Thomas Edison K-8 School

Data from:     2016-2017     2017-2018     2018-2019

District: Boston

Academic Challenge Scale

The following survey questions concern perceptions of Academic Challenge.

This School 3.7

How often does your teacher ask you to explain your answers?

Total Responses: 209

Most Popular: Often

Source: Students

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Almost never: 16
Once in awhile: 16
Sometimes: 48
Often: 74
Almost always: 55

5, 4, 5, 3, 4, 2, 5, 3, 3, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 2, 4, 3, 4, 4, 3, 5, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 2, 4, 4, 3, 2, 2, 5, 5, 4, 4, 3, 5, 4, 5, 5, 4, 3, 1, 5, 3, 3, 4, 1, 3, 4, 3, 4, 5, 4, 3, 5, 3, 3, 4, 2, 4, 5, 3, 3, 3, 1, 4, 4, 4, 5, 3, 4, 3, 2, 2, 5, 4, 3, 5, 5, 3, 4, 4, 4, 3, 3, 5, 4, 5, 3, 4, 3, 5, 5, 4, 2, 4, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4, 3, 2, 5, 5, 3, 1, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 5, 4, 3, 3, 5, 1, 5, 5, 4, 5, 5, 5, 4, 3, 5, 4, 5, 5, 2, 1, 4, 5, 4, 3, 4, 5, 3, 4, 2, 3, 2, 4, 4, 4, 1, 5, 5, 4, 5, 3, 4, 1, 1, 4, 2, 5, 4, 4, 4, 1, 4, 5, 1, 5, 3, 3, 1, 4, 1, 5, 4, 4, 3, 1, 3, 1, 4, 5, 5, 4, 3, 5, 5, 4, 4, 2, 3, 3, 4, 3, 2, 5, 4, 4, 4, 1, 3, 5, 4, 5, 4, 3

How much does your teacher encourage you to do your best?

Total Responses: 210

Most Popular: Encourages me a tremendo...

Source: Students

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Does not encourage me at all: 7
Encourages me a little bit: 16
Encourages me some: 42
Encourages me quite a bit: 67
Encourages me a tremendous amount: 78

4, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4, 2, 4, 5, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 4, 4, 3, 5, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 4, 4, 3, 4, 2, 3, 5, 4, 3, 1, 3, 5, 5, 5, 5, 2, 3, 4, 3, 5, 5, 4, 5, 4, 3, 4, 4, 1, 4, 4, 4, 5, 4, 4, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 2, 4, 5, 5, 4, 3, 2, 4, 1, 4, 5, 3, 3, 4, 3, 3, 5, 3, 3, 3, 5, 5, 4, 4, 3, 5, 4, 5, 4, 5, 4, 3, 3, 3, 5, 3, 3, 5, 5, 5, 3, 3, 3, 2, 4, 1, 4, 2, 5, 3, 4, 5, 4, 2, 5, 4, 5, 5, 1, 3, 4, 5, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 5, 4, 5, 5, 5, 1, 5, 2, 3, 2, 2, 4, 5, 4, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 5, 5, 2, 4, 5, 5, 3, 2, 4, 5, 4, 5, 2, 5, 5, 5, 5, 4, 5, 5, 5, 4, 5, 5, 2, 5, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 1, 3, 5, 5, 5, 4, 5, 5, 5, 3, 4, 3, 3, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 4, 5, 5, 2, 5, 5, 5, 5, 4

When you feel like giving up on a difficult task, how likely is it that your teacher will help you keep trying?

Total Responses: 211

Most Popular: Quite likely

Source: Students

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Not at all likely: 10
Slightly likely: 24
Somewhat likely: 33
Quite likely: 85
Extremely likely: 59

5, 4, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4, 2, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 2, 5, 2, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 3, 5, 3, 5, 4, 2, 2, 2, 4, 5, 5, 5, 1, 4, 4, 3, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 3, 3, 4, 1, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 3, 3, 3, 4, 3, 1, 3, 4, 2, 4, 4, 1, 4, 3, 4, 5, 3, 4, 3, 1, 2, 4, 4, 3, 5, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 4, 3, 5, 5, 4, 4, 3, 3, 1, 5, 5, 2, 3, 5, 5, 4, 2, 4, 3, 2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 4, 4, 4, 4, 3, 5, 3, 5, 5, 1, 2, 5, 4, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 5, 4, 4, 5, 3, 5, 5, 4, 5, 3, 2, 4, 5, 4, 4, 1, 4, 2, 3, 4, 5, 1, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 4, 5, 5, 4, 2, 5, 5, 2, 5, 5, 3, 4, 5, 4, 4, 5, 4, 5, 5, 4, 1, 4, 5, 2, 5, 4, 5, 5, 3, 4, 3, 3, 5, 2, 5, 5, 5, 4, 4, 4, 2, 2, 5, 4, 5, 5, 4

How effectively does your school challenge students who are struggling academically?

Total Responses: 34

Most Popular: Somewhat effectively

Source: Teachers

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Not at all effectively: 0
A little bit effectively: 6
Somewhat effectively: 17
Quite effectively: 9
Extremely effectively: 2

3, 2, 3, 3, 2, 2, 4, 3, 2, 3, 4, 3, 2, 4, 4, 3, 4, 3, 2, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 3, 5, 4, 3, 5

How effectively does your school challenge students who are thriving academically?

Total Responses: 34

Most Popular: Somewhat effectively

Source: Teachers

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Not at all effectively: 2
A little bit effectively: 9
Somewhat effectively: 13
Quite effectively: 8
Extremely effectively: 2

2, 1, 2, 3, 2, 2, 5, 4, 3, 4, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 2, 3, 4, 2, 4, 2, 2, 1, 4, 3, 5, 4, 3, 4

How well does your school foster academic challenge for all students?

Total Responses: 34

Most Popular: Somewhat well

Source: Teachers

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Not at all well: 0
A little well: 3
Somewhat well : 16
Quite well: 15
Extremely well: 0

4, 2, 3, 3, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 3, 2, 4, 3, 3, 3, 4, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 3, 4, 3, 4, 4, 4, 3, 4, 4, 3, 4

How often does your teacher take time to make sure you understand the material?

Total Responses: 210

Most Popular: Often

Source: Students

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Almost never: 9
Once in a while: 22
Sometimes: 35
Often: 86
Almost always: 58

3, 4, 5, 4, 4, 5, 2, 4, 4, 3, 4, 5, 4, 5, 4, 4, 3, 1, 5, 3, 5, 4, 5, 4, 4, 3, 2, 4, 2, 2, 4, 4, 4, 1, 2, 4, 5, 4, 4, 2, 4, 4, 3, 5, 5, 2, 5, 5, 2, 3, 4, 1, 4, 4, 4, 3, 4, 4, 4, 3, 3, 4, 4, 2, 3, 4, 3, 3, 3, 1, 5, 1, 4, 5, 3, 3, 4, 2, 4, 4, 4, 5, 4, 3, 4, 4, 4, 3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 4, 3, 3, 2, 5, 5, 2, 5, 5, 5, 4, 4, 4, 3, 2, 4, 5, 5, 3, 5, 3, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4, 3, 5, 5, 5, 2, 5, 4, 3, 3, 1, 4, 4, 3, 5, 4, 4, 5, 5, 4, 1, 4, 5, 2, 4, 4, 5, 4, 4, 2, 4, 4, 3, 3, 4, 2, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4, 5, 2, 3, 4, 1, 4, 4, 5, 4, 2, 4, 5, 5, 2, 5, 5, 2, 5, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4, 3, 3, 1, 4, 5, 5, 5, 4, 5, 4, 4, 4, 3, 3, 4, 5, 3, 5, 5, 5, 5, 4, 4, 2, 5, 5, 5, 5, 4

 
Performance spectrum