Questions To Ask Schools

  • How is your school performing with students that are similar to mine?
  • How can I best support my student at this school?
  • What does your school offer that makes it different from other schools?
  • What type of student succeeds at this school?
  • What opportunities do you offer students outside the classroom? (Are there sports, electives, clubs, after-school and before-school programs, competitions or field trips?)
  • How do parents get involved in the school and in their child’s class?
  • How do parents keep track of their child’s performance between progress reports and report cards?
  • How do you measure student learning?
  • How do you grade homework? What is the consequence if homework is incomplete? What assistance do you offer struggling students?
  • Do you offer advanced classes for students?
  • How does your school support students who have learning challenges or special needs?
  • How do you teach students who speak limited English?
  • How do you discipline students? How do you reward students who behave well?

  • How is your school performing with students that are similar to mine?
  • How can I best support my student at this school?
  • What does your school offer that makes it different from other schools?
  • What type of student succeeds at this school?
  • What opportunities do you offer students outside the classroom? (Are there sports, electives, clubs, after-school and before-school programs, competitions or field trips?)
  • How do parents get involved in the school and in their child’s class?
  • How do parents keep track of their child’s performance between progress reports and report cards?
  • How do you measure student learning?
  • How do you grade homework? What is the consequence if homework is incomplete? What assistance do you offer struggling students?
  • Do you offer advanced classes for students?
  • How does your school support students who have learning challenges or special needs?
  • How do you teach students who speak limited English?
  • How do you discipline students? How do you reward students who behave well?