Martin Luther King, Jr. K-8 School

Data from 2017-2018 school year.

Show year: 2016-2017

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: 59

Most Popular: Almost always

Source: Students

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Almost never: 2
Once in awhile: 3
Sometimes: 9
Often: 15
Almost always: 30

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

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

Total Responses: 59

Most Popular: Almost always

Source: Students

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Almost never: 2
Once in a while: 5
Sometimes: 9
Often: 20
Almost always: 23

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

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

Total Responses: 37

Most Popular: Somewhat challenging

Source: Teachers

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Not at all challenging: 3
A little bit challenging: 5
Somewhat challenging: 20
Quite challenging: 5
Extremely challenging: 4

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

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

Total Responses: 37

Most Popular: Somewhat hard

Source: Teachers

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Not hard at all: 3
A little bit hard: 8
Somewhat hard: 17
Quite hard: 6
Extremely hard: 3

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

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

Total Responses: 37

Most Popular: Somewhat difficult

Source: Teachers

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Not difficult at all: 3
A little bit difficult: 10
Somewhat difficult: 14
Quite difficult: 6
Extremely difficult: 4

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

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

Total Responses: 59

Most Popular: Extremely likely

Source: Students

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Not at all likely: 5
Slightly likely: 1
Somewhat likely: 6
Quite likely: 22
Extremely likely: 25

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

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

Total Responses: 59

Most Popular: Encourages me a tremendo...

Source: Students

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Does not encourage me at all: 3
Encourages me a little bit: 3
Encourages me some: 8
Encourages me quite a bit: 22
Encourages me a tremendous amount: 23

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

 
Performance spectrum