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Representativeness of the 2019-20 District-Wide Student and Parent/Guardian Survey Results

Representativeness of the 2019-20 District-Wide Student and Parent/Guardian Survey Results

The District-Wide Survey (DWS) program measures five key topics related to school improvement—climate, instruction, leadership, professional capacity, and parent/guardian-community ties, while allowing respondents to share their perspectives and provide feedback about how they experience and perceive their schools. This research brief answers two questions about the representativeness, or external validity, of the student and parent/guardian DWS responses from 2020-21.

2020-21 District-Wide Survey Technical Report

2020-21 District-Wide Survey Technical Report

This report describes the framework that guided survey development, the administration of the surveys, the processes of survey reliability testing and validation, and the construction of school-level scores for reports. This version reflects new updates from the 2020-21 DWS administration.

Household Food Insecurity in the School District of Philadelphia: An Analysis of District-Wide Survey Results, 2019-20

Household Food Insecurity in the School District of Philadelphia: An Analysis of District-Wide Survey Results, 2019-20

This brief describes the prevalence of food insecurity among SDP households that responded to the District-Wide Survey in 2019-20 and examines the differences in food insecurity rates across different student subgroups and schools.

Representativeness of the 2019-20 District-Wide Student and Parent/Guardian Survey Results

Representativeness of the 2019-20 District-Wide Student and Parent/Guardian Survey Results

The District-Wide Survey (DWS) program measures five key topics related to school improvement—climate, instruction, leadership, professional capacity, and parent/guardian-community ties, while allowing respondents to share their perspectives and provide feedback about how they experience and perceive their schools. This research brief answers two questions about the representativeness, or external validity, of the student and parent/guardian responses from 2019-20.

Student Hunger and School Breakfast: Analysis of District-Wide Survey Results and School Breakfast Programs, 2018-19

Student Hunger and School Breakfast: Analysis of District-Wide Survey Results and School Breakfast Programs, 2018-19

This report analyzes how student responses to the District-Wide Survey (DWS) questions about eating breakfast relate to the availability of school breakfast programs.

2019-20 District-Wide Survey Results: Technology Access

2019-20 District-Wide Survey Results: Technology Access

An overview of responses to five 2019-20 District-Wide Survey items related to technology.

2019-20 District-Wide Survey Technical Report

2019-20 District-Wide Survey Technical Report

This report describes the framework that guided survey development, the administration of the surveys, the processes of survey reliability testing and validation, and the construction of school-level scores for reports. This version reflects new updates.

How Student Perceptions of College and Career Readiness Differ by Type of SDP High School, 2016-17 to 2018-19

How Student Perceptions of College and Career Readiness Differ by Type of SDP High School, 2016-17 to 2018-19

This brief uses District-Wide Survey data to explore the trends in student perceptions of college and career readiness at School District of Philadelphia (SDP) high schools from 2016-17 to 2018-19.

Feedback from SDP Central Office Staff about the District-Wide Survey

Feedback from SDP Central Office Staff about the District-Wide Survey

Results from ORE’s first Central Office staff survey, designed to complement the existing District-Wide Survey given to parents/guardians, teachers, principals, students, and school-based staff.

Representativeness of the 2017-18 District-Wide Student & Parent Survey Results

Representativeness of the 2017-18 District-Wide Student & Parent Survey Results

This research brief examines representativeness or external validity of the District-Wide Survey student and parent/guardian responses from the 2017-18 school year.