Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Capital (66.17% responded)
Delaware High Schools (51.81% responded)
Dover High School (56.67% 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%
Capital
n = 345 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

14%
43%
34%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1408 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

16%
37%
37%
9%
Dover High School
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
52%
27%
1

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

9%
23%
50%
18%
Capital
n = 344 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
48%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1405 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
46%
19%
Dover High School
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
27%
52%
9%

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

12%
32%
45%
12%
Capital
n = 343 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

15%
41%
36%
8%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1404 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

14%
36%
41%
10%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 1
 
 
 

26%
57%
17%

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

10%
34%
45%
11%
Capital
n = 343 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
50%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1399 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
49%
13%
Dover High School
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
31%
48%
7%

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

11%
29%
46%
14%
Capital
n = 341 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

11%
34%
41%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1382 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

16%
33%
40%
12%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

26%
47%
23%
5%

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%
Capital
n = 339 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

29%
37%
31%
4%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1373 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

24%
36%
34%
5%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

55%
27%
17%
2

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

17%
36%
39%
8%
Capital
n = 341 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

16%
38%
40%
6%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1391 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
36%
9%
Dover High School
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

25%
46%
24%
4%

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
Capital
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
22%
31%
34%
9%
1
Delaware High Schools
n = 1252
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
18%
35%
31%
13%
2
Dover High School
n = 62
 
 
 
 
 

3
19%
45%
26%
6%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
7%
1
0
Capital
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 

12%
32%
49%
6%
2
Delaware High Schools
n = 1249
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
49%
6%
1
0
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
59%
5%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
29%
11%
3
1
Capital
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
9%
3
0
Delaware High Schools
n = 1241
 
 
 
 
 
 

27%
34%
26%
11%
2
1
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

14%
21%
51%
13%
2

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

2
45%
44%
7%
1
0
Capital
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 

3
49%
36%
9%
3
Delaware High Schools
n = 1242
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
46%
41%
8%
2
0
Dover High School
n = 62
 
 
 
 
 

2
16%
53%
26%
3

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
9%
3
1
Capital
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
43%
33%
15%
4%
0
Delaware High Schools
n = 1239
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
47%
35%
9%
3
0
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

3
38%
32%
22%
5%

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

2
48%
41%
7%
1
0
Capital
n = 312
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
46%
41%
10%
2
0
Delaware High Schools
n = 1247
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
48%
42%
7%
1
0
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

2
46%
40%
10%
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
30%
8%
3
1
Capital
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
39%
38%
14%
5%
2
Delaware High Schools
n = 1250
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
55%
28%
8%
3
1
Dover High School
n = 62
 
 
 
 
 

31%
35%
23%
10%
2

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
27%
4
1
1
Capital
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
47%
37%
5%
2
0
Delaware High Schools
n = 1242
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
28%
4
1
0
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

5%
37%
49%
8%
2

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

10%
39%
32%
12%
4%
3
Capital
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
39%
30%
15%
3
5%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1243
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
45%
28%
10%
3
2
Dover High School
n = 62
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
34%
31%
23%
5%
2

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Capital
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
34%
45%
12%
2
2
Delaware High Schools
n = 1247
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
38%
40%
11%
3
2
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
35%
44%
11%
3
5%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
40%
10%
3
1
Capital
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
46%
9%
3
2
Delaware High Schools
n = 1244
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
48%
34%
8%
2
1
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
35%
46%
11%
5%
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%
Capital
n = 313
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
15%
20%
30%
32%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1258
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
12%
21%
32%
32%
Dover High School
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

2
16%
14%
32%
37%

 

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%
Capital
n = 338 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
54%
23%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1396 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
54%
16%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
57%
12%

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

9%
22%
47%
22%
Capital
n = 344 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

11%
17%
48%
24%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1402 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

12%
24%
45%
19%
Dover High School
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

25%
16%
48%
10%

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

3
8%
58%
32%
Capital
n = 346
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
28%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1404 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
9%
58%
29%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
61%
15%

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%
Capital
n = 345
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
54%
22%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1405 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
50%
22%
Dover High School
n = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
57%
18%

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

5%
19%
55%
20%
Capital
n = 342 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
55%
18%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1393 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
57%
19%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
56%
9%

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

4%
14%
49%
33%
Capital
n = 344 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
17%
51%
28%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1402 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
48%
34%
Dover High School
n = 68
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
62%
15%

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

5%
15%
55%
25%
Capital
n = 342 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
22%
56%
20%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1395 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
49%
6%

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

5%
16%
55%
25%
Capital
n = 345 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
56%
17%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1398 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
53%
20%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
52%
4%

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%
Capital
n = 340 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
17%
56%
16%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1405 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

12%
24%
47%
17%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

25%
30%
40%
4%

 

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%
Capital
n = 329 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

9%
39%
43%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1325 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
48%
15%
Dover High School
n = 63 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

11%
54%
29%
6%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
Capital
n = 334 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
21%
61%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1360 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

3
14%
67%
17%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
20%
74%
5%

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

2
11%
55%
32%
Capital
n = 343 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
17%
54%
27%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1383 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

2
16%
59%
22%
Dover High School
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 

15%
69%
16%

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

1
5%
59%
36%
Capital
n = 337 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
7%
63%
29%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1382 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

1
8%
68%
23%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
75%
12%

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

2
17%
55%
26%
Capital
n = 331 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
27%
52%
19%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1342 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

3
25%
57%
15%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
31%
66%
2

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

7%
27%
54%
12%
Capital
n = 337 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
49%
6%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1380 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
52%
9%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 

14%
43%
43%

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

5%
25%
58%
13%
Capital
n = 330 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
33%
53%
8%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1284 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
57%
9%
Dover High School
n = 68
 
 
 
 

9%
34%
54%
3

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

4%
19%
59%
18%
Capital
n = 321 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
57%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1328 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
57%
16%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
37%
55%
2

 

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%
Capital
n = 345 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
49%
25%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1412 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
52%
20%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
37%
10%

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

8%
23%
55%
14%
Capital
n = 345 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
32%
44%
6%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1414
 
 
 
 

14%
33%
44%
9%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

39%
45%
15%
1

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

4
15%
54%
27%
Capital
n = 342 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
49%
25%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1403 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
53%
19%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
54%
18%

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

12%
26%
42%
21%
Capital
n = 340 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

20%
34%
32%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1392 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

18%
33%
35%
14%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

36%
45%
14%
5%

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

8%
17%
50%
25%
Capital
n = 342 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

13%
28%
41%
18%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1399 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

11%
21%
50%
19%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

27%
42%
27%
4%

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

3
19%
53%
25%
Capital
n = 341 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
23%
52%
21%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1385 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

7%
41%
44%
8%
Dover High School
n = 66
 
 
 
 

11%
53%
33%
3

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

3
10%
56%
32%
Capital
n = 344 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
58%
20%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1393 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

4
14%
58%
25%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
56%
8%

 

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%
Capital
n = 338 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
57%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1395 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
57%
14%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
56%
6%

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

6%
19%
53%
22%
Capital
n = 337 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
58%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1395 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
54%
17%
Dover High School
n = 67
 
 
 
 

13%
25%
54%
7%

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

6%
22%
52%
19%
Capital
n = 338 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
28%
55%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1384 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
51%
13%
Dover High School
n = 66
 
 
 
 

12%
35%
50%
3

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

4
12%
58%
26%
Capital
n = 338 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
19%
59%
19%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1376 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
61%
21%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
59%
11%

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

8%
30%
47%
14%
Capital
n = 339 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
40%
41%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1344 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
42%
10%
Dover High School
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
55%
30%
3

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

5%
20%
56%
19%
Capital
n = 340 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
51%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1363 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
53%
14%
Dover High School
n = 66
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
48%
3

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

4
17%
56%
23%
Capital
n = 341 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
58%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1372 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
57%
14%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
33%
59%

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%
Capital
n = 323 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
41%
22%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1351 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
34%
37%
Dover High School
n = 63 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
29%
44%
24%

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

4%
19%
34%
42%
Capital
n = 329 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

4
20%
44%
32%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1367 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
34%
44%
Dover High School
n = 64 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
41%
36%

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

8%
24%
34%
33%
Capital
n = 322 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

11%
31%
37%
21%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1367 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
32%
39%
Dover High School
n = 64 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
33%
25%

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

33%
39%
22%
6%
Capital
n = 323 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

28%
42%
24%
7%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1343 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

33%
39%
22%
7%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

34%
48%
15%
3

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

23%
35%
31%
11%
Capital
n = 328 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

21%
38%
32%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1364 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

31%
37%
26%
6%
Dover High School
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

24%
36%
33%
6%

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

51%
34%
13%
3
Capital
n = 303 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

49%
32%
15%
4
Delaware High Schools
n = 1305 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

50%
35%
12%
3
Dover High School
n = 57 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

51%
46%
2
2

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

41%
38%
17%
4%
Capital
n = 318 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

22%
40%
30%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1310 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

39%
41%
17%
3
Dover High School
n = 62 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

29%
52%
16%
3

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

16%
36%
34%
14%
Capital
n = 317 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

18%
33%
33%
16%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1314 / dk = 102
 
 
 
 

20%
40%
31%
9%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

21%
51%
23%
5%

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%
Capital
n = 329 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

13%
41%
40%
6%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1368 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

15%
39%
40%
5%
Dover High School
n = 65 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

18%
52%
26%
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%
Capital
n = 327 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
51%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1333 / dk = 58
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
56%
9%
Dover High School
n = 62 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
56%
3

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

10%
25%
49%
17%
Capital
n = 336 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

12%
33%
44%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1369 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

10%
29%
50%
11%
Dover High School
n = 63 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
37%
44%
3

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

11%
26%
46%
17%
Capital
n = 333 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

12%
33%
43%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1357 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
49%
12%
Dover High School
n = 63 / dk = 1
 
 
 

13%
46%
41%

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

8%
23%
49%
19%
Capital
n = 337 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
43%
16%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1347 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
48%
14%
Dover High School
n = 65
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
43%
5%

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

2
6%
49%
43%
Capital
n = 342 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
7%
52%
38%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1375 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Dover High School
n = 65
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
66%
23%

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

2
6%
53%
39%
Capital
n = 332 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
9%
50%
39%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1325 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

3
11%
61%
25%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%

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

5%
12%
59%
25%
Capital
n = 325 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
58%
23%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1317 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
63%
17%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

15%
21%
57%
7%

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

4%
14%
58%
24%
Capital
n = 324 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
54%
21%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1342 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
61%
17%
Dover High School
n = 60 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
57%
8%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Capital
n = 321 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
15%
56%
19%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1291 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
57%
17%
Dover High School
n = 59 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

15%
25%
51%
8%

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

7%
22%
53%
18%
Capital
n = 289 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
44%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1164 / dk = 217
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
53%
12%
Dover High School
n = 54 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

7%
39%
44%
9%

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

7%
20%
51%
23%
Capital
n = 331 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
51%
19%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1357 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
55%
19%
Dover High School
n = 64 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
9%
67%
22%

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%
Capital
n = 304 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

9%
33%
48%
10%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1243 / dk = 148
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
55%
8%
Dover High School
n = 57 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

11%
40%
47%
2

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

7%
18%
62%
14%
Capital
n = 319 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
61%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1312 / dk = 78
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
61%
11%
Dover High School
n = 58 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
66%
2

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

9%
26%
54%
12%
Capital
n = 320 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

9%
30%
50%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1309 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
53%
8%
Dover High School
n = 59 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

17%
42%
37%
3

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

8%
24%
56%
12%
Capital
n = 322 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
54%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1307 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
54%
9%
Dover High School
n = 59 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

12%
37%
44%
7%

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

6%
20%
61%
12%
Capital
n = 305 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
51%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1247 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
60%
9%
Dover High School
n = 55 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
47%
4

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Capital
n = 308 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
62%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1215 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
64%
11%
Dover High School
n = 58 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
76%
5%

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

10%
21%
55%
15%
Capital
n = 330 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

14%
32%
41%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1335 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

13%
24%
53%
10%
Dover High School
n = 63 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

22%
43%
33%
2

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Capital
n = 321 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
20%
62%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1315 / dk = 73
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
66%
12%
Dover High School
n = 60 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
55%
7%

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

9%
21%
57%
14%
Capital
n = 307 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
48%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1180 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
56%
11%
Dover High School
n = 58 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

16%
31%
48%
5%

 

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%
Capital
n = 324 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
22%
62%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1338 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
58%
8%
Dover High School
n = 60 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
33%
58%
5%

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

6%
27%
57%
10%
Capital
n = 328 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
26%
59%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1367 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
58%
8%
Dover High School
n = 62 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
56%
13%

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

4%
20%
61%
14%
Capital
n = 303 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

1
20%
61%
17%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1170 / dk = 220
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
64%
10%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
23%
59%
15%

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

3
14%
68%
15%
Capital
n = 281 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

1
16%
72%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1102 / dk = 282
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
69%
12%
Dover High School
n = 54 / dk = 10
 
 
 

9%
83%
7%

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

17%
39%
37%
7%
Capital
n = 317 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

15%
42%
36%
8%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1306 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

19%
42%
35%
5%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

23%
54%
21%
2

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

11%
29%
50%
10%
Capital
n = 329 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
51%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1327 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

19%
37%
37%
6%
Dover High School
n = 63 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

41%
25%
32%
2

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

3
11%
68%
18%
Capital
n = 329 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
11%
67%
20%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1340 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
68%
14%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
16%
74%
7%

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

9%
36%
47%
8%
Capital
n = 325 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
48%
8%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1309 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

11%
37%
46%
6%
Dover High School
n = 61 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
33%
62%
2

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%
Capital
n = 323 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
52%
10%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1328 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

11%
31%
49%
8%
Dover High School
n = 62 / dk = 2
 
 
 

16%
34%
50%

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

14%
44%
36%
6%
Capital
n = 314 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

13%
44%
37%
6%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1280 / dk = 100
 
 
 
 

17%
45%
34%
4%
Dover High School
n = 62 / dk = 3
 
 
 

18%
45%
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%
Capital
n = 328 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
62%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1319 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

11%
25%
55%
9%
Dover High School
n = 62 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

19%
29%
48%
3

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

6%
17%
62%
14%
Capital
n = 331 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4
19%
63%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1329 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

10%
22%
58%
10%
Dover High School
n = 64 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
30%
52%
5%

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%
Capital
n = 303
 
 

48%
52%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1194
 
 

47%
53%
Dover High School
n = 60
 
 

53%
47%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Capital
n = 302
 
 

71%
29%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1179
 
 

64%
36%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

53%
47%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Capital
n = 302
 
 

45%
55%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1180
 
 

50%
50%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

47%
53%

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

63%
37%
Capital
n = 299
 
 

63%
37%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1183
 
 

63%
37%
Dover High School
n = 58
 
 

60%
40%

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

57%
43%
Capital
n = 290
 
 

51%
49%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1153
 
 

57%
43%
Dover High School
n = 57
 
 

54%
46%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Capital
n = 288
 
 

59%
41%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1156
 
 

56%
44%
Dover High School
n = 57
 
 

68%
32%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Capital
n = 300
 
 

55%
45%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1188
 
 

56%
44%
Dover High School
n = 58
 
 

62%
38%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Capital
n = 297
 
 

66%
34%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1171
 
 

61%
39%
Dover High School
n = 57
 
 

65%
35%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Capital
n = 303
 
 

43%
57%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1176
 
 

45%
55%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

37%
63%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Capital
n = 297
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1171
 
 

47%
53%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

44%
56%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Capital
n = 297
 
 

61%
39%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1200
 
 

68%
32%
Dover High School
n = 58
 
 

59%
41%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Capital
n = 298
 
 

47%
53%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1170
 
 

41%
59%
Dover High School
n = 58
 
 

47%
53%

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%
Capital
n = 302
 
 

68%
32%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1210
 
 

60%
40%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

56%
44%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Capital
n = 301
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1208
 
 

43%
57%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

32%
68%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Capital
n = 298
 
 

51%
49%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1202
 
 

50%
50%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

53%
47%

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

24%
76%
Capital
n = 299
 
 

29%
71%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1195
 
 

23%
77%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

31%
69%

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

6%
94%
Capital
n = 297
 
 

9%
91%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1189
 
 

7%
93%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

8%
92%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Capital
n = 300
 
 

8%
92%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1189
 
 

6%
94%
Dover High School
n = 59
 
 

10%
90%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Capital
n = 302