Tuesday, October 7, 2014


UPDATE: The survey is now available in both Spanish and English.


A group of parents and educators in School District 15 has created an online survey for parents in the district to fill out. The survey questions evaluate the current process for choosing a middle school for your child. The results will be presented to the Department of Education.


District 15 Middle School Choice
Are you satisfied with District 15's choice process? 

The process of selecting a middle school in district 15 begins with tours in the fall of fifth grade, followed by ranking of desired schools, auditions, tests and/or interviews. Matches are given in May and appeals results generally the last week of school.

1. I am the parent of a ______ grade student

2. In general, please tell us what you think about the District 15 process for placing children in middle school:

3. How important was (or is) each of the following to you in choosing a middle school?

4. Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the middle school process:

5. How important do you think it is to change the middle school process in the following ways?

6. I would like the DOE to explore alternative options to this current system. [Yes or No]