School climate

School boards are required to conduct school climate surveys under Ministry of Education’s Bill 13, Accepting Schools Act (2012). The school climate survey collects participant perceptions about character education, school safety, bullying, equity, diversity and inclusion and mental health and well-being, as well as experiences with the general school environment. School climate surveys are completed by students, parents/guardians and staff.

The SCDSB uses the results of the school climate survey, along with other data and information, to guide our strategic plan. Information from the survey is used at each SCDSB school to help create and maintain safe and supportive learning environments for all students.


2021-2022 SCDSB School Climate Survey

Parent/guardian climate survey

Between May 2 and May 27, the SCDSB invites parents/guardians of elementary and secondary students to participate in the 2021-2022 SCDSB School Climate Survey for parents/guardians. The online survey is completely anonymous and confidential. Participants will not be asked to provide their name or other identifying information. 


Complete the 2021-2022 SCDSB School Climate Survey for parents/guardians.

Questions can be directed to 
[email protected].

Student climate survey

Until May 13, the SCDSB is administering the school climate survey for students in Grades 4 to 12. All students in these grades will have the opportunity to complete an anonymous and confidential online survey with regard to how they feel about their school. 

Sample surveys

School staff are available to answer any questions or concerns that students may have, or questions parents/guardians may have about how the survey will be administered. Questions about the 2021-2022 SCDSB School Climate Survey can also be directed to [email protected]