Community Survey Results
This summer, the School Building Committee (SBC) asked residents to complete a survey entitled “Shaping our Town’s Evaluation Criteria.” Below are the questions, and a summary of the 364 responses we received:
- We should maintain the current L shaped footprint of school.
- 21% strongly agree/agree; 64% neutral; 15% disagree/strongly disagree
- We should take a “blank slate” approach to the design.
- 65% strongly agree/agree; 20% neutral; 15% disagree/strongly disagree
- We should consider all new construction.
- 59% strongly agree/agree; 21% neutral, 20% disagree/strongly disagree
- Primary focus of the project is a design that focuses on our educational vision.
- 83% strongly agree/agree; 12% neutral, 5% disagree/strongly disagree
- Primary focus of the project is to make repairs and meet code.
- 34% strongly agree/agree; 16% neutral; 50% disagree/strongly disagree
- The project should reach high energy efficiency standards.
- 81% strongly agree/agree; 13% neutral, 6% disagree/strongly disagree
- Adding additional recreation fields is important.
- 48% strongly agree/agree; 38% neutral, 14% disagree/strongly disagree
- Building safety and security are a primary consideration.
- 66% strongly agree/agree; 26% neutral; 8% disagree/strongly disagree
- We need to minimize construction time.
- 39% strongly agree/agree; 42% neutral, 19% disagree/strongly disagree
- When people were asked to rank the above criteria in order of importance, the most important criteria were: 1) a building that supports the educational vision; 2) energy efficiency; and 3) building safety and security.
Thank you again to everyone who completed the survey! We’ve heard your feedback.