Rivercrest Elementary

Bartlett City Schools Parent Survey and Glossary

In an effort to improve system practices, Bartlett City Schools is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. In order to complete the survey, please go to: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/0846848
Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter. 
Survey Glossary

Purpose statement: This is found on our website. It is our vision for what our school wants our students to do:

Vision Statement

*All students will reach their full potential academically, emotionally, socially, and physically.

*All members of the school community will fully support and become involved in our school.

*All members of the school community will encourage students to achieve their highest level of individual proficiency.

*All members of the school community will increase understanding of individual differences.


Established goals and a plan for improving student learning: This is a document we submit to the state. There is a link to our Tennessee School Improvement Plan on our RES website on the Title I page.

It lists goals for Reading, Math, Science and information about how we will achieve those goals.

School’s governing body: The Bartlett City School Board

Stake Holders: All people in the community that have an interest in our school. These could include students, parents, community members, businesses, etc.

Equitable curriculum: A plan so that students have equal opportunities to learn the subjects that are right for each student’s level.

Teaching strategies: The ways teachers help students understand information

Learning Needs: Not all students learn the same way. Some examples of student learning needs may include: pictures, material read aloud, extra time, directions in small steps, or repeated directions.

Individualizing Instruction: This means that all students may not do the same work or may be allowed extra time, repeated directions, or materials read aloud so they may succeed at learning.

Expectations for Learning: Teachers explain how they know students have learned material. Some general expectations for learning are listening, discussing in class, completing classwork, etc.

Adult advocate: This may be another teacher, school counselor, or other staff that helps or supports your child at school

Multiple assessments: These are ways a teacher knows if a student has learned. They can be tests, projects, reports, or homework assignments. One assignment may not demonstrate all that a child knows about a subject.

Support Services: Not all students require support services but these include Special Education, Speech/Language therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, etc.

Learning resources: Besides textbooks, these may include workbooks, counters for math problems in lower grades, charts, maps, library books, dictionaries, etc.

Information Resources: Besides textbooks, these may include workbooks, counters for math problems in lower grades, charts, maps, library books, dictionaries, etc. These could also be websites on the computer, videos, or listening libraries.

Instructional Time: This is the time during the day that a teacher spends teaching all subjects.