John F. Kennedy Elementary 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 3.9

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

Total Responses: 37

Most Popular: Almost always

Source: Students

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Almost never: 1
Once in awhile: 3
Sometimes: 6
Often: 12
Almost always: 15

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

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

Total Responses: 37

Most Popular: Often

Source: Students

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Almost never: 2
Once in a while: 2
Sometimes: 3
Often: 17
Almost always: 13

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

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

Total Responses: 15

Most Popular: Quite challenging

Source: Teachers

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Not at all challenging: 0
A little bit challenging: 0
Somewhat challenging: 5
Quite challenging: 9
Extremely challenging: 1

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

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

Total Responses: 15

Most Popular: Somewhat hard

Source: Teachers

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Not hard at all: 1
A little bit hard: 1
Somewhat hard: 7
Quite hard: 6
Extremely hard: 0

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

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

Total Responses: 13

Most Popular: Quite difficult

Source: Teachers

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Not difficult at all: 0
A little bit difficult: 3
Somewhat difficult: 1
Quite difficult: 9
Extremely difficult: 0

2, 4, 4, 4, 3, 2, 4, 2, 4, 4, 4, 4, 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: 36

Most Popular: Extremely likely

Source: Students

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Not at all likely: 2
Slightly likely: 1
Somewhat likely: 8
Quite likely: 10
Extremely likely: 15

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

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

Total Responses: 36

Most Popular: Encourages me a tremendo...

Source: Students

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Does not encourage me at all: 1
Encourages me a little bit: 4
Encourages me some: 0
Encourages me quite a bit: 10
Encourages me a tremendous amount: 21

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

 
Performance spectrum