Parents of students in all grades have started receiving paper surveys this week, backpacked home in bright green envelopes or distributed at school events. Parents may also choose to take the survey online at, where the DOE is tracking the number of online survey submissions in real time. Students in grades 6 through 12 will receive and complete their surveys in school, either on paper or online, while teachers will take the survey online. For the third year, Pre-K centers will also be participating in the survey. All survey responses are due by March 31.

The NYC School Survey is one of the nation’s largest annual surveys and gathers feedback from all members of the school community. For the first time last year, over 1,000,000 New Yorkers participated in the survey.

The parent and student surveys are available both on paper and online at in 10 languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu. Results from the survey are included in each school’s NYC School Survey Report, School Quality Snapshot, and School Quality Guide.

To read more, please visit the Survey Overview.

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