Youth Impact

Music Haven uses a variety of evaluation tools to measure our students’ progress and success, including:

➜ Pre/Post-surveys
➜ Portfolios
➜ Youth Feedback Forms
➜ Parent Feedback Forms

➜ Teacher Feedback Forms
➜ Bi-annual Juries
➜ Recordings of all public student performances

 

Annual Evaluation Results

Each year all Music Haven students and parents/guardians complete comprehensive program evaluations that help us measure our impact on crucial non-cognitive skills that research has found are key to long-term academic and career success.
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Here's what our parents said at the end of this programming year on...

Social Competence


93%

SAID THEIR CHILD IS "COMFORTABLE WORKING IN A GROUP / TEAM SETTING"

 

97%

SAID THEIR CHILD IS "COMFORTABLE CONNECTING TO AND WORKING WITH ADULTS" 

97%

SAID THEIR CHILD "NOTICES WHEN OTHER PEOPLE ARE HAVING A HARD TIME"

 

78%

OF PARENTS SAID "IT'S EASY FOR THEIR CHILD TO TALK TO NEW PEOPLE"

 

Self-Regulation


79%

SAID THEIR CHILD IS "GOOD AT PLANNING AHEAD"

 

88%

SAID THEIR CHILD "THINKS ABOUT CHOICES BEFORE MAKING DECISIONS"

81%

SAID THEIR CHILD IS "PATIENT WHEN LEARNING NEW THINGS"

 

74%

DISAGREED WHEN WITH THE STATEMENT THAT "WHEN THINGS GET TOUGH, MY CHILD TENDS TO GIVES UP."

 

Self-Efficacy


84%

SAID OF THEIR CHILD "WHEN FACING DIFFICULT TASKS, MY CHILD IS CONFIDENT HE/SHE WILL ACCOMPLISH THEM"

 

91%

SAID OF THEIR CHILD "MY CHILD BELIEVES HE/SHE CAN SUCCED AT MOST ANY GOAL HE/SHE SETS"

93%

SAID OF THEIR CHILD "EVEN WHEN THINGS ARE TOUGH, MY CHILD CAN PERFORM VERY WELL"

 

100%

SAID OF THEIR CHILD "MY CHILD IS MOTIVATED TO WORK HARDER AT THE THINGS HE/SHE WANTS TO ACCOMPLISH"