Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Odyssey Charter (81.82% 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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
56%
36%

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

9%
23%
50%
18%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
47%
22%

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

12%
32%
45%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

28%
61%
11%

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

10%
34%
45%
11%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

19%
36%
39%
6%

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

11%
29%
46%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
23%
63%
11%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
15%
64%
12%

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

17%
36%
39%
8%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
63%
17%

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
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

16%
45%
16%
19%
3

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
7%
1
0
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

10%
39%
35%
10%
6%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
29%
11%
3
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
35%
19%
3

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

2
45%
44%
7%
1
0
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
65%
19%
10%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
9%
3
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 30
 
 
 

20%
67%
13%

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

2
48%
41%
7%
1
0
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 

74%
19%
3
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
30%
8%
3
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
74%
16%
3

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
27%
4
1
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

32%
58%
3
3
3

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

10%
39%
32%
12%
4%
3
Odyssey Charter
n = 30
 
 
 
 
 

30%
27%
33%
7%
3

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

19%
42%
26%
10%
3

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
40%
10%
3
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
45%
6%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
29%
23%
13%

 

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
44%
39%
8%

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

9%
22%
47%
22%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

22%
31%
39%
8%

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

3
8%
58%
32%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
14%
47%
36%

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

5%
19%
55%
20%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
56%
11%

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

4%
14%
49%
33%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
46%
43%

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

5%
15%
55%
25%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

14%
19%
53%
14%

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

5%
16%
55%
25%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
17%
49%
20%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

14%
17%
64%
6%

 

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 
 

3
71%
26%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
19%
58%
19%

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

2
11%
55%
32%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

3
61%
36%

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

1
5%
59%
36%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 

56%
44%

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

2
17%
55%
26%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

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

7%
27%
54%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 

75%
25%

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

5%
25%
58%
13%
Odyssey Charter
n = 29 / dk = 7
 
 
 

17%
66%
17%

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

4%
19%
59%
18%
Odyssey Charter
n = 32 / dk = 4
 
 
 

12%
69%
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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
44%
50%

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

8%
23%
55%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
47%
47%

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

4
15%
54%
27%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
14%
58%
25%

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

12%
26%
42%
21%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
61%
25%

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

8%
17%
50%
25%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
44%
44%

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

3
19%
53%
25%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%

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

3
10%
56%
32%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
49%
49%

 

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
9%
69%
20%

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

6%
19%
53%
22%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 

60%
40%

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

6%
22%
52%
19%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 
 

9%
54%
37%

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

4
12%
58%
26%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
17%
54%
26%

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

8%
30%
47%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
29%
47%
12%

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

5%
20%
56%
19%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
58%
18%

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

4
17%
56%
23%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
11%
57%
29%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
39%
53%

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

4%
19%
34%
42%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
21%
76%

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

8%
24%
34%
33%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

3
39%
58%

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

33%
39%
22%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
34%
29%
17%

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

23%
35%
31%
11%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

15%
24%
35%
26%

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

51%
34%
13%
3
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

66%
29%
6%

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

41%
38%
17%
4%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

35%
23%
32%
10%

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

16%
36%
34%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

27%
48%
18%
6%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
60%
3

 

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
48%
9%

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

10%
25%
49%
17%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
69%
8%

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

11%
26%
46%
17%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
58%
14%

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

8%
23%
49%
19%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
61%
14%

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

2
6%
49%
43%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
17%
43%
37%

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

2
6%
53%
39%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
59%
35%

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

5%
12%
59%
25%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
15%
56%
26%

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

4%
14%
58%
24%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
14%
49%
20%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
21%
52%
15%

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

7%
22%
53%
18%
Odyssey Charter
n = 27 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

22%
15%
52%
11%

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

7%
20%
51%
23%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
26%
50%
21%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
56%
3

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

7%
18%
62%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
54%
9%

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

9%
26%
54%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
67%
6%

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

8%
24%
56%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
61%
12%

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

6%
20%
61%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
24%
68%
6%

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 30 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
30%
57%
10%

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

10%
21%
55%
15%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
11%
77%
9%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
11%
69%
11%

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

9%
21%
57%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
18%
65%
6%

 

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
50%
3

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

6%
27%
57%
10%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
47%
8%

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

4%
20%
61%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
21%
67%
9%

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

3
14%
68%
15%
Odyssey Charter
n = 25 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

12%
20%
64%
4

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

17%
39%
37%
7%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

21%
38%
41%

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

11%
29%
50%
10%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
14%
77%
6%

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

3
11%
68%
18%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

19%
67%
14%

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

9%
36%
47%
8%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
48%
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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
31%
60%
6%

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

14%
44%
36%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
51%
37%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
11%
83%
3

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

6%
17%
62%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
6%
83%
9%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

81%
19%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

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

63%
37%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

68%
32%

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

57%
43%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

58%
42%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

32%
68%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

61%
39%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Odyssey Charter
n = 30
 
 

67%
33%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

81%
19%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

42%
58%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

48%
52%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

35%
65%

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

24%
76%
Odyssey Charter
n = 30
 
 

3
97%

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

6%
94%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 

100%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 

100%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

39%
61%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4986
 
 

27%
73%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

16%
84%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4998
 
 

51%
49%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

35%
65%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 5007
 
 

45%
55%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

68%
32%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 5003
 
 

37%
63%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

29%
71%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4958
 
 

20%
80%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

19%
81%

 

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 28 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
7%
71%
18%

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

5%
15%
66%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 30 / dk = 6
 
 
 

3
80%
17%

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

2
13%
60%
25%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
9%
74%
12%

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

1
7%
67%
25%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 1
 
 

71%
29%

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

3
9%
57%
31%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

69%
31%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 32 / dk = 4
 
 
 

3
78%
19%

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

3
9%
62%
26%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

3
72%
25%

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

14%
35%
42%
10%
Odyssey Charter
n = 28 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4
18%
71%
7%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
64%
31%

 

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
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 

74%
10%
10%
6%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
10%
7%
20%
27%
3
13%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
6%
3
8%
17%
44%

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
3
53%
39%

 

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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

86%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

c. Reduced workload
Delaware
n = 751
 
 

59%
41%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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

85%
15%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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

74%
26%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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

70%
30%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

g. Orientation for new teachers
Delaware
n = 753
 
 

92%
8%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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

80%
20%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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

84%
16%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

j. Other
Delaware
n = 646
 
 

74%
26%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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

70%
30%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

39%
32%
17%
9%
3
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

52%
28%
11%
5%
3
1
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

d. Analyzing student work
Delaware
n = 712
 
 
 
 
 
 

44%
22%
12%
11%
6%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

43%
23%
14%
11%
6%
4%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

35%
20%
15%
14%
8%
8%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

32%
24%
16%
13%
10%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

41%
21%
14%
11%
9%
4%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

i. Other
Delaware
n = 591
 
 
 
 
 
 

68%
9%
8%
6%
4%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

b. Subject matter I teach
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

40%
13%
25%
17%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

c. Classroom management strategies
Delaware
n = 699
 
 
 
 
 

31%
13%
31%
20%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

36%
16%
31%
13%
3
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

34%
13%
33%
15%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

32%
13%
32%
16%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

37%
16%
31%
13%
3
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

33%
11%
30%
20%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

35%
16%
29%
15%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

j. Complying with policies and procedures
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

30%
10%
35%
20%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

k. Completing administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 697
 
 
 
 
 

33%
11%
31%
20%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

l. Providing emotional support
Delaware
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 

29%
10%
32%
18%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

m. Other
Delaware
n = 583
 
 
 
 
 

59%
7%
21%
8%
5%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

54%
46%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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

50%
50%
Odyssey Charter
n = 0
N/A

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

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%
Odyssey Charter
n = 1
N/A

generated Fri Apr 17 15:18:30 EDT 2015