Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
BEDFORD COUNTY (82.29% responded)
Tennessee Elementary School (84.30% responded)
Eakin Elementary (82.00% 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.
Tennessee
n = 59689 / dk = 310
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
47%
21%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 505 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
20%
48%
29%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26264 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
49%
21%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
24%
49%
24%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
Tennessee
n = 59637 / dk = 283
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
50%
23%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 506 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
12%
47%
40%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26265 / dk = 114
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
52%
24%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

10%
49%
41%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions
Tennessee
n = 59533 / dk = 278
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
51%
21%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 504 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
15%
46%
36%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26187 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
52%
22%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
27%
39%
32%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
Tennessee
n = 59167 / dk = 705
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
51%
18%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 502 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
15%
53%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26007 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
51%
15%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
17%
71%
10%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine administrative paperwork teachers are required to do.
Tennessee
n = 58519 / dk = 1320
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
49%
18%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 493 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
10%
53%
35%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25688 / dk = 641
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
50%
17%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
12%
76%
10%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
Tennessee
n = 59297 / dk = 539
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
51%
17%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 504 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
18%
53%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26094 / dk = 253
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
52%
15%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
61%
12%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students
Tennessee
n = 58901 / dk = 890
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
54%
20%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 495 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

2
11%
52%
35%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25948 / dk = 367
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
20%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
17%
60%
20%

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
Tennessee
n = 54200
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
20%
30%
32%
14%
2
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 463
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
18%
29%
37%
13%
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24000
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
22%
33%
31%
10%
2
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

28%
26%
33%
10%
3

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 461
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
51%
29%
11%
2
0
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23953
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
34%
9%
2
0
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 

62%
31%
8%

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 459
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
54%
28%
7%
2
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23806
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
40%
34%
12%
4%
1
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
62%
23%
5%
3
3

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
Tennessee
n = 53855
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 457
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
75%
18%
2
0
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23833
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
56%
34%
5%
1
0
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 

82%
18%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 464
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
67%
19%
5%
1
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23764
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
50%
32%
9%
3
1
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

13%
59%
18%
10%

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
Tennessee
n = 54070
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 465
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
63%
28%
5%
1
0
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23961
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
38%
7%
2
1
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

5%
67%
21%
8%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 465
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
59%
27%
6%
2
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24013
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
54%
29%
9%
4
2
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
51%
28%
3
3
3

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 458
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
60%
17%
3
1
3
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23673
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
53%
26%
6%
2
2
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
54%
18%
8%
5%
3

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
Tennessee
n = 53839
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 465
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
28%
18%
9%
7%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23813
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
32%
16%
9%
8%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
33%
21%
8%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 461
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
39%
38%
11%
2
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23970
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
45%
14%
4%
2
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

8%
49%
28%
15%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 462
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
37%
40%
12%
3
3
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23898
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
30%
43%
15%
6%
4
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

3
33%
44%
21%

Q2.3 In an Average Week of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside the regular school 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
Tennessee
n = 54515
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
19%
22%
26%
25%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 467
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
11%
20%
19%
25%
22%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24138
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
22%
27%
25%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
15%
31%
21%
18%

 

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.
Tennessee
n = 59482 / dk = 357
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
29%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 503 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
12%
51%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26178 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
49%
17%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet access.
Tennessee
n = 59673 / dk = 152
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
47%
32%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 505 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
39%
39%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26246 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
48%
34%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

5%
39%
37%
20%

c. Teachers have access to reliable communications technology, including phones, faxes and email.
Tennessee
n = 59668 / dk = 150
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
36%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 503 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
8%
48%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26264 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
12%
56%
29%

d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
Tennessee
n = 59583 / dk = 203
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
51%
32%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 505 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
13%
44%
40%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26226 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

4
13%
50%
32%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

17%
44%
34%
5%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
Tennessee
n = 59367 / dk = 473
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 504 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
9%
49%
40%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26171 / dk = 159
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
30%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

15%
59%
27%

f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
Tennessee
n = 59446 / dk = 506
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
38%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 505 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
6%
35%
58%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26179 / dk = 197
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
38%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

2
49%
49%

g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
Tennessee
n = 59305 / dk = 377
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 503 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
6%
46%
47%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26128 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
35%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
7%
49%
41%

h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
Tennessee
n = 59195 / dk = 470
 
 
 
 

2
7%
53%
37%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 501 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
3
42%
53%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26093 / dk = 174
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
41%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

2
2
50%
45%

i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
Tennessee
n = 59371 / dk = 403
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
50%
29%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 495 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
11%
49%
37%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26115 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
52%
30%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
60%
27%

 

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.
Tennessee
n = 56375 / dk = 3184
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
55%
14%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 480 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
53%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25035 / dk = 1187
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
57%
16%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
33%
51%
8%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with parents/guardians and the community.
Tennessee
n = 58858 / dk = 759
 
 
 
 

1
7%
63%
29%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 499 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
7%
56%
36%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26045 / dk = 219
 
 
 
 

1
6%
60%
33%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
2
61%
34%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
Tennessee
n = 58915 / dk = 761
 
 
 
 

2
9%
55%
35%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 499 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

0
10%
47%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26079 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

1
6%
51%
41%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

2
32%
66%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
Tennessee
n = 58860 / dk = 801
 
 
 
 

1
4
58%
37%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 497 / dk = 10
 
 
 

4
53%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25990 / dk = 267
 
 
 
 

0
2
53%
45%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

2
41%
56%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
Tennessee
n = 58071 / dk = 1592
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
30%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 493 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

2
10%
54%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25807 / dk = 446
 
 
 
 

1
7%
54%
38%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
5%
49%
44%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Tennessee
n = 58251 / dk = 1241
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
56%
15%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 496 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
55%
16%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25784 / dk = 414
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
56%
19%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

15%
27%
54%
5%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Tennessee
n = 57164 / dk = 2513
 
 
 
 

3
14%
63%
20%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 482 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

2
15%
60%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25295 / dk = 971
 
 
 
 

2
12%
63%
23%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
17%
60%
20%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Tennessee
n = 57610 / dk = 2009
 
 
 
 

3
12%
59%
26%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 492 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
12%
57%
30%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25465 / dk = 786
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
29%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
10%
68%
20%

 

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.
Tennessee
n = 59322 / dk = 224
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
33%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 501 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
8%
46%
45%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26130 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

2
7%
55%
36%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 

7%
35%
57%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
Tennessee
n = 59347 / dk = 207
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
61%
15%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 500 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
16%
58%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26120 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

3
16%
63%
18%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

2
20%
52%
25%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
Tennessee
n = 59060 / dk = 277
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
32%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 497 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
7%
43%
47%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25999 / dk = 107
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
36%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

2
5%
37%
55%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Tennessee
n = 58951 / dk = 559
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
48%
29%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 501 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
36%
45%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25943 / dk = 240
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
48%
33%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
35%
50%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
Tennessee
n = 59033 / dk = 470
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
50%
36%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 500 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
10%
37%
49%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25974 / dk = 208
 
 
 
 

4
10%
49%
37%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

2
7%
35%
55%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Tennessee
n = 58954 / dk = 602
 
 
 
 

2
13%
56%
29%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 500 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
9%
48%
42%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26013 / dk = 188
 
 
 
 

1
7%
56%
36%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 

40%
60%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
Tennessee
n = 59088 / dk = 420
 
 
 
 

1
4%
53%
41%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 501 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
3
41%
55%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26025 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

1
4
51%
44%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 

2
30%
67%

 

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.
Tennessee
n = 58407 / dk = 626
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
28%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 498 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
5%
49%
45%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25760 / dk = 243
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
31%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
5%
37%
56%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
Tennessee
n = 58480 / dk = 416
 
 
 
 

3
11%
54%
31%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 498 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
5%
44%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25769 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
33%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
2
39%
56%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
Tennessee
n = 58157 / dk = 789
 
 
 
 

3
14%
55%
28%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 495 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
7%
46%
46%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25655 / dk = 312
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

5%
39%
56%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
Tennessee
n = 58119 / dk = 802
 
 
 
 

2
9%
55%
34%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 495 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
5%
43%
51%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25676 / dk = 289
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 

37%
63%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
Tennessee
n = 56942 / dk = 1971
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
52%
24%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 488 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
12%
42%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25224 / dk = 724
 
 
 
 

4
17%
53%
26%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

2
44%
54%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
Tennessee
n = 57759 / dk = 1215
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 497 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
7%
45%
46%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25515 / dk = 458
 
 
 
 

3
11%
57%
30%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 

39%
61%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
Tennessee
n = 58066 / dk = 822
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
32%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 497 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
4
42%
53%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25619 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 

34%
66%

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
Tennessee
n = 57164 / dk = 2551
 
 
 
 

4
19%
38%
40%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 484 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

2
13%
36%
49%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25282 / dk = 1006
 
 
 
 

4
21%
39%
36%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
5%
28%
64%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Tennessee
n = 58069 / dk = 1494
 
 
 
 

2
10%
32%
55%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 493 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

1
7%
30%
62%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25525 / dk = 697
 
 
 
 

3
12%
34%
51%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
44%
51%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Tennessee
n = 57269 / dk = 2061
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
37%
39%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 482 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
34%
51%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25028 / dk = 1095
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
39%
34%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
39%
45%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
Tennessee
n = 56959 / dk = 2587
 
 
 
 

19%
34%
34%
13%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 479 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

20%
33%
33%
13%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25161 / dk = 1052
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
35%
14%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
38%
13%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
Tennessee
n = 57896 / dk = 1719
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
39%
26%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 482 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
41%
31%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25553 / dk = 693
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
41%
32%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
23%
28%
46%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
Tennessee
n = 55184 / dk = 4404
 
 
 
 

38%
34%
21%
7%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 467 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

36%
36%
19%
9%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24372 / dk = 1858
 
 
 
 

32%
34%
24%
9%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
35%
27%

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
Tennessee
n = 54879 / dk = 4761
 
 
 
 

53%
25%
15%
7%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 467 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

54%
26%
14%
6%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24213 / dk = 2042
 
 
 
 

49%
26%
17%
8%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

15%
38%
38%
8%

h. School improvement planning
Tennessee
n = 56738 / dk = 2841
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
38%
32%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 480 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
37%
37%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25028 / dk = 1190
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
39%
34%
Eakin Elementary
n = 37 / dk = 3
 
 
 

14%
30%
57%

 

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.
Tennessee
n = 58621 / dk = 1316
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
29%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 504 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
7%
46%
45%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25881 / dk = 492
 
 
 
 

3
8%
56%
33%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

2
44%
54%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect.
Tennessee
n = 59084 / dk = 719
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
49%
29%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 502 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
8%
39%
48%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26029 / dk = 280
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
47%
31%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

7%
32%
61%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
Tennessee
n = 58735 / dk = 1002
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
47%
28%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 503 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
11%
39%
46%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25864 / dk = 429
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
46%
29%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

10%
29%
61%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
Tennessee
n = 58748 / dk = 1104
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
50%
33%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 505 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
8%
38%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25883 / dk = 463
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
49%
35%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

5%
32%
63%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
Tennessee
n = 59502 / dk = 350
 
 
 
 

1
3
46%
50%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 506 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
2
37%
60%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26224 / dk = 123
 
 
 
 

1
2
43%
54%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 

17%
83%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
Tennessee
n = 58994 / dk = 835
 
 
 
 

1
3
45%
51%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 500 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

0
3
36%
61%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26056 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

1
2
41%
56%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 

22%
78%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
Tennessee
n = 58111 / dk = 1804
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
50%
33%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 502 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
6%
40%
51%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25607 / dk = 758
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
49%
36%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

5%
2
32%
61%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
Tennessee
n = 58765 / dk = 993
 
 
 
 

3
9%
53%
35%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 501 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
5%
39%
53%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25953 / dk = 366
 
 
 
 

2
8%
51%
38%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
2
29%
66%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
Tennessee
n = 57679 / dk = 2105
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
48%
31%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 496 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4
9%
37%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25478 / dk = 851
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
47%
34%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
37%
54%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
Tennessee
n = 53762 / dk = 5882
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
28%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 460 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

2
10%
45%
42%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23972 / dk = 2294
 
 
 
 

4
11%
55%
30%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
51%
46%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
Tennessee
n = 58558 / dk = 1082
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
51%
33%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 502 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
9%
39%
49%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25829 / dk = 425
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
50%
34%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
7%
39%
51%

Q7.3 The school leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about:
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Leadership issues
Tennessee
n = 54734 / dk = 5057
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
60%
21%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 473 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

3
9%
55%
33%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24163 / dk = 2142
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
61%
22%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 3
 
 
 

8%
55%
37%

b. Facilities and resources
Tennessee
n = 57007 / dk = 2741
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
24%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 492 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
6%
55%
37%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25184 / dk = 1098
 
 
 
 

3
9%
63%
25%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
51%
44%

c. The use of time in my school
Tennessee
n = 56899 / dk = 2809
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
59%
22%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 485 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

2
9%
53%
35%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25078 / dk = 1209
 
 
 
 

4
14%
59%
23%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
3
51%
44%

d. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 56874 / dk = 2879
 
 
 
 

4
13%
60%
23%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 484 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25084 / dk = 1207
 
 
 
 

3
12%
61%
24%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 3
 
 
 

3
58%
39%

e. Teacher leadership
Tennessee
n = 55812 / dk = 3810
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
22%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 481 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

2
8%
56%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24677 / dk = 1569
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
24%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
61%
37%

f. Community support and involvement
Tennessee
n = 55754 / dk = 3893
 
 
 
 

3
10%
65%
23%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 489 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
35%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24777 / dk = 1476
 
 
 
 

2
8%
65%
25%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

8%
49%
44%

g. Managing student conduct
Tennessee
n = 57737 / dk = 1948
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
58%
25%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 487 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

4
8%
48%
40%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25466 / dk = 806
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
58%
26%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
11%
47%
39%

h. Instructional practices and support
Tennessee
n = 57460 / dk = 2197
 
 
 
 

3
8%
63%
27%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 487 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

1
4%
53%
42%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25402 / dk = 858
 
 
 
 

2
7%
62%
28%
Eakin Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
49%
49%

i. New teacher support
Tennessee
n = 54017 / dk = 5497
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
59%
25%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 468 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

3
9%
49%
38%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23791 / dk = 2381
 
 
 
 

4
10%
60%
26%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
5%
45%
47%

 

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.
Tennessee
n = 58372 / dk = 1477
 
 
 
 

3
14%
61%
23%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 492 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
13%
58%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25785 / dk = 555
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
25%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
17%
60%
20%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
Tennessee
n = 59041 / dk = 746
 
 
 
 

2
14%
62%
22%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 499 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
10%
60%
29%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26050 / dk = 271
 
 
 
 

2
12%
62%
24%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
62%
27%

c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
Tennessee
n = 54621 / dk = 5256
 
 
 
 

2
10%
62%
27%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 434 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

1
11%
58%
30%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24406 / dk = 1946
 
 
 
 

1
8%
61%
29%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34 / dk = 7
 
 
 

15%
59%
26%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
Tennessee
n = 52210 / dk = 7250
 
 
 
 

1
7%
65%
27%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 447 / dk = 58
 
 
 
 

1
6%
59%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23431 / dk = 2737
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
30%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34 / dk = 7
 
 
 

3
74%
24%

e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
Tennessee
n = 57034 / dk = 2727
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
50%
18%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 485 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
51%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25222 / dk = 1076
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
51%
19%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
17%
55%
15%

f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
Tennessee
n = 58202 / dk = 1535
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
20%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 496 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
15%
55%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25728 / dk = 573
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
24%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

2
12%
60%
25%

g. Professional development provides teachers with strategies to involve families and other community members as active partners in their children's education.
Tennessee
n = 56907 / dk = 2761
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
50%
15%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 486 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

4
22%
53%
21%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25154 / dk = 1114
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
53%
17%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
55%
17%

h. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
Tennessee
n = 58861 / dk = 880
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
30%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 501 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
5%
59%
35%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25968 / dk = 337
 
 
 
 

1
5%
62%
32%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 

70%
30%

i. Follow up is provided from professional development in this school
Tennessee
n = 56906 / dk = 2672
 
 
 
 

4
22%
56%
18%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 480 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

2
22%
51%
25%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25172 / dk = 1076
 
 
 
 

3
19%
58%
21%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 

20%
55%
25%

j. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Tennessee
n = 58158 / dk = 1309
 
 
 
 

4
16%
59%
21%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 498 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25699 / dk = 483
 
 
 
 

3
14%
59%
24%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

10%
61%
29%

k. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
Tennessee
n = 55629 / dk = 3824
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
48%
16%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 460 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

4%
29%
46%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24504 / dk = 1692
 
 
 
 

5%
28%
50%
18%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
50%
24%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Tennessee
n = 57963 / dk = 1416
 
 
 
 

3
13%
62%
21%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 485 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

1
12%
58%
29%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25635 / dk = 501
 
 
 
 

2
11%
63%
24%
Eakin Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

2
12%
57%
27%

m. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to help improve student learning.
Tennessee
n = 58093 / dk = 1149
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
24%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 491 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
7%
61%
30%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25662 / dk = 414
 
 
 
 

2
7%
64%
27%
Eakin Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
32%

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
Tennessee
n = 52820
 
 

40%
60%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 458
 
 

44%
56%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23244
 
 

38%
62%
Eakin Elementary
n = 36
 
 

44%
56%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 462
 
 

82%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23771
 
 

81%
19%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38
 
 

82%
18%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 457
 
 

52%
48%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23252
 
 

46%
54%
Eakin Elementary
n = 37
 
 

68%
32%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 456
 
 

62%
38%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23426
 
 

58%
42%
Eakin Elementary
n = 37
 
 

78%
22%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
Tennessee
n = 52803
 
 

49%
51%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 453
 
 

54%
46%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23290
 
 

50%
50%
Eakin Elementary
n = 33
 
 

70%
30%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
Tennessee
n = 52436
 
 

45%
55%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 451
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23105
 
 

45%
55%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34
 
 

62%
38%

g. English Language Learners (ELL)
Tennessee
n = 52353
 
 

35%
65%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 451
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23108
 
 

36%
64%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34
 
 

59%
41%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 459
 
 

65%
35%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23330
 
 

61%
39%
Eakin Elementary
n = 36
 
 

72%
28%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 453
 
 

45%
55%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23104
 
 

39%
61%
Eakin Elementary
n = 35
 
 

40%
60%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 450
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23237
 
 

50%
50%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34
 
 

65%
35%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 454
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23348
 
 

54%
46%
Eakin Elementary
n = 36
 
 

39%
61%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 446
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23033
 
 

32%
68%
Eakin Elementary
n = 33
 
 

30%
70%

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
Tennessee
n = 52420
 
 

66%
34%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 448
 
 

68%
32%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23080
 
 

69%
31%
Eakin Elementary
n = 38
 
 

68%
32%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 451
 
 

64%
36%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23291
 
 

66%
34%
Eakin Elementary
n = 37
 
 

68%
32%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 443
 
 

46%
54%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22892
 
 

50%
50%
Eakin Elementary
n = 35
 
 

34%
66%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 443
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22908
 
 

48%
52%
Eakin Elementary
n = 36
 
 

44%
56%

e. English Language Learners (ELL)
Tennessee
n = 51403
 
 

10%
90%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 440
 
 

15%
85%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22617
 
 

11%
89%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34
 
 

26%
74%

f. Special education (students with disabilities)
Tennessee
n = 51579
 
 

21%
79%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 440
 
 

24%
76%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22679
 
 

18%
82%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34
 
 

24%
76%

g. Special education (gifted and talented)
Tennessee
n = 51286
 
 

9%
91%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 439
 
 

12%
88%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22549
 
 

7%
93%
Eakin Elementary
n = 34
 
 

15%
85%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 441
 
 

38%
62%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22693
 
 

33%
67%
Eakin Elementary
n = 35
 
 

40%
60%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 443
 
 

60%
40%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22861
 
 

54%
46%
Eakin Elementary
n = 35
 
 

54%
46%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 440
 
 

42%
58%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22894
 
 

54%
46%
Eakin Elementary
n = 35
 
 

37%
63%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 442
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22832
 
 

41%
59%
Eakin Elementary
n = 35
 
 

40%
60%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 51422
 
 

30%
70%
BEDFORD COUNTY
n = 439