Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
BRADLEY COUNTY (85.91% responded)
Tennessee Elementary School (84.30% responded)
Charleston Elementary (69.23% 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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 621 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
52%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26264 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
49%
21%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
59%
29%

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

6%
21%
50%
23%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 623 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
18%
57%
22%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26265 / dk = 114
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
52%
24%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

12%
18%
53%
18%

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

6%
22%
51%
21%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 618 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
54%
13%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26187 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
52%
22%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
47%
35%

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

7%
24%
51%
18%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 614 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
60%
16%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26007 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
51%
15%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
65%
24%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 603 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
56%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25688 / dk = 641
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
50%
17%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
53%
18%

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

6%
26%
51%
17%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
26%
59%
11%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26094 / dk = 253
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
52%
15%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
65%
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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 609 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
59%
13%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25948 / dk = 367
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
20%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
69%
12%

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
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 558
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
16%
34%
27%
20%
3
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24000
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
22%
33%
31%
10%
2
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
43%
7%
7%

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 557
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
48%
32%
9%
3
0
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23953
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
34%
9%
2
0
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 

14%
36%
43%
7%

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 551
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
44%
36%
8%
3
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23806
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
40%
34%
12%
4%
1
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
57%
7%
7%

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

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 555
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
64%
28%
4
1
0
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23833
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
56%
34%
5%
1
0
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 

64%
29%
7%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 556
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
56%
27%
7%
3
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23764
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
50%
32%
9%
3
1
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 

14%
64%
14%
7%

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

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 559
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
53%
38%
5%
2
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23961
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
38%
7%
2
1
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 

57%
29%
14%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 560
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
57%
29%
8%
3
0
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24013
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
54%
29%
9%
4
2
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 

57%
36%
7%

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 553
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
56%
27%
4%
3
2
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23673
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
53%
26%
6%
2
2
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

71%
29%

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

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 553
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
32%
19%
9%
8%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23813
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
32%
16%
9%
8%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
36%
14%
7%
14%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 556
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
44%
13%
4
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23970
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
45%
14%
4%
2
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
36%
21%
7%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 558
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
36%
41%
13%
4
3
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23898
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
30%
43%
15%
6%
4
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
57%
14%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 561
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
5%
22%
21%
28%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24138
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
22%
27%
25%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
14%
21%
21%

 

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 619 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
10%
64%
25%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26178 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

5%
16%
47%
32%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 622
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
49%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26246 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
48%
34%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
59%
24%

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

2
7%
54%
36%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 620 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
9%
59%
32%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26264 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
59%
35%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 616 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
33%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26226 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

4
13%
50%
32%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
59%
35%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
12%
64%
22%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26171 / dk = 159
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
30%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
65%
24%

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

3
11%
48%
38%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 617 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
11%
52%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26179 / dk = 197
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
38%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
35%
53%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 620 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
11%
60%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26128 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
35%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

59%
41%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 617 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
9%
61%
29%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26093 / dk = 174
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
41%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
41%
53%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 619 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

16%
26%
45%
13%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26115 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
52%
30%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
47%
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.
Tennessee
n = 56375 / dk = 3184
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
55%
14%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 589 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

3
26%
57%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25035 / dk = 1187
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
57%
16%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
35%
29%

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

1
7%
63%
29%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 612 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
7%
66%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26045 / dk = 219
 
 
 
 

1
6%
60%
33%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

59%
41%

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

2
9%
55%
35%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 614 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
9%
56%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26079 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

1
6%
51%
41%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

47%
53%

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

1
4
58%
37%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 612 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

0
3
62%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25990 / dk = 267
 
 
 
 

0
2
53%
45%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

2
11%
57%
30%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 606 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

1
11%
58%
30%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25807 / dk = 446
 
 
 
 

1
7%
54%
38%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

5%
23%
56%
15%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 610 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
21%
64%
11%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25784 / dk = 414
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
56%
19%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
71%
18%

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

3
14%
63%
20%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 591 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

1
11%
70%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25295 / dk = 971
 
 
 
 

2
12%
63%
23%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

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

3
12%
59%
26%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 595 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

1
8%
65%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25465 / dk = 786
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
29%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

59%
41%

 

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 616 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
14%
59%
25%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26130 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

2
7%
55%
36%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
65%
29%

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

5%
19%
61%
15%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
21%
64%
11%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26120 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

3
16%
63%
18%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
76%
18%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
15%
58%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25999 / dk = 107
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
36%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

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

6%
17%
48%
29%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 610 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
50%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25943 / dk = 240
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
48%
33%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
59%
29%

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

4%
11%
50%
36%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 611 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
12%
59%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25974 / dk = 208
 
 
 
 

4
10%
49%
37%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
59%
35%

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

2
13%
56%
29%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
18%
54%
25%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26013 / dk = 188
 
 
 
 

1
7%
56%
36%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

53%
47%

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

1
4%
53%
41%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 616 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
5%
60%
34%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26025 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

1
4
51%
44%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

47%
53%

 

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
12%
64%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25760 / dk = 243
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
31%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
65%
24%

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

3
11%
54%
31%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
10%
64%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25769 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
33%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
65%
24%

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

3
14%
55%
28%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 612 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
14%
61%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25655 / dk = 312
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

24%
59%
18%

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

2
9%
55%
34%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
7%
62%
29%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25676 / dk = 289
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

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

5%
20%
52%
24%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 596 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

4
22%
56%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25224 / dk = 724
 
 
 
 

4
17%
53%
26%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
56%
31%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 601 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

1
12%
62%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25515 / dk = 458
 
 
 
 

3
11%
57%
30%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 610 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
10%
61%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25619 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

71%
29%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 604 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

0
18%
44%
38%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25282 / dk = 1006
 
 
 
 

4
21%
39%
36%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
47%
41%

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

2
10%
32%
55%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 611 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

1
11%
38%
49%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25525 / dk = 697
 
 
 
 

3
12%
34%
51%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
71%
18%

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

6%
18%
37%
39%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 598 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
38%
39%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25028 / dk = 1095
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
39%
34%
Charleston Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

27%
67%
7%

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

19%
34%
34%
13%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 590 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

24%
38%
30%
8%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25161 / dk = 1052
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
35%
14%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

31%
31%
31%
6%

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

10%
25%
39%
26%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 610 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
39%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25553 / dk = 693
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
41%
32%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
65%
24%

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

38%
34%
21%
7%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 565 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

43%
36%
19%
2
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24372 / dk = 1858
 
 
 
 

32%
34%
24%
9%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

25%
56%
19%

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

53%
25%
15%
7%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 580 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

41%
32%
19%
8%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24213 / dk = 2042
 
 
 
 

49%
26%
17%
8%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 
 

18%
59%
18%
6%

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

8%
22%
38%
32%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 591 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
42%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25028 / dk = 1190
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
39%
34%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
59%
35%

 

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 604 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

2
11%
64%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25881 / dk = 492
 
 
 
 

3
8%
56%
33%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

76%
24%

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

6%
16%
49%
29%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 611 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4
16%
56%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26029 / dk = 280
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
47%
31%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

18%
65%
18%

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

7%
18%
47%
28%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 606 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
51%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25864 / dk = 429
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
46%
29%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

82%
18%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 607 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25883 / dk = 463
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
49%
35%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

12%
56%
31%

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

1
3
46%
50%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 621 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
4%
50%
45%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26224 / dk = 123
 
 
 
 

1
2
43%
54%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

47%
53%

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

1
3
45%
51%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 613 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

0
4%
51%
45%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26056 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

1
2
41%
56%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 

31%
69%

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

5%
12%
50%
33%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 602 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

1
7%
60%
31%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25607 / dk = 758
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
49%
36%
Charleston Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
60%
33%

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

3
9%
53%
35%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 608 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

1
7%
60%
31%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25953 / dk = 366
 
 
 
 

2
8%
51%
38%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
56%
37%

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

6%
14%
48%
31%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 592 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25478 / dk = 851
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
47%
34%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
54%
23%

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

4%
13%
55%
28%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 552 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

2
16%
61%
22%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23972 / dk = 2294
 
 
 
 

4
11%
55%
30%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
64%
29%

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

5%
12%
51%
33%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 606 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25829 / dk = 425
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
50%
34%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 560 / dk = 64
 
 
 
 

3
17%
65%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24163 / dk = 2142
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
61%
22%
Charleston Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 2
 
 

73%
27%

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

3
10%
63%
24%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 597 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

1
11%
69%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25184 / dk = 1098
 
 
 
 

3
9%
63%
25%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 

75%
25%

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

4%
15%
59%
22%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 584 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

3
19%
61%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25078 / dk = 1209
 
 
 
 

4
14%
59%
23%
Charleston Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 2
 
 

87%
13%

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

4
13%
60%
23%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 587 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

3
17%
64%
16%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25084 / dk = 1207
 
 
 
 

3
12%
61%
24%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 

81%
19%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 570 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

2
12%
71%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24677 / dk = 1569
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
24%
Charleston Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

80%
20%

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

3
10%
65%
23%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 575 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

2
9%
71%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24777 / dk = 1476
 
 
 
 

2
8%
65%
25%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 

81%
19%

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

5%
13%
58%
25%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 595 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

4
16%
65%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25466 / dk = 806
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
58%
26%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 

81%
19%

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

3
8%
63%
27%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 596 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

2
8%
73%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25402 / dk = 858
 
 
 
 

2
7%
62%
28%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 

81%
19%

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

4%
12%
59%
25%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 557 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

3
14%
66%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23791 / dk = 2381
 
 
 
 

4
10%
60%
26%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13 / dk = 4
 
 

85%
15%

 

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 601 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

1
17%
63%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25785 / dk = 555
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
25%
Charleston Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 2
 
 
 

13%
60%
27%

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

2
14%
62%
22%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 618 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
15%
66%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26050 / dk = 271
 
 
 
 

2
12%
62%
24%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

18%
47%
35%

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

2
10%
62%
27%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 577 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

1
10%
59%
30%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24406 / dk = 1946
 
 
 
 

1
8%
61%
29%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
56%
37%

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

1
7%
65%
27%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 543 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

0
6%
69%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23431 / dk = 2737
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
30%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

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

7%
25%
50%
18%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 596 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

6%
33%
49%
12%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25222 / dk = 1076
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
51%
19%
Charleston Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

20%
60%
20%

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

5%
19%
56%
20%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 601 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
54%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25728 / dk = 573
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
24%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

12%
62%
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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 599 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
49%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25154 / dk = 1114
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
53%
17%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 

62%
37%

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

1
5%
63%
30%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 608 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

0
5%
69%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25968 / dk = 337
 
 
 
 

1
5%
62%
32%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 

65%
35%

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

4
22%
56%
18%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 589 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

3
20%
63%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25172 / dk = 1076
 
 
 
 

3
19%
58%
21%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
56%
37%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 603 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
18%
63%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25699 / dk = 483
 
 
 
 

3
14%
59%
24%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

12%
53%
35%

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

6%
30%
48%
16%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 569 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
49%
11%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24504 / dk = 1692
 
 
 
 

5%
28%
50%
18%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 1
 
 
 

25%
50%
25%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 601 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
15%
66%
16%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25635 / dk = 501
 
 
 
 

2
11%
63%
24%
Charleston Elementary
n = 16
 
 

69%
31%

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

3
10%
64%
24%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 607 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
13%
65%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25662 / dk = 414
 
 
 
 

2
7%
64%
27%
Charleston Elementary
n = 17
 
 
 

6%
65%
29%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 548
 
 

44%
56%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23244
 
 

38%
62%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

29%
71%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 556
 
 

85%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23771
 
 

81%
19%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

86%
14%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 547
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23252
 
 

46%
54%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

43%
57%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 544
 
 

57%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23426
 
 

58%
42%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

50%
50%

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

49%
51%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 543
 
 

46%
54%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23290
 
 

50%
50%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

31%
69%

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

45%
55%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 540
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23105
 
 

45%
55%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

46%
54%

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

35%
65%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 540
 
 

32%
68%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23108
 
 

36%
64%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

14%
86%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 547
 
 

61%
39%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23330
 
 

61%
39%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

71%
29%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 546
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23104
 
 

39%
61%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

43%
57%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 542
 
 

39%
61%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23237
 
 

50%
50%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

31%
69%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 549
 
 

57%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23348
 
 

54%
46%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

79%
21%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 539
 
 

35%
65%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23033
 
 

32%
68%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

8%
92%

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%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 542
 
 

57%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23080
 
 

69%
31%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

64%
36%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 548
 
 

63%
37%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23291
 
 

66%
34%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

86%
14%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 542
 
 

57%
43%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22892
 
 

50%
50%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

64%
36%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 535
 
 

38%
62%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22908
 
 

48%
52%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

50%
50%

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

10%
90%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 533
 
 

6%
94%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22617
 
 

11%
89%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 

100%

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

21%
79%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 532
 
 

18%
82%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22679
 
 

18%
82%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

21%
79%

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

9%
91%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 531
 
 

6%
94%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22549
 
 

7%
93%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 

100%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 536
 
 

41%
59%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22693
 
 

33%
67%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

62%
38%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 539
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22861
 
 

54%
46%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

38%
62%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 533
 
 

41%
59%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22894
 
 

54%
46%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 541
 
 

52%
48%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22832
 
 

41%
59%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 

71%
29%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 51422
 
 

30%
70%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 532
 
 

18%
82%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22615
 
 

29%
71%
Charleston Elementary
n = 13
 
 

38%
62%

Q8.5 Estimate the total number of days in which you participated in professional development in 2012-2013.
      0-1, (approximately 0-8 hours)
      2-4, (approximately 16-32 hours)
      5-7, (approximately 40-56 hours)
      8-10, (approximately 64-80 hours)
      11-13, (approximately 88-104 hours)
      14 days or more, (105 hours or more)
n = number of responses
Tennessee
n = 54403
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
34%
20%
7%
8%
BRADLEY COUNTY
n = 560
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
24%
35%
23%
8%
6%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24081
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
25%
34%
22%
8%
9%
Charleston Elementary
n = 14
 
 
 
 
 

14%
50%
21%
7%
7%

 

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