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Survey students, teachers, and parents to find out how your school or university is doing

There are many groups in the educational system that contribute to the success of that environment.

From students to teachers to parents to administrators, you have a lot of components that need to work together to create a supportive, efficient learning atmosphere. Should one group within the school system become dissatisfied or ambivalent, it can create a domino effect that disrupts the entire educational community. So how do you know if your school system is running smoothly? Send out an educational feedback survey to the different groups in your school system and see how well things are going on your campus.

How to use our education survey templates

At SurveyMonkey, we’ve got lots of ways you can start a conversation with your campus community to gauge mood and effectiveness. Customize a survey of your own or use one of our methodologist-certified educational survey templates to get you started. Here are a few ideas on what to ask:

Faculty satisfaction

Determine the overall mood of your university’s professors and instructors with a university faculty satisfaction survey. Ask questions like, “How effective is the leadership of your department chair?” and, “How fair is your pay at this university?” to get your faculty’s opinions on leadership, work/life balance, and available resources.

Internet and social media safety

Are students acting appropriately and being safe when they use email, Facebook, MySpace, and the internet in general? We’ve developed several specific questionnaires for students to determine how, where, and when they use social media. You’ll get answers to questions such as, “How much do your parents know about what you do on the Internet?” and, “When you’re on social networking websites (like Facebook or Twitter), about how much of your time do you spend posting things about other people?” For best results, make sure to let the students know these surveys are completely anonymous and secure.

Parental involvement

What do parents think about the schools, teachers, community, and even their own ability to contribute effectively to their children’s education? Provide one of our targeted school survey templates focused on the parents, and ask such questions as, “How confident are you in your ability to support your child’s learning at home?” and, “How much does a busy schedule prevent you from becoming involved with your child’s current school?”

Overall climate and mood

Sometimes you just need to know how students, teachers, and parents are generally feeling about the school and community. Give them the opportunity to sound off about subjects like, “Our school shows respect for people from all backgrounds and cultures,” “Students think the school rules are fair,” and, “Teasing and picking on other students is pretty common here.”

Various education templates you can explore

Education demographics template

Discover the makeup of your school community with 16 basic demographic questions about gender, income, race, relationship to student, and more.
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Parent surveys

Understand how parents interact with teachers and other parents about school involvement, fundraising, social needs, and volunteering with this 10-question template.
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Learning support template

Ask parents five short questions about how they support their children’s educational environment at home.
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Parent self-efficacy template

How empowered do parents feel to support their child’s learning at home and involvement at school? Help gauge their confidence level with this 7-question survey.
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University faculty satisfaction survey template

Use this faculty satisfaction survey template to ask university faculty about the leadership, interactions, administration, and general job satisfaction at their university. It’s a quick, 10-question survey.
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University instructor evaluation template

The students have the opportunity to grade the university professors and instructors with this 28-question survey. Questions asked center around course materials, teaching methods, instructor availability, assignment usefulness, and overall satisfaction.
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University student graduation template

Hear from students about their experience at the university with this 10-question student graduation template. You’ll get insight about expected graduation dates, as well as overall impressions on the teaching quality, facilities, and future goals.
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University student satisfaction template

This 10-question general feedback survey lets college students express their satisfaction with teaching effectiveness, facilities, registration process, campus safety, and more.
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University teaching assistant evaluation template

The university TAs are evaluated in this 15-question survey. Students are asked to rate student assistants on subject knowledge, material presentation, teaching ability, availability, and overall effectiveness.
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K-12 teacher surveys

K-12 teachers are asked 10 questions in this teacher satisfaction questionnaire. Subjects like school safety, resources, administrative support, standardized tests, and student achievement are all explored in this template.
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