District-Wide Survey 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 and using DWS data for school improvement.

Curious about best practices?

Learn the do’s and don’ts of survey administration in our Code of Ethics.


Looking for a multipurpose flyer and fact sheet for parents and guardians?

Click here—or click to expand the image at right, then right-click and download.

Click here to view a copy of the 2021-22 DWS mailer.

This letter (along with a paper copy of the survey and postage-paid return envelope) will be mailed to all District households by early April.

Do parents or students need help accessing the survey through the Portal?

Download our Parent Stepper and our Student Stepper.

Want to track your school’s response rate progress?

Visit the 2021-22 Participation Tracker!


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.

Principals, check out our District-Wide Survey Guide for District Leaders!


Ready to help us spread the word?

Right click and choose Save image as… to save the media images below, then use your school’s newsletter, Twitter account, or Facebook page to share.

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