School Culture and Environment

Youth Truth

Chaboya students participate annually in a district-wide survey called Youth Truth, which measures student perceptions on a variety of themes related to school. Students responded on a scale of 1-5 in agreement to the statements of each theme. The results from spring's 2015 survey show:

  • that an average of 64% of students perceive themselves as engaged with their school and education
  • 51% of students believe the school fosters a culture of respect and fairness
  • 64% of students have supportive and collaborative relationships with their peers.
  • 40% of students indicated that what they enjoy most about school are the activities.

California Healthy Kids

In the Spring of 2015, Chaboya seventh graders participated in a district-wide survey called the California Healthy Kids Survey, which measures school climate, engagement in learning, youth health-risk behaviors and other barriers to academic achievement; and youth development, resilience, and well-being. Student outcomes are measured in high, moderate, or low rankings. Results include:

School Environment

  • 89% of Chaboya seventh graders responded high to moderate rankings saying that there are school supports in place for students
  • 90% reported that there are caring adults at school,
  • 95% reported that adults set high expectations for students,
  • 79% reported that they have meaningful participation in their education.

School Connectedness

  • 94% of Chaboya seventh graders responded high to moderate rankings saying that they feel connected to Chaboya.

Academic Motivation

  • 91% of Chaboya seventh graders responded high to moderate rankings saying that they are academically motivated.

Alcohol and Drug Use

  • 93% of Chaboya seventh graders reported that they never had an alcoholic drink,
  • 99% reported that they never tried marijuana,
  • 100% of students reported that they never took any other illegal drug or pill to get high.

Safety

  • On a specific question regarding safety, 91% of students reported that they feel safe at Chaboya.

Chaboya Middle School

  • 3276 Cortona Drive
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  • San Jose, CA 95135
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  • Phone: 408-270-6900
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  • Fax: 408-270-6916
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