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A sample of three hundred eleven sophomores, two hundred
ninety-one juniors, and two hundred six seniors was selected
by administering the instruments in home rooms which were
randomly selected. Three hundred parents were selected by
requesting students chosen to take a parent survey home for
completion and return. The entire faculty-staff of the tar-
get school completed the inventory dealing with faculty-staff
The demographic data supplied information on faculty
position, race, education, teaching experience, experience
in the assigned school, age distribution, salaries, continu-
ing education, and absences. Student data included race,
enrollment, discipline referrals, and student mortality.
The descriptive data indicated two areas needing improve-
ment. The administration must work to stabilize the faculty
and faculty-staff absences must be decreased.
The achievement data indicated student achievement was
uniformly low. The faculty-staff, parent, and student data
indicated that parent, teacher, and student groups were not
unified in their perceptions and attitudes toward themselves,
each other, and the school. Parents and students were posi-
tive toward the school.
Teachers rated numerous items pertaining to the admini-
stration, students, parents, and themselves low. Teachers
and the administration must share the responsibility for the
learning program. The data indicated the school must change
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Todd, Frederick D. The Development and Implementation of a Campus Level Information System to Assist Administrators in Planning and Decision-Making, dissertation, December 1979; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332425/m1/3/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .