School Opinion Survey

School Opinion Survey

School Opinion Surveys are designed to obtain the views of parents/caregivers, students and school staff from each school on what they do well and how they can improve.

Opinions on the school, student learning, and student wellbeing are sought from a parent/caregiver in all families and a sample of students from each state school.

Opinions on the school as a workplace are sought from all school staff and principals. There are additional questions for teaching staff on their confidence to teach and improve student outcomes. Principals are also asked about their confidence to lead the school and improve student outcomes.

There are five different confidential surveys for:

  • parents/caregivers
  • students
  • students in special schools
  • staff
  • principals.

For more information refer to frequently asked questions page.

The 2018 School Opinion Survey is now closed. Thank you to all parents/caregivers, students and school staff who took part and contributed to this year’s surveys.

Survey results

Results from the 2012-2018 suite of School Opinion Surveys can be accessed below.

2018 School Opinion Survey summary report (PDF, 360KB)

2018 School Opinion Survey state report (XLS, 1.2MB)

School Opinion Survey comprehensive state results, 2012-2018 (XLSX, 2.3MB)

 Contact us

Survey team
Performance Monitoring and Reporting
Department of Education

Free call: 1800 067 971

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Last updated
16 January 2019