Community Survey Results
Community Pulse Survey: September 20 - October 10, 2021
Wasatch School District recently completed a survey of Wasatch County registered voters to better understand community values as they relate to public education; attitudes about growth and its impact on public education; and opinions specifically about the School District.
The survey was administered to 489 residents and the data was weighted to reflect the demographics of Wasatch County residents. The margin of error is plus/minus 4.4 percentage points.
You can click on the links below to review the executive summary or the entire survey– but here are few key take-aways for the District:
- Public education is important to the community. Wasatch County residents value well-qualified teachers, high quality public education, and planning for current and future needs.
- Growth is the most important issue facing Wasatch County residents and it is seen as having a negative impact on education.
- Residents don’t feel education facilities are adequate to meet current demands of student enrollment.
- The majority of residents agree that the district needs funds to expand and rebuild schools to meet both current and future needs.
- But a third of residents don’t have confidence that the District will manage tax dollars wisely.
- Residents say that fiscal responsibility and transparency are the most important aspects of the education facilities master planning process.
Wasatch School District is committed to a master-planning process that is inclusive, transparent and builds trust in the community. Our students deserve the best from all of us.