Result Details

Delaware (59.21% responded)
Odyssey Charter (81.82% responded)
Delaware Elementary Schools (63.87% responded)
Odyssey Charter School (81.82% responded)

 

Time

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


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

15%
35%
38%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
56%
36%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2887 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

16%
35%
38%
11%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
56%
36%

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

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

6%
25%
47%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2877 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
51%
18%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
47%
22%

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

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

28%
61%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2864 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
48%
12%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

28%
61%
11%

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

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

19%
36%
39%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2862 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

12%
39%
41%
9%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

19%
36%
39%
6%

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

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

3
23%
63%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2842 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
47%
14%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
23%
63%
11%

f. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
Delaware
n = 5829 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

24%
37%
33%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
15%
64%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2823 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

25%
38%
31%
6%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
15%
64%
12%

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

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

6%
14%
63%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2846 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
39%
6%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
63%
17%

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


a. Individual planning time
Delaware
n = 5188
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
21%
31%
33%
11%
2
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

16%
45%
16%
19%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2502
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
23%
29%
33%
11%
2
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

16%
45%
16%
19%
3

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 5190
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

10%
39%
35%
10%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2508
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
52%
7%
1
0
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

10%
39%
35%
10%
6%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 5156
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

6%
35%
35%
19%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2491
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
33%
13%
4%
0
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
35%
19%
3

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

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

6%
65%
19%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2490
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
46%
44%
6%
1
0
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
65%
19%
10%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 5142
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

20%
67%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2481
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
37%
9%
3
1
Odyssey Charter School
n = 30
 
 
 

20%
67%
13%

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

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

74%
19%
3
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2510
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
49%
42%
6%
1
0
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 

74%
19%
3
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 5203
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

6%
74%
16%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2512
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
55%
29%
7%
3
1
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
74%
16%
3

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 5145
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

32%
58%
3
3
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2482
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
52%
27%
4
1
1
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

32%
58%
3
3
3

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

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

30%
27%
33%
7%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2484
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
33%
12%
5%
4%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 30
 
 
 
 
 

30%
27%
33%
7%
3

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 5184
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

19%
42%
26%
10%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2506
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
30%
49%
14%
3
1
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

19%
42%
26%
10%
3

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 5172
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

16%
32%
45%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2494
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
37%
44%
10%
3
2
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
45%
6%

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

1
4
14%
21%
30%
30%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
29%
23%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2526
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
13%
20%
31%
32%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
29%
23%
13%

 

Facilities and Resources

Q3.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about your school facilities and resources.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Teachers have sufficient access to appropriate instructional materials.
Delaware
n = 5912 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
54%
19%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
44%
39%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2863 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
44%
39%
8%

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

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

22%
31%
39%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2880 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
48%
24%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

22%
31%
39%
8%

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

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

3
64%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2886 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
33%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

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

6%
18%
51%
24%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
14%
47%
36%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2880 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
50%
23%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
14%
47%
36%

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

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

8%
25%
56%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2873 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
56%
11%

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

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

11%
46%
43%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2872 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

4
14%
48%
34%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
46%
43%

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

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

14%
19%
53%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2863 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
26%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

14%
19%
53%
14%

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

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

14%
17%
49%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2859 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
28%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
17%
49%
20%

i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 5941 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
52%
20%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

14%
17%
64%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2875 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
54%
21%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

14%
17%
64%
6%

 

Community Support and Involvement

Q4.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about community support and involvement in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Parents/guardians are influential decision makers in this school.
Delaware
n = 5696 / dk = 292
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
49%
15%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 
 

3
71%
26%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2777 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
51%
14%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35
 
 
 

3
71%
26%

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

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

3
19%
58%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2838 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

3
10%
62%
25%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
19%
58%
19%

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

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

3
61%
36%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2869 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
38%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
61%
36%

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

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

56%
44%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2860 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

0
2
53%
44%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 

56%
44%

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

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

3
64%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2840 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

2
11%
54%
34%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

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

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

75%
25%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2844 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
56%
15%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 

75%
25%

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

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

17%
66%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2676 / dk = 222
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
59%
16%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 29 / dk = 7
 
 
 

17%
66%
17%

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

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

12%
69%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2730 / dk = 167
 
 
 
 

4
15%
60%
21%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 32 / dk = 4
 
 
 

12%
69%
19%

 

Managing Student Conduct

Q5.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about managing student conduct in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Students at this school understand expectations for their conduct.
Delaware
n = 5957 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
54%
30%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
44%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2893 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
38%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
44%
50%

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

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

3
3
47%
47%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2893 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
63%
18%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
47%
47%

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

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

3
14%
58%
25%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2875 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
33%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
14%
58%
25%

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

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

6%
8%
61%
25%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2862 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
44%
26%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
61%
25%

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

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

6%
6%
44%
44%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2855 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
49%
30%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
44%
44%

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

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

6%
69%
25%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2864 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

1
8%
56%
35%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%

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

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

3
49%
49%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2877 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
38%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
49%
49%

 

Teacher Leadership

Q6.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about teacher leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Teachers are recognized as educational experts.
Delaware
n = 5901 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
56%
20%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
9%
69%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2859 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
55%
23%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
9%
69%
20%

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

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

60%
40%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2849 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
51%
25%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35
 
 

60%
40%

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

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

9%
54%
37%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2835 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
52%
22%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35
 
 
 

9%
54%
37%

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

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

3
17%
54%
26%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2832 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
29%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
17%
54%
26%

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

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

12%
29%
47%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2778 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
49%
17%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
29%
47%
12%

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

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

6%
18%
58%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2836 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
58%
22%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
58%
18%

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

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

3
11%
57%
29%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2836 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
11%
57%
29%

Q6.2 Please indicate the role teachers have at your school in each of the following areas.
      No role at all
      Small role
      Moderate role
      Large role
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Selecting instructional materials and resources
Delaware
n = 5676 / dk = 328
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
33%
27%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
39%
53%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2746 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
31%
20%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
39%
53%

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

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

3
21%
76%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2780 / dk = 117
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
35%
39%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
21%
76%

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

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

3
39%
58%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
36%
26%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
39%
58%

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

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

20%
34%
29%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

34%
39%
21%
5%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
34%
29%
17%

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

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

15%
24%
35%
26%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2784 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
13%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

15%
24%
35%
26%

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

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

66%
29%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2676 / dk = 225
 
 
 
 

50%
34%
14%
2
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

66%
29%
6%

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

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

35%
23%
32%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2673 / dk = 232
 
 
 
 

41%
37%
17%
4%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

35%
23%
32%
10%

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

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

27%
48%
18%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2725 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

13%
35%
36%
17%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

27%
48%
18%
6%

Q6.5 Teachers have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 5757 / dk = 278
 
 
 
 

13%
34%
46%
6%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
60%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2779 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
50%
7%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
60%
3

 

School Leadership

Q7.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about school leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. The faculty and leadership have a shared vision.
Delaware
n = 5702 / dk = 205
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
57%
14%
Odyssey Charter
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
48%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2765 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
59%
17%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
48%
9%

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

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

8%
14%
69%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2815 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
49%
21%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
69%
8%

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

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

6%
22%
58%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2805 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
45%
20%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
58%
14%

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

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

6%
19%
61%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2784 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
23%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
61%
14%

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

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

3
17%
43%
37%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2824 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

2
4
45%
50%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
17%
43%
37%

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

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

6%
59%
35%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2803 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

1
4
49%
46%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
59%
35%

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

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

3
15%
56%
26%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2701 / dk = 157
 
 
 
 

4
10%
57%
30%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
15%
56%
26%

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

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

17%
14%
49%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2723 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

4
11%
57%
28%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
14%
49%
20%

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

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

12%
21%
52%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2660 / dk = 185
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
54%
28%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
21%
52%
15%

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

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

22%
15%
52%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2442 / dk = 405
 
 
 
 

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

22%
15%
52%
11%

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

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

3
26%
50%
21%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2787 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
50%
26%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
26%
50%
21%

Q7.3 The school leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about:
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Leadership issues
Delaware
n = 5273 / dk = 635
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
55%
11%
Odyssey Charter
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
56%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2521 / dk = 336
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
56%
14%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
56%
3

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

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

6%
31%
54%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2690 / dk = 165
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
62%
16%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
54%
9%

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

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

6%
22%
67%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2684 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
54%
14%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
67%
6%

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

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

6%
21%
61%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2640 / dk = 218
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
55%
14%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
61%
12%

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

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

3
24%
68%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2578 / dk = 273
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
62%
14%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
24%
68%
6%

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

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

3
30%
57%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2568 / dk = 283
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
66%
17%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 30 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
30%
57%
10%

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

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

3
11%
77%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2722 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
57%
18%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
11%
77%
9%

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

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

9%
11%
69%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2701 / dk = 151
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
64%
19%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
11%
69%
11%

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

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

12%
18%
65%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2411 / dk = 440
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
57%
15%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
18%
65%
6%

 

Professional Development

Q8.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional development in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Sufficient resources are available for professional development in my school.
Delaware
n = 5676 / dk = 235
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
57%
11%
Odyssey Charter
n = 36
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
50%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2739 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
57%
11%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
50%
3

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

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

6%
39%
47%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2813 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
56%
10%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
47%
8%

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

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

3
21%
67%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2518 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

4
18%
62%
16%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
21%
67%
9%

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

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

12%
20%
64%
4
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2362 / dk = 484
 
 
 
 

3
13%
69%
15%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 25 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

12%
20%
64%
4

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

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

21%
38%
41%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2694 / dk = 161
 
 
 
 

18%
39%
37%
7%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

21%
38%
41%

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

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

3
14%
77%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2748 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
57%
12%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
14%
77%
6%

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

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

19%
67%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2770 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

3
9%
69%
19%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 36
 
 
 

19%
67%
14%

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

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

6%
39%
48%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2662 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
49%
9%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
48%
6%

i. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Delaware
n = 5681 / dk = 198
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
54%
11%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
31%
60%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2755 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
54%
12%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
31%
60%
6%

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

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

11%
51%
37%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2599 / dk = 244
 
 
 
 

13%
44%
37%
7%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
51%
37%

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

7%
22%
59%
12%
Odyssey Charter
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
11%
83%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2724 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
61%
13%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
11%
83%
3

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

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

3
6%
83%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2751 / dk = 102
 
 
 
 

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

3
6%
83%
9%

Q8.2 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need professional development to teach your students more effectively?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
Delaware
n = 4956
 
 

47%
53%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2383
 
 

44%
56%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 4968
 
 

70%
30%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

81%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2409
 
 

71%
29%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

81%
19%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 4942
 
 

51%
49%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2387
 
 

50%
50%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

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

63%
37%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

68%
32%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2376
 
 

62%
38%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

68%
32%

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

57%
43%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

58%
42%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2358
 
 

57%
43%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

58%
42%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4828
 
 

58%
42%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

32%
68%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2347
 
 

59%
41%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

32%
68%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 4960
 
 

59%
41%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

61%
39%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2400
 
 

60%
40%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

61%
39%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4912
 
 

63%
37%
Odyssey Charter
n = 30
 
 

67%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2388
 
 

64%
36%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 30
 
 

67%
33%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4924
 
 

45%
55%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2382
 
 

44%
56%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 4897
 
 

50%
50%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2374
 
 

53%
47%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 4983
 
 

68%
32%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

81%
19%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2406
 
 

68%
32%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

81%
19%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 4907
 
 

40%
60%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

42%
58%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2374
 
 

37%
63%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

42%
58%

Q8.3 In the past 2 years have you had 10 clock hours or more of professional development in any of the following areas?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
Delaware
n = 5047
 
 

67%
33%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2430
 
 

68%
32%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

b. Common Core Standards
Delaware
n = 5051
 
 

55%
45%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

48%
52%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2442
 
 

62%
38%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

48%
52%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 5006
 
 

48%
52%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

35%
65%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2411
 
 

48%
52%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

35%
65%

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

24%
76%
Odyssey Charter
n = 30
 
 

3
97%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2414
 
 

20%
80%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 30
 
 

3
97%

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

6%
94%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 

100%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2402
 
 

7%
93%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 

100%

f. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 4971
 
 

8%
92%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 

100%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2401
 
 

9%
91%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 

100%

g. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 5011
 
 

54%
46%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

39%
61%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2418
 
 

55%
45%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

39%
61%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 4986
 
 

27%
73%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

16%
84%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2408
 
 

28%
72%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

16%
84%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 4998
 
 

51%
49%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

35%
65%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2407
 
 

49%
51%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31
 
 

35%
65%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 5007
 
 

45%
55%
Odyssey Charter
n = 31
 
 

68%
32%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 2421
 
 

53%
47%
Odyssey Charter School
n = 31