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2013-2014 TIMA Parent Survey Resuls

May 14, 2014

Parents were asked to answer each of the following questions on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being the highest. The score shown below is from a total of 78 responses and highest possible score of 5. Thank you to all our parents for participating!



My child gets the support he/she needs at TIMA.


I am encouraged to participate in school activities.


TIMA does a great job of challenging my child to his/her full potential.


TIMA makes effective use of technology for instructional purposes.


TIMA offers my child opportunities to explore areas of interest outside the core content areas.


I feel well informed about my child's school life.


I understand TIMA’s mission.


Overall, school information is communicated effectively.


My child feels safe at TIMA.


The amount and level of difficulty of homework given to my child is appropriate.


There is an active Parent Teacher Volunteer Association (TIMA Crew) at my child's school.


TIMA staff is accessible and responsive to parental/guardian concerns.


My child enjoys going to school.


TIMA prepares my child to be a good citizen.


I would recommend TIMA to a friend seeking a school for his or her child.


TIMA does a very good job of meeting the needs of all its students.


I am satisfied with the quality of the school lunches.


I am satisfied with the transportation services provided for students.


I am satisfied with the leadership of the principal at TIMA.


I am satisfied with the vision and leadership of the TIMA Governing Board.


I attend most TIMA events offered to parents/guardians.


Oftentimes, my child's homework assignment requires interaction with me or others in our family.


Overall Average



Chatham County's little charter schools face big year

August 20, 2014 By Jenel Few

2015 is a big year for Savannah-Chatham's little charter schools.

After just one year of operation, Tybee Maritime School is among the district's top academic achievers and has expanded enrollment

Read More: Savannah Morning News


How Tybee Island got its school back

November 13, 2012 | By Jenel Few

If the calming crash of ocean waves and the squall of hungry seagulls weren't idyllic enough, just wait until the sweet sound of children at play returns to Tybee Island.

Tybee Maritime Academy Charter School is scheduled to open next year. The sleepy island community hasn't had a school since tiny St. Michael's closed three years ago. The determined residents who spent two years planning, petitioning and raising money for a charter school are working to make sure the facility is ready to welcome children back.

> Read More: Savannah Morning News

New charter schools for Tybee, Savannah approved

October 11, 2012 | By Eric Curl

Young minds wishing to explore the seas or relive history through a lost language are in luck.

Two new schools — one with a focus on maritime education, another based on ancient Greek teaching techniques — were recently approved to open for the 2013-2014 academic year by the Georgia Department of Education.

Five-year charters for the Savannah Classical Academy and Tybee Island Maritime Academy were approved by the state board on Oct. 4.

> Read More: Savannah Morning News


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