Result Details

Delaware (39.42% responded)
Caesar Rodney School District (34.31% responded)
Delaware Middle Schools (37.68% responded)
Dover Air Force Base Middle School (62.50% 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 = 3984 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

12%
34%
41%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 209 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 784 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

14%
40%
38%
8%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
40%
40%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
Delaware
n = 3965 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
54%
20%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 208 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 778 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
57%
18%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

60%
40%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
Delaware
n = 3956 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

9%
30%
48%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 780 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

10%
36%
44%
10%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
70%
20%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
Delaware
n = 3934 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
47%
12%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 208 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 772 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

9%
30%
49%
11%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

20%
30%
40%
10%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
Delaware
n = 3867 / dk = 137
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
42%
8%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 203 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 755 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

11%
35%
45%
9%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

50%
40%
10%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
Delaware
n = 3940 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

9%
33%
48%
11%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 774 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

7%
35%
46%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
50%
20%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
Delaware
n = 3905 / dk = 101
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
51%
16%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 769 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
51%
14%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
60%
30%

Q2.2 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 = 3475
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
15%
28%
40%
14%
2
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 180
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 700
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
13%
33%
38%
13%
3
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
25%
25%
12%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 3477
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
45%
7%
2
0
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 178
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 696
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
33%
45%
10%
1
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 
 

12%
62%
12%
12%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 3465
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
31%
11%
3
0
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 179
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 695
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
40%
29%
8%
2
0
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
62%
25%

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
Delaware
n = 3460
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
53%
39%
5%
1
0
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 180
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 702
 
 
 
 
 

2
45%
45%
7%
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

87%
12%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 3458
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
45%
36%
10%
4
1
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 177
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 697
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
48%
34%
9%
3
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
Delaware
n = 3492
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
46%
43%
8%
1
1
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 179
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 703
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
44%
45%
9%
1
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 3492
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
3
1
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 180
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 700
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
42%
39%
13%
4
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
75%
12%

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 3422
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
55%
26%
5%
1
1
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 178
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 694
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
55%
26%
4%
0
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
Delaware
n = 3464
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
42%
31%
11%
3
2
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 178
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 698
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
43%
32%
12%
2
3
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 3479
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
44%
13%
4
2
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 178
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 701
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
37%
42%
13%
4
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 
 
 

50%
12%
12%
12%
12%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 3475
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
39%
10%
3
1
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 177
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 700
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
42%
39%
10%
3
1
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
50%
37%

Q2.3 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 = 3501
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
19%
24%
29%
21%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 180
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 703
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
4
19%
27%
30%
19%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 

25%
62%
12%

 

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 = 3950 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
54%
22%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 205 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 776 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

4%
21%
56%
19%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

60%
40%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet access.
Delaware
n = 3983 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
49%
26%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 208 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 780 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
51%
23%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

c. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
Delaware
n = 3974 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

1
6%
56%
36%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 781 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
6%
58%
34%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
Delaware
n = 3967 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 775 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
16%
54%
28%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
Delaware
n = 3942 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
21%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 774 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
58%
18%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
50%
20%

f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
Delaware
n = 3978 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

4
15%
48%
33%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 209 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 782 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
49%
27%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
40%
50%

g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
Delaware
n = 3963 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 208 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 771 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

2
13%
59%
26%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
Delaware
n = 3965 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 208 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 773 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
17%
57%
23%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 

44%
56%

i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 3985 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
54%
21%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 780 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
57%
19%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
70%
10%

 

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 = 3834 / dk = 181
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
48%
18%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 199 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 756 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
44%
15%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

40%
50%
10%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
Delaware
n = 3914 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

2
12%
63%
23%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 204 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 771 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
16%
66%
16%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

50%
50%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
Delaware
n = 3959 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

2
13%
55%
30%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 208 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 774 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
19%
59%
20%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
40%
50%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
Delaware
n = 3918 / dk = 93
 
 
 
 

1
5%
61%
33%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 205 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 768 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

1
7%
68%
25%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
Delaware
n = 3867 / dk = 142
 
 
 
 

2
17%
57%
24%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 203 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 760 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

4
23%
56%
17%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Delaware
n = 3911 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
57%
12%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 766 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
54%
8%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
50%
40%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Delaware
n = 3738 / dk = 271
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
60%
14%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 727 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
56%
10%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
50%
40%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Delaware
n = 3807 / dk = 205
 
 
 
 

4
17%
59%
20%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 201 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 739 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
58%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

 

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 = 3988 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
26%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 787 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
50%
22%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
Delaware
n = 3980 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
53%
11%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 782 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
43%
7%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

60%
40%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
Delaware
n = 3966 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
53%
23%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 204 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 782 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
53%
18%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Delaware
n = 3957 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

14%
30%
39%
17%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 202 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 782 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
35%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
Delaware
n = 3965 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
49%
22%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 784 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
46%
18%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Delaware
n = 3949 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

4
21%
52%
23%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 779 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4
27%
54%
15%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
30%
40%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
Delaware
n = 3973 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

2
9%
57%
31%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 208 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 774 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
15%
58%
24%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 

100%

 

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 = 3966 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
57%
23%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 781 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
58%
21%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

70%
30%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
Delaware
n = 3949 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
54%
24%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 780 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
57%
22%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
40%
40%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
Delaware
n = 3905 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
55%
21%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 203 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 765 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
57%
19%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
30%
50%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
Delaware
n = 3929 / dk = 77
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
28%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 200 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 779 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
16%
57%
25%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

30%
30%
40%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
Delaware
n = 3848 / dk = 160
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
48%
15%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 199 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 772 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
51%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

20%
30%
40%
10%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
Delaware
n = 3937 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
55%
19%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 202 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 782 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4%
25%
54%
16%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
70%
10%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
Delaware
n = 3947 / dk = 58
 
 
 
 

3
16%
58%
23%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 206 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 777 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
19%
61%
18%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

40%
30%
30%

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 = 3758 / dk = 249
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
34%
27%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 196 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 741 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
36%
26%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

30%
40%
30%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Delaware
n = 3804 / dk = 179
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
35%
44%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 200 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 755 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

3
17%
34%
46%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

30%
20%
50%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Delaware
n = 3771 / dk = 208
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
36%
28%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 196 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 752 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
37%
32%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
40%
30%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
Delaware
n = 3786 / dk = 205
 
 
 
 

25%
39%
28%
8%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 749 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

32%
36%
25%
7%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
22%
44%
22%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
Delaware
n = 3837 / dk = 165
 
 
 
 

25%
37%
28%
9%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 766 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

27%
39%
26%
7%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

30%
30%
20%
20%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
Delaware
n = 3693 / dk = 308
 
 
 
 

48%
34%
15%
3
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 193 / dk = 16
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 735 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

48%
34%
15%
3
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

50%
30%
20%

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
Delaware
n = 3698 / dk = 305
 
 
 
 

39%
36%
19%
5%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 191 / dk = 17
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 740 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

43%
38%
16%
3
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 

33%
33%
33%

h. School improvement planning
Delaware
n = 3693 / dk = 302
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
33%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 192 / dk = 17
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 729 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

20%
39%
30%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
50%
10%

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 = 3826 / dk = 193
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
48%
7%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 762 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

10%
38%
46%
6%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

40%
50%
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 = 3892 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
57%
17%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 197 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 772 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

5%
28%
51%
15%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

30%
40%
30%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
Delaware
n = 3964 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
47%
20%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 204 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 780 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

11%
31%
42%
16%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

30%
40%
30%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
Delaware
n = 3914 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

11%
23%
47%
20%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 204 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 770 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
44%
18%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
40%
40%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
Delaware
n = 3918 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
48%
23%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 773 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
46%
20%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

30%
10%
60%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
Delaware
n = 3959 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
40%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 207 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 780 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
8%
54%
36%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
Delaware
n = 3881 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
32%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 199 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 766 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
28%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
Delaware
n = 3812 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
57%
25%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 201 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 749 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

3
14%
62%
22%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
30%
60%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
Delaware
n = 3856 / dk = 151
 
 
 
 

4
15%
57%
25%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 765 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

3
17%
57%
23%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 

67%
33%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
Delaware
n = 3776 / dk = 221
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
55%
24%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 196 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 750 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
58%
21%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 

22%
22%
56%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
Delaware
n = 3406 / dk = 574
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
53%
19%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 169 / dk = 37
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 685 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
52%
16%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
50%
12%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
Delaware
n = 3954 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
52%
26%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 204 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 775 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
53%
23%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
40%
50%

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 = 3611 / dk = 395
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
56%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 192 / dk = 16
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 730 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
54%
11%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 

33%
56%
11%

b. Facilities and resources
Delaware
n = 3775 / dk = 223
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
64%
16%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 201 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 750 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
65%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
78%
11%

c. The use of time in my school
Delaware
n = 3746 / dk = 252
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
59%
14%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 197 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 748 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
60%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
78%
11%

d. Professional development
Delaware
n = 3753 / dk = 246
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
59%
15%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 197 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 743 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
57%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
67%
22%

e. Teacher leadership
Delaware
n = 3647 / dk = 342
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
63%
14%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 191 / dk = 15
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 735 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
63%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 2
 
 
 

25%
62%
12%

f. Community support and involvement
Delaware
n = 3628 / dk = 372
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
65%
17%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 191 / dk = 17
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 717 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
61%
14%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 2
 
 

87%
12%

g. Managing student conduct
Delaware
n = 3830 / dk = 167
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
52%
15%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 762 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

11%
31%
45%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
60%
20%

h. Instructional practices and support
Delaware
n = 3778 / dk = 219
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
65%
18%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 197 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 748 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

3
16%
65%
16%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

70%
30%

i. New teacher support
Delaware
n = 3435 / dk = 559
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
59%
16%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 183 / dk = 25
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 673 / dk = 111
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
57%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 6 / dk = 4
 
 
 

17%
67%
17%

 

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 = 3871 / dk = 132
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
60%
14%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 203 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 766 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
58%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9
 
 
 

11%
56%
33%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
Delaware
n = 3949 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
63%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 205 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 776 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
61%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9
 
 
 

44%
44%
11%

c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
Delaware
n = 3502 / dk = 490
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
59%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 181 / dk = 26
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 712 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

5%
27%
56%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 1
 
 
 

12%
62%
25%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
Delaware
n = 3218 / dk = 762
 
 
 
 

3
13%
68%
17%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 144 / dk = 61
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 644 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

3
16%
68%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 3 / dk = 6
N/A

e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
Delaware
n = 3800 / dk = 205
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
41%
9%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 200 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 751 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

15%
40%
38%
7%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
62%
12%

f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
Delaware
n = 3842 / dk = 155
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
53%
11%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 200 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 757 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

9%
33%
48%
10%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 1
 
 
 

37%
50%
12%

g. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
Delaware
n = 3876 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

2
9%
68%
21%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 201 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 763 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
12%
68%
19%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9
 
 

44%
56%

h. In this school, follow up is provided from professional development.
Delaware
n = 3795 / dk = 196
 
 
 
 

7%
33%
49%
11%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 200 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 742 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

9%
38%
43%
10%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
50%
12%

i. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Delaware
n = 3840 / dk = 140
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
57%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 199 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 760 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
56%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9
 
 
 
 

22%
22%
44%
11%

j. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
Delaware
n = 3677 / dk = 302
 
 
 
 

12%
41%
39%
8%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 192 / dk = 15
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 729 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

15%
44%
34%
7%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

50%
25%
12%
12%

k. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Delaware
n = 3818 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
61%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 197 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 747 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
56%
12%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 1
 
 
 

12%
50%
37%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
Delaware
n = 3821 / dk = 143
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
64%
15%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 754 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
61%
13%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9
 
 
 

11%
33%
56%

m. Professional development is evaluated based on the impact of teacher practice on student learning.
Delaware
n = 3425 / dk = 536
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
52%
11%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 181 / dk = 24
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 697 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
48%
9%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

25%
12%
50%
12%

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 = 3454
 
 

42%
58%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 690
 
 

44%
56%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

b. State Standards (e.g., Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, etc.)
Delaware
n = 3447
 
 

37%
63%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 177
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 690
 
 

41%
59%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3444
 
 

35%
65%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 176
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 689
 
 

41%
59%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3443
 
 

51%
49%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 173
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 685
 
 

55%
45%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
Delaware
n = 3439
 
 

56%
44%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 176
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 684
 
 

57%
43%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

75%
25%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
Delaware
n = 3430
 
 

47%
53%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 684
 
 

50%
50%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3432
 
 

52%
48%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 177
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 684
 
 

55%
45%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

75%
25%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3431
 
 

53%
47%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 176
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 686
 
 

57%
43%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3423
 
 

34%
66%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 173
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 683
 
 

33%
67%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3418
 
 

38%
62%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 175
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 683
 
 

35%
65%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3453
 
 

62%
38%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 693
 
 

64%
36%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3413
 
 

32%
68%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 679
 
 

35%
65%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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 = 3415
 
 

71%
29%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 175
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 690
 
 

69%
31%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

87%
12%

b. State Standards (e.g., Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, etc.)
Delaware
n = 3397
 
 

56%
44%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 686
 
 

56%
44%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3384
 
 

49%
51%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 684
 
 

51%
49%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

75%
25%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3392
 
 

46%
54%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 683
 
 

42%
58%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
Delaware
n = 3381
 
 

33%
67%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 175
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 681
 
 

28%
72%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 

100%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
Delaware
n = 3365
 
 

9%
91%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 679
 
 

8%
92%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 

100%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3376
 
 

20%
80%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 681
 
 

19%
81%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 

100%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3371
 
 

24%
76%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 173
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 681
 
 

24%
76%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 

100%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3378
 
 

49%
51%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 682
 
 

49%
51%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3380
 
 

44%
56%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 678
 
 

44%
56%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3381
 
 

49%
51%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 173
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 683
 
 

54%
46%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 

100%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3364
 
 

25%
75%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 174
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 674
 
 

22%
78%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

 

Instructional Practices and Support

Q9.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about instructional practices and support in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. State assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 3294 / dk = 701
 
 
 
 

21%
33%
40%
6%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 163 / dk = 45
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 701 / dk = 86
 
 
 
 

27%
33%
36%
5%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

50%
10%
20%
20%

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 3408 / dk = 576
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
65%
14%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 165 / dk = 44
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 699 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
64%
11%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 

33%
44%
22%

c. Teachers use assessment data to inform their instruction.
Delaware
n = 3684 / dk = 293
 
 
 
 

2
11%
66%
21%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 187 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 735 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

3
14%
69%
15%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
20%
70%

d. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with State Standards (e.g., Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, etc.)
Delaware
n = 3835 / dk = 131
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
34%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 192 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 760 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
6%
60%
31%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

e. Teachers work in professional learning communities or cluster groups to develop and align instructional practices.
Delaware
n = 3829 / dk = 150
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
29%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 198 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 756 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
9%
63%
24%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

20%
30%
30%
20%

f. There are supports in place (professional learning communities, coaching, etc.) that translate to improvements in instructional practice, including standards implementation.
Delaware
n = 3755 / dk = 225
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 185 / dk = 20
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 748 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

4
14%
65%
17%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 
 

10%
40%
30%
20%

g. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
Delaware
n = 3835 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
29%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 195 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 760 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
9%
62%
27%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
40%
50%

h. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students.
Delaware
n = 3557 / dk = 404
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
47%
13%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 183 / dk = 24
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 726 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
46%
11%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
50%
40%

i. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e. pacing, materials and pedagogy).
Delaware
n = 3766 / dk = 214
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
49%
17%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 197 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 747 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
54%
15%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
50%
30%

 

Overall

Q10.1 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans? (Select one.)
      Continue teaching at my current school
      Continue teaching in this district but leave this school
      Continue teaching in this state but leave this district
      Continue working in education but pursue an administrative position
      Continue working in education but pursue a non-administrative position
      Leave education entirely
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 3485
 
 
 
 
 
 

86%
3
4
3
2
2
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 179
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 701
 
 
 
 
 
 

85%
4
5%
3
2
2
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 

87%
12%

Q10.3 Which aspect of your teaching conditions most affects your willingness to keep teaching at your school? (Select one.)
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional development
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 3405
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
10%
7%
12%
12%
28%
1
16%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 178
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 688
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
9%
6%
17%
12%
26%
1
14%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 8
 
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
12%
25%
37%

Q10.5 Which aspect of your teaching conditions is most important to you in promoting student learning? (Select one.)
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional development
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
Delaware
n = 3919
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
8%
3
22%
4%
7%
3
38%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 205
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 776
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
9%
3
29%
4
7%
3
32%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9
 
 
 
 

22%
22%
11%
44%

Q10.6 Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 3962 / dk = 49
 
 
 
 

7%
11%
48%
34%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 205 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 782 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
49%
29%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 9
 
 
 

11%
22%
67%

 

New Teacher Support

Q11.1 As a beginning teacher, I have received the following kinds of supports.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Formally assigned mentor
Delaware
n = 378
 
 

93%
7%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 24
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 66
 
 

86%
14%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 0
N/A

b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
Delaware
n = 376
 
 

86%
14%
Caesar Rodney School District
n = 24
N/A
Delaware Middle Schools
n = 64
 
 

75%
25%
Dover Air Force Base Middle School
n = 0
N/A

c. Reduced workload
Delaware
n = 376
 
 

14%