Result Details

Delaware (39.42% responded)
Appoquinimink School District (60.86% responded)
Delaware High Schools (40.06% responded)
Middletown High School (57.78% 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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 437 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
42%
39%
6%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1097 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
43%
13%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

13%
44%
37%
6%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 432 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
51%
17%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1099 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
50%
20%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
44%
19%

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

9%
30%
48%
13%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 437 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
46%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1094 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

10%
29%
46%
15%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
46%
13%

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

10%
31%
47%
12%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 427 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
47%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1094 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
45%
15%
Middletown High School
n = 51
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
61%
12%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 417 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

14%
37%
42%
7%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1076 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

14%
34%
42%
10%
Middletown High School
n = 48 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
58%
6%

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

9%
33%
48%
11%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 426 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

8%
33%
47%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1089 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
52%
15%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

4
29%
58%
10%

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

8%
25%
51%
16%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 425 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
48%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1086 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
43%
18%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
37%
45%
6%

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
Appoquinimink School District
n = 371
 
 
 
 
 

19%
30%
36%
12%
3
Delaware High Schools
n = 976
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
10%
33%
36%
19%
2
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 
 

7%
47%
29%
16%
2

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 3477
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
45%
7%
2
0
Appoquinimink School District
n = 371
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
35%
46%
7%
2
1
Delaware High Schools
n = 980
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
36%
44%
8%
2
0
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 
 

2
38%
51%
7%
2

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 3465
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
31%
11%
3
0
Appoquinimink School District
n = 371
 
 
 
 
 
 

20%
31%
35%
10%
4
1
Delaware High Schools
n = 976
 
 
 
 
 
 

26%
32%
32%
9%
2
0
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 
 

22%
20%
42%
13%
2

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

2
53%
39%
5%
1
0
Appoquinimink School District
n = 369
 
 
 
 
 

1
48%
45%
5%
1
Delaware High Schools
n = 976
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
52%
41%
5%
1
0
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 

2
42%
51%
4%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 3458
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
45%
36%
10%
4
1
Appoquinimink School District
n = 371
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
46%
40%
9%
2
0
Delaware High Schools
n = 972
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
49%
34%
10%
3
1
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
36%
4%
2

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

1
46%
43%
8%
1
1
Appoquinimink School District
n = 371
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
39%
49%
10%
1
0
Delaware High Schools
n = 984
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
45%
44%
9%
1
0
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 

49%
42%
7%
2

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 3492
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
3
1
Appoquinimink School District
n = 371
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
53%
32%
8%
2
1
Delaware High Schools
n = 987
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
53%
31%
10%
2
0
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 
 

9%
62%
22%
4%
2

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 3422
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
55%
26%
5%
1
1
Appoquinimink School District
n = 368
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
56%
22%
4%
1
1
Delaware High Schools
n = 967
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
54%
27%
6%
1
1
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 

7%
58%
29%
7%

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

11%
42%
31%
11%
3
2
Appoquinimink School District
n = 370
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
46%
30%
8%
2
2
Delaware High Schools
n = 973
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
47%
28%
8%
3
1
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 
 

18%
56%
18%
7%
2

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 3479
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
44%
13%
4
2
Appoquinimink School District
n = 371
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
36%
42%
11%
4
2
Delaware High Schools
n = 978
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
45%
10%
4
1
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 

7%
38%
49%
7%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 3475
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
39%
10%
3
1
Appoquinimink School District
n = 369
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
41%
40%
9%
2
1
Delaware High Schools
n = 977
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
43%
37%
8%
2
1
Middletown High School
n = 44
 
 
 

9%
52%
39%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 372
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
16%
20%
32%
25%
Delaware High Schools
n = 986
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
18%
22%
29%
24%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
16%
36%
27%

 

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 432 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
46%
17%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1093 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
54%
22%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
22%
58%
18%

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

6%
19%
49%
26%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 435 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
47%
25%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1104 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
46%
25%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

2
19%
62%
17%

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

1
6%
56%
36%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 438 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
4
54%
41%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1107 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 

61%
39%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 439 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
52%
31%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1104 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
13%
52%
31%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 

2
62%
37%

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

5%
18%
57%
21%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 427 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
56%
23%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1089 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
56%
21%
Middletown High School
n = 49 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
16%
61%
20%

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

4
15%
48%
33%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 431 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
11%
45%
42%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1106 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
12%
46%
39%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

2
2
40%
56%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 429 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
51%
32%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1107 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
14%
54%
29%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 

10%
48%
42%

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

3
14%
56%
27%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 435 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
15%
51%
31%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1106 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
17%
54%
27%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 

12%
56%
33%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 435 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
53%
22%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1110 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

10%
22%
49%
20%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
55%
20%

 

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 418 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

2
16%
50%
31%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1040 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
48%
22%
Middletown High School
n = 48 / dk = 4
 
 
 

15%
60%
25%

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

2
12%
63%
23%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 429 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
10%
60%
29%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1077 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

3
16%
62%
20%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 

4
66%
30%

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

2
13%
55%
30%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 432 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
10%
54%
36%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1087 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
16%
58%
24%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 

4
69%
27%

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

1
5%
61%
33%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 424 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

0
2
55%
42%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1083 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

1
7%
69%
22%
Middletown High School
n = 49 / dk = 3
 
 
 

2
80%
18%

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

2
17%
57%
24%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 420 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

1
9%
54%
36%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1054 / dk = 59
 
 
 
 

3
24%
57%
16%
Middletown High School
n = 48 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
12%
65%
21%

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

6%
25%
57%
12%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 429 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
17%
62%
18%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1080 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
57%
8%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 

13%
81%
6%

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

4%
22%
60%
14%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 400 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

2
15%
66%
17%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1015 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
60%
11%
Middletown High School
n = 46 / dk = 6
 
 
 

13%
80%
7%

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

4
17%
59%
20%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 424 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
7%
63%
29%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1052 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
60%
18%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
80%
18%

 

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 436 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
51%
31%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1109 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
51%
20%
Middletown High School
n = 51
 
 
 
 

2
4
61%
33%

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

9%
27%
53%
11%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 435 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
60%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1110 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
45%
6%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

2
12%
79%
8%

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

5%
20%
53%
23%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 433 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
49%
27%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1107 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
51%
17%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
69%
22%

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

14%
30%
39%
17%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 431 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

17%
26%
39%
18%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1102 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

20%
36%
33%
11%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
16%
60%
22%

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

8%
21%
49%
22%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 433 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

11%
20%
46%
23%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1099 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

12%
23%
49%
16%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 

12%
60%
29%

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

4
21%
52%
23%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 427 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4
21%
50%
25%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1093 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

9%
42%
41%
8%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
29%
59%
10%

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

2
9%
57%
31%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 435 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
9%
49%
40%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1104 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
10%
62%
25%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 

57%
43%

 

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 427 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
51%
26%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1094 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
19%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
24%
54%
20%

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

5%
16%
54%
24%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 430 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
47%
27%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1093 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
54%
22%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

4
27%
46%
23%

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

5%
19%
55%
21%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 423 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
52%
23%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1078 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
53%
18%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
22%
54%
20%

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

3
12%
56%
28%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 432 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
13%
50%
35%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1077 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

4
13%
58%
25%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

2
8%
65%
25%

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

8%
29%
48%
15%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 424 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
41%
18%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1041 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

11%
34%
43%
12%
Middletown High School
n = 49 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
27%
59%
10%

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

5%
21%
55%
19%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 433 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
52%
21%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1081 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
53%
15%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
10%
73%
16%

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

3
16%
58%
23%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 430 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4
15%
52%
29%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1091 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

4
20%
56%
20%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
62%
26%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 411 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
34%
33%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1047 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
33%
40%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
40%
38%

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

5%
16%
35%
44%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 416 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
34%
39%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1064 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

4
12%
32%
52%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
47%
39%

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

9%
26%
36%
28%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 413 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
27%
36%
32%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1055 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
37%
37%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
12%
38%
46%

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

25%
39%
28%
8%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 405 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

23%
40%
28%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1052 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

22%
39%
28%
11%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

22%
42%
28%
8%

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

25%
37%
28%
9%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 414 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

27%
37%
28%
8%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1077 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

30%
40%
23%
7%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
38%
4

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

48%
34%
15%
3
Appoquinimink School District
n = 393 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

37%
39%
19%
5%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1024 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

48%
35%
14%
3
Middletown High School
n = 48 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

31%
44%
23%
2

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

39%
36%
19%
5%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 403 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

14%
40%
34%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1028 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

39%
37%
18%
6%
Middletown High School
n = 45 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

20%
27%
49%
4%

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

18%
37%
33%
13%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 397 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

16%
35%
36%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1014 / dk = 95
 
 
 
 

22%
40%
29%
9%
Middletown High School
n = 46 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

13%
43%
37%
7%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 418 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

12%
29%
50%
8%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1045 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

15%
36%
42%
7%
Middletown High School
n = 48 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
71%
8%

 

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 426 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
56%
18%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1073 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
55%
13%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 

13%
63%
23%

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

10%
23%
47%
20%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 433 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

11%
25%
41%
23%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1098 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

13%
23%
47%
17%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 

12%
55%
33%

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

11%
23%
47%
20%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 430 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

13%
24%
42%
21%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1084 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

13%
23%
46%
18%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
33%

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

8%
22%
48%
23%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 423 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

10%
19%
48%
23%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1084 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
46%
19%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
10%
60%
28%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 433 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
4%
40%
54%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1095 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 

4
49%
47%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 408 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

4
10%
53%
34%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1061 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
60%
24%
Middletown High School
n = 46 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
54%
28%

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

4%
13%
57%
25%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 414 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
25%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1061 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
58%
20%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
18%
54%
26%

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

4
15%
57%
25%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 420 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1070 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
20%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 

6%
63%
31%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 409 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
25%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1043 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
55%
18%
Middletown High School
n = 49 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
14%
63%
20%

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

7%
21%
53%
19%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 375 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
53%
22%
Delaware High Schools
n = 909 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

10%
24%
51%
16%
Middletown High School
n = 42 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
17%
62%
19%

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

5%
16%
52%
26%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 431 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
51%
27%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1106 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
54%
27%
Middletown High School
n = 51
 
 
 

6%
43%
51%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 394 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

10%
19%
56%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 990 / dk = 119
 
 
 
 

11%
27%
51%
12%
Middletown High School
n = 43 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
19%
58%
21%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 419 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
62%
17%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1046 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
60%
15%
Middletown High School
n = 47 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
13%
62%
23%

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

6%
20%
59%
14%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 410 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
56%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1038 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
55%
14%
Middletown High School
n = 47 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
15%
66%
17%

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

6%
20%
59%
15%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 409 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
60%
16%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1038 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
56%
15%
Middletown High School
n = 46 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
20%
61%
17%

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

5%
17%
63%
14%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 400 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
63%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1007 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
60%
13%
Middletown High School
n = 46 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
9%
70%
20%

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

4%
14%
65%
17%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 383 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
62%
20%
Delaware High Schools
n = 977 / dk = 130
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
62%
17%
Middletown High School
n = 42 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
10%
69%
19%

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

10%
23%
52%
15%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 420 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

12%
21%
52%
15%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1068 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

13%
25%
48%
13%
Middletown High School
n = 48 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
4%
75%
17%

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

4%
13%
65%
18%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 409 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
61%
19%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1046 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
63%
17%
Middletown High School
n = 46 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
7%
74%
17%

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

7%
19%
59%
16%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 385 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
56%
16%
Delaware High Schools
n = 957 / dk = 148
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
57%
15%
Middletown High School
n = 40 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
52%
20%

 

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 420 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
58%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1066 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
60%
14%
Middletown High School
n = 49 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
20%
69%
8%

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

4%
20%
63%
13%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 431 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
60%
12%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1095 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
62%
13%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

4
27%
67%
2

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

4%
24%
59%
13%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 365 / dk = 73
 
 
 
 

7%
32%
51%
10%
Delaware High Schools
n = 944 / dk = 161
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
57%
12%
Middletown High School
n = 41 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
59%
2

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

3
13%
68%
17%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 364 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

1
19%
64%
16%
Delaware High Schools
n = 847 / dk = 254
 
 
 
 

3
14%
67%
16%
Middletown High School
n = 43 / dk = 9
 
 
 

19%
72%
9%

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

13%
36%
41%
9%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 418 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

15%
38%
40%
8%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1044 / dk = 65
 
 
 
 

14%
33%
44%
10%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
40%
44%
4

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

8%
28%
53%
11%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 422 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
52%
9%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1062 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

13%
35%
44%
8%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
50%
2

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

2
9%
68%
21%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 421 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

1
7%
68%
24%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1073 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

3
9%
67%
21%
Middletown High School
n = 48 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
4%
83%
8%

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

7%
33%
49%
11%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 412 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
55%
11%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1047 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

9%
33%
48%
10%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
34%
58%
4

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 418 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
60%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1071 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
54%
13%
Middletown High School
n = 52
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
65%
6%

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

12%
41%
39%
8%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 396 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

9%
42%
42%
7%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1016 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

13%
40%
40%
7%
Middletown High School
n = 46 / dk = 6
 
 
 

11%
41%
48%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 420 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
59%
13%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1060 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
59%
12%
Middletown High School
n = 51 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
65%
10%

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

5%
17%
64%
15%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 421 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
66%
14%
Delaware High Schools
n = 1059 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
60%
13%
Middletown High School
n = 50 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
68%
8%

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

8%
29%
52%
11%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 373 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
54%
10%
Delaware High Schools
n = 930 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

11%
31%
49%
9%
Middletown High School
n = 43 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
60%
2

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 369
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware High Schools
n = 975
 
 

47%
53%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

53%
47%

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

37%
63%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 364
 
 

35%
65%
Delaware High Schools
n = 971
 
 

38%
62%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

31%
69%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3444
 
 

35%
65%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 364
 
 

37%
63%
Delaware High Schools
n = 970
 
 

39%
61%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

31%
69%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3443
 
 

51%
49%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 367
 
 

56%
44%
Delaware High Schools
n = 972
 
 

51%
49%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

51%
49%

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

56%
44%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 366
 
 

58%
42%
Delaware High Schools
n = 969
 
 

54%
46%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

47%
53%

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

47%
53%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 365
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware High Schools
n = 967
 
 

47%
53%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

42%
58%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3432
 
 

52%
48%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 358
 
 

36%
64%
Delaware High Schools
n = 965
 
 

48%
52%
Middletown High School
n = 44
 
 

41%
59%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3431
 
 

53%
47%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 364
 
 

54%
46%
Delaware High Schools
n = 964
 
 

51%
49%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

53%
47%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3423
 
 

34%
66%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 364
 
 

30%
70%
Delaware High Schools
n = 967
 
 

40%
60%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

31%
69%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3418
 
 

38%
62%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 363
 
 

33%
67%
Delaware High Schools
n = 962
 
 

36%
64%
Middletown High School
n = 43
 
 

30%
70%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3453
 
 

62%
38%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 372
 
 

69%
31%
Delaware High Schools
n = 973
 
 

63%
37%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

89%
11%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3413
 
 

32%
68%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 363
 
 

29%
71%
Delaware High Schools
n = 964
 
 

35%
65%
Middletown High School
n = 43
 
 

33%
67%

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%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 363
 
 

73%
27%
Delaware High Schools
n = 962
 
 

65%
35%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

71%
29%

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

56%
44%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 361
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware High Schools
n = 959
 
 

55%
45%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

38%
62%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3384
 
 

49%
51%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 358
 
 

37%
63%
Delaware High Schools
n = 954
 
 

49%
51%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

42%
58%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3392
 
 

46%
54%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 362
 
 

34%
66%
Delaware High Schools
n = 957
 
 

44%
56%
Middletown High School
n = 45
 
 

44%
56%

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

33%
67%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 359
 
 

24%
76%
Delaware High Schools
n = 952
 
 

31%
69%
Middletown High School
n = 44
 
 

23%
77%

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

9%
91%
Appoquinimink School District
n = 358
 
 

8%
92%
Delaware High Schools
n = 953