A survey of parental satisfaction with the Summit Program of the Fort Wayne Community Schools
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the level of satisfaction of parents of children enrolled in grades six, seven, or eight of the Summit Program of the Fort Wayne Community Schools. To determine the level of parental satisfaction, 354 questionnaires were forwarded to parents of children enrolled at Memorial Park Middle School for the 1981-82 2chool year. Questionnaires were returned 258, 72 percent, of the respondents. Data were tabulated for raw scores and percentages.Based upon a review of related literature, research and data, the following conclusions were developed:1. The Summit Program has a high level of parental satisfaction.2. Staff willingness and ability t& build a program around the basic skills, fine language has contributed to a high level of satisfaction among parents. 3. The race of the respondents has little on the high level of parental satisfaction with the Summit Program.4. The educational offerings of he Program are meeting the needs and interests of parents of all races.5. The length of time in the Summit Program has little impact on the high level of parental satisfaction.