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  • The School Experience Survey is an annual survey administered to all LAUSD schools. Survey results give each school important insight into what staff, students and parents think about their school's learning environment.

SES Announcements

  • The School Experience Survey for 2017-18 is now closed

    The online School Experience Survey window was from October 30th to November 17th, 2017. Thank you for all of those who participated! If you have any questions about the survey process, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

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  • Preliminary Response Counts for Online Survey Administration

    Please click here for a spreadsheet that includes counts for online surveys completed by students, parents, and staff from October 30th to November 17th.

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  • 2017-18 Survey Reference Guide is Now Available!

    Please click here to download the Reference Guide for 2017-18. Survey administration will take place between, October 30th and November 17th, 2017. Students and staff take their survey online. Parents have the option of completing either the online survey or the paper survey. Paper surveys must be returned to schools by November 15th, so that schools have time to deliver them to the testing centers by November 17th.

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  • School Experience Survey to be Administered this Fall

    In response to requests from numerous schools to have the School Experience Survey administration window more closely align with parent-teacher conferences, the School Experience Survey will no longer be administered in January/February. The new window for the administration of the School Experience Survey is October 30th to November 17th, 2017. School Experience Survey materials will be delivered to schools the week of October 23rd, 2017.

    Other changes this year: To reduce the amount of time required to complete School Experience Surveys and to reduce respondent fatigue, the parent and student surveys have fewer items than in past years. Also, students in grade 3 will no longer participate in the School Experience Survey.

    For additional information, please review the 2017-18 School Experience Survey Reference Guide (REF-5714.6). If you have any questions, please call the Research and Reporting Branch at 213-241-5600 or send an email to

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  • New School Experience Survey Dashboard Now Available!

    We are happy to announce a new interactive dashboard that displays survey results at the school-,local district-, and district-level. The new School Experience Survey Dashboard provides a better way to view survey results. Additional features will be added soon including the ability to display results by grade, gender, ethnicity, language status, and special education status.

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  • 2016-17 School Experience Survey Data File

    You can find the latest Survey data file here or by clicking on the "Survey Data Files" link found in Quick Links.

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