Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Caesar Rodney (65.84% responded)

 

Time

Q2.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the needs of all students.
Delaware
n = 5965 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

15%
35%
38%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 344 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

16%
34%
40%
10%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
Delaware
n = 5951 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
50%
18%
Caesar Rodney
n = 345
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
52%
19%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
Delaware
n = 5943 / dk = 49
 
 
 
 

12%
32%
45%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
32%
43%
12%

d. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
Delaware
n = 5921 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

10%
34%
45%
11%
Caesar Rodney
n = 340 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

11%
42%
39%
8%

e. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
Delaware
n = 5869 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
46%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 338 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
46%
13%

f. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
Delaware
n = 5829 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

24%
37%
33%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 336 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

25%
34%
35%
7%

g. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
Delaware
n = 5890 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

17%
36%
39%
8%
Caesar Rodney
n = 340 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

19%
40%
35%
6%

Q2.3 In an average week, how much time do you devote to the following activities during the school day (i.e., time for which you are under contract to be at the school)?
      None
      Less than or equal to 1 hour
      More than 1 hour but less than or equal to 3 hours
      More than 3 hours but less than or equal to 5 hours
      More than 5 hours but less than or equal to 10 hours
      More than 10 hours
n = number of responses


a. Individual planning time
Delaware
n = 5188
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
21%
31%
33%
11%
2
Caesar Rodney
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
16%
25%
45%
9%
3

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
7%
1
0
Caesar Rodney
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
51%
7%
3
0

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
29%
11%
3
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 304
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
33%
12%
5%
1

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
Delaware
n = 5160
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
45%
44%
7%
1
0
Caesar Rodney
n = 305
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
46%
44%
7%
2
0

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
9%
3
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 307
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
47%
32%
10%
4%
1

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
Delaware
n = 5187
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
48%
41%
7%
1
0
Caesar Rodney
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
48%
41%
8%
2
0

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
30%
8%
3
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
31%
8%
3
2

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
27%
4
1
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
28%
5%
1
2

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
Delaware
n = 5155
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
39%
32%
12%
4%
3
Caesar Rodney
n = 307
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
29%
12%
5%
5%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
31%
43%
15%
5%
2

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
40%
10%
3
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 307
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
46%
32%
12%
2
2

Q2.4 In an average week of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside the regular school work day (before or after school, and/or on the weekend)?
      None
      Less than or equal to 1 hour
      More than 1 hour but less than or equal to 3 hours
      More than 3 hours but less than or equal to 5 hours
      More than 5 hours but less than or equal to 10 hours
      More than 10 hours
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 5230
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
4
14%
21%
30%
30%
Caesar Rodney
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
2
13%
21%
34%
30%

 

Facilities and Resources

Q3.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about your school facilities and resources.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Teachers have sufficient access to appropriate instructional materials.
Delaware
n = 5912 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
54%
19%
Caesar Rodney
n = 341 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

11%
21%
53%
16%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software, and internet access.
Delaware
n = 5953 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
47%
22%
Caesar Rodney
n = 344 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
49%
26%

c. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
Delaware
n = 5968 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

3
8%
58%
32%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
5%
57%
36%

d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
Delaware
n = 5956 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
51%
24%
Caesar Rodney
n = 345 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
55%
21%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
Delaware
n = 5932 / dk = 65
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
55%
20%
Caesar Rodney
n = 344 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
58%
21%

f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
Delaware
n = 5950 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
49%
33%
Caesar Rodney
n = 342 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
8%
53%
36%

g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
Delaware
n = 5911 / dk = 65
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
55%
25%
Caesar Rodney
n = 345 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
13%
52%
27%

h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
Delaware
n = 5920 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
55%
25%
Caesar Rodney
n = 342 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
11%
58%
27%

i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 5941 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
52%
20%
Caesar Rodney
n = 344 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
52%
25%

 

Community Support and Involvement

Q4.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about community support and involvement in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Parents/guardians are influential decision makers in this school.
Delaware
n = 5696 / dk = 292
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
49%
15%
Caesar Rodney
n = 330 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
49%
15%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
Delaware
n = 5821 / dk = 159
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
22%
Caesar Rodney
n = 337 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
59%
22%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
Delaware
n = 5906 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

2
11%
55%
32%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
49%
31%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
Delaware
n = 5901 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

1
5%
59%
36%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
6%
60%
33%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
Delaware
n = 5813 / dk = 179
 
 
 
 

2
17%
55%
26%
Caesar Rodney
n = 340 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
17%
52%
28%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Delaware
n = 5861 / dk = 114
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
54%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 341 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
53%
12%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Delaware
n = 5493 / dk = 496
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
58%
13%
Caesar Rodney
n = 319 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
57%
13%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Delaware
n = 5612 / dk = 373
 
 
 
 

4%
19%
59%
18%
Caesar Rodney
n = 335 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
14%
64%
19%

 

Managing Student Conduct

Q5.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about managing student conduct in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Students at this school understand expectations for their conduct.
Delaware
n = 5957 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
54%
30%
Caesar Rodney
n = 344
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
50%
26%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
Delaware
n = 5965 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
55%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
49%
16%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
Delaware
n = 5931 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

4
15%
54%
27%
Caesar Rodney
n = 341
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
56%
22%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Delaware
n = 5899 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
42%
21%
Caesar Rodney
n = 344 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
27%
35%
22%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
Delaware
n = 5913 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
50%
25%
Caesar Rodney
n = 341 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
18%
47%
22%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Delaware
n = 5901 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

3
19%
53%
25%
Caesar Rodney
n = 341 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
17%
52%
28%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
Delaware
n = 5932 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

3
10%
56%
32%
Caesar Rodney
n = 338 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
56%
32%

 

Teacher Leadership

Q6.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about teacher leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Teachers are recognized as educational experts.
Delaware
n = 5901 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
56%
20%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
21%
50%
17%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
Delaware
n = 5892 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
53%
22%
Caesar Rodney
n = 344
 
 
 
 

12%
20%
50%
19%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
Delaware
n = 5853 / dk = 104
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
52%
19%
Caesar Rodney
n = 338 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

13%
25%
47%
15%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
Delaware
n = 5845 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

4
12%
58%
26%
Caesar Rodney
n = 337 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
16%
53%
21%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
Delaware
n = 5727 / dk = 231
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
47%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 336 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

17%
35%
35%
13%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
Delaware
n = 5832 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
56%
19%
Caesar Rodney
n = 337 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

12%
24%
48%
16%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
Delaware
n = 5845 / dk = 117
 
 
 
 

4
17%
56%
23%
Caesar Rodney
n = 339 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
49%
21%

Q6.2 Please indicate the role teachers have at your school in each of the following areas.
      No role at all
      Small role
      Moderate role
      Large role
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Selecting instructional materials and resources
Delaware
n = 5676 / dk = 328
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
33%
27%
Caesar Rodney
n = 331 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
31%
26%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Delaware
n = 5762 / dk = 231
 
 
 
 

4%
19%
34%
42%
Caesar Rodney
n = 334 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
30%
45%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Delaware
n = 5730 / dk = 253
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
34%
33%
Caesar Rodney
n = 332 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
34%
36%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
Delaware
n = 5716 / dk = 278
 
 
 
 

33%
39%
22%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 331 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

44%
32%
18%
6%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
Delaware
n = 5764 / dk = 239
 
 
 
 

23%
35%
31%
11%
Caesar Rodney
n = 335 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

28%
32%
27%
13%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
Delaware
n = 5526 / dk = 467
 
 
 
 

51%
34%
13%
3
Caesar Rodney
n = 322 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

68%
24%
7%
2

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
Delaware
n = 5541 / dk = 462
 
 
 
 

41%
38%
17%
4%
Caesar Rodney
n = 318 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

56%
31%
10%
3

h. School improvement planning
Delaware
n = 5585 / dk = 412
 
 
 
 

16%
36%
34%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 323 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

30%
39%
22%
10%

Q6.5 Teachers have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 5757 / dk = 278
 
 
 
 

13%
34%
46%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 337 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

24%
34%
35%
7%

 

School Leadership

Q7.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about school leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. The faculty and leadership have a shared vision.
Delaware
n = 5702 / dk = 205
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
57%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 334 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

14%
28%
46%
12%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
Delaware
n = 5827 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
49%
17%
Caesar Rodney
n = 345 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
27%
41%
12%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
Delaware
n = 5794 / dk = 110
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
46%
17%
Caesar Rodney
n = 345 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

21%
32%
33%
14%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
Delaware
n = 5754 / dk = 145
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
49%
19%
Caesar Rodney
n = 337 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

13%
29%
42%
15%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
Delaware
n = 5845 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

2
6%
49%
43%
Caesar Rodney
n = 341 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
44%
42%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
Delaware
n = 5737 / dk = 165
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
39%
Caesar Rodney
n = 340 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
56%
31%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
Delaware
n = 5583 / dk = 328
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
59%
25%
Caesar Rodney
n = 327 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
58%
20%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
Delaware
n = 5647 / dk = 255
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
58%
24%
Caesar Rodney
n = 337 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
56%
20%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
Delaware
n = 5495 / dk = 395
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
55%
24%
Caesar Rodney
n = 329 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

11%
21%
48%
20%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
Delaware
n = 5020 / dk = 858
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
53%
18%
Caesar Rodney
n = 289 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

18%
26%
42%
14%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
Delaware
n = 5767 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
23%
Caesar Rodney
n = 339 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

16%
22%
42%
20%

Q7.3 The school leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about:
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Leadership issues
Delaware
n = 5273 / dk = 635
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
55%
11%
Caesar Rodney
n = 311 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

17%
30%
43%
10%

b. Facilities and resources
Delaware
n = 5570 / dk = 336
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
62%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 330 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

14%
16%
55%
15%

c. The use of time in my school
Delaware
n = 5562 / dk = 345
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
54%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 334 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

16%
29%
43%
12%

d. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5519 / dk = 389
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
56%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 333 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

14%
28%
45%
13%

e. Teacher leadership
Delaware
n = 5334 / dk = 552
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
61%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 315 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

14%
28%
48%
10%

f. Community support and involvement
Delaware
n = 5260 / dk = 634
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
65%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 318 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

10%
18%
58%
14%

g. Managing student conduct
Delaware
n = 5648 / dk = 259
 
 
 
 

10%
21%
55%
15%
Caesar Rodney
n = 336 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

13%
24%
50%
13%

h. Instructional practices and support
Delaware
n = 5590 / dk = 307
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
64%
16%
Caesar Rodney
n = 335 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

10%
16%
58%
16%

i. New teacher support
Delaware
n = 5023 / dk = 863
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
57%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 303 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

13%
20%
53%
14%

 

Professional Development

Q8.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional development in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Sufficient resources are available for professional development in my school.
Delaware
n = 5676 / dk = 235
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
57%
11%
Caesar Rodney
n = 338 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
56%
13%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
Delaware
n = 5806 / dk = 100
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
57%
10%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
53%
10%

c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
Delaware
n = 5141 / dk = 772
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
61%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 308 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
57%
11%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
Delaware
n = 4774 / dk = 1105
 
 
 
 

3
14%
68%
15%
Caesar Rodney
n = 271 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
66%
14%

e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
Delaware
n = 5566 / dk = 336
 
 
 
 

17%
39%
37%
7%
Caesar Rodney
n = 333 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

20%
37%
35%
8%

f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
Delaware
n = 5673 / dk = 228
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
50%
10%
Caesar Rodney
n = 338 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
50%
12%

g. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
Delaware
n = 5720 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

3
11%
68%
18%
Caesar Rodney
n = 341 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
11%
68%
17%

h. In this school, follow up is provided from professional development.
Delaware
n = 5537 / dk = 367
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
47%
8%
Caesar Rodney
n = 336 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

14%
38%
40%
9%

i. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Delaware
n = 5681 / dk = 198
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
54%
11%
Caesar Rodney
n = 338 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

12%
28%
49%
12%

j. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
Delaware
n = 5402 / dk = 473
 
 
 
 

14%
44%
36%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 324 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

20%
42%
31%
7%

k. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Delaware
n = 5631 / dk = 238
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
59%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 336 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

13%
22%
52%
13%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
Delaware
n = 5674 / dk = 202
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
62%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 340 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

11%
19%
56%
15%

Q8.2 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need professional development to teach your students more effectively?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
Delaware
n = 4956
 
 

47%
53%
Caesar Rodney
n = 301
 
 

46%
54%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Caesar Rodney
n = 305
 
 

71%
29%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Caesar Rodney
n = 303
 
 

55%
45%

d. Special education (students with disabilities)
Delaware
n = 4930
 
 

63%
37%
Caesar Rodney
n = 301
 
 

57%
43%

e. Special education (gifted and talented)
Delaware
n = 4845
 
 

57%
43%
Caesar Rodney
n = 292
 
 

55%
45%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Caesar Rodney
n = 283
 
 

48%
52%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Caesar Rodney
n = 302
 
 

64%
36%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Caesar Rodney
n = 292
 
 

58%
42%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Caesar Rodney
n = 298
 
 

42%
58%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Caesar Rodney
n = 299
 
 

52%
48%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Caesar Rodney
n = 301
 
 

57%
43%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Caesar Rodney
n = 296
 
 

37%
63%

Q8.3 In the past 2 years have you had 10 clock hours or more of professional development in any of the following areas?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
Delaware
n = 5047
 
 

67%
33%
Caesar Rodney
n = 307
 
 

68%
32%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Caesar Rodney
n = 304
 
 

60%
40%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Caesar Rodney
n = 304
 
 

38%
62%

d. Special education (students with disabilities)
Delaware
n = 4999
 
 

24%
76%
Caesar Rodney
n = 303
 
 

23%
77%

e. Special education (gifted and talented)
Delaware
n = 4973
 
 

6%
94%
Caesar Rodney
n = 303
 
 

8%
92%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Caesar Rodney
n = 302
 
 

4
96%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Caesar Rodney
n = 303
 
 

44%
56%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4986
 
 

27%
73%
Caesar Rodney
n = 304
 
 

23%
77%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4998
 
 

51%
49%
Caesar Rodney
n = 305
 
 

43%
57%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 5007
 
 

45%
55%
Caesar Rodney
n = 305
 
 

50%
50%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 5003
 
 

37%
63%
Caesar Rodney
n = 303
 
 

41%
59%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4958
 
 

20%
80%
Caesar Rodney
n = 302
 
 

15%
85%

 

Instructional Practices and Support

Q9.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about instructional practices and support in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. State assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 5023 / dk = 869
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
58%
16%
Caesar Rodney
n = 294 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
60%
15%

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 5006 / dk = 862
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
66%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 298 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
66%
12%

c. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with the Common Core Standards.
Delaware
n = 5471 / dk = 416
 
 
 
 

2
13%
60%
25%
Caesar Rodney
n = 321 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
59%
16%

d. Teachers use assessment data to inform their instruction.
Delaware
n = 5523 / dk = 339
 
 
 
 

1
7%
67%
25%
Caesar Rodney
n = 333 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
8%
72%
17%

e. Teachers work in professional learning communities to develop and align instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 5701 / dk = 179
 
 
 
 

3
9%
57%
31%
Caesar Rodney
n = 334 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
58%
27%

f. Provided supports (i.e., instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.) translate to improvements in instructional practices by teachers.
Delaware
n = 5444 / dk = 429
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
59%
17%
Caesar Rodney
n = 325 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

11%
22%
52%
15%

g. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
Delaware
n = 5675 / dk = 210
 
 
 
 

3
9%
62%
26%
Caesar Rodney
n = 336 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
8%
61%
25%

h. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students.
Delaware
n = 5181 / dk = 697
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
42%
10%
Caesar Rodney
n = 305 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

15%
34%
39%
12%

i. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e., pacing, materials and pedagogy).
Delaware
n = 5613 / dk = 265
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
48%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 340 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

14%
25%
46%
14%

 

Overall

Q10.1 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans? (Select one.)
      Continue teaching at my current school
      Continue teaching in this district but leave this school
      Continue teaching in this state but leave this district
      Continue working in education but pursue an administrative position
      Continue working in education but pursue a non-administrative position
      Leave education entirely
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 5124
 
 
 
 
 
 

77%
5%
5%
5%
4%
3
Caesar Rodney
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 
 

80%
5%
6%
6%
2
2

Q10.3 Which aspect of your teaching conditions most affects your willingness to keep teaching at your school? (Select one.)
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional development
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 5020
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
12%
6%
12%
11%
26%
2
17%
Caesar Rodney
n = 298
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
15%
4
9%
12%
31%
2
17%

Q10.5 Which aspect of your teaching conditions is most important to you in promoting student learning? (Select one.)
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional development
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 5789
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

18%
9%
3
17%
4%
5%
4
40%
Caesar Rodney
n = 335
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
10%
3
11%
6%
6%
4%
41%

Q10.6 Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 5843 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

8%
11%
48%
32%
Caesar Rodney
n = 343 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
15%
47%
27%

 

New Teacher Support

Q11.1 As a beginning teacher, I have received the following kinds of supports.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Formally assigned mentor
Delaware
n = 757
 
 

88%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

88%
12%

b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
Delaware
n = 752
 
 

86%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

90%
10%

c. Reduced workload
Delaware
n = 751
 
 

59%
41%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

62%
38%

d. Common planning time with other teachers
Delaware
n = 756
 
 

85%
15%
Caesar Rodney
n = 53
 
 

75%
25%

e. Release time to observe other teachers
Delaware
n = 751
 
 

74%
26%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

71%
29%

f. Formal time to meet with mentor during school hours
Delaware
n = 749
 
 

70%
30%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

73%
27%

g. Orientation for new teachers
Delaware
n = 753
 
 

92%
8%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

96%
4

h. Access to professional learning communities where I could discuss concerns with other teacher(s)
Delaware
n = 748
 
 

80%
20%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

75%
25%

i. Regular communication with principals, other administrator, or department chair
Delaware
n = 749
 
 

84%
16%
Caesar Rodney
n = 52
 
 

85%
15%

j. Other
Delaware
n = 646
 
 

74%
26%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 

74%
26%

k. I received no additional support as a new teacher.
Delaware
n = 666
 
 

70%
30%
Caesar Rodney
n = 50
 
 

66%
34%

Q11.2 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following activities with your mentor?
      Never
      Less than once per month
      Once per month
      Several times per month
      Once per week
      Almost daily
n = number of responses


a. Developing lesson plans
Delaware
n = 715
 
 
 
 
 
 

39%
20%
12%
12%
11%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 
 

47%
18%
4%
18%
10%
2

b. Being observed teaching by my mentor
Delaware
n = 714
 
 
 
 
 
 

39%
32%
17%
9%
3
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 

43%
24%
16%
12%
4%

c. Observing my mentor's teaching
Delaware
n = 713
 
 
 
 
 
 

52%
28%
11%
5%
3
1
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 
 

57%
22%
6%
8%
4%
2

d. Analyzing student work
Delaware
n = 712
 
 
 
 
 
 

44%
22%
12%
11%
6%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 
 

47%
22%
8%
12%
6%
4%

e. Reviewing results of students' assessments
Delaware
n = 713
 
 
 
 
 
 

43%
23%
14%
11%
6%
4%
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 
 

49%
16%
12%
14%
4%
4%

f. Addressing student or classroom behavioral issues
Delaware
n = 713
 
 
 
 
 
 

35%
20%
15%
14%
8%
8%
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 
 

39%
24%
16%
12%
6%
2

g. Reflecting on the effectiveness of my teaching together
Delaware
n = 711
 
 
 
 
 
 

32%
24%
16%
13%
10%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 
 

33%
18%
20%
14%
10%
4%

h. Aligning my lesson planning with the state curriculum and local curriculum
Delaware
n = 711
 
 
 
 
 
 

41%
21%
14%
11%
9%
4%
Caesar Rodney
n = 49
 
 
 
 
 

43%
20%
6%
14%
16%

i. Other
Delaware
n = 591
 
 
 
 
 
 

68%
9%
8%
6%
4%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 43
 
 
 
 
 
 

77%
7%
2
7%
5%
2

Q11.3 How much did the support you received from your mentor influence your practice in the following areas?
      Not at all
      Hardly at all
      Some
      Quite a bit
      A great deal
n = number of responses


a. Instructional strategies
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

28%
12%
38%
17%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

30%
13%
34%
19%
4%

b. Subject matter I teach
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

40%
13%
25%
17%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

43%
13%
28%
11%
6%

c. Classroom management strategies
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

31%
13%
31%
20%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

30%
15%
30%
21%
4%

d. Using data to identify student needs
Delaware
n = 697
 
 
 
 
 

36%
16%
31%
13%
3
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

47%
13%
19%
19%
2

e. Differentiating instruction based upon individual student needs and characteristics
Delaware
n = 700
 
 
 
 
 

34%
13%
33%
15%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

47%
11%
23%
15%
4%

f. Creating a supportive, equitable classroom where differences are valued
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

32%
13%
32%
16%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

40%
15%
21%
11%
13%

g. Enlisting the help of family members, parents and/or guardians
Delaware
n = 700
 
 
 
 
 

37%
16%
31%
13%
3
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

51%
4%
28%
15%
2

h. Working collaboratively with other teachers at my school
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

33%
11%
30%
20%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

40%
11%
21%
26%
2

i. Connecting with key resource professionals (e.g., coaches, counselors, etc.)
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

35%
16%
29%
15%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

34%
13%
30%
21%
2

j. Complying with policies and procedures
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

30%
10%
35%
20%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

30%
11%
32%
23%
4%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 697
 
 
 
 
 

33%
11%
31%
20%
6%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

34%
15%
21%
19%
11%

l. Providing emotional support
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

29%
10%
32%
18%
12%
Caesar Rodney
n = 47
 
 
 
 
 

34%
6%
32%
15%
13%

m. Other
Delaware
n = 583
 
 
 
 
 

59%
7%
21%
8%
5%
Caesar Rodney
n = 41
 
 
 
 
 

56%
15%
20%
5%
5%

Q11.4 Please indicate whether each of the following were true for you and your mentor.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. My mentor and I were in the same building.
Delaware
n = 707
 
 

76%
24%
Caesar Rodney
n = 48
 
 

71%
29%

b. My mentor and I taught in the same content area.
Delaware
n = 705
 
 

54%
46%
Caesar Rodney
n = 48
 
 

52%
48%

c. My mentor and I taught the same grade level.
Delaware
n = 706
 
 

50%
50%
Caesar Rodney
n = 48
 
 

54%
46%

Q11.5 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher improved my instructional practice.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 651 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

17%
20%
50%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 45 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
42%
18%

Q11.6 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has helped me to impact my students’ learning.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 647 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

16%
19%
52%
13%
Caesar Rodney
n = 44 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

11%
27%
43%
18%

Q11.7 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has been important in my decision to continue teaching at this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 620 / dk = 111
 
 
 
 

18%
32%
36%
14%
Caesar Rodney
n = 45 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

13%
31%
40%
16%

generated Fri Apr 17 15:18:28 EDT 2015