District-Wide Survey: Parent/Guardian Engagement Resources

Who can use these materials?
These materials are designed to be used by principals, school staff, community groups, school partners, and anyone else invested in increasing DWS response rates to get better results.

Click here to view a copy of the 2020-21 DWS mailer.
Letters will be sent to every student household beginning in April.

Looking for a multipurpose flyer and fact sheet for parents and guardians?
Click here (translations coming soon)–or click to expand the image at right, then right-click and download.

Need a PowerPoint slide template? 
Click here for a Google slide you can download and edit.

Do parents or students need help accessing the survey through the Portal?
Download our Parent Stepper and our Student Stepper.

Curious about best practices?
Learn the do’s and don’ts of survey administration in our Code of Ethics.

Looking for more ideas about how to use the data?
Read our collection of vignettes for examples of how District and other organizations have used DWS data to improve their student and community services.

Want to track your school’s response rate progress?
Click here for the 2020-21 response rate tracker.

Ready to help us spread the word?
Right click and choose “download image” to save the media images below (translations coming soon)–then use your school’s newsletter, Twitter account, or Facebook page to share.

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