An anonymous survey is being used to gauge the perception of area schools.
"The school climate survey is a tool that we are using to see what the teachers, students, parents and support staff think about the schools," Supt. Dan Schroeder told The Brazil Times.
The survey is returned by Friday, to the respected child's school.
"We want to remind everyone that they have them and they are important," Schroeder said.
Steve Gruenert, a professor at Indiana State University helped create the survey. Some of the questions asked pertained to the environment of the school and geared toward the students overall perception.
"In no way are parents, teachers or support staff suppose to put their name or identification number of any kind," Schroeder said. "If a student fill-out the survey, we only ask what grade they are in, not their names. We want this to be as anonymous as possible, with the most benefit."
Participants of the survey are asked to fill in specific dots in the student identification number section to correlate with their role in the school, administrator, teacher, support staff or parent.
Participants are then asked to respond to each of the questions in pencil, regarding how often the event occurs, never, sometimes, often and always.
The administration will then use the responses to the survey to implement the changes that are needed.
"We plan to use the survey and the responses given to see what changes need to be made," Schroeder said. "Having the anonymous results from the people are important to us, so we wanted to remind everyone that the deadline is soon."