Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Indian River (66.86% responded)
Delaware Middle Schools (60.33% responded)
Georgetown Middle School (93.33% 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%
Indian River
n = 465 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
48%
21%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1288 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

15%
40%
34%
11%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
22%
59%
17%

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

9%
23%
50%
18%
Indian River
n = 466 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
48%
30%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1288 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
53%
18%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
67%
24%

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

12%
32%
45%
12%
Indian River
n = 463 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
50%
21%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1292 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

12%
32%
44%
11%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
20%
55%
22%

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

10%
34%
45%
11%
Indian River
n = 459 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
31%
48%
16%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1280 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
48%
13%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
15%
63%
20%

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

11%
29%
46%
14%
Indian River
n = 460 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
51%
21%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1271 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
49%
15%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
66%
20%

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%
Indian River
n = 460 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

18%
36%
36%
10%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1260 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
38%
7%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
29%
56%
10%

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

17%
36%
39%
8%
Indian River
n = 461 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

15%
31%
39%
15%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1277 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

15%
33%
42%
10%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
24%
51%
15%

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
Indian River
n = 400
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
23%
32%
32%
8%
2
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1166
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
19%
32%
35%
10%
2
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

13%
37%
42%
8%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
7%
1
0
Indian River
n = 400
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
53%
7%
1
0
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1165
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
47%
11%
2
0
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 

8%
42%
37%
11%
3

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
29%
11%
3
1
Indian River
n = 399
 
 
 
 
 
 

30%
40%
20%
7%
3
1
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1156
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
44%
28%
7%
3
1
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 

16%
63%
16%
3
3

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

2
45%
44%
7%
1
0
Indian River
n = 399
 
 
 
 
 

2
42%
47%
9%
1
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1157
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
42%
45%
10%
1
0
Georgetown Middle School
n = 36
 
 
 

28%
56%
17%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
9%
3
1
Indian River
n = 398
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
49%
32%
8%
2
2
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1158
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
33%
8%
2
1
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

5%
50%
42%
3

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

2
48%
41%
7%
1
0
Indian River
n = 401
 
 
 
 
 

1
57%
37%
4
0
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1161
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
46%
41%
9%
2
1
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

79%
21%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
30%
8%
3
1
Indian River
n = 401
 
 
 
 
 

4%
69%
20%
4
2
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1171
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
33%
8%
3
2
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 

82%
16%
3

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
27%
4
1
1
Indian River
n = 398
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
52%
35%
4%
1
0
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1154
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
49%
28%
5%
1
0
Georgetown Middle School
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

3
51%
41%
3
3

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

10%
39%
32%
12%
4%
3
Indian River
n = 400
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
32%
37%
14%
6%
4
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1159
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
39%
33%
12%
4%
3
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
42%
39%
5%
3
5%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Indian River
n = 401
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
42%
14%
4%
2
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1161
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
38%
44%
9%
3
1
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 

58%
37%
5%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
40%
10%
3
1
Indian River
n = 400
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
41%
43%
9%
4
1
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1165
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
42%
39%
10%
3
1
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 
 

45%
45%
8%
3

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%
Indian River
n = 404
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
4
17%
18%
30%
30%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1175
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
4%
16%
23%
28%
28%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
26%
26%
24%

 

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%
Indian River
n = 463 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
51%
24%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1279 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
54%
19%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
71%
24%

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

9%
22%
47%
22%
Indian River
n = 465 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
47%
28%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1291 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

9%
25%
44%
21%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
49%
37%

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

3
8%
58%
32%
Indian River
n = 465 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
6%
56%
37%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1296 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

5%
60%
36%

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

6%
18%
51%
24%
Indian River
n = 467 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
50%
28%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1291 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
17%
54%
26%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41
 
 
 

7%
59%
34%

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

5%
19%
55%
20%
Indian River
n = 467 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
18%
52%
26%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1288 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
20%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
5%
52%
40%

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

4%
14%
49%
33%
Indian River
n = 464 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
10%
44%
44%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1292 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
48%
32%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 

36%
64%

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

5%
15%
55%
25%
Indian River
n = 463 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
12%
51%
33%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1275 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

4
13%
59%
25%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 1
 
 

62%
38%

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

5%
16%
55%
25%
Indian River
n = 463 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
9%
53%
37%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1283 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
56%
23%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40
 
 

52%
47%

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%
Indian River
n = 466 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
48%
22%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1282 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
51%
19%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
34%
41%
12%

 

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%
Indian River
n = 448 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

7%
33%
52%
8%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1225 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
46%
16%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 

8%
36%
56%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
Indian River
n = 456 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
10%
64%
23%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1259 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
15%
66%
17%

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

2
11%
55%
32%
Indian River
n = 464 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
10%
51%
36%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1275 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
15%
56%
26%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

17%
52%
31%

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

1
5%
59%
36%
Indian River
n = 463 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
4
60%
36%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1286 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
5%
64%
30%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

7%
67%
26%

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

2
17%
55%
26%
Indian River
n = 460 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
14%
55%
28%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1262 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

3
22%
54%
21%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

27%
61%
12%

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

7%
27%
54%
12%
Indian River
n = 461 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
58%
12%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1266 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

7%
33%
50%
10%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41
 
 
 

29%
63%
7%

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

5%
25%
58%
13%
Indian River
n = 451 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
18%
63%
17%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1192 / dk = 99
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
55%
10%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

27%
68%
5%

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

4%
19%
59%
18%
Indian River
n = 454 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
11%
63%
24%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1213 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
58%
15%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 

15%
72%
13%

 

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%
Indian River
n = 466 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
8%
47%
44%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1287 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
56%
26%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

5%
52%
43%

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

8%
23%
55%
14%
Indian River
n = 467 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
13%
62%
23%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1293 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
52%
11%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

2
81%
17%

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

4
15%
54%
27%
Indian River
n = 466 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
7%
47%
44%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1279 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
17%
56%
24%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 

64%
36%

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

12%
26%
42%
21%
Indian River
n = 464 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
15%
45%
36%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1278 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

13%
31%
40%
16%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

14%
55%
31%

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

8%
17%
50%
25%
Indian River
n = 467 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
10%
46%
40%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1283 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
50%
22%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
31%

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

3
19%
53%
25%
Indian River
n = 463 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
11%
52%
36%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1283 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
21%
56%
22%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

10%
67%
24%

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

3
10%
56%
32%
Indian River
n = 464 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
6%
45%
48%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1285 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
11%
58%
30%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 

48%
52%

 

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%
Indian River
n = 459 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1274 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
58%
20%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

12%
71%
17%

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

6%
19%
53%
22%
Indian River
n = 460 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
14%
53%
31%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1275 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
56%
21%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

24%
57%
19%

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

6%
22%
52%
19%
Indian River
n = 461 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
16%
54%
28%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1264 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
54%
19%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

17%
67%
17%

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

4
12%
58%
26%
Indian River
n = 458 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
9%
51%
38%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1271 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
58%
26%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

7%
62%
31%

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

8%
30%
47%
14%
Indian River
n = 446 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
54%
24%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1237 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
48%
14%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

12%
68%
20%

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

5%
20%
56%
19%
Indian River
n = 456 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
54%
30%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1264 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
57%
17%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

5%
67%
29%

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

4
17%
56%
23%
Indian River
n = 459 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
13%
53%
32%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1265 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

4
17%
57%
23%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
61%
37%

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%
Indian River
n = 437 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
35%
36%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1226 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
37%
28%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
23%
41%
33%

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

4%
19%
34%
42%
Indian River
n = 449 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
14%
32%
52%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1255 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
35%
45%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
46%
44%

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

8%
24%
34%
33%
Indian River
n = 440 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
35%
37%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1251 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
34%
39%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
37%
27%

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

33%
39%
22%
6%
Indian River
n = 443 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

29%
37%
27%
7%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1247 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

32%
39%
22%
6%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
37%
34%
12%

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

23%
35%
31%
11%
Indian River
n = 449 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

14%
31%
37%
18%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1253 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

23%
37%
30%
9%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
44%
32%
15%

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

51%
34%
13%
3
Indian River
n = 431 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

30%
38%
26%
6%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1199 / dk = 99
 
 
 
 

52%
33%
12%
3
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

33%
28%
36%
3

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

41%
38%
17%
4%
Indian River
n = 432 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

71%
22%
7%
0
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1212 / dk = 86
 
 
 
 

38%
38%
19%
5%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38 / dk = 4
 
 
 

63%
32%
5%

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

16%
36%
34%
14%
Indian River
n = 437 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

16%
36%
31%
17%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1200 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
34%
13%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
39%
34%
12%

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%
Indian River
n = 451 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
54%
12%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1240 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

13%
34%
47%
7%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 

27%
62%
10%

 

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%
Indian River
n = 456 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
59%
24%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1246 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
56%
15%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

7%
67%
26%

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

10%
25%
49%
17%
Indian River
n = 455 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
54%
29%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1265 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
49%
15%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
63%
24%

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

11%
26%
46%
17%
Indian River
n = 452 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
51%
29%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1258 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
46%
15%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
60%
30%

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

8%
23%
49%
19%
Indian River
n = 455 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
51%
32%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1252 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
50%
17%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41
 
 
 

12%
61%
27%

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

2
6%
49%
43%
Indian River
n = 457 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
4%
46%
49%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1271 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
6%
52%
41%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41
 
 
 

2
49%
49%

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

2
6%
53%
39%
Indian River
n = 448 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
4%
49%
45%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1247 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

1
8%
53%
38%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 

55%
45%

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

5%
12%
59%
25%
Indian River
n = 441 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
6%
54%
38%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1214 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
59%
25%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
59%
32%

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

4%
14%
58%
24%
Indian River
n = 448 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

3
8%
51%
37%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1236 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
58%
24%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
56%
39%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Indian River
n = 435 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

3
6%
53%
38%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1201 / dk = 77
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
54%
24%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
65%
30%

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

7%
22%
53%
18%
Indian River
n = 425 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
53%
31%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1100 / dk = 171
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
53%
17%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

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

7%
20%
51%
23%
Indian River
n = 456 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
48%
32%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1253 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
49%
21%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
14%
62%
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%
Indian River
n = 428 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
60%
19%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1164 / dk = 119
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
55%
10%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38 / dk = 4
 
 
 

11%
66%
24%

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

7%
18%
62%
14%
Indian River
n = 439 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

3
13%
64%
20%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1213 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
60%
14%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 

5%
69%
26%

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

9%
26%
54%
12%
Indian River
n = 438 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
59%
17%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1216 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
54%
12%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 

8%
72%
21%

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

8%
24%
56%
12%
Indian River
n = 436 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
60%
18%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1216 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
57%
11%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
72%
26%

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

6%
20%
61%
12%
Indian River
n = 430 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

3
13%
67%
17%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1166 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
61%
12%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 

5%
72%
23%

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Indian River
n = 422 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
65%
19%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1151 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
62%
12%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 36 / dk = 5
 
 
 

11%
72%
17%

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

10%
21%
55%
15%
Indian River
n = 440 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
62%
22%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1231 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

11%
23%
52%
13%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

8%
69%
23%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Indian River
n = 444 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
8%
66%
23%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1217 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
65%
15%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 

3
74%
23%

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

9%
21%
57%
14%
Indian River
n = 400 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
58%
19%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1095 / dk = 177
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
55%
14%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
5%
72%
15%

 

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%
Indian River
n = 445 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
62%
16%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1235 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
58%
11%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41
 
 
 

2
85%
12%

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

6%
27%
57%
10%
Indian River
n = 452 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
60%
15%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1256 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
58%
11%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

7%
83%
10%

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

4%
20%
61%
14%
Indian River
n = 413 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

3
13%
64%
19%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1144 / dk = 139
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
59%
17%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
70%
25%

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

3
14%
68%
15%
Indian River
n = 396 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

3
9%
66%
22%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1029 / dk = 241
 
 
 
 

4
13%
66%
17%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 39 / dk = 3
 
 

72%
28%

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

17%
39%
37%
7%
Indian River
n = 433 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

12%
32%
45%
11%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1213 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

15%
38%
39%
8%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
27%
57%
12%

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

11%
29%
50%
10%
Indian River
n = 444 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
57%
17%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1247 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
47%
10%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
63%
15%

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

3
11%
68%
18%
Indian River
n = 447 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
7%
65%
26%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1254 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

3
12%
67%
18%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 

68%
32%

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

9%
36%
47%
8%
Indian River
n = 435 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
58%
15%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1210 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

10%
37%
45%
9%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

12%
79%
10%

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%
Indian River
n = 447 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
59%
19%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1242 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
56%
11%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

5%
83%
12%

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

14%
44%
36%
6%
Indian River
n = 429 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
48%
12%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1184 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

13%
43%
37%
7%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

21%
71%
7%

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

7%
22%
59%
12%
Indian River
n = 446 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
60%
21%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1235 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
59%
12%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 42
 
 
 

10%
74%
17%

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

6%
17%
62%
14%
Indian River
n = 445 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
12%
60%
24%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1239 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
64%
13%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 41
 
 
 

2
76%
22%

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%
Indian River
n = 382
 
 

44%
56%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1123
 
 

52%
48%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 35
 
 

51%
49%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Indian River
n = 384
 
 

79%
21%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1124
 
 

75%
25%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 35
 
 

83%
17%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Indian River
n = 381
 
 

54%
46%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1119
 
 

54%
46%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 35
 
 

80%
20%

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

63%
37%
Indian River
n = 378
 
 

59%
41%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1114
 
 

66%
34%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 34
 
 

76%
24%

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

57%
43%
Indian River
n = 376
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1095
 
 

63%
37%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 37
 
 

73%
27%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Indian River
n = 374
 
 

67%
33%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1082
 
 

60%
40%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 35
 
 

91%
9%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Indian River
n = 386
 
 

66%
34%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1118
 
 

59%
41%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 35
 
 

74%
26%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Indian River
n = 383
 
 

60%
40%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1105
 
 

67%
33%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 36
 
 

81%
19%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Indian River
n = 379
 
 

41%
59%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1111
 
 

45%
55%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 34
 
 

68%
32%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Indian River
n = 378
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1099
 
 

46%
54%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 33
 
 

64%
36%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Indian River
n = 389
 
 

65%
35%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1121
 
 

68%
32%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 36
 
 

81%
19%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Indian River
n = 378
 
 

37%
63%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1112
 
 

41%
59%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 36
 
 

53%
47%

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%
Indian River
n = 388
 
 

69%
31%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1147
 
 

69%
31%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

71%
29%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Indian River
n = 389
 
 

76%
24%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1143
 
 

50%
50%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

71%
29%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Indian River
n = 384
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1136
 
 

47%
53%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

34%
66%

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

24%
76%
Indian River
n = 383
 
 

24%
76%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1131
 
 

24%
76%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

29%
71%

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

6%
94%
Indian River
n = 381
 
 

6%
94%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1130
 
 

6%
94%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

3
97%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Indian River
n = 382
 
 

10%
90%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1129
 
 

6%
94%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

5%
95%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Indian River
n = 384
 
 

54%
46%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1134
 
 

54%
46%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

50%
50%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4986
 
 

27%
73%
Indian River
n = 380
 
 

27%
73%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1128
 
 

27%
73%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

26%
74%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4998
 
 

51%
49%
Indian River
n = 381
 
 

45%
55%
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 1133
 
 

50%
50%
Georgetown Middle School
n = 38
 
 

45%
55%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 5007
 
 

45%
55%