Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Cape Henlopen (40.00% 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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 178 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
40%
19%

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

9%
23%
50%
18%
Cape Henlopen
n = 178 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

11%
19%
52%
18%

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

12%
32%
45%
12%
Cape Henlopen
n = 178 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
50%
17%

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

10%
34%
45%
11%
Cape Henlopen
n = 174 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
38%
40%
14%

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

11%
29%
46%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
50%
23%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 176 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

25%
35%
32%
7%

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

17%
36%
39%
8%
Cape Henlopen
n = 176 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

15%
27%
45%
12%

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
Cape Henlopen
n = 155
 
 
 
 
 

20%
30%
27%
21%
2

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
7%
1
0
Cape Henlopen
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
50%
13%
1

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
29%
11%
3
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 155
 
 
 
 
 
 

35%
39%
19%
4
2
1

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

2
45%
44%
7%
1
0
Cape Henlopen
n = 155
 
 
 
 
 

1
43%
49%
6%
1

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
9%
3
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
48%
36%
8%
3
1

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

2
48%
41%
7%
1
0
Cape Henlopen
n = 155
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
50%
41%
6%
2
1

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
30%
8%
3
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
65%
26%
4%
1
1

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
27%
4
1
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 153
 
 
 
 
 

10%
55%
31%
3
1

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

10%
39%
32%
12%
4%
3
Cape Henlopen
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
37%
37%
11%
5%
5%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
51%
10%
3
1

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
40%
10%
3
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
37%
45%
10%
2
1

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 

3
17%
22%
28%
31%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 179 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
20%
54%
23%

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

9%
22%
47%
22%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
32%

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

3
8%
58%
32%
Cape Henlopen
n = 179 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
13%
54%
31%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
16%
53%
28%

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

5%
19%
55%
20%
Cape Henlopen
n = 178 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
52%
24%

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

4%
14%
49%
33%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
45%
34%

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

5%
15%
55%
25%
Cape Henlopen
n = 175 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
14%
55%
30%

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

5%
16%
55%
25%
Cape Henlopen
n = 175 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
12%
54%
30%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 176 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
53%
22%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 173 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
17%
54%
27%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
Cape Henlopen
n = 178 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
8%
61%
30%

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

2
11%
55%
32%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
5%
46%
47%

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

1
5%
59%
36%
Cape Henlopen
n = 179 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
2
55%
42%

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

2
17%
55%
26%
Cape Henlopen
n = 175 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
11%
50%
38%

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

7%
27%
54%
12%
Cape Henlopen
n = 175 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
17%
52%
28%

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

5%
25%
58%
13%
Cape Henlopen
n = 176 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
15%
54%
29%

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

4%
19%
59%
18%
Cape Henlopen
n = 175 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
11%
49%
38%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 180
 
 
 
 

1
6%
49%
43%

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

8%
23%
55%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 180
 
 
 
 

3
9%
62%
26%

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

4
15%
54%
27%
Cape Henlopen
n = 180
 
 
 
 

2
11%
52%
36%

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

12%
26%
42%
21%
Cape Henlopen
n = 179 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
39%
31%

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

8%
17%
50%
25%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
15%
47%
35%

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

3
19%
53%
25%
Cape Henlopen
n = 179 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
15%
49%
35%

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

3
10%
56%
32%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
5%
46%
48%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 177 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
46%
35%

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

6%
19%
53%
22%
Cape Henlopen
n = 176 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
44%
38%

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

6%
22%
52%
19%
Cape Henlopen
n = 175 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
13%
47%
36%

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

4
12%
58%
26%
Cape Henlopen
n = 176 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
12%
51%
35%

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

8%
30%
47%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 170 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
52%
28%

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

5%
20%
56%
19%
Cape Henlopen
n = 174 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
12%
49%
35%

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

4
17%
56%
23%
Cape Henlopen
n = 176 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
12%
44%
40%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 169 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
39%
30%

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

4%
19%
34%
42%
Cape Henlopen
n = 172 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
13%
38%
46%

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

8%
24%
34%
33%
Cape Henlopen
n = 170 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
40%
36%

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

33%
39%
22%
6%
Cape Henlopen
n = 173 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

26%
45%
24%
6%

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

23%
35%
31%
11%
Cape Henlopen
n = 174 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

14%
36%
38%
12%

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

51%
34%
13%
3
Cape Henlopen
n = 167 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

32%
37%
23%
8%

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

41%
38%
17%
4%
Cape Henlopen
n = 162 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

65%
27%
7%
1

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

16%
36%
34%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 172 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
41%
26%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 174 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

13%
24%
52%
11%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 172 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
27%

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

10%
25%
49%
17%
Cape Henlopen
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
44%
33%

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

11%
26%
46%
17%
Cape Henlopen
n = 173 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
40%
34%

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

8%
23%
49%
19%
Cape Henlopen
n = 172 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
44%
36%

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

2
6%
49%
43%
Cape Henlopen
n = 173 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
7%
41%
51%

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

2
6%
53%
39%
Cape Henlopen
n = 175 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
4
44%
51%

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

5%
12%
59%
25%
Cape Henlopen
n = 167 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
50%
37%

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

4%
14%
58%
24%
Cape Henlopen
n = 167 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
9%
53%
35%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Cape Henlopen
n = 168 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
10%
51%
35%

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

7%
22%
53%
18%
Cape Henlopen
n = 166 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
50%
30%

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

7%
20%
51%
23%
Cape Henlopen
n = 173 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
34%
43%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 164 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
56%
21%

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

7%
18%
62%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 168 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
15%
57%
26%

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

9%
26%
54%
12%
Cape Henlopen
n = 168 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
57%
23%

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

8%
24%
56%
12%
Cape Henlopen
n = 166 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
51%
20%

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

6%
20%
61%
12%
Cape Henlopen
n = 160 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
52%
27%

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 166 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
6%
63%
28%

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

10%
21%
55%
15%
Cape Henlopen
n = 166 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
49%
28%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Cape Henlopen
n = 168 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
14%
51%
32%

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

9%
21%
57%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 153 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
58%
20%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 172 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
53%
12%

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

6%
27%
57%
10%
Cape Henlopen
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
57%
11%

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

4%
20%
61%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 152 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
53%
12%

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

3
14%
68%
15%
Cape Henlopen
n = 145 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
57%
15%

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

17%
39%
37%
7%
Cape Henlopen
n = 167 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

19%
41%
33%
7%

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

11%
29%
50%
10%
Cape Henlopen
n = 171 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

12%
32%
42%
13%

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

3
11%
68%
18%
Cape Henlopen
n = 169 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
61%
16%

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

9%
36%
47%
8%
Cape Henlopen
n = 162 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

15%
42%
36%
6%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 169 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

14%
26%
48%
12%

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

14%
44%
36%
6%
Cape Henlopen
n = 157 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

21%
41%
32%
5%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 165 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
48%
13%

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

6%
17%
62%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 165 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
52%
16%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 148
 
 

56%
44%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Cape Henlopen
n = 147
 
 

78%
22%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Cape Henlopen
n = 145
 
 

59%
41%

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

63%
37%
Cape Henlopen
n = 149
 
 

66%
34%

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

57%
43%
Cape Henlopen
n = 147
 
 

70%
30%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Cape Henlopen
n = 144
 
 

65%
35%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Cape Henlopen
n = 150
 
 

74%
26%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Cape Henlopen
n = 144
 
 

68%
32%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Cape Henlopen
n = 146
 
 

51%
49%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Cape Henlopen
n = 146
 
 

57%
43%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Cape Henlopen
n = 150
 
 

79%
21%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Cape Henlopen
n = 150
 
 

44%
56%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 150
 
 

75%
25%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Cape Henlopen
n = 151
 
 

70%
30%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Cape Henlopen
n = 148
 
 

50%
50%

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

24%
76%
Cape Henlopen
n = 148
 
 

18%
82%

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

6%
94%
Cape Henlopen
n = 147
 
 

3
97%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Cape Henlopen
n = 147
 
 

5%
95%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Cape Henlopen
n = 149
 
 

51%
49%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4986
 
 

27%
73%
Cape Henlopen
n = 147
 
 

32%
68%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4998
 
 

51%
49%
Cape Henlopen
n = 151
 
 

55%
45%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 5007
 
 

45%
55%
Cape Henlopen
n = 149
 
 

37%
63%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 5003
 
 

37%
63%
Cape Henlopen
n = 149
 
 

56%
44%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4958
 
 

20%
80%
Cape Henlopen
n = 148
 
 

28%
72%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 158 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

4
9%
65%
23%

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

5%
15%
66%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 158 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
11%
68%
17%

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

2
13%
60%
25%
Cape Henlopen
n = 164 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
13%
63%
23%

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

1
7%
67%
25%
Cape Henlopen
n = 165 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
5%
60%
33%

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

3
9%
57%
31%
Cape Henlopen
n = 172 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
54%
29%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 166 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
58%
14%

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

3
9%
62%
26%
Cape Henlopen
n = 166 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%

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

14%
35%
42%
10%
Cape Henlopen
n = 141 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
51%
11%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 166 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
58%
20%

 

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
Cape Henlopen
n = 153
 
 
 
 
 

85%
3
4
7%
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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 149
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
10%
10%
3
5%
38%
1
19%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 172
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
7%
2
13%
5%
6%
2
48%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 174 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
3
36%
53%

 

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

88%
12%

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

86%
14%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

88%
12%

c. Reduced workload
Delaware
n = 751
 
 

59%
41%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

85%
15%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

94%
6%

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

74%
26%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%

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

70%
30%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

59%
41%

g. Orientation for new teachers
Delaware
n = 753
 
 

92%
8%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 

100%

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

80%
20%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

82%
18%

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

84%
16%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 

100%

j. Other
Delaware
n = 646
 
 

74%
26%
Cape Henlopen
n = 14
 
 

79%
21%

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

70%
30%
Cape Henlopen
n = 15
 
 

60%
40%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 
 

47%
6%
12%
24%
6%
6%

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

39%
32%
17%
9%
3
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 

53%
29%
18%

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

52%
28%
11%
5%
3
1
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

59%
24%
12%
6%

d. Analyzing student work
Delaware
n = 712
 
 
 
 
 
 

44%
22%
12%
11%
6%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

47%
35%
6%
6%
6%

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

43%
23%
14%
11%
6%
4%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

41%
29%
6%
18%
6%

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

35%
20%
15%
14%
8%
8%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

41%
24%
29%
6%

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

32%
24%
16%
13%
10%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

29%
35%
18%
12%
6%

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

41%
21%
14%
11%
9%
4%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 
 

41%
18%
18%
12%
6%
6%

i. Other
Delaware
n = 591
 
 
 
 
 
 

68%
9%
8%
6%
4%
6%
Cape Henlopen
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 
 

54%
8%
15%
8%
8%
8%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

24%
12%
59%
6%

b. Subject matter I teach
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

40%
13%
25%
17%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

47%
6%
29%
12%
6%

c. Classroom management strategies
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

31%
13%
31%
20%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

41%
12%
29%
18%

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

36%
16%
31%
13%
3
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

47%
24%
18%
12%

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

34%
13%
33%
15%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

47%
12%
18%
18%
6%

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

32%
13%
32%
16%
6%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

35%
24%
29%
12%

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

37%
16%
31%
13%
3
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

41%
12%
41%
6%

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

33%
11%
30%
20%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 

29%
35%
29%
6%

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

35%
16%
29%
15%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

35%
12%
41%
6%
6%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

30%
10%
35%
20%
6%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

35%
6%
35%
18%
6%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 697
 
 
 
 
 

33%
11%
31%
20%
6%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 

35%
41%
24%

l. Providing emotional support
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

29%
10%
32%
18%
12%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

29%
12%
41%
6%
12%

m. Other
Delaware
n = 583
 
 
 
 
 

59%
7%
21%
8%
5%
Cape Henlopen
n = 12
 
 
 
 

50%
17%
8%
25%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

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

54%
46%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

50%
50%
Cape Henlopen
n = 17
 
 

35%
65%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
19%
44%
19%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
19%
50%
19%

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%
Cape Henlopen
n = 13 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
46%
15%

generated Fri Apr 17 15:18:21 EDT 2015