The web-based survey has 24 core items that measure four elements, including engagement with
school, hope for the future, entrepreneurial aspiration and career/financial literacy. The survey also
includes a set of demographic items. The survey will take an average of 10 to 15 minutes to complete.
• Engagement: The involvement in and enthusiasm for school. Engaged students are excited about
what’s happening at their school and what they’re learning. Engaged students contribute to the
learning environment, and they are psychologically committed to their school.
• Hope: The ideas and energy students have for the future. Hope has been linked to student
success in school. Hopeful students are positive about the future, goal-oriented and can overcome
obstacles in the learning process, enabling them to navigate a pathway to achieve their goals.
• Entrepreneurial Aspiration: The talent and energy for building businesses that survive, thrive and
employ others. By identifying and nurturing students’ innate entrepreneurial talent, educators can
empower the next generation of innovators to spur and sustain long-term economic energy.
• Career/Financial Literacy: The information, attitudes and behaviors that students need to
practice for healthy participation in the economy. Wise economic choices can contribute to a
If you do not wish for your student to participate in this survey, simply print out the following form and submit to the school.
Gallup Poll Parent Request English.pdf
Gallup Parent Request Spanish.pdf