Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Reach Academy (90.00% responded)
Delaware Elementary Schools (63.87% responded)
Reach Academy for Girls (90.00% responded)

 

Time

Q2.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the needs of all students.
Delaware
n = 5965 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

15%
35%
38%
12%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
67%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2887 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

16%
35%
38%
11%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
67%
22%

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

9%
23%
50%
18%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
35%
35%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2877 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
51%
18%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
35%
35%
18%

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

12%
32%
45%
12%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
56%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2864 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
48%
12%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
56%
6%

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

10%
34%
45%
11%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
39%
28%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2862 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

12%
39%
41%
9%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
39%
28%

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

11%
29%
46%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
56%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2842 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
47%
14%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
56%
6%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
50%
28%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2823 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

25%
38%
31%
6%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
50%
28%
6%

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

17%
36%
39%
8%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
39%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2846 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
39%
6%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
39%
17%

Q2.3 In an average week, how much time do you devote to the following activities during the school day (i.e., time for which you are under contract to be at the school)?
      None
      Less than or equal to 1 hour
      More than 1 hour but less than or equal to 3 hours
      More than 3 hours but less than or equal to 5 hours
      More than 5 hours but less than or equal to 10 hours
      More than 10 hours
n = number of responses


a. Individual planning time
Delaware
n = 5188
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
21%
31%
33%
11%
2
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
28%
17%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2502
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
23%
29%
33%
11%
2
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
28%
17%
6%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
7%
1
0
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

11%
50%
28%
6%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2508
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
52%
7%
1
0
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

11%
50%
28%
6%
6%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
29%
11%
3
1
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
28%
11%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2491
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
33%
13%
4%
0
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
28%
11%
6%

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

2
45%
44%
7%
1
0
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

61%
39%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2490
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
46%
44%
6%
1
0
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

61%
39%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
9%
3
1
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 

50%
39%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2481
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
37%
9%
3
1
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 

50%
39%
11%

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

2
48%
41%
7%
1
0
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2510
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
49%
42%
6%
1
0
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
30%
8%
3
1
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

22%
33%
22%
17%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2512
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
55%
29%
7%
3
1
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

22%
33%
22%
17%
6%

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
51%
27%
4
1
1
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

78%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2482
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
52%
27%
4
1
1
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

78%
22%

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

10%
39%
32%
12%
4%
3
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 
 

24%
59%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2484
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
33%
12%
5%
4%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 
 

24%
59%
18%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
44%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2506
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
30%
49%
14%
3
1
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
44%
11%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
40%
10%
3
1
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 

50%
44%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2494
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
37%
44%
10%
3
2
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 

50%
44%
6%

Q2.4 In an average week of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside the regular school work day (before or after school, and/or on the weekend)?
      None
      Less than or equal to 1 hour
      More than 1 hour but less than or equal to 3 hours
      More than 3 hours but less than or equal to 5 hours
      More than 5 hours but less than or equal to 10 hours
      More than 10 hours
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 5230
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
4
14%
21%
30%
30%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
17%
22%
39%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2526
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
13%
20%
31%
32%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
17%
22%
39%

 

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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
28%
39%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2863 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
28%
39%
17%

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

9%
22%
47%
22%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
50%
28%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2880 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
48%
24%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
50%
28%
6%

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

3
8%
58%
32%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
61%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2886 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
33%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
61%
22%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
44%
22%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2880 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
50%
23%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
44%
22%
6%

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

5%
19%
55%
20%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
44%
39%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2873 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
44%
39%
6%

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

4%
14%
49%
33%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 

6%
72%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2872 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

4
14%
48%
34%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 

6%
72%
22%

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

5%
15%
55%
25%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
50%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2863 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
26%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
50%
6%

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

5%
16%
55%
25%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
6%
61%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2859 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
28%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
6%
61%
22%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
56%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2875 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
54%
21%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
56%
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%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
44%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2777 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
51%
14%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
44%
6%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 
 
 

18%
24%
47%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2838 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

3
10%
62%
25%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 
 
 

18%
24%
47%
12%

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

2
11%
55%
32%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
62%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2869 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
38%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
62%
6%

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

1
5%
59%
36%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2860 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

0
2
53%
44%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%

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

2
17%
55%
26%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
50%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2840 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

2
11%
54%
34%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
50%
12%

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

7%
27%
54%
12%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 
 

41%
53%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2844 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
56%
15%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 
 

41%
53%
6%

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

5%
25%
58%
13%
Reach Academy
n = 12 / dk = 4
 
 
 

42%
50%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2676 / dk = 222
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
59%
16%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 12 / dk = 4
 
 
 

42%
50%
8%

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

4%
19%
59%
18%
Reach Academy
n = 14 / dk = 3
 
 

29%
71%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2730 / dk = 167
 
 
 
 

4
15%
60%
21%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 14 / dk = 3
 
 

29%
71%

 

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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
22%
50%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2893 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
38%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
22%
50%
6%

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

8%
23%
55%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 
 

29%
41%
29%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2893 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
63%
18%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 
 

29%
41%
29%

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

4
15%
54%
27%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
44%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2875 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
33%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
44%
17%

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

12%
26%
42%
21%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
28%
39%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2862 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
44%
26%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
28%
39%
11%

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

8%
17%
50%
25%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
56%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2855 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
49%
30%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
56%
22%

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

3
19%
53%
25%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
44%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2864 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

1
8%
56%
35%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
44%
17%

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

3
10%
56%
32%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
44%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2877 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
38%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
44%
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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
44%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2859 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
55%
23%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
44%
22%

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

6%
19%
53%
22%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
56%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2849 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
51%
25%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
56%
22%

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

6%
22%
52%
19%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
47%
24%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2835 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
52%
22%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
47%
24%

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

4
12%
58%
26%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2832 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
29%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%

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

8%
30%
47%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
25%
56%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2778 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
49%
17%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
25%
56%

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

5%
20%
56%
19%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
17%
50%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2836 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
58%
22%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
17%
50%
11%

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

4
17%
56%
23%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
22%
39%
28%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2836 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
22%
39%
28%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
24%
24%
29%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2746 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
31%
20%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
24%
24%
29%

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

4%
19%
34%
42%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
33%
39%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2780 / dk = 117
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
35%
39%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
33%
39%

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

8%
24%
34%
33%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 

17%
39%
44%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
36%
26%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 

17%
39%
44%

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

33%
39%
22%
6%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

50%
19%
19%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

34%
39%
21%
5%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

50%
19%
19%
12%

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

23%
35%
31%
11%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
35%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2784 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
13%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
35%
18%

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

51%
34%
13%
3
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

62%
12%
19%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2676 / dk = 225
 
 
 
 

50%
34%
14%
2
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

62%
12%
19%
6%

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

41%
38%
17%
4%
Reach Academy
n = 14 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

21%
21%
36%
21%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2673 / dk = 232
 
 
 
 

41%
37%
17%
4%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 14 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

21%
21%
36%
21%

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

16%
36%
34%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

31%
25%
25%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2725 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

13%
35%
36%
17%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

31%
25%
25%
19%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

31%
19%
44%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2779 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
50%
7%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

31%
19%
44%
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%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

18%
24%
41%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
59%
17%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

18%
24%
41%
18%

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

10%
25%
49%
17%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
17%
39%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2815 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
49%
21%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
17%
39%
17%

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

11%
26%
46%
17%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
35%
29%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2805 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
45%
20%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
35%
29%
12%

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

8%
23%
49%
19%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
44%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2784 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
23%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
44%
22%

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

2
6%
49%
43%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2824 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

2
4
45%
50%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%

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

2
6%
53%
39%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2803 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

1
4
49%
46%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%

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

5%
12%
59%
25%
Reach Academy
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
54%
31%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2701 / dk = 157
 
 
 
 

4
10%
57%
30%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
54%
31%

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

4%
14%
58%
24%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

25%
12%
50%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2723 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

4
11%
57%
28%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

25%
12%
50%
12%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Reach Academy
n = 15 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

20%
27%
47%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2660 / dk = 185
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
54%
28%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 15 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

20%
27%
47%
7%

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

7%
22%
53%
18%
Reach Academy
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

31%
15%
46%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2442 / dk = 405
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
53%
22%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

31%
15%
46%
8%

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

7%
20%
51%
23%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

31%
12%
44%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2787 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
50%
26%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

31%
12%
44%
12%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

27%
20%
47%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2521 / dk = 336
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
56%
14%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

27%
20%
47%
7%

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

7%
18%
62%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
24%
53%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2690 / dk = 165
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
62%
16%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
24%
53%
12%

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

9%
26%
54%
12%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 

19%
25%
56%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2684 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
54%
14%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 

19%
25%
56%

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

8%
24%
56%
12%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

25%
19%
50%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2640 / dk = 218
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
55%
14%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

25%
19%
50%
6%

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

6%
20%
61%
12%
Reach Academy
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 

27%
20%
53%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2578 / dk = 273
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
62%
14%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 

27%
20%
53%

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 

23%
8%
69%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2568 / dk = 283
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
66%
17%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 

23%
8%
69%

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

10%
21%
55%
15%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
12%
47%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2722 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
57%
18%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
12%
47%
18%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

19%
25%
37%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2701 / dk = 151
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
64%
19%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

19%
25%
37%
19%

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

9%
21%
57%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

33%
20%
40%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2411 / dk = 440
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
57%
15%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

33%
20%
40%
7%

 

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%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
62%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2739 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
57%
11%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
62%
12%

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

6%
27%
57%
10%
Reach Academy
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
71%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2813 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
56%
10%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
71%
12%

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

4%
20%
61%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
6%
67%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2518 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

4
18%
62%
16%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
6%
67%
17%

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

3
14%
68%
15%
Reach Academy
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
46%
31%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2362 / dk = 484
 
 
 
 

3
13%
69%
15%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 13 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
46%
31%

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

17%
39%
37%
7%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 

31%
19%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2694 / dk = 161
 
 
 
 

18%
39%
37%
7%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 

31%
19%
50%

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

11%
29%
50%
10%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
11%
56%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2748 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
57%
12%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
11%
56%
6%

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

3
11%
68%
18%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
17%
56%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2770 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

3
9%
69%
19%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
17%
56%
17%

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

9%
36%
47%
8%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

25%
25%
37%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2662 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
49%
9%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

25%
25%
37%
12%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
19%
50%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2755 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
54%
12%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
19%
50%
19%

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

14%
44%
36%
6%
Reach Academy
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

33%
13%
47%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2599 / dk = 244
 
 
 
 

13%
44%
37%
7%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 15 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

33%
13%
47%
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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 

22%
56%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2724 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
61%
13%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 

22%
56%
22%

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

6%
17%
62%
14%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
6%
56%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2751 / dk = 102
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
64%
15%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 
 
 

17%
6%
56%
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%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

67%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2383
 
 

44%
56%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

67%
33%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2409
 
 

71%
29%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

83%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2387
 
 

50%
50%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

83%
17%

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

63%
37%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

83%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2376
 
 

62%
38%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

83%
17%

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

57%
43%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

89%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2358
 
 

57%
43%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

89%
11%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 

88%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2347
 
 

59%
41%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 

88%
12%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2400
 
 

60%
40%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

89%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2388
 
 

64%
36%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

89%
11%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

89%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2382
 
 

44%
56%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

89%
11%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 

76%
24%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2374
 
 

53%
47%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 

76%
24%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2406
 
 

68%
32%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Reach Academy
n = 16
 
 

81%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2374
 
 

37%
63%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 16
 
 

81%
19%

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%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 

41%
59%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2430
 
 

68%
32%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17
 
 

41%
59%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2442
 
 

62%
38%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2411
 
 

48%
52%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%

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

24%
76%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

17%
83%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2414
 
 

20%
80%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

17%
83%

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

6%
94%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2402
 
 

7%
93%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2401
 
 

9%
91%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2418
 
 

55%
45%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4986
 
 

27%
73%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2408
 
 

28%
72%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4998
 
 

51%
49%
Reach Academy
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2407
 
 

49%
51%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 5007
 
 

45%
55%
Reach Academy
n = 17
 
 

35%
65%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2421
 
 

53%
47%
Reach Academy for Girls
n = 17