Result Details

Delaware (39.42% responded)
Brandywine School District (53.98% responded)
Delaware Elementary Schools (42.48% responded)
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School (66.67% 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%
Brandywine School District
n = 407 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

14%
40%
36%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1768 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

14%
33%
41%
12%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

18%
50%
23%
9%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
Brandywine School District
n = 412 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
48%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1757 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
21%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
27%
50%
18%

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

9%
30%
48%
13%
Brandywine School District
n = 407 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

13%
39%
41%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1750 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
51%
13%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

23%
36%
41%

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

10%
31%
47%
12%
Brandywine School District
n = 406 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
32%
47%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

11%
34%
46%
10%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
50%
5%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 400 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

21%
39%
35%
5%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1713 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

16%
36%
41%
7%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

18%
27%
50%
5%

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

9%
33%
48%
11%
Brandywine School District
n = 407 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

14%
43%
35%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
44%
7%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

18%
45%
32%
5%

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

8%
25%
51%
16%
Brandywine School District
n = 406 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
36%
44%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1729 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
55%
16%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

14%
27%
55%
5%

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
Brandywine School District
n = 349
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
11%
31%
42%
12%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
19%
23%
44%
11%
2
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 

18%
18%
59%
6%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 3477
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
45%
7%
2
0
Brandywine School District
n = 354
 
 
 
 
 

14%
28%
54%
3
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1577
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
47%
5%
1
0
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
59%
6%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 3465
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
31%
11%
3
0
Brandywine School District
n = 348
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
39%
15%
3
0
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1569
 
 
 
 
 
 

20%
28%
32%
14%
5%
1
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 16
 
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
37%
25%
6%

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

2
53%
39%
5%
1
0
Brandywine School District
n = 349
 
 
 
 

1
51%
42%
5%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
57%
36%
4%
1
0
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 

59%
29%
12%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 3458
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
45%
36%
10%
4
1
Brandywine School District
n = 356
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
38%
44%
9%
5%
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
42%
38%
10%
4
1
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
35%
12%
18%

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

1
46%
43%
8%
1
1
Brandywine School District
n = 356
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
42%
44%
12%
1
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1579
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
48%
42%
7%
1
1
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

35%
24%
24%
6%
12%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 3492
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
3
1
Brandywine School District
n = 354
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
42%
36%
15%
4
2
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1580
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
4%
2
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
24%
18%
24%

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 3422
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
55%
26%
5%
1
1
Brandywine School District
n = 351
 
 
 
 
 
 

24%
49%
21%
5%
0
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1543
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
55%
26%
4%
1
1
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
35%
24%
18%
6%
6%

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

11%
42%
31%
11%
3
2
Brandywine School District
n = 352
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
41%
31%
14%
3
4%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
38%
34%
12%
4
3
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

12%
24%
24%
12%
29%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 3479
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
44%
13%
4
2
Brandywine School District
n = 353
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
29%
43%
14%
7%
4
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
29%
47%
15%
4
2
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
6%
41%
12%
12%
18%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 3475
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
39%
10%
3
1
Brandywine School District
n = 354
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
36%
9%
4
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1573
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
40%
42%
11%
3
1
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

18%
24%
41%
12%
6%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 356
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
16%
19%
31%
28%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1586
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
20%
23%
29%
21%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 
 
 
 

18%
29%
6%
24%
24%

 

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 405 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
60%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
54%
24%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

27%
59%
14%

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

6%
19%
49%
26%
Brandywine School District
n = 411 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
53%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1767 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
51%
27%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
41%
36%
14%

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

1
6%
56%
36%
Brandywine School District
n = 411 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
7%
64%
28%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
56%
36%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 

19%
52%
29%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
18%
56%
24%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1758 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
13%
55%
30%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

36%
55%
9%

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

5%
18%
57%
21%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
56%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1749 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
20%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
50%
9%

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

4
15%
48%
33%
Brandywine School District
n = 409 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
19%
50%
27%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4
15%
48%
33%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

14%
55%
32%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
Brandywine School District
n = 410 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
29%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

5%
64%
32%

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

3
14%
56%
27%
Brandywine School District
n = 410 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
29%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

18%
59%
23%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
51%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1761 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
56%
23%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
77%
14%

 

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 393 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

4%
28%
50%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1708 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
51%
16%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

29%
48%
24%

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

2
12%
63%
23%
Brandywine School District
n = 395 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
12%
65%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1736 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

2
8%
63%
27%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
71%
14%

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

2
13%
55%
30%
Brandywine School District
n = 400 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
15%
56%
26%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1762 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
14%
55%
23%

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

1
5%
61%
33%
Brandywine School District
n = 405 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
6%
62%
31%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1741 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

0
2
56%
42%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

59%
41%

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

2
17%
57%
24%
Brandywine School District
n = 395 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
18%
58%
21%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1724 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

1
10%
58%
31%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
55%
5%

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

6%
25%
57%
12%
Brandywine School District
n = 402 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
58%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1739 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
58%
15%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

29%
38%
33%

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

4%
22%
60%
14%
Brandywine School District
n = 371 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

5%
27%
61%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

3
18%
62%
17%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
33%
52%

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

4
17%
59%
20%
Brandywine School District
n = 391 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

4
17%
67%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1700 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

2
15%
59%
24%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
55%
5%

 

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 410 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
54%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1769 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
48%
14%

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

9%
27%
53%
11%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
34%
46%
5%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1765 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
61%
15%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 

19%
62%
19%

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

5%
20%
53%
23%
Brandywine School District
n = 410 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
53%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
15%
54%
28%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

27%
55%
18%

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

14%
30%
39%
17%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

18%
40%
33%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1754 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
43%
21%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

27%
55%
9%
9%

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

8%
21%
49%
22%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
50%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
50%
25%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

41%
55%
5%

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

4
21%
52%
23%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
29%
52%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
9%
58%
33%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

41%
41%
18%

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

2
9%
57%
31%
Brandywine School District
n = 407 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
14%
61%
21%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1763 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 

23%
77%

 

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 410 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
55%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1760 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
57%
25%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
76%
5%

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

5%
16%
54%
24%
Brandywine School District
n = 410 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
53%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1746 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
53%
26%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
62%
19%

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

5%
19%
55%
21%
Brandywine School District
n = 405 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
48%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1734 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
24%
57%
10%

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

3
12%
56%
28%
Brandywine School District
n = 404 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
59%
20%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1747 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
10%
56%
31%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
55%
35%

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

8%
29%
48%
15%
Brandywine School District
n = 392 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

12%
40%
42%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1705 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
51%
18%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
71%
19%

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

5%
21%
55%
19%
Brandywine School District
n = 405 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
53%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
17%
58%
21%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
50%
5%

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

3
16%
58%
23%
Brandywine School District
n = 403 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
59%
17%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
28%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 2
 
 
 

35%
55%
10%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 387 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

18%
35%
31%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1661 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

12%
38%
32%
18%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 19 / dk = 3
 
 
 

32%
53%
16%

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

5%
16%
35%
44%
Brandywine School District
n = 393 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
38%
36%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1672 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
37%
37%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 19 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
47%
11%

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

9%
26%
36%
28%
Brandywine School District
n = 390 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

15%
35%
31%
18%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1654 / dk = 105
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
35%
21%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

10%
50%
20%
20%

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

25%
39%
28%
8%
Brandywine School District
n = 394 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

38%
43%
17%
2
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1675 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

26%
40%
28%
6%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 

48%
38%
14%

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

25%
37%
28%
9%
Brandywine School District
n = 401 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

32%
42%
21%
5%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1682 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

22%
37%
32%
9%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 
 

33%
43%
14%
10%

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

48%
34%
15%
3
Brandywine School District
n = 390 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

55%
34%
11%
1
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1628 / dk = 136
 
 
 
 

48%
34%
16%
3
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 

76%
24%

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

39%
36%
19%
5%
Brandywine School District
n = 384 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

32%
49%
15%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1623 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

37%
36%
21%
6%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

29%
52%
14%
5%

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

18%
37%
33%
13%
Brandywine School District
n = 384 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

14%
43%
32%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1646 / dk = 119
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
37%
15%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
48%
24%
5%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 390 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

15%
45%
36%
4
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1701 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
53%
7%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
62%
24%

 

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 401 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
52%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1719 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
61%
19%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
29%
52%
10%

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

10%
23%
47%
20%
Brandywine School District
n = 410 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
29%
45%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
50%
23%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
41%
41%
9%

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

11%
23%
47%
20%
Brandywine School District
n = 401 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

13%
26%
47%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
48%
21%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

18%
32%
50%

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

8%
22%
48%
23%
Brandywine School District
n = 406 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
44%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1732 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
51%
25%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
50%
36%
9%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Brandywine School District
n = 405 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

1
3
51%
45%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

5%
73%
23%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
Brandywine School District
n = 401 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

4
14%
58%
24%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

1
6%
54%
39%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 

19%
48%
33%

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

4%
13%
57%
25%
Brandywine School District
n = 395 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
58%
16%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

4
11%
56%
29%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

29%
57%
14%

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

4
15%
57%
25%
Brandywine School District
n = 393 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
58%
15%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1706 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
45%
9%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Brandywine School District
n = 393 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

13%
21%
53%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1670 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
55%
28%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
55%
5%

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

7%
21%
53%
19%
Brandywine School District
n = 328 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
47%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1528 / dk = 231
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
56%
22%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 19 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

26%
37%
32%
5%

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

5%
16%
52%
26%
Brandywine School District
n = 408 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
58%
22%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1742 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
27%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
5%
52%
33%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 367 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

11%
27%
54%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1581 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
62%
14%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 20 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

10%
45%
40%
5%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Brandywine School District
n = 399 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
66%
13%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1658 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
67%
17%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
76%
5%

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

6%
20%
59%
14%
Brandywine School District
n = 388 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
59%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1641 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
62%
14%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
50%
9%

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

6%
20%
59%
15%
Brandywine School District
n = 386 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
53%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1656 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
15%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

9%
45%
45%

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

5%
17%
63%
14%
Brandywine School District
n = 371 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
64%
9%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1599 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
67%
15%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
57%
5%

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

4%
14%
65%
17%
Brandywine School District
n = 370 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
69%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1621 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

3
10%
70%
18%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
67%
10%

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

10%
23%
52%
15%
Brandywine School District
n = 399 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

12%
32%
45%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
56%
16%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 
 

19%
33%
43%
5%

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

4%
13%
65%
18%
Brandywine School District
n = 390 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
66%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1669 / dk = 98
 
 
 
 

3
11%
67%
18%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

36%
59%
5%

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

7%
19%
59%
16%
Brandywine School District
n = 328 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
56%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1506 / dk = 263
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
62%
18%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
65%
6%

 

Professional Development

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


a. Sufficient resources are available for professional development in my school.
Delaware
n = 3871 / dk = 132
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
60%
14%
Brandywine School District
n = 392 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

10%
32%
52%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1712 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
63%
13%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

9%
32%
59%

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

4%
20%
63%
13%
Brandywine School District
n = 405 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
53%
4%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
19%
65%
13%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

5%
36%
59%

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

4%
24%
59%
13%
Brandywine School District
n = 343 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
57%
10%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1550 / dk = 215
 
 
 
 

4
20%
62%
14%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 18 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
56%
17%

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

3
13%
68%
17%
Brandywine School District
n = 341 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
68%
12%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1466 / dk = 296
 
 
 
 

2
11%
70%
17%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 15 / dk = 7
 
 
 

13%
80%
7%

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

13%
36%
41%
9%
Brandywine School District
n = 381 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

20%
41%
33%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
41%
9%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 
 

23%
45%
27%
5%

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

8%
28%
53%
11%
Brandywine School District
n = 402 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

10%
35%
49%
7%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1709 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
60%
12%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
24%
62%

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

2
9%
68%
21%
Brandywine School District
n = 401 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
14%
68%
14%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1722 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

2
7%
70%
21%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 

10%
86%
5%

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

7%
33%
49%
11%
Brandywine School District
n = 383 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

15%
45%
37%
3
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1687 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

5%
30%
54%
11%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
48%
43%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 392 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

12%
39%
44%
5%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1695 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
59%
12%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

14%
41%
45%

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

12%
41%
39%
8%
Brandywine School District
n = 373 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

18%
55%
24%
2
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1631 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

9%
41%
41%
8%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

14%
55%
32%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 396 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
58%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1692 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
14%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 22
 
 
 

9%
23%
68%

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

5%
17%
64%
15%
Brandywine School District
n = 394 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
62%
6%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4
14%
68%
15%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 21
 
 
 

5%
29%
67%

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

8%
29%
52%
11%
Brandywine School District
n = 347 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

13%
38%
46%
4
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1515 / dk = 236
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
57%
11%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 19 / dk = 3
 
 
 

16%
37%
47%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 352
 
 

46%
54%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 

38%
62%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

37%
63%
Brandywine School District
n = 352
 
 

43%
57%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1565
 
 

35%
65%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

41%
59%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3444
 
 

35%
65%
Brandywine School District
n = 347
 
 

47%
53%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1563
 
 

29%
71%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3443
 
 

51%
49%
Brandywine School District
n = 351
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

50%
50%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

56%
44%
Brandywine School District
n = 349
 
 

63%
37%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

57%
43%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 16
 
 

69%
31%

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

47%
53%
Brandywine School District
n = 348
 
 

36%
64%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1558
 
 

49%
51%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3432
 
 

52%
48%
Brandywine School District
n = 348
 
 

45%
55%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1561
 
 

55%
45%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 16
 
 

37%
62%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3431
 
 

53%
47%
Brandywine School District
n = 351
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 

55%
45%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3423
 
 

34%
66%
Brandywine School District
n = 351
 
 

37%
63%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1551
 
 

28%
72%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3418
 
 

38%
62%
Brandywine School District
n = 348
 
 

41%
59%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1550
 
 

40%
60%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3453
 
 

62%
38%
Brandywine School District
n = 353
 
 

79%
21%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1564
 
 

61%
39%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

88%
12%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3413
 
 

32%
68%
Brandywine School District
n = 349
 
 

31%
69%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1548
 
 

27%
73%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

41%
59%

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%
Brandywine School District
n = 349
 
 

71%
29%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1541
 
 

76%
24%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

88%
12%

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

56%
44%
Brandywine School District
n = 345
 
 

56%
44%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1534
 
 

58%
42%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3384
 
 

49%
51%
Brandywine School District
n = 345
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1527
 
 

48%
52%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 16
 
 

31%
69%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3392
 
 

46%
54%
Brandywine School District
n = 345
 
 

34%
66%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1533
 
 

46%
54%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

35%
65%

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

33%
67%
Brandywine School District
n = 343
 
 

25%
75%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1529
 
 

31%
69%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 
 

29%
71%

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

9%
91%
Brandywine School District
n = 344
 
 

7%
93%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1516
 
 

8%
92%
Harlan (David W. ) Elementary School
n = 17
 

100%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3376