My Voice, My School Survey for Students 

Survey of 6th-12th graders takes place in schools between February and April

February 16, 2012

PLEASE NOTE: The 2012 My Voice, My School survey window is now closed for high school and elementary students. Thank you for your participation.


The My Voice, My School Student Survey is a partnership between the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research (CCSR) and Chicago Public Schools. CPS uses the survey to gather valuable information about school quality so that the proper support can be provided to help schools continuously improve.


The online survey is for 6th - 12th grade students at CPS schools. It is meant to be completed during the day and is optional. However, CPS encourages as many students as possible to participate so that the District can get a clear picture of how students feel about their schools.


In addition to asking students about school climate, classroom environment, academic rigor, and support from parents, the survey asks students about their experiences and feelings, such as the support they receive from their teachers, how safe they feel at school, their school work and plans for the future. Having such information directly from students is critical for developing plans to improve schools.


The survey is open for three weeks starting:

  • Feb. 20 (for high school students)
  • March 19 (for elementary school students)


All responses are confidential. Reports will not identify any student and will be available to the public in late summer.


Later this year, parents also will have the opportunity to participate in the My Voice, My School Parent Survey. Look for this survey at your school’s report card pick-up in April and online and be sure to read this letter that was sent home to parents recently.


To access last year’s survey results for your school, click here.


For additional information, click here or contact the survey hotline at 773-834-3629.

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