Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Red Clay (55.39% responded)
Delaware Elementary Schools (63.87% responded)
Heritage Elementary School (90.48% 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%
Red Clay
n = 687 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
37%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2887 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

16%
35%
38%
11%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

24%
53%
21%
3

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

9%
23%
50%
18%
Red Clay
n = 680 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
55%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2877 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
51%
18%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
53%
11%

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

12%
32%
45%
12%
Red Clay
n = 685 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
48%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2864 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
48%
12%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
53%
11%

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

10%
34%
45%
11%
Red Clay
n = 681 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
49%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2862 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

12%
39%
41%
9%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

13%
50%
34%
3

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

11%
29%
46%
14%
Red Clay
n = 680 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

11%
27%
51%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2842 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
47%
14%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
49%
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%
Red Clay
n = 667 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

21%
40%
36%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2823 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

25%
38%
31%
6%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
35%
43%
5%

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

17%
36%
39%
8%
Red Clay
n = 680 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

16%
35%
42%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2846 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
39%
6%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

21%
50%
26%
3

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
Red Clay
n = 587
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
18%
32%
33%
13%
2
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2502
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
23%
29%
33%
11%
2
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
53%
16%
12%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
7%
1
0
Red Clay
n = 589
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
52%
6%
1
0
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2508
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
52%
7%
1
0
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 

28%
66%
6%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
29%
11%
3
1
Red Clay
n = 587
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
37%
28%
10%
6%
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2491
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
33%
13%
4%
0
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 
 

37%
12%
28%
12%
9%

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

2
45%
44%
7%
1
0
Red Clay
n = 585
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
48%
41%
6%
1
0
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2490
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
46%
44%
6%
1
0
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 

3
44%
41%
12%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
9%
3
1
Red Clay
n = 586
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
37%
8%
4
0
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2481
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
37%
9%
3
1
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 
 
 

3
52%
32%
13%

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

2
48%
41%
7%
1
0
Red Clay
n = 590
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
46%
44%
6%
2
0
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2510
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
49%
42%
6%
1
0
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 

34%
56%
9%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
30%
8%
3
1
Red Clay
n = 591
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
53%
30%
7%
3
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2512
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
55%
29%
7%
3
1
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 

3
56%
31%
9%

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
27%
4
1
1
Red Clay
n = 582
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
54%
26%
4
1
0
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2482
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
52%
27%
4
1
1
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 

6%
69%
16%
9%

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

10%
39%
32%
12%
4%
3
Red Clay
n = 584
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
37%
33%
12%
3
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2484
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
33%
12%
5%
4%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
50%
12%
3

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Red Clay
n = 590
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
38%
43%
9%
2
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2506
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
30%
49%
14%
3
1
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
47%
16%
3

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
40%
10%
3
1
Red Clay
n = 587
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
44%
41%
7%
2
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2494
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
37%
44%
10%
3
2
Heritage Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 
 

3
31%
53%
3
9%

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%
Red Clay
n = 591
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
4%
14%
20%
34%
26%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2526
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
13%
20%
31%
32%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 
 

3
15%
21%
33%
27%

 

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%
Red Clay
n = 681 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4%
21%
59%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2863 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
70%
27%

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

9%
22%
47%
22%
Red Clay
n = 685 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
53%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2880 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
48%
24%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

3
18%
63%
16%

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

3
8%
58%
32%
Red Clay
n = 686 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
7%
66%
25%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2886 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
33%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

3
5%
63%
29%

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%
Red Clay
n = 684 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
49%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2880 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
50%
23%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
70%
16%

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

5%
19%
55%
20%
Red Clay
n = 683 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
61%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2873 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37
 
 
 

22%
65%
14%

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

4%
14%
49%
33%
Red Clay
n = 684 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
59%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2872 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

4
14%
48%
34%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 

13%
55%
32%

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

5%
15%
55%
25%
Red Clay
n = 685 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
65%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2863 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
26%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 

3
71%
26%

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

5%
16%
55%
25%
Red Clay
n = 680 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
16%
64%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2859 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
28%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37
 
 
 

3
59%
38%

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%
Red Clay
n = 680 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
60%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2875 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
54%
21%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
66%
11%

 

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%
Red Clay
n = 664 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

10%
29%
46%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2777 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
51%
14%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
62%
30%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
Red Clay
n = 676 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
12%
65%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2838 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

3
10%
62%
25%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 

61%
39%

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

2
11%
55%
32%
Red Clay
n = 682 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
12%
56%
30%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2869 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
38%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 

43%
57%

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

1
5%
59%
36%
Red Clay
n = 680 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

0
5%
61%
34%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2860 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

0
2
53%
44%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 

38%
62%

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

2
17%
55%
26%
Red Clay
n = 669 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
17%
58%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2840 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

2
11%
54%
34%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 

47%
53%

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

7%
27%
54%
12%
Red Clay
n = 671 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
51%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2844 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
56%
15%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
70%
27%

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

5%
25%
58%
13%
Red Clay
n = 633 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
56%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2676 / dk = 222
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
59%
16%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 

8%
71%
21%

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

4%
19%
59%
18%
Red Clay
n = 643 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
57%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2730 / dk = 167
 
 
 
 

4
15%
60%
21%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37
 
 
 

3
62%
35%

 

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%
Red Clay
n = 687 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
10%
61%
25%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2893 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
38%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37
 
 
 

3
62%
35%

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

8%
23%
55%
14%
Red Clay
n = 685 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
58%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2893 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
63%
18%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37
 
 
 

8%
68%
24%

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

4
15%
54%
27%
Red Clay
n = 675 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
14%
60%
23%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2875 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
33%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
6%
58%
33%

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

12%
26%
42%
21%
Red Clay
n = 682 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
49%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2862 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
44%
26%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37
 
 
 
 

3
19%
51%
27%

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

8%
17%
50%
25%
Red Clay
n = 676 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
57%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2855 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
49%
30%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%

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

3
19%
53%
25%
Red Clay
n = 677 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
21%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2864 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

1
8%
56%
35%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
3
75%
19%

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

3
10%
56%
32%
Red Clay
n = 682 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
8%
64%
26%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2877 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
38%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

 

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%
Red Clay
n = 677 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
61%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2859 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
55%
23%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
68%
16%

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

6%
19%
53%
22%
Red Clay
n = 672 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
58%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2849 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
51%
25%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 

11%
66%
24%

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

6%
22%
52%
19%
Red Clay
n = 669 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
56%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2835 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
52%
22%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
57%
24%

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

4
12%
58%
26%
Red Clay
n = 666 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4
11%
64%
21%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2832 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
29%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
62%
35%

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

8%
30%
47%
14%
Red Clay
n = 653 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
52%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2778 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
49%
17%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
65%
16%

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

5%
20%
56%
19%
Red Clay
n = 665 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

4
20%
63%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2836 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
58%
22%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
70%
19%

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

4
17%
56%
23%
Red Clay
n = 672 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

2
16%
62%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2836 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 

3
63%
34%

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%
Red Clay
n = 650 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

12%
37%
32%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2746 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
31%
20%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 33 / dk = 5
 
 
 

39%
42%
18%

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

4%
19%
34%
42%
Red Clay
n = 661 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
39%
41%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2780 / dk = 117
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
35%
39%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 3
 
 
 

9%
43%
49%

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

8%
24%
34%
33%
Red Clay
n = 655 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
37%
35%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
36%
26%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 3
 
 
 

14%
60%
26%

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

33%
39%
22%
6%
Red Clay
n = 655 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

35%
39%
22%
5%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

34%
39%
21%
5%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

30%
32%
32%
5%

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

23%
35%
31%
11%
Red Clay
n = 655 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

22%
40%
29%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2784 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
13%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

17%
31%
37%
14%

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

51%
34%
13%
3
Red Clay
n = 634 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

48%
35%
14%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2676 / dk = 225
 
 
 
 

50%
34%
14%
2
Heritage Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 4
 
 
 

41%
38%
21%

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

41%
38%
17%
4%
Red Clay
n = 626 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

49%
36%
13%
2
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2673 / dk = 232
 
 
 
 

41%
37%
17%
4%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 3
 
 
 

63%
26%
11%

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

16%
36%
34%
14%
Red Clay
n = 638 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

16%
39%
35%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2725 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

13%
35%
36%
17%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
50%
17%

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%
Red Clay
n = 647 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

13%
38%
45%
4%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2779 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
50%
7%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
25%
67%
6%

 

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%
Red Clay
n = 660 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
59%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
59%
17%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
76%
16%

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

10%
25%
49%
17%
Red Clay
n = 678 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
53%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2815 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
49%
21%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 

3
66%
32%

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

11%
26%
46%
17%
Red Clay
n = 666 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
47%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2805 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
45%
20%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
14%
61%
22%

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

8%
23%
49%
19%
Red Clay
n = 660 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
55%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2784 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
23%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
9%
63%
26%

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

2
6%
49%
43%
Red Clay
n = 668 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
5%
54%
39%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2824 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

2
4
45%
50%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 

44%
56%

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

2
6%
53%
39%
Red Clay
n = 660 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

1
7%
59%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2803 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

1
4
49%
46%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 3
 
 
 

3
51%
46%

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

5%
12%
59%
25%
Red Clay
n = 655 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
65%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2701 / dk = 157
 
 
 
 

4
10%
57%
30%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

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

4%
14%
58%
24%
Red Clay
n = 654 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
65%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2723 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

4
11%
57%
28%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
65%
32%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Red Clay
n = 642 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
61%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2660 / dk = 185
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
54%
28%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 

8%
56%
36%

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

7%
22%
53%
18%
Red Clay
n = 601 / dk = 76
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
59%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2442 / dk = 405
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
53%
22%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
72%
19%

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

7%
20%
51%
23%
Red Clay
n = 669 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
60%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2787 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
50%
26%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
3
59%
35%

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%
Red Clay
n = 612 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
57%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2521 / dk = 336
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
56%
14%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31 / dk = 7
 
 
 

6%
77%
16%

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

7%
18%
62%
14%
Red Clay
n = 642 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
64%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2690 / dk = 165
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
62%
16%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 3
 
 
 

9%
77%
14%

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

9%
26%
54%
12%
Red Clay
n = 636 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
56%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2684 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
54%
14%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
53%
14%

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

8%
24%
56%
12%
Red Clay
n = 635 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
60%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2640 / dk = 218
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
55%
14%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
14%
71%
11%

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

6%
20%
61%
12%
Red Clay
n = 619 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
63%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2578 / dk = 273
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
62%
14%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 4
 
 
 

9%
79%
12%

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Red Clay
n = 618 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
67%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2568 / dk = 283
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
66%
17%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
12%
71%
15%

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

10%
21%
55%
15%
Red Clay
n = 651 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
59%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2722 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
57%
18%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 33 / dk = 4
 
 
 

12%
73%
15%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Red Clay
n = 644 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
70%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2701 / dk = 151
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
64%
19%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
83%
14%

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

9%
21%
57%
14%
Red Clay
n = 590 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
59%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2411 / dk = 440
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
57%
15%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
58%
19%

 

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%
Red Clay
n = 655 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
61%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2739 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
57%
11%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 38
 
 
 

24%
58%
18%

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

6%
27%
57%
10%
Red Clay
n = 663 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
61%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2813 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
56%
10%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

32%
59%
8%

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

4%
20%
61%
14%
Red Clay
n = 618 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

3
17%
67%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2518 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

4
18%
62%
16%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
17%
69%
11%

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

3
14%
68%
15%
Red Clay
n = 577 / dk = 103
 
 
 
 

2
13%
71%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2362 / dk = 484
 
 
 
 

3
13%
69%
15%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 33 / dk = 5
 
 
 

15%
64%
21%

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

17%
39%
37%
7%
Red Clay
n = 646 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

15%
40%
38%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2694 / dk = 161
 
 
 
 

18%
39%
37%
7%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
32%
50%
15%

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

11%
29%
50%
10%
Red Clay
n = 650 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
53%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2748 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
57%
12%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

22%
70%
8%

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

3
11%
68%
18%
Red Clay
n = 659 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

3
10%
70%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2770 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

3
9%
69%
19%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 37 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
73%
14%

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

9%
36%
47%
8%
Red Clay
n = 641 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

8%
36%
49%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2662 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
49%
9%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 3
 
 
 

40%
46%
14%

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%
Red Clay
n = 650 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
56%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2755 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
54%
12%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 

39%
53%
8%

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

14%
44%
36%
6%
Red Clay
n = 617 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

9%
49%
37%
4%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2599 / dk = 244
 
 
 
 

13%
44%
37%
7%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
56%
39%
3

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%
Red Clay
n = 648 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
61%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2724 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
61%
13%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
22%
64%
11%

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

6%
17%
62%
14%
Red Clay
n = 654 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
66%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2751 / dk = 102
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
64%
15%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 36 / dk = 2
 
 
 

22%
64%
14%

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%
Red Clay
n = 559
 
 

51%
49%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2383
 
 

44%
56%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 29
 
 

45%
55%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Red Clay
n = 562
 
 

68%
32%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2409
 
 

71%
29%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

71%
29%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Red Clay
n = 559
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2387
 
 

50%
50%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 29
 
 

48%
52%

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

63%
37%
Red Clay
n = 557
 
 

64%
36%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2376
 
 

62%
38%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 29
 
 

59%
41%

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

57%
43%
Red Clay
n = 543
 
 

53%
47%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2358
 
 

57%
43%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 28
 
 

50%
50%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Red Clay
n = 546
 
 

62%
38%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2347
 
 

59%
41%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 29
 
 

31%
69%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Red Clay
n = 554
 
 

54%
46%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2400
 
 

60%
40%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 28
 
 

57%
43%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Red Clay
n = 554
 
 

63%
37%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2388
 
 

64%
36%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 29
 
 

66%
34%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Red Clay
n = 552
 
 

46%
54%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2382
 
 

44%
56%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 28
 
 

39%
61%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Red Clay
n = 548
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2374
 
 

53%
47%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 29
 
 

45%
55%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Red Clay
n = 562
 
 

67%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2406
 
 

68%
32%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

58%
42%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Red Clay
n = 548
 
 

42%
58%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2374
 
 

37%
63%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 27
 
 

33%
67%

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%
Red Clay
n = 575
 
 

77%
23%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2430
 
 

68%
32%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

87%
13%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Red Clay
n = 573
 
 

54%
46%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2442
 
 

62%
38%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

74%
26%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Red Clay
n = 566
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2411
 
 

48%
52%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 29
 
 

69%
31%

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

24%
76%
Red Clay
n = 564
 
 

24%
76%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2414
 
 

20%
80%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

23%
77%

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

6%
94%
Red Clay
n = 562
 
 

8%
92%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2402
 
 

7%
93%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

16%
84%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Red Clay
n = 558
 
 

17%
83%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2401
 
 

9%
91%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 30
 
 

10%
90%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Red Clay
n = 567
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2418
 
 

55%
45%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

65%
35%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4986
 
 

27%
73%
Red Clay
n = 563
 
 

30%
70%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2408
 
 

28%
72%
Heritage Elementary School
n = 30
 
 

33%
67%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4998
 
 

51%
49%
Red Clay
n = 563
 
 

48%
52%