Result Details

Delaware (39.42% responded)
Colonial School District (45.90% responded)
Delaware Elementary Schools (42.48% responded)
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary (65.15% 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%
Colonial School District
n = 325 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1768 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

14%
33%
41%
12%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
52%
12%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
Colonial School District
n = 324 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1757 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
21%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%

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

9%
30%
48%
13%
Colonial School District
n = 319 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1750 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
51%
13%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
24%

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

10%
31%
47%
12%
Colonial School District
n = 319 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

11%
34%
46%
10%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
17%
62%
7%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 317 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1713 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

16%
36%
41%
7%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
65%
15%

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

9%
33%
48%
11%
Colonial School District
n = 322 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
44%
7%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
14%
69%
14%

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

8%
25%
51%
16%
Colonial School District
n = 313 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1729 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
55%
16%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
5%
61%
27%

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
Colonial School District
n = 277
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
19%
23%
44%
11%
2
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

18%
28%
38%
13%
3

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 3477
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
45%
7%
2
0
Colonial School District
n = 278
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1577
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
47%
5%
1
0
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

23%
72%
3
3

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 3465
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
31%
11%
3
0
Colonial School District
n = 280
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1569
 
 
 
 
 
 

20%
28%
32%
14%
5%
1
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

21%
28%
31%
15%
5%

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

2
53%
39%
5%
1
0
Colonial School District
n = 279
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
57%
36%
4%
1
0
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

3
64%
26%
8%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 3458
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
45%
36%
10%
4
1
Colonial School District
n = 276
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
42%
38%
10%
4
1
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

8%
41%
46%
5%

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

1
46%
43%
8%
1
1
Colonial School District
n = 279
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1579
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
48%
42%
7%
1
1
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

49%
44%
5%
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 3492
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
3
1
Colonial School District
n = 280
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1580
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
4%
2
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

49%
41%
5%
5%

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 3422
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
55%
26%
5%
1
1
Colonial School District
n = 274
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1543
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
55%
26%
4%
1
1
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

8%
51%
31%
10%

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

11%
42%
31%
11%
3
2
Colonial School District
n = 277
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
38%
34%
12%
4
3
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

10%
36%
38%
8%
8%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 3479
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
44%
13%
4
2
Colonial School District
n = 279
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
29%
47%
15%
4
2
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 

41%
49%
10%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 3475
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
39%
10%
3
1
Colonial School District
n = 278
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1573
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
40%
42%
11%
3
1
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

44%
41%
10%
3
3

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%
Colonial School District
n = 279
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1586
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
20%
23%
29%
21%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
5%
36%
23%
18%
15%

 

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%
Colonial School District
n = 322 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
54%
24%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
17%
38%
21%

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

6%
19%
49%
26%
Colonial School District
n = 325 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1767 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
51%
27%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

2
63%
35%

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

1
6%
56%
36%
Colonial School District
n = 322 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
56%
36%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 

52%
48%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 323 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1758 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
13%
55%
30%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
2
62%
33%

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

5%
18%
57%
21%
Colonial School District
n = 323 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1749 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
20%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
57%
33%

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

4
15%
48%
33%
Colonial School District
n = 324 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4
15%
48%
33%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
36%
62%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
Colonial School District
n = 319 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
29%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 

32%
68%

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

3
14%
56%
27%
Colonial School District
n = 320 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
29%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 1
 
 

36%
64%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 323 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1761 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
56%
23%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

2
72%
26%

 

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%
Colonial School District
n = 308 / dk = 20
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1708 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
51%
16%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 4
 
 
 

15%
72%
13%

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

2
12%
63%
23%
Colonial School District
n = 321 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1736 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

2
8%
63%
27%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 

72%
28%

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

2
13%
55%
30%
Colonial School District
n = 324 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1762 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42
 
 

57%
43%

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

1
5%
61%
33%
Colonial School District
n = 319 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1741 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

0
2
56%
42%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 

56%
44%

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

2
17%
57%
24%
Colonial School District
n = 316 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1724 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

1
10%
58%
31%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

7%
60%
33%

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

6%
25%
57%
12%
Colonial School District
n = 316 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1739 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
58%
15%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

12%
67%
21%

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

4%
22%
60%
14%
Colonial School District
n = 304 / dk = 23
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

3
18%
62%
17%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
17%
68%
12%

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

4
17%
59%
20%
Colonial School District
n = 306 / dk = 22
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1700 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

2
15%
59%
24%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

22%
61%
17%

 

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%
Colonial School District
n = 321 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1769 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

7%
58%
35%

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

9%
27%
53%
11%
Colonial School District
n = 318 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1765 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
61%
15%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

12%
83%
5%

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

5%
20%
53%
23%
Colonial School District
n = 320 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
15%
54%
28%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

10%
64%
26%

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

14%
30%
39%
17%
Colonial School District
n = 320 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1754 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
43%
21%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
67%
14%

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

8%
21%
49%
22%
Colonial School District
n = 323 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
50%
25%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

14%
60%
26%

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

4
21%
52%
23%
Colonial School District
n = 317 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
9%
58%
33%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

2
63%
35%

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

2
9%
57%
31%
Colonial School District
n = 323 / dk = 3
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1763 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 

60%
40%

 

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%
Colonial School District
n = 325 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1760 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
57%
25%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
62%
33%

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

5%
16%
54%
24%
Colonial School District
n = 319 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1746 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
53%
26%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42
 
 

50%
50%

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

5%
19%
55%
21%
Colonial School District
n = 312 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1734 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
48%
48%

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

3
12%
56%
28%
Colonial School District
n = 320 / dk = 5
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1747 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
10%
56%
31%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
51%
44%

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

8%
29%
48%
15%
Colonial School District
n = 307 / dk = 18
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1705 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
51%
18%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
70%
27%

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

5%
21%
55%
19%
Colonial School District
n = 314 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
17%
58%
21%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
62%
33%

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

3
16%
58%
23%
Colonial School District
n = 324 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
28%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

2
48%
50%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 297 / dk = 28
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1661 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

12%
38%
32%
18%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 36 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
33%
50%

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

5%
16%
35%
44%
Colonial School District
n = 300 / dk = 24
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1672 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
37%
37%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37 / dk = 5
 
 
 

8%
24%
68%

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

9%
26%
36%
28%
Colonial School District
n = 299 / dk = 25
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1654 / dk = 105
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
35%
21%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
32%
32%

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

25%
39%
28%
8%
Colonial School District
n = 308 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1675 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

26%
40%
28%
6%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

13%
34%
47%
5%

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

25%
37%
28%
9%
Colonial School District
n = 302 / dk = 24
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1682 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

22%
37%
32%
9%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

16%
27%
35%
22%

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

48%
34%
15%
3
Colonial School District
n = 293 / dk = 34
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1628 / dk = 136
 
 
 
 

48%
34%
16%
3
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 36 / dk = 7
 
 
 

56%
28%
17%

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

39%
36%
19%
5%
Colonial School District
n = 287 / dk = 39
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1623 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

37%
36%
21%
6%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 33 / dk = 10
 
 
 

24%
55%
21%

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

18%
37%
33%
13%
Colonial School District
n = 302 / dk = 25
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1646 / dk = 119
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
37%
15%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 

29%
47%
24%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 313 / dk = 15
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1701 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
53%
7%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
2
72%
22%

 

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%
Colonial School District
n = 319 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1719 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
61%
19%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 

53%
47%

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

10%
23%
47%
20%
Colonial School District
n = 324 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
50%
23%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

5%
33%
62%

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

11%
23%
47%
20%
Colonial School District
n = 317 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
48%
21%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

9%
35%
56%

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

8%
22%
48%
23%
Colonial School District
n = 318 / dk = 9
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1732 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
51%
25%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

7%
37%
56%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Colonial School District
n = 323 / dk = 4
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

1
3
51%
45%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

2
28%
70%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
Colonial School District
n = 321 / dk = 6
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

1
6%
54%
39%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
43%
55%

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

4%
13%
57%
25%
Colonial School District
n = 314 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

4
11%
56%
29%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
50%
43%

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

4
15%
57%
25%
Colonial School District
n = 314 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1706 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
40%
52%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Colonial School District
n = 306 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1670 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
55%
28%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

7%
43%
50%

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

7%
21%
53%
19%
Colonial School District
n = 291 / dk = 36
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1528 / dk = 231
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
56%
22%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 

5%
55%
40%

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

5%
16%
52%
26%
Colonial School District
n = 320 / dk = 7
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1742 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
27%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
5%
53%
40%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 289 / dk = 38
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1581 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
62%
14%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 

5%
74%
21%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Colonial School District
n = 299 / dk = 24
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1658 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
67%
17%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 

5%
70%
25%

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

6%
20%
59%
14%
Colonial School District
n = 302 / dk = 24
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1641 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
62%
14%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 

10%
65%
25%

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

6%
20%
59%
15%
Colonial School District
n = 307 / dk = 19
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1656 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
15%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
67%
25%

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

5%
17%
63%
14%
Colonial School District
n = 294 / dk = 29
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1599 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
67%
15%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

8%
64%
28%

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

4%
14%
65%
17%
Colonial School District
n = 294 / dk = 31
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1621 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

3
10%
70%
18%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
70%
25%

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

10%
23%
52%
15%
Colonial School District
n = 310 / dk = 17
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
56%
16%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

10%
71%
20%

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

4%
13%
65%
18%
Colonial School District
n = 304 / dk = 21
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1669 / dk = 98
 
 
 
 

3
11%
67%
18%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
5%
62%
30%

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

7%
19%
59%
16%
Colonial School District
n = 281 / dk = 46
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1506 / dk = 263
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
62%
18%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 

7%
67%
25%

 

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%
Colonial School District
n = 316 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1712 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
63%
13%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

9%
67%
23%

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

4%
20%
63%
13%
Colonial School District
n = 324 / dk = 2
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
19%
65%
13%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
14%
65%
19%

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

4%
24%
59%
13%
Colonial School District
n = 292 / dk = 34
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1550 / dk = 215
 
 
 
 

4
20%
62%
14%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
51%
22%

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

3
13%
68%
17%
Colonial School District
n = 275 / dk = 50
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1466 / dk = 296
 
 
 
 

2
11%
70%
17%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
2
63%
27%

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

13%
36%
41%
9%
Colonial School District
n = 317 / dk = 10
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
41%
9%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
40%
38%
10%

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

8%
28%
53%
11%
Colonial School District
n = 313 / dk = 14
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1709 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
60%
12%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
45%
17%

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

2
9%
68%
21%
Colonial School District
n = 316 / dk = 11
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1722 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

2
7%
70%
21%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
70%
21%

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

7%
33%
49%
11%
Colonial School District
n = 310 / dk = 17
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1687 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

5%
30%
54%
11%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
14%
64%
19%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 309 / dk = 16
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1695 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
59%
12%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
56%
24%

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

12%
41%
39%
8%
Colonial School District
n = 302 / dk = 24
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1631 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

9%
41%
41%
8%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
42%
22%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 308 / dk = 16
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1692 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
14%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
57%
26%

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

5%
17%
64%
15%
Colonial School District
n = 312 / dk = 14
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4
14%
68%
15%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
5%
60%
29%

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

8%
29%
52%
11%
Colonial School District
n = 279 / dk = 47
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1515 / dk = 236
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
57%
11%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
61%
16%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 277
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 

38%
62%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

44%
56%

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

37%
63%
Colonial School District
n = 277
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1565
 
 

35%
65%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

38%
62%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3444
 
 

35%
65%
Colonial School District
n = 276
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1563
 
 

29%
71%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

13%
87%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3443
 
 

51%
49%
Colonial School District
n = 277
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

50%
50%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

49%
51%

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

56%
44%
Colonial School District
n = 276
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

57%
43%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

62%
38%

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

47%
53%
Colonial School District
n = 274
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1558
 
 

49%
51%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

56%
44%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3432
 
 

52%
48%
Colonial School District
n = 276
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1561
 
 

55%
45%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

59%
41%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3431
 
 

53%
47%
Colonial School District
n = 274
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 

55%
45%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

63%
37%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3423
 
 

34%
66%
Colonial School District
n = 272
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1551
 
 

28%
72%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

29%
71%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3418
 
 

38%
62%
Colonial School District
n = 275
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1550
 
 

40%
60%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

53%
47%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3453
 
 

62%
38%
Colonial School District
n = 276
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1564
 
 

61%
39%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

50%
50%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3413
 
 

32%
68%
Colonial School District
n = 273
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1548
 
 

27%
73%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 

38%
62%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 274
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1541
 
 

76%
24%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 
 

89%
11%

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

56%
44%
Colonial School District
n = 274
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1534
 
 

58%
42%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

74%
26%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3384
 
 

49%
51%
Colonial School District
n = 273
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1527
 
 

48%
52%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

63%
37%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3392
 
 

46%
54%
Colonial School District
n = 275
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1533
 
 

46%
54%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

53%
47%

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

33%
67%
Colonial School District
n = 273
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1529
 
 

31%
69%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 
 

8%
92%

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

9%
91%
Colonial School District
n = 272
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1516
 
 

8%
92%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 
 

8%
92%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3376
 
 

20%
80%
Colonial School District
n = 271
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1528
 
 

26%
74%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 

100%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3371
 
 

24%
76%
Colonial School District
n = 273
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1520
 
 

25%
75%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 
 

38%
62%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3378
 
 

49%
51%
Colonial School District
n = 274
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1524
 
 

46%
54%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 
 

76%
24%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3380
 
 

44%
56%
Colonial School District
n = 274
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1529
 
 

50%
50%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38
 
 

58%
42%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3381
 
 

49%
51%
Colonial School District
n = 273
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1527
 
 

43%
57%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 
 

65%
35%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3364
 
 

25%
75%
Colonial School District
n = 271
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1520
 
 

24%
76%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 37
 
 

43%
57%

 

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%
Colonial School District
n = 246 / dk = 80
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1450 / dk = 318
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
39%
6%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 35 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

29%
40%
29%
3

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

5%
16%
65%
14%
Colonial School District
n = 267 / dk = 59
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1560 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

3
12%
69%
16%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
10%
70%
17%

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

2
11%
66%
21%
Colonial School District
n = 294 / dk = 32
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1673 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

1
5%
65%
29%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
69%
29%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 305 / dk = 17
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1728 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

1
6%
57%
36%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
2
79%
16%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 313 / dk = 13
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1703 / dk = 59
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
33%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
63%
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%
Colonial School District
n = 312 / dk = 14
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1676 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

2
13%
62%
24%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
70%
26%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
Colonial School District
n = 312 / dk = 12
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1705 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

2
9%
58%
31%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41
 
 

59%
41%

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

11%
29%
47%
13%
Colonial School District
n = 275 / dk = 46
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1552 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
48%
12%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
32%
50%
16%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 308 / dk = 18
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1674 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

13%
29%
45%
13%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
21%
57%
19%

 

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
Colonial School District
n = 279
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1578
 
 
 
 
 
 

87%
4
2
2
2
2
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 

95%
3
3

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%
Colonial School District
n = 276
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1538
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
9%
8%
10%
13%
30%
1
16%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
5%
5%
3
8%
67%
5%

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%
Colonial School District
n = 318
N/A
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1723
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
7%
3
19%
4%
6%
3
44%
Wilbur (Kathleen H.) Elementary
n = 41