Result Details

Delaware (39.42% responded)
Indian River School District (57.53% responded)
Delaware Special Schools (31.34% responded)
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center (80.00% responded)

 

Time

Q2.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the needs of all students.
Delaware
n = 3984 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

12%
34%
41%
13%
Indian River School District
n = 462 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

11%
27%
47%
15%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 335 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
46%
24%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
67%
13%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
Indian River School District
n = 456 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
14%
58%
26%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 331 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
54%
18%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
33%
53%
7%

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

9%
30%
48%
13%
Indian River School District
n = 455 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
23%
55%
18%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 332 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
51%
15%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
37%
50%
6%

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

10%
31%
47%
12%
Indian River School District
n = 455 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
51%
13%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 324 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
48%
17%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
67%
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%
Indian River School District
n = 453 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
47%
12%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 323 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

14%
34%
42%
11%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
37%
6%

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

9%
33%
48%
11%
Indian River School District
n = 457 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
51%
11%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 329 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

4
26%
55%
16%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
37%
6%

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

8%
25%
51%
16%
Indian River School District
n = 452 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4
19%
57%
20%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 321 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
52%
19%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
56%
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
Indian River School District
n = 409
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
20%
23%
41%
14%
2
Delaware Special Schools
n = 224
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
19%
26%
37%
15%
2
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 
 

30%
30%
20%
20%

b. Collaborative planning time
Delaware
n = 3477
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
45%
7%
2
0
Indian River School District
n = 410
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
53%
10%
1
0
Delaware Special Schools
n = 224
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
44%
34%
5%
2
1
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 

40%
20%
40%

c. Supervisory duties
Delaware
n = 3465
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
31%
11%
3
0
Indian River School District
n = 407
 
 
 
 
 
 

37%
32%
23%
5%
2
1
Delaware Special Schools
n = 225
 
 
 
 
 
 

36%
30%
22%
6%
4%
1
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 

70%
10%
20%

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

2
53%
39%
5%
1
0
Indian River School District
n = 408
 
 
 
 
 

3
57%
35%
4%
0
Delaware Special Schools
n = 223
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
57%
34%
6%
1
1
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 
 

10%
50%
20%
20%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Delaware
n = 3458
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
45%
36%
10%
4
1
Indian River School District
n = 407
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
48%
32%
12%
3
1
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
42%
32%
13%
7%
1
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 
 

30%
20%
40%
10%

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

1
46%
43%
8%
1
1
Indian River School District
n = 411
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
59%
32%
6%
0
1
Delaware Special Schools
n = 226
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
42%
42%
11%
1
0
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 

50%
40%
10%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Delaware
n = 3492
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
3
1
Indian River School District
n = 412
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
53%
29%
8%
2
1
Delaware Special Schools
n = 225
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
43%
30%
14%
4
2
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 
 

30%
20%
20%
30%

h. Professional development
Delaware
n = 3422
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
55%
26%
5%
1
1
Indian River School District
n = 398
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
28%
6%
1
1
Delaware Special Schools
n = 218
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
58%
23%
6%
1
2
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 9
 
 
 

33%
44%
22%

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

11%
42%
31%
11%
3
2
Indian River School District
n = 411
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
36%
34%
14%
3
3
Delaware Special Schools
n = 226
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
42%
23%
9%
1
0
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
30%
60%

j. Delivery of assessments
Delaware
n = 3479
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
44%
13%
4
2
Indian River School District
n = 412
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
25%
51%
14%
5%
1
Delaware Special Schools
n = 225
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
44%
30%
13%
3
2
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
30%
10%
20%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Delaware
n = 3475
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
39%
10%
3
1
Indian River School District
n = 411
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
38%
42%
12%
4
1
Delaware Special Schools
n = 225
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
43%
34%
11%
2
1
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
50%
10%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 412
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
7%
21%
25%
28%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 226
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
9%
23%
30%
25%
13%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 
 
 
 

30%
10%
30%
20%
10%

 

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%
Indian River School District
n = 457 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
14%
54%
30%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 326 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
20%
52%
25%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
62%
6%

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

6%
19%
49%
26%
Indian River School District
n = 458 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
17%
52%
29%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 332 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
50%
27%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
25%
44%
12%

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

1
6%
56%
36%
Indian River School District
n = 457 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
4%
53%
42%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
9%
51%
39%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
50%
12%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 459 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
18%
56%
22%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
9%
51%
37%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
50%
25%
6%

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

5%
18%
57%
21%
Indian River School District
n = 459 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
59%
22%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
50%
32%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
13%
60%
7%

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

4
15%
48%
33%
Indian River School District
n = 462 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
9%
51%
38%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 335 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
14%
52%
30%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
44%
50%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
Indian River School District
n = 457 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
14%
55%
28%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
14%
55%
29%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 14
 
 

64%
36%

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

3
14%
56%
27%
Indian River School District
n = 460 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
9%
60%
29%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 333 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
13%
55%
30%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
47%
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%
Indian River School District
n = 464 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
11%
58%
29%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 334 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
58%
21%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
69%
12%

 

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%
Indian River School District
n = 452 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
52%
11%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
48%
19%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

27%
33%
33%
7%

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

2
12%
63%
23%
Indian River School District
n = 455 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
9%
67%
23%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
15%
57%
27%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

20%
53%
27%

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

2
13%
55%
30%
Indian River School District
n = 460 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
30%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 336 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
10%
49%
38%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
13%
47%
27%

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

1
5%
61%
33%
Indian River School District
n = 456 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

0
5%
62%
32%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 326 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

0
6%
51%
43%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

13%
60%
27%

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

2
17%
57%
24%
Indian River School District
n = 451 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
14%
62%
22%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 329 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
12%
54%
32%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
20%
60%
7%

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

6%
25%
57%
12%
Indian River School District
n = 456 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
57%
14%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 326 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
20%
59%
18%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
53%
20%
7%

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

4%
22%
60%
14%
Indian River School District
n = 443 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
16%
65%
15%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 311 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

4
22%
59%
16%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

21%
29%
50%

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

4
17%
59%
20%
Indian River School District
n = 452 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
12%
65%
21%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 316 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

3
19%
60%
18%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 13 / dk = 2
 
 
 

15%
54%
31%

 

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%
Indian River School District
n = 466
 
 
 
 

3
11%
51%
35%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 323 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
15%
54%
28%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
62%
12%

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

9%
27%
53%
11%
Indian River School District
n = 465
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
57%
19%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 323 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
56%
17%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
50%
25%
6%

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

5%
20%
53%
23%
Indian River School District
n = 459 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
32%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 325 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
53%
31%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
6%
56%
25%

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

14%
30%
39%
17%
Indian River School District
n = 464 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
46%
28%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 319 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
53%
27%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
75%
12%

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

8%
21%
49%
22%
Indian River School District
n = 462 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
15%
48%
34%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 326 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
15%
50%
31%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
62%
25%

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

4
21%
52%
23%
Indian River School District
n = 463 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
14%
52%
33%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 325 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

0
8%
58%
34%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
75%
19%

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

2
9%
57%
31%
Indian River School District
n = 464 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
3
51%
45%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 332 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
11%
52%
34%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
81%
6%

 

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%
Indian River School District
n = 464 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
9%
59%
28%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 331 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
54%
27%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
19%
50%
19%

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

5%
16%
54%
24%
Indian River School District
n = 457 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
29%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
28%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
56%
25%

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

5%
19%
55%
21%
Indian River School District
n = 460 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
15%
57%
26%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 328 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4
18%
53%
26%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

25%
69%
6%

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

3
12%
56%
28%
Indian River School District
n = 458 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
32%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 326 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
15%
51%
31%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
75%
19%

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

8%
29%
48%
15%
Indian River School District
n = 457 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
21%
58%
19%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
45%
21%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
75%
6%

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

5%
21%
55%
19%
Indian River School District
n = 458 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
14%
61%
24%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 330 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
48%
25%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
69%
6%

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

3
16%
58%
23%
Indian River School District
n = 463
 
 
 
 

2
9%
61%
28%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 331 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
17%
55%
25%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
69%
6%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 442 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
37%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 309 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

4
25%
43%
29%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 13 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
54%
23%

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

5%
16%
35%
44%
Indian River School District
n = 444 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
16%
39%
42%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 313 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

2
15%
37%
46%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
50%
37%

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

9%
26%
36%
28%
Indian River School District
n = 443 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
40%
27%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 310 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
36%
35%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
37%
37%

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

25%
39%
28%
8%
Indian River School District
n = 442 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

19%
37%
36%
9%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 310 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

15%
36%
37%
12%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

27%
27%
40%
7%

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

25%
37%
28%
9%
Indian River School District
n = 449 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

21%
36%
33%
10%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 312 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

16%
26%
36%
22%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
44%
19%

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

48%
34%
15%
3
Indian River School District
n = 443 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

44%
38%
16%
2
Delaware Special Schools
n = 306 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

45%
35%
15%
5%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

56%
25%
19%

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

39%
36%
19%
5%
Indian River School District
n = 439 / dk = 24
 
 
 

77%
18%
5%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 307 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

44%
32%
19%
6%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 

81%
19%

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

18%
37%
33%
13%
Indian River School District
n = 427 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

21%
40%
30%
8%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 304 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

19%
36%
31%
14%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

36%
29%
36%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 443 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
58%
8%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 318 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

13%
30%
48%
9%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

13%
20%
67%

 

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%
Indian River School District
n = 455 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
15%
62%
22%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 328 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
54%
20%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
12%
81%

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

10%
23%
47%
20%
Indian River School District
n = 460 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
15%
58%
24%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 338 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

14%
21%
45%
20%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
6%
75%
6%

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

11%
23%
47%
20%
Indian River School District
n = 454 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
19%
52%
24%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 329 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

13%
21%
45%
22%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
62%
12%

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

8%
22%
48%
23%
Indian River School District
n = 456 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
17%
53%
27%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 329 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

11%
18%
47%
24%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
62%
12%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Indian River School District
n = 459 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
3
49%
47%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 331 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
8%
56%
34%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
Indian River School District
n = 456 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
6%
58%
35%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 323 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
10%
54%
34%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
7%
67%
20%

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

4%
13%
57%
25%
Indian River School District
n = 445 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
8%
57%
33%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 317 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
56%
26%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

20%
67%
13%

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

4
15%
57%
25%
Indian River School District
n = 453 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
10%
56%
33%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 315 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

3
17%
53%
27%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
69%
12%

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

6%
15%
55%
24%
Indian River School District
n = 441 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
32%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 313 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
49%
28%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
73%
7%

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

7%
21%
53%
19%
Indian River School District
n = 411 / dk = 49
 
 
 
 

2
16%
60%
23%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 284 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
48%
25%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 12 / dk = 4
 
 
 

25%
67%
8%

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

5%
16%
52%
26%
Indian River School District
n = 456 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
12%
54%
30%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 331 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
44%
25%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
50%
19%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 417 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
60%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 310 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
22%
49%
18%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
53%
7%

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

5%
15%
64%
16%
Indian River School District
n = 438 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

2
13%
67%
18%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 321 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
27%
53%
7%

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

6%
20%
59%
14%
Indian River School District
n = 432 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

3
16%
65%
16%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 319 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
55%
19%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

21%
7%
64%
7%

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

6%
20%
59%
15%
Indian River School District
n = 434 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

3
15%
66%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 316 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
53%
23%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

13%
20%
67%

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

5%
17%
63%
14%
Indian River School District
n = 424 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

3
13%
67%
16%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 306 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
58%
20%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
13%
67%
7%

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

4%
14%
65%
17%
Indian River School District
n = 429 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

2
14%
67%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 313 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
56%
20%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
13%
60%
7%

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

10%
23%
52%
15%
Indian River School District
n = 440 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
59%
20%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 315 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
54%
23%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
7%
67%
7%

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

4%
13%
65%
18%
Indian River School District
n = 440 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

2
8%
67%
23%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 315 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
25%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
27%
53%
7%

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

7%
19%
59%
16%
Indian River School District
n = 408 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
63%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 299 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
49%
20%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

21%
21%
50%
7%

 

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%
Indian River School District
n = 454 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
15%
70%
13%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 327 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4
20%
58%
19%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

37%
56%
6%

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

4%
20%
63%
13%
Indian River School District
n = 460 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
14%
72%
13%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 334 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
18%
62%
18%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 

31%
62%
6%

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

4%
24%
59%
13%
Indian River School District
n = 426 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

1
17%
69%
12%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 296 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

3
26%
54%
16%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 13 / dk = 3
 
 
 

8%
23%
69%

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

3
13%
68%
17%
Indian River School District
n = 373 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

1
10%
72%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 261 / dk = 78
 
 
 
 

4
16%
58%
22%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

21%
71%
7%

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

13%
36%
41%
9%
Indian River School District
n = 443 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
49%
9%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 315 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
43%
14%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
27%
53%
7%

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

8%
28%
53%
11%
Indian River School District
n = 448 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
61%
9%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 314 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
59%
17%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
73%
7%

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

2
9%
68%
21%
Indian River School District
n = 451 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
5%
70%
24%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 318 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
24%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
81%
6%

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

7%
33%
49%
11%
Indian River School District
n = 451 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
20%
61%
16%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 319 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

7%
32%
43%
18%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
37%
6%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 450 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
15%
67%
15%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 314 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
53%
18%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
33%
60%

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

12%
41%
39%
8%
Indian River School District
n = 432 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
53%
9%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 301 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

9%
40%
40%
11%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
50%
36%
7%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 447 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

3
12%
70%
16%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 319 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
59%
21%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
62%
6%

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

5%
17%
64%
15%
Indian River School District
n = 445 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

3
10%
71%
17%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 318 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
15%
59%
22%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
33%
60%

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

8%
29%
52%
11%
Indian River School District
n = 404 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
63%
14%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 283 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

5%
29%
49%
17%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 11 / dk = 4
 
 
 

9%
45%
45%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 403
 
 

34%
66%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 

39%
61%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 9
 
 

44%
56%

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

37%
63%
Indian River School District
n = 404
 
 

31%
69%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 221
 
 

33%
67%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3444
 
 

35%
65%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

31%
69%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 

41%
59%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3443
 
 

51%
49%
Indian River School District
n = 405
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 224
 
 

44%
56%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

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

56%
44%
Indian River School District
n = 407
 
 

54%
46%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 224
 
 

58%
42%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

60%
40%

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

47%
53%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

47%
53%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 221
 
 

30%
70%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3432
 
 

52%
48%
Indian River School District
n = 408
 
 

67%
33%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 

40%
60%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

60%
40%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3431
 
 

53%
47%
Indian River School District
n = 404
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 

33%
67%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

50%
50%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3423
 
 

34%
66%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

26%
74%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 

44%
56%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3418
 
 

38%
62%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

33%
67%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 223
 
 

36%
64%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

50%
50%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3453
 
 

62%
38%
Indian River School District
n = 407
 
 

53%
47%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 223
 
 

59%
41%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3413
 
 

32%
68%
Indian River School District
n = 405
 
 

22%
78%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 

41%
59%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

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%
Indian River School District
n = 403
 
 

74%
26%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 222
 
 

74%
26%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

50%
50%

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

56%
44%
Indian River School District
n = 403
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 218
 
 

45%
55%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3384
 
 

49%
51%
Indian River School District
n = 401
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 219
 
 

52%
48%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3392
 
 

46%
54%
Indian River School District
n = 402
 
 

56%
44%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 219
 
 

60%
40%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

50%
50%

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

33%
67%
Indian River School District
n = 400
 
 

38%
62%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 219
 
 

69%
31%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

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

9%
91%
Indian River School District
n = 397
 
 

7%
93%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 217
 
 

10%
90%
Carver (G.W.) Educational Center
n = 10
 

100%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3376
 
 

20%
80%
Indian River School District
n = 400
 
 

37%
63%
Delaware Special Schools
n = 217