YCSD Re-Opening Schools Fall 2020 Stakeholder Survey
The COVID-19 Pandemic has created significant changes across the state of Mississippi as well as the rest of the United States. As well, it has created significant changes across the Yazoo County School District and its surrounding communities. As we prepare to return to school for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year, as a school district, we would like to understand how we can best support each and every family during this transition.
If you have multiple children in the YCSD, you can pick one child and complete this survey once with that particular child/student in mind OR you can also complete the survey twice if you need to communicate different feedback for each child/student.
This stakeholder survey will take you approximately 4-5 minutes to complete, and there are approximately ten questions. All responses are confidential, and we appreciate your open and honest feedback. The results of this survey will help to inform us of the tools and support we can provide as the school year re-opens in one or more different types of schedules.
Which of the following best describes your relationship with the Yazoo County School District (YCSD)? (Select one option)
I am a parent/guardian of a YCSD student.
I am a teacher and/or administrator in the YCSD.
I am a community member in the YCSD.
I am an employee in the YCSD but not a teacher or administrator.
More than one of the selections above applies to me.
Select your child's school for the 2020-2021 school year: (Select one option)
Bentonia Gibbs Elementary School
Linwood Elementary School
Yazoo County Middle School
Yazoo County High School
Yazoo County Success Center
Select your child's grade level for the 2020-2021 school year: (Select one option)
Re-Opening Options Fall 2020
The next set of questions focuses on different types of schedules and formats for re-opening schools in the Yazoo County School District for the Fall of 2020. Please provide us with your preferences for re-opening the YCSD in the Fall of 2020 keeping in mind the following and adherence to the CDC guidelines and the safety of your student(s).
Hybrid Start One: I would like to see and prefer a "hybrid" start -- meaning some combination of on-campus face-to-face instruction with my child's teachers -- students coming to campus 2-3 days a week and and the other days would be virtual/distance learning completely connected and integrated with the face-to-face instruction. School campuses will function at half capacity. (Select one option)
Hybrid Start Two: I would like to see and prefer this type of "hybrid" start -- meaning the students in pre-kindergarten through the 5th grade will attend school for face-to-face instruction from his/her teachers Tuesday through Friday on campus; while grades 6-12 (middle and high school) will be divided into two groups due to the recommended capacity inside the school building(s). "Group A" 6th-12th grade students will attend school for face-to-face instruction on Tuesday and Thursday with virtual/distance instruction on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. "Group B" 6th-12th grade students will attend school for face-to-face instruction on Wednesday and Friday with virtual/distance instruction on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. These schedules will allow for the school campuses to function at half capacity while meeting and adhering to CDC guidelines. (Select one option)
Traditional Start: I would like to see a "traditional start" -- meaning ALL students return to school on a traditional schedule; however, school, as students have known it traditionally, will not/would not be anywhere near being similar. If this option were chosen and is feasibly and logistically possible, all CDC guidelines will be/would be followed to the greatest extent possible. (Select one option)
Virtual/Distance Learning Start: Campuses would continue to remain closed. All students will receive instruction virtually from his/her teachers through CANVAS, instructional videos, digital platforms from texts, etc. (Select one option)
Hypothetically, if a decision were made to have ALL students return to his/her respective campuses for a "traditional start" would you request, from the school district, a medical accommodation for your child/student to remain at home and receive instruction virtually. (select one option) Please Note: (1) Appropriate medical documentation of child/student and/or family member would be required; and (2) Student would waive participation in ALL extracurricular activities. (Select one option)
Regardless of the type of schedule decided upon based on stakeholder input, how will your child/student arrive to school? (Select one option)
Instructions: Please place a check (by these safety measures) that you feel are MOST important in regards to the health and safety of your child to return to the school campus/building(s) for in-person face-to-face classes Fall of 2020 (August). PLEASE limit your selection to FIVE boxes checked.
Everyone is provided masks and must wear them.
Every classroom has a hand-washing or hand sanitizer station.
Everyone has temperature checks each day when he/she arrives to school.
Students do not share any materials such as computers, books, pencils, markers, colors, etc.
Not all students are int he building at the same time (modified schedules to make smaller classes).
Students stay in the same room with the same teacher the entire school day and do not intermingle or mix with other students including breakfast and lunch.
Rules are in place in regards to social distancing and enforced at all times.
Students desks are placed 6 feet apart at all times -- where there are no desks and students are at tables, plastic screens separate them.
School are fully cleaned (sanitized), according to the "Enhanced Cleaning Program" approved by the CDC at the end of each school day.
No visitors are allowed in the school building in order to limit the amount of people in the building at any one time.
This form was created inside of Yazoo County School District.