DECA School-based Enterprise Survey Results
mailed to 4,573 high schools to determine if they operate school
stores. Of those mailed, 16%, or 732 were returned. The responses
to the survey's questions are summarized below and are based on
the number that responded to the question.
you currently operate a school-based enterprise (school store)?
83% – Yes
17% – No
yes, what type?
57% – Basic general merchandise store (most popular items:
snacks, beverages, school supplies and spirit items)
20% – Specialty business (Types include bank, cafe, convenience
store, print shop, bike shop, cookie store, etc.)
13% – Book store/school supplies only
10% – Snacks only
35% – School ID Items
is in charge of you school-based enterprise?
45% – Operated by ME/DECA members
32% – Individual's name given (no title)
23% – Others (includes Student Government, FBLA/BE classes,
administration, parents, etc.)
you have a marketing education class/DECA chapter?
72% – Yes
28% – No
yes, are they correlated to the school-based enterprise?
89% – Yes
11% – No
you interested in having your school store be a part of a national
network that can help improve the quality of your school-based
95% – Yes
1% – No
4% – Maybe/Need more information