Rating calculations

Here's an explanation of how our rating system works.

The rating scale goes from 1 (lowest) to 5 (highest).

Teacher rating questionnaire

Fair: All students are treated the same; no favoritism
* Not included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  All studenst are always treated with respect
  • [ 4 ]  All students are treated with respect
  • [ 3 ]  All students are treated the same
  • [ 2 ]  Some favoritism
  • [ 1 ]  A lot of favoritism
Discipline in classroom: Discipline in classroom
* Not included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Army strict
  • [ 4 ]  Strict but reasonable
  • [ 3 ]  Reasonable discipline
  • [ 2 ]  Too loud, we need more discipline
  • [ 1 ]  A total chaos. students rule!
Level of difficulty: Level of difficulty
* Not included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Insane, we're all failing
  • [ 4 ]  Challenging, studying is recommended
  • [ 3 ]  Average difficulty
  • [ 2 ]  Quite easy
  • [ 1 ]  Piece of cake OR easy A
Encouraging: Gives support and advice to help students learn and understand the material
* Not included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Always available for extra help
  • [ 4 ]  Assigned hours for extra help/extra help available upon request
  • [ 3 ]  Some extra help is available upon request
  • [ 2 ]  Rarely give extra help
  • [ 1 ]  She/he is never available for extra help
Clear & consistent: Students know what they are expected to learn
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Always tested on what was taught or assigned; organized
  • [ 4 ]  Mostly tested on what was taught or assigned; mostly organized
  • [ 3 ]  Usually tested on what was taught; quite organized
  • [ 2 ]  Rarely tested on what was taught; usually disorganized
  • [ 1 ]  I have NO idea what I am studying in this class!
Uses time wisely: Teacher is punctual (on time), uses time for teaching
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Always on time, always teaching/helping students during class
  • [ 4 ]  Almost always on time, mostly teaching/helping during class
  • [ 3 ]  Usually on time, usually teaching/helping students in class
  • [ 2 ]  Often late, sometimes teaching students in class
  • [ 1 ]  We're learning alone... again
Engaging: Able to get students' attention and/or interest
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Always able to get students' attention and interest
  • [ 4 ]  Tries to get students attention and interest
  • [ 3 ]  Often tries to get students attention and/or interest
  • [ 2 ]  Sometimes tries to get students' attention
  • [ 1 ]  Just doesn't care
Explains the material: Material is clearly presented and communicated
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Always gives relevant examples & makes sure students understand
  • [ 4 ]  Usually gives examples and tries to help students understand
  • [ 3 ]  Sometime gives examples and tries to explain
  • [ 2 ]  Not enough explanation
  • [ 1 ]  Just memorize it!
Knowledgeable: Knows the subject
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Expert
  • [ 4 ]  Very knowledgeable
  • [ 3 ]  Knows the material
  • [ 2 ]  Somehow knows what he/she is teaching
  • [ 1 ]  Has no idea what he/she is teaching

School rating questionnaire

Food & Nutrition: Rate the meals
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Meals are of very high quality, freshly made and affordable
  • [ 4 ]  Food is freshly made and affordable
  • [ 3 ]  Food is good and reasonably priced
  • [ 2 ]  Mostly heated pre-made food (pizza...) and junk food is sold
  • [ 1 ]  Junk food only or no cafeteria
Communication with Parents: Communication with parents
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Parents are very well informed and updated on regular bases
  • [ 4 ]  Parents are well informed and updated
  • [ 3 ]  Parents are usually updated
  • [ 2 ]  Parents are rarely updated
  • [ 1 ]  No communication with parents
Cleanliness & Hygiene: Rate cleanliness and hygiene
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Spotless and very high hygiene
  • [ 4 ]  Very clean and hygienic
  • [ 3 ]  Reasonably clean and hygienic
  • [ 2 ]  Cleaning is recommended
  • [ 1 ]  In urgent need of a major clean up
Safety: Safety
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Always feels very secure, comfortable and safe
  • [ 4 ]  Feels secure and safe
  • [ 3 ]  Mostly secure and safe
  • [ 2 ]  Sometimes feels unsafe
  • [ 1 ]  Dangerous! stay away!
Facilities & Equipment: Rate facilities and equipment
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Enriching, highest quality and delightful environment
  • [ 4 ]  High quality and comfortable environment
  • [ 3 ]  Appropriate quality and reasonably comfortable
  • [ 2 ]  Some damaged and/or poor quality
  • [ 1 ]  Urgently needs improvements
Staff: Personnel working at this school
* Included in the calculation of the overall rating
  • [ 5 ]  Everyone is always very caring, respectful and professional
  • [ 4 ]  Everyone is mostly caring, respectful and professional
  • [ 3 ]  Only some personnel are caring, respectful and professional
  • [ 2 ]  Frequently impolite and unprofessional
  • [ 1 ]  Everyone is always very impolite/disrespectful/unprofessional

Rating scheme

We use the following scheme to convert the number scale into descriptive ratings:

4.75 – 5.00

Superior

4.25 – 4.75

Excellent

3.75 – 4.25

Very good

3.25 – 3.75

Good

2.75 – 3.25

Not bad

2.25 – 2.75

Questionable

1.75 – 2.25

Very bad

1.25 – 1.75

Extremely bad

0.00

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