Result Details

Delaware (39.42% responded)
Indian River School District (57.53% responded)
Delaware Elementary Schools (42.48% responded)
Georgetown Kindergarten Center (72.73% 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 Elementary Schools
n = 1768 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

14%
33%
41%
12%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
50%
25%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1757 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
21%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

69%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1750 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
51%
13%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

11%
34%
46%
10%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 
 
 

20%
47%
33%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1713 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

16%
36%
41%
7%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
44%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
44%
7%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
62%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1729 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
55%
16%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
19%
23%
44%
11%
2
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 
 

15%
23%
38%
23%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1577
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
47%
5%
1
0
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 

15%
62%
23%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1569
 
 
 
 
 
 

20%
28%
32%
14%
5%
1
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 
 

38%
23%
15%
23%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
57%
36%
4%
1
0
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

83%
17%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
42%
38%
10%
4
1
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
62%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1579
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
48%
42%
7%
1
1
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 

15%
54%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1580
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
47%
33%
11%
4%
2
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 
 

23%
46%
23%
8%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1543
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
55%
26%
4%
1
1
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 
 

17%
50%
33%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
38%
34%
12%
4
3
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 

23%
54%
23%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1575
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
29%
47%
15%
4
2
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
38%
23%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1573
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
40%
42%
11%
3
1
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 

54%
31%
15%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1586
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
20%
23%
29%
21%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 
 
 

46%
31%
15%
8%

 

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
54%
24%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
56%
37%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1767 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
51%
27%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
60%
33%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
56%
36%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
62%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1758 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
13%
55%
30%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
75%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1749 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
20%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
62%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4
15%
48%
33%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 
 
 

33%
53%
13%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1755 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
29%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
50%
6%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
29%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
75%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1761 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
56%
23%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

31%
37%
31%

 

Community Support and Involvement

Q4.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about community support and involvement in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Parents/guardians are influential decision makers in this school.
Delaware
n = 3834 / dk = 181
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
48%
18%
Indian River School District
n = 452 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
52%
11%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1708 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
51%
16%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

47%
53%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1736 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

2
8%
63%
27%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
75%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1762 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
67%
20%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1741 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

0
2
56%
42%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

50%
50%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1724 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

1
10%
58%
31%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
81%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1739 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
58%
15%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 

100%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

3
18%
62%
17%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
62%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1700 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

2
15%
59%
24%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
62%
19%

 

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1769 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

75%
25%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1765 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
61%
15%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

81%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
15%
54%
28%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
69%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1754 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
43%
21%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
53%
20%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1756 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
50%
25%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

25%
56%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1752 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
9%
58%
33%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
50%
44%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1763 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

62%
37%

 

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1760 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
57%
25%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1746 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
53%
26%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
62%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1734 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
62%
25%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1747 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
10%
56%
31%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
69%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1705 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
51%
18%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
62%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
17%
58%
21%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
62%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
28%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
69%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1661 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

12%
38%
32%
18%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
60%
33%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1672 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
37%
37%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

13%
27%
60%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1654 / dk = 105
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
35%
21%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
27%
33%
20%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1675 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

26%
40%
28%
6%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 
 

29%
43%
29%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1682 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

22%
37%
32%
9%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
60%
13%
13%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1628 / dk = 136
 
 
 
 

48%
34%
16%
3
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 

50%
50%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1623 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

37%
36%
21%
6%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

86%
7%
7%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1646 / dk = 119
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
37%
15%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

43%
43%
7%
7%

Q6.5 Teachers have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Delaware
n = 3826 / dk = 193
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
48%
7%
Indian River School District
n = 443 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
58%
8%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1701 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
53%
7%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

31%
62%
6%

 

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1719 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
61%
19%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
75%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1748 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
50%
23%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

31%
50%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
48%
21%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

37%
50%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1732 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
51%
25%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

25%
56%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1753 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

1
3
51%
45%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
62%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1731 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

1
6%
54%
39%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

4
11%
56%
29%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

69%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1706 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
75%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1670 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
55%
28%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

62%
37%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1528 / dk = 231
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
56%
22%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13 / dk = 3
 
 
 

23%
69%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1742 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
27%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
44%
31%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1581 / dk = 192
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
62%
14%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

19%
81%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1658 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
67%
17%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

31%
62%
6%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1641 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
62%
14%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
80%
13%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1656 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
15%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
81%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1599 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
67%
15%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
75%
6%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1621 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

3
10%
70%
18%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

6%
94%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1685 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
56%
16%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

31%
62%
6%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1669 / dk = 98
 
 
 
 

3
11%
67%
18%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 

100%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1506 / dk = 263
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
62%
18%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13 / dk = 3
 
 
 

8%
85%
8%

 

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1712 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
63%
13%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

25%
69%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1744 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
19%
65%
13%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

25%
69%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1550 / dk = 215
 
 
 
 

4
20%
62%
14%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

33%
60%
7%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1466 / dk = 296
 
 
 
 

2
11%
70%
17%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13 / dk = 2
 
 
 

31%
62%
8%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
41%
9%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 

37%
62%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1709 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
60%
12%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
75%
6%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1722 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

2
7%
70%
21%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

19%
75%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1687 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

5%
30%
54%
11%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

44%
44%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1695 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
59%
12%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15
 
 
 

27%
67%
7%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1631 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

9%
41%
41%
8%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
33%
53%
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 Elementary Schools
n = 1692 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
64%
14%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
75%
12%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1690 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

4
14%
68%
15%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
69%
19%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1515 / dk = 236
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
57%
11%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

33%
53%
13%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1567
 
 

38%
62%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 11
 
 

18%
82%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1565
 
 

35%
65%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

25%
75%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3444
 
 

35%
65%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

31%
69%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1563
 
 

29%
71%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

25%
75%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3443
 
 

51%
49%
Indian River School District
n = 405
 
 

49%
51%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

50%
50%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

8%
92%

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

56%
44%
Indian River School District
n = 407
 
 

54%
46%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1562
 
 

57%
43%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

33%
67%

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

47%
53%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

47%
53%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1558
 
 

49%
51%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

25%
75%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3432
 
 

52%
48%
Indian River School District
n = 408
 
 

67%
33%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1561
 
 

55%
45%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

67%
33%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3431
 
 

53%
47%
Indian River School District
n = 404
 
 

50%
50%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1559
 
 

55%
45%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

33%
67%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3423
 
 

34%
66%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

26%
74%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1551
 
 

28%
72%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

8%
92%

j. Reading strategies
Delaware
n = 3418
 
 

38%
62%
Indian River School District
n = 406
 
 

33%
67%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1550
 
 

40%
60%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

33%
67%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Delaware
n = 3453
 
 

62%
38%
Indian River School District
n = 407
 
 

53%
47%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1564
 
 

61%
39%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

67%
33%

l. Classroom management techniques
Delaware
n = 3413
 
 

32%
68%
Indian River School District
n = 405
 
 

22%
78%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1548
 
 

27%
73%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

17%
83%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1541
 
 

76%
24%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

92%
8%

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 Elementary Schools
n = 1534
 
 

58%
42%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

c. Student assessment
Delaware
n = 3384
 
 

49%
51%
Indian River School District
n = 401
 
 

52%
48%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1527
 
 

48%
52%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

50%
50%

d. Differentiating instruction
Delaware
n = 3392
 
 

46%
54%
Indian River School District
n = 402
 
 

56%
44%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1533
 
 

46%
54%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

50%
50%

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

33%
67%
Indian River School District
n = 400
 
 

38%
62%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1529
 
 

31%
69%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

25%
75%

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

9%
91%
Indian River School District
n = 397
 
 

7%
93%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1516
 
 

8%
92%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

8%
92%

g. English Language Learners
Delaware
n = 3376
 
 

20%
80%
Indian River School District
n = 400
 
 

37%
63%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1528
 
 

26%
74%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

50%
50%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Delaware
n = 3371
 
 

24%
76%
Indian River School District
n = 399
 
 

24%
76%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1520
 
 

25%
75%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12
 
 

33%
67%

i. Methods of teaching
Delaware
n = 3378
 
 

49%
51%
Indian River School District
n = 400
 
 

51%
49%
Delaware Elementary Schools
n = 1524
 
 

46%
54%
Georgetown Kindergarten Center
n = 12