School Accountability:
School Quality Survey
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These documents can be used as supporting material when administering the survey.

School Quality Survey

The Hawaii Department of Education (DOE) administers the School Quality Survey (SQS) to capture the voices of school personnel, and students (Grades 3-12) and parents/guardians (of students in Grades K-12) in public DOE schools and Charter Schools. Students', parents', and teachers' responses are included in the School Reports; administrative and office staff and instructional support staff responses are included in the Statewide Summary and Complex Reports.

Likert-scaled survey items are constructed to fit within four dimensions: Safety (Students respond only to Safety questions), Well-Being, Satisfaction, and Involvement/Engagement. Results are useful for school planning, improvement, celebrations, and other purposes.

Open-ended comments, anonymously provided by parents and school personnel, are aggregated at the school level and are submitted to the respective Complex Area Superintendent and each Charter School.

Current report: School Year 2018-2019
Last update: August 13, 2019

Key Changes Impacting SY 2018-2019 SQS Results

There were no key changes affecting the SY 2018-2019 SQS results.

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