Result Details

Delaware (39.42% responded)
Smyrna School District (47.74% responded)
Delaware Elementary Schools (42.48% responded)
Sunnyside Elementary School (65.00% 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 = 3984 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

12%
34%
41%
13%
Smyrna School District
n = 168 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1768 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

14%
33%
41%
12%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

23%
46%
27%
4

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
Smyrna School District
n = 167 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1757 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
21%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
12%
69%
15%

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

9%
30%
48%
13%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1750 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
51%
13%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25
 
 
 
 

4
28%
56%
12%

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

10%
31%
47%
12%
Smyrna School District
n = 165 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

11%
34%
46%
10%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
69%
8%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 161 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1713 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

16%
36%
41%
7%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
22%
61%
4%

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

9%
33%
48%
11%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
44%
7%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

15%
27%
54%
4

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

8%
25%
51%
16%
Smyrna School District
n = 167 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1729 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
55%
16%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
19%
65%
12%

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
Smyrna School District
n = 155
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
19%
23%
44%
11%
2
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 

22%
22%
43%
13%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 3477
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
45%
7%
2
0
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1577
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
47%
5%
1
0
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

18%
27%
50%
5%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 3465
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
31%
11%
3
0
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1569
 
 
 
 
 
 

20%
28%
32%
14%
5%
1
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 

26%
22%
35%
9%
9%

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

2
53%
39%
5%
1
0
Smyrna School District
n = 155
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
57%
36%
4%
1
0
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 

74%
22%
4%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 3458
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
45%
36%
10%
4
1
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
42%
38%
10%
4
1
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 

22%
35%
35%
9%

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

1
46%
43%
8%
1
1
Smyrna School District
n = 155
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1579
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
48%
42%
7%
1
1
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
70%
9%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 3492
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
3
1
Smyrna School District
n = 155
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1580
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
4%
2
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 

4%
39%
35%
17%
4%

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 3422
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
55%
26%
5%
1
1
Smyrna School District
n = 154
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1543
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
55%
26%
4%
1
1
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

18%
59%
14%
9%

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

11%
42%
31%
11%
3
2
Smyrna School District
n = 151
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
38%
34%
12%
4
3
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

36%
27%
23%
14%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 3479
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
44%
13%
4
2
Smyrna School District
n = 155
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
29%
47%
15%
4
2
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 

22%
4%
61%
9%
4%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 3475
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
39%
10%
3
1
Smyrna School District
n = 155
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1573
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
40%
42%
11%
3
1
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 

13%
35%
48%
4%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 155
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1586
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
20%
23%
29%
21%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
26%
26%
17%

 

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
54%
24%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 

15%
58%
27%

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

6%
19%
49%
26%
Smyrna School District
n = 168 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1767 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
51%
27%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
8%
50%
38%

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

1
6%
56%
36%
Smyrna School District
n = 167
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
56%
36%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 

54%
46%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 169
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1758 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
13%
55%
30%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 

12%
50%
38%

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

5%
18%
57%
21%
Smyrna School District
n = 162 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1749 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
20%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
52%
35%

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

4
15%
48%
33%
Smyrna School District
n = 167 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4
15%
48%
33%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
15%
38%
42%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
Smyrna School District
n = 169
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
29%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
12%
46%
38%

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

3
14%
56%
27%
Smyrna School District
n = 169
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
29%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 

12%
54%
35%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 169
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1761 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
56%
23%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 

69%
31%

 

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 163 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1708 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
51%
16%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 

4
77%
19%

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

2
12%
63%
23%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1736 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

2
8%
63%
27%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

4%
58%
37%

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

2
13%
55%
30%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1762 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
4
40%
52%

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

1
5%
61%
33%
Smyrna School District
n = 165 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1741 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

0
2
56%
42%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 

54%
46%

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

2
17%
57%
24%
Smyrna School District
n = 165 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1724 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

1
10%
58%
31%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
8%
50%
38%

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

6%
25%
57%
12%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1739 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
58%
15%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
54%
23%

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

4%
22%
60%
14%
Smyrna School District
n = 162 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

3
18%
62%
17%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
58%
25%

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

4
17%
59%
20%
Smyrna School District
n = 167 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1700 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

2
15%
59%
24%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
52%
40%

 

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 169
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1769 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
65%
15%

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

9%
27%
53%
11%
Smyrna School District
n = 169
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1765 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
61%
15%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
15%
73%
8%

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

5%
20%
53%
23%
Smyrna School District
n = 169
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
15%
54%
28%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
62%
12%

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

14%
30%
39%
17%
Smyrna School District
n = 164 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1754 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
43%
21%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
28%
52%
8%

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

8%
21%
49%
22%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
50%
25%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
62%
8%

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

4
21%
52%
23%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
9%
58%
33%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
4
77%
15%

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

2
9%
57%
31%
Smyrna School District
n = 167 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1763 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 

4
81%
15%

 

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 167
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1760 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
57%
25%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
8%
69%
19%

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

5%
16%
54%
24%
Smyrna School District
n = 167
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1746 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
53%
26%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 

19%
58%
23%

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

5%
19%
55%
21%
Smyrna School District
n = 164 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1734 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
21%
58%
17%

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

3
12%
56%
28%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1747 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
10%
56%
31%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
12%
62%
23%

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

8%
29%
48%
15%
Smyrna School District
n = 161 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1705 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
51%
18%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
19%
50%
19%

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

5%
21%
55%
19%
Smyrna School District
n = 166 / dk = 1
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
17%
58%
21%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
62%
19%

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

3
16%
58%
23%
Smyrna School District
n = 162 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
28%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 

15%
58%
27%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1661 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

12%
38%
32%
18%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

22%
43%
22%
13%

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

5%
16%
35%
44%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1672 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
37%
37%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
37%
37%

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

9%
26%
36%
28%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1654 / dk = 105
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
35%
21%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

17%
39%
35%
9%

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

25%
39%
28%
8%
Smyrna School District
n = 157 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1675 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

26%
40%
28%
6%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

36%
41%
14%
9%

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

25%
37%
28%
9%
Smyrna School District
n = 160 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1682 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

22%
37%
32%
9%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

21%
33%
33%
12%

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

48%
34%
15%
3
Smyrna School District
n = 154 / dk = 15
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1628 / dk = 136
 
 
 
 

48%
34%
16%
3
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

19%
57%
14%
10%

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

39%
36%
19%
5%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 14
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1623 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

37%
36%
21%
6%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

29%
43%
24%
5%

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

18%
37%
33%
13%
Smyrna School District
n = 149 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1646 / dk = 119
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
37%
15%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

41%
27%
23%
9%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 159 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1701 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
53%
7%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
58%
4%

 

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1719 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
61%
19%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

14%
5%
59%
23%

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

10%
23%
47%
20%
Smyrna School District
n = 165 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
50%
23%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
8%
52%
24%

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

11%
23%
47%
20%
Smyrna School District
n = 161 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
48%
21%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 26
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
38%
23%

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

8%
22%
48%
23%
Smyrna School District
n = 162 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1732 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
51%
25%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
50%
29%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Smyrna School District
n = 165 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

1
3
51%
45%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
8%
68%
20%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
Smyrna School District
n = 163 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

1
6%
54%
39%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
58%
29%

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

4%
13%
57%
25%
Smyrna School District
n = 157 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

4
11%
56%
29%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
57%
30%

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

4
15%
57%
25%
Smyrna School District
n = 161 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1706 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
21%
42%
33%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 14
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1670 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
55%
28%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 

17%
48%
35%

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

7%
21%
53%
19%
Smyrna School District
n = 125 / dk = 42
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1528 / dk = 231
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
56%
22%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

20%
10%
45%
25%

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

5%
16%
52%
26%
Smyrna School District
n = 165 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1742 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
27%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
39%
30%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 146 / dk = 22
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1581 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
62%
14%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
9%
65%
13%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1658 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
67%
17%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
67%
17%

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

6%
20%
59%
14%
Smyrna School District
n = 156 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1641 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
62%
14%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
71%
17%

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

6%
20%
59%
15%
Smyrna School District
n = 154 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1656 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
15%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
58%
17%

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

5%
17%
63%
14%
Smyrna School District
n = 148 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1599 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
67%
15%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
9%
65%
13%

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

4%
14%
65%
17%
Smyrna School District
n = 149 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1621 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

3
10%
70%
18%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
68%
18%

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

10%
23%
52%
15%
Smyrna School District
n = 157 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
56%
16%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

17%
22%
52%
9%

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

4%
13%
65%
18%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1669 / dk = 98
 
 
 
 

3
11%
67%
18%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
73%
9%

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

7%
19%
59%
16%
Smyrna School District
n = 149 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1506 / dk = 263
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
62%
18%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
76%
10%

 

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1712 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
63%
13%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
67%
4%

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

4%
20%
63%
13%
Smyrna School District
n = 163 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
19%
65%
13%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
16%
64%
4

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

4%
24%
59%
13%
Smyrna School District
n = 141 / dk = 26
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1550 / dk = 215
 
 
 
 

4
20%
62%
14%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
30%
60%
5%

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

3
13%
68%
17%
Smyrna School District
n = 107 / dk = 60
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1466 / dk = 296
 
 
 
 

2
11%
70%
17%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 16 / dk = 10
 
 
 

6%
12%
81%

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

13%
36%
41%
9%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
41%
9%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

21%
29%
50%

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

8%
28%
53%
11%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1709 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
60%
12%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

13%
30%
52%
4%

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

2
9%
68%
21%
Smyrna School District
n = 160 / dk = 8
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1722 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

2
7%
70%
21%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

4%
17%
79%

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

7%
33%
49%
11%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1687 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

5%
30%
54%
11%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

8%
42%
50%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 159 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1695 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
59%
12%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 

9%
27%
64%

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

12%
41%
39%
8%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1631 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

9%
41%
41%
8%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 3
 
 
 

23%
27%
50%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 157 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1692 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
14%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 

18%
23%
59%

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

5%
17%
64%
15%
Smyrna School District
n = 156 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4
14%
68%
15%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 

9%
27%
64%

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

8%
29%
52%
11%
Smyrna School District
n = 136 / dk = 32
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1515 / dk = 236
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
57%
11%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 6
 
 
 

10%
30%
60%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 

38%
62%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

36%
64%

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

37%
63%
Smyrna School District
n = 154
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1565
 
 

35%
65%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 

35%
65%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3444
 
 

35%
65%
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1563
 
 

29%
71%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 

13%
87%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3443
 
 

51%
49%
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

50%
50%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

55%
45%

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

56%
44%
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

57%
43%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

64%
36%

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

47%
53%
Smyrna School District
n = 152
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1558
 
 

49%
51%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 

70%
30%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3432
 
 

52%
48%
Smyrna School District
n = 152
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1561
 
 

55%
45%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

32%
68%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3431
 
 

53%
47%
Smyrna School District
n = 154
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 

55%
45%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 

52%
48%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3423
 
 

34%
66%
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1551
 
 

28%
72%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

23%
77%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3418
 
 

38%
62%
Smyrna School District
n = 153
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1550
 
 

40%
60%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 

39%
61%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3453
 
 

62%
38%
Smyrna School District
n = 151
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1564
 
 

61%
39%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

41%
59%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3413
 
 

32%
68%
Smyrna School District
n = 152
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1548
 
 

27%
73%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

27%
73%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 150
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1541
 
 

76%
24%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

86%
14%

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

56%
44%
Smyrna School District
n = 149
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1534
 
 

58%
42%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21
 
 

67%
33%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3384
 
 

49%
51%
Smyrna School District
n = 150
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1527
 
 

48%
52%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

41%
59%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3392
 
 

46%
54%
Smyrna School District
n = 150
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1533
 
 

46%
54%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

45%
55%

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

33%
67%
Smyrna School District
n = 150
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1529
 
 

31%
69%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

36%
64%

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

9%
91%
Smyrna School District
n = 148
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1516
 
 

8%
92%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21
 

100%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3376
 
 

20%
80%
Smyrna School District
n = 149
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1528
 
 

26%
74%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21
 
 

5%
95%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3371
 
 

24%
76%
Smyrna School District
n = 148
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1520
 
 

25%
75%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21
 
 

19%
81%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3378
 
 

49%
51%
Smyrna School District
n = 149
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1524
 
 

46%
54%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21
 
 

48%
52%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3380
 
 

44%
56%
Smyrna School District
n = 150
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1529
 
 

50%
50%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

36%
64%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3381
 
 

49%
51%
Smyrna School District
n = 150
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1527
 
 

43%
57%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

41%
59%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3364
 
 

25%
75%
Smyrna School District
n = 150
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1520
 
 

24%
76%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

14%
86%

 

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 128 / dk = 39
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1450 / dk = 318
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
39%
6%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 16 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

25%
31%
37%
6%

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Smyrna School District
n = 137 / dk = 28
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1560 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

3
12%
69%
16%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 17 / dk = 8
 
 
 

12%
82%
6%

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

2
11%
66%
21%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1673 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

1
5%
65%
29%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 3
 
 

82%
18%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 160 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1728 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

1
6%
57%
36%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
60%
32%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 160 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1703 / dk = 59
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
33%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

4%
62%
33%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 156 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1676 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

2
13%
62%
24%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
55%
27%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
Smyrna School District
n = 155 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1705 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

2
9%
58%
31%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 

14%
59%
27%

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

11%
29%
47%
13%
Smyrna School District
n = 147 / dk = 20
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1552 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
48%
12%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

14%
24%
57%
5%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 158 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1674 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

13%
29%
45%
13%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
58%
17%

 

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
Smyrna School District
n = 154
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1578
 
 
 
 
 
 

87%
4
2
2
2
2
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 

87%
4%
9%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 152
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1538
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
9%
8%
10%
13%
30%
1
16%
Sunnyside Elementary School
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
4%
9%
9%
22%
22%
26%

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%
Smyrna School District
n = 167