closing others. Why can't the elementary schools be retrofilled and used ALSO with the elementary sectio ed attention to students in need (mostly for learning-disadvantaged students, but also for high-achieving students) is extremely important. ct as a working committee on any of these issues? My speculation is that the school board members are at the mercy of staff who may not first which includes Adminstration jobs. Way to top heavy. e informed of specific issues and timelines should be explored and implemented before considering mergers and closures. For example, conserving energy. Often when I go to the s ilosophies that are successful and attract many families already should NOT be changed. fact that SES is at a temporary location at the old Bear Flag Elementary School.

nding Genevieve Didion K-8 School. I hope no chages are made here. Why try to fix it, if it's not broken?

udents near their work. l only negatively impact the educational process.

o save money.

ool with strong demand. We have outgrown the current site. The entire school community should more (stay together) to a larger site whic port a move to a larger site. There are many parents concerned about whether their child will be able to attend John Morse this fall because

etic and extra curicular programs to engage children. You need to cut back on administors and reduce your salaries. Get more money to te familiarity with the current environment and the options being considered. I'm not sure how an "average" parent or guardian can respond t

tings and feel a waste of my time and waste of monies.

O with the elementary section left open. Why was the Health High School built when classrooms at Jed Smith could have had labs added an s) is extremely important. Extra tutoring and targeted programs can make a huge difference for a child with poor learning habits/abilities a mercy of staff who may not understand the issues, and so some sort of parent council to brainstorm these issues might be good.

y. Often when I go to the school, doors are open when heat or AC is on. Another idea would be asking parents that can, to help chip in fo

ogether) to a larger site which can accommodate the demand for Waldorf education. The district may also consider expanding Waldorf educ John Morse this fall because of the lack of classrooms. We cannot afford to turn away students. Please support John Morse's growth by gi

ries. Get more money to teachers nt or guardian can respond to this survey without more context.

ould have had labs added and then used. Surely this would have been less costly than building a complete school. The school district needs or learning habits/abilities and/or who lack parental involvement. This difference is/will be reflected not just in their grades but also in their s might be good.

s that can, to help chip in for school supplies.

der expanding Waldorf education (starting with Kindergarten/1st) to another geographic area (such as Winn, in the east near the Waldorf H t John Morse's growth by giving us an adequate size facility for our current and future students.

ol. The school district needs to look at the neighborhood and how the closure would effect the bottom line. If Crocker/Riverside had closed heir grades but also in their attitude and in the entire life.

the east near the Waldorf High School) which would draw from another population (i.e. East Sac) and also help feed the High School (even

rocker/Riverside had closed, as was proposed in 1995, SCUSD would not have the AYP distinguished school that it now has. Why does the

feed the High School (eventually).

it now has. Why does the district continue to put money out for Sacrament Hight School. The school is a comprehensive high school built

prehensive high school built for 2000, and is being used for 1000. As a tax payer, this is quite bothersome!! And yes, my children do go, or

d yes, my children do go, or will go, to a large high school-CKM. He has had a very positive experience there. No, he is not a HISP student

No, he is not a HISP student.


				
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