Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
CANNON COUNTY (98.32% responded)
Tennessee High School (76.99% responded)
Cannon County High School (100.00% 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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
42%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16679 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
46%
23%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 

16%
53%
31%

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

6%
21%
50%
23%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
49%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
48%
21%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
33%
50%
15%

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

6%
22%
51%
21%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
49%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
49%
21%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

20%
43%
37%

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

7%
24%
51%
18%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
51%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 16545 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
22%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
24%
60%
13%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
51%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 16379 / dk = 340
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
48%
21%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

28%
52%
20%

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

6%
26%
51%
17%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
49%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16569 / dk = 139
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
51%
21%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
64%
25%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
52%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16447 / dk = 264
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
20%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
22%
57%
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
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
21%
33%
34%
8%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14996
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
14%
27%
30%
24%
3
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
20%
22%
42%
10%
2

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 

19%
52%
21%
8%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14942
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
46%
27%
8%
2
0
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 

15%
57%
27%

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
45%
9%
4%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14886
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
44%
31%
10%
5%
1
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

5%
30%
55%
7%
2

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

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 
 
 

4%
59%
34%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 14935
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
58%
30%
5%
1
0
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 

5%
60%
32%
2

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
CANNON COUNTY
n = 155
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
52%
34%
5%
1
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14875
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
30%
9%
3
1
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

3
54%
36%
5%
3

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

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
CANNON COUNTY
n = 158
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
52%
42%
4
1
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14938
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
35%
8%
2
1
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 

47%
50%
2

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
CANNON COUNTY
n = 158
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
59%
23%
8%
2
3
Tennessee High School
n = 15009
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
61%
24%
7%
2
1
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

2
67%
22%
5%
2

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
61%
25%
4
1
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14844
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
51%
25%
6%
2
2
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

5%
60%
27%
5%
2

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

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
25%
38%
16%
10%
8%
Tennessee High School
n = 14920
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
29%
15%
9%
7%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
27%
40%
22%
2
5%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
CANNON COUNTY
n = 158
 
 
 
 
 

4
33%
45%
15%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 14975
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
38%
13%
5%
2
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
50%
10%
2

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
32%
47%
10%
5%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14941
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
38%
36%
13%
5%
2
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
32%
40%
17%
5%
2

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 158
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
17%
20%
26%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 15086
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
21%
24%
28%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

2
12%
17%
22%
45%

 

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
9%
59%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 16601 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

4
14%
56%
26%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 

9%
64%
27%

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

5%
16%
47%
32%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
12%
47%
39%
Tennessee High School
n = 16677 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
46%
30%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 

20%
53%
27%

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

2
7%
54%
36%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
4%
50%
44%
Tennessee High School
n = 16657 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
4%
57%
37%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
10%
49%
37%
Tennessee High School
n = 16635 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
51%
32%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 

4%
62%
33%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
52%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16536 / dk = 184
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
26%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 

22%
53%
24%

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

3
11%
48%
38%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
8%
41%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 16600 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
37%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

7%
54%
39%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
53%
40%
Tennessee High School
n = 16550 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
33%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

4%
54%
41%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
5%
49%
45%
Tennessee High School
n = 16517 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

3
10%
54%
33%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 

4%
60%
36%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
3
50%
44%
Tennessee High School
n = 16605 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
49%
26%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
9%
61%
28%

 

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 162 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
19%
64%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 15498 / dk = 1123
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
52%
11%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
34%
59%
5%

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

1
7%
63%
29%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
6%
58%
35%
Tennessee High School
n = 16312 / dk = 323
 
 
 
 

2
10%
66%
22%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
64%
27%

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

2
9%
55%
35%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 167 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
4
50%
46%
Tennessee High School
n = 16298 / dk = 361
 
 
 
 

2
11%
60%
27%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
4%
71%
22%

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

1
4
58%
37%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 165 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
1
55%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16339 / dk = 322
 
 
 
 

1
7%
66%
27%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
2
69%
27%

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

2
11%
57%
30%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 167 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
16%
51%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 15936 / dk = 722
 
 
 
 

3
18%
59%
20%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
41%
43%
14%

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

5%
23%
56%
15%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 168 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4
25%
57%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 16118 / dk = 486
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
55%
12%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
53%
9%

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

3
14%
63%
20%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 164 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

2
14%
65%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 15870 / dk = 789
 
 
 
 

4
17%
62%
17%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
64%
11%

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

3
12%
59%
26%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 163 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

2
11%
58%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16055 / dk = 587
 
 
 
 

3
13%
59%
25%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
62%
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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
6%
50%
41%
Tennessee High School
n = 16559 / dk = 78
 
 
 
 

4
12%
57%
28%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

11%
54%
35%

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

5%
19%
61%
15%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 16577 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
59%
12%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
17%
65%
15%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
6%
50%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16501 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Cannon County High School
n = 45
 
 
 

4%
56%
40%

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

6%
17%
48%
29%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
47%
35%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
47%
25%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
15%
41%
41%

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

4%
11%
50%
36%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
8%
44%
45%
Tennessee High School
n = 16507 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
51%
34%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
4%
33%
60%

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

2
13%
56%
29%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
13%
54%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 16388 / dk = 252
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
54%
18%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
24%
48%
26%

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

1
4%
53%
41%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 174 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
52%
46%
Tennessee High School
n = 16489 / dk = 137
 
 
 
 

2
5%
55%
37%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 

57%
43%

 

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
8%
57%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 16284 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

4
14%
57%
25%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

13%
63%
24%

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

3
11%
54%
31%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 168 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
10%
48%
40%
Tennessee High School
n = 16318 / dk = 121
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
29%
Cannon County High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 

2
16%
51%
31%

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

3
14%
55%
28%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
12%
47%
39%
Tennessee High School
n = 16207 / dk = 258
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
55%
25%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

17%
50%
33%

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

2
9%
55%
34%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 168 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
10%
45%
44%
Tennessee High School
n = 16164 / dk = 277
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
31%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
4%
57%
37%

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

5%
20%
52%
24%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
46%
36%
Tennessee High School
n = 15749 / dk = 707
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
50%
20%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
71%
20%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 16079 / dk = 399
 
 
 
 

4
14%
58%
24%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
4%
63%
30%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
11%
48%
40%
Tennessee High School
n = 16175 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

3
13%
58%
27%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

7%
65%
28%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 160 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
14%
35%
50%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 812
 
 
 
 

4
16%
36%
44%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
30%
66%

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

2
10%
32%
55%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 159 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

2
10%
30%
58%
Tennessee High School
n = 16201 / dk = 421
 
 
 
 

2
9%
30%
59%
Cannon County High School
n = 42 / dk = 4
 
 
 

10%
36%
55%

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

6%
18%
37%
39%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 162 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
38%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16088 / dk = 472
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
35%
46%
Cannon County High School
n = 43 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
40%
49%

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

19%
34%
34%
13%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 160 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

12%
39%
39%
10%
Tennessee High School
n = 15841 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
12%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

14%
41%
34%
11%

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

10%
25%
39%
26%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 159 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
19%
41%
36%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 603
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
36%
15%
Cannon County High School
n = 42 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
43%
33%

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

38%
34%
21%
7%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 152 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

34%
32%
24%
11%
Tennessee High School
n = 15339 / dk = 1301
 
 
 
 

45%
32%
18%
6%
Cannon County High School
n = 40 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

62%
25%
10%
2

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

53%
25%
15%
7%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 149 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

55%
25%
14%
6%
Tennessee High School
n = 15290 / dk = 1358
 
 
 
 

57%
25%
12%
5%
Cannon County High School
n = 40 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

65%
22%
10%
2

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

8%
22%
38%
32%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 160 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

2
16%
29%
53%
Tennessee High School
n = 15765 / dk = 873
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
38%
28%
Cannon County High School
n = 41 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
32%
46%

 

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
39%
Tennessee High School
n = 16319 / dk = 432
 
 
 
 

4
13%
60%
24%
Cannon County High School
n = 45
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
60%
29%

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

6%
16%
49%
29%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
12%
46%
39%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 230
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
51%
26%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
54%
35%

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

7%
18%
47%
28%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
44%
39%
Tennessee High School
n = 16389 / dk = 297
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
49%
25%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
52%
37%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
8%
44%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16412 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
51%
30%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
41%
46%

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

1
3
46%
50%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 6
 
 
 

4%
46%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 16576 / dk = 140
 
 
 
 

1
5%
51%
43%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

9%
65%
26%

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

1
3
45%
51%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 168 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
2
44%
53%
Tennessee High School
n = 16333 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
41%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
55%
43%

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

5%
12%
50%
33%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
7%
42%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 16181 / dk = 556
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
52%
28%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%

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

3
9%
53%
35%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
7%
44%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 16315 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
4%
48%
46%

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

6%
14%
48%
31%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
7%
43%
47%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 655
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
49%
27%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
39%

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

4%
13%
55%
28%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
11%
49%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 14826 / dk = 1820
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
56%
24%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
70%
23%

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

5%
12%
51%
33%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
8%
46%
44%
Tennessee High School
n = 16348 / dk = 307
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
52%
31%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
40%
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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 163 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

3
13%
51%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 15237 / dk = 1468
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
59%
18%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

9%
61%
30%

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

3
10%
63%
24%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
8%
58%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 15850 / dk = 848
 
 
 
 

4
13%
62%
21%
Cannon County High School
n = 45
 
 
 

11%
62%
27%

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

4%
15%
59%
22%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 163 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4
10%
53%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 15874 / dk = 796
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
20%
Cannon County High School
n = 45
 
 
 

11%
62%
27%

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

4
13%
60%
23%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
13%
55%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 836
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
21%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

15%
63%
22%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 167 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
11%
55%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 15489 / dk = 1153
 
 
 
 

4
14%
62%
20%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

13%
63%
24%

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

3
10%
65%
23%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
10%
54%
36%
Tennessee High School
n = 15402 / dk = 1256
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
21%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 
 

2
9%
65%
24%

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

5%
13%
58%
25%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
49%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16077 / dk = 594
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
24%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

11%
54%
35%

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

3
8%
63%
27%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
8%
55%
36%
Tennessee High School
n = 15955 / dk = 710
 
 
 
 

3
9%
64%
24%
Cannon County High School
n = 46
 
 
 

9%
57%
35%

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

4%
12%
59%
25%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 152 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

4
11%
51%
35%
Tennessee High School
n = 15177 / dk = 1459
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
57%
24%
Cannon County High School
n = 42 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
10%
50%
38%

 

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
14%
58%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16244 / dk = 476
 
 
 
 

4
17%
60%
20%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
16%
73%
9%

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

2
14%
62%
22%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 168 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
11%
63%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 16440 / dk = 259
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
Cannon County High School
n = 44 / dk = 1
 
 
 

16%
70%
14%

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

2
10%
62%
27%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 159 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

1
11%
58%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 14798 / dk = 1927
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
23%
Cannon County High School
n = 38 / dk = 8
 
 
 

16%
55%
29%

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

1
7%
65%
27%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 155 / dk = 20
 
 
 

3
68%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 14229 / dk = 2379
 
 
 
 

2
8%
66%
24%
Cannon County High School
n = 40 / dk = 6
 
 

80%
20%

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

7%
25%
50%
18%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 167 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
50%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 15846 / dk = 857
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
48%
16%
Cannon County High School
n = 43 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
51%
14%

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

5%
19%
56%
20%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 169 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
59%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16182 / dk = 493
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
48%
15%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
53%
16%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 164 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4
27%
54%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 15834 / dk = 842
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
47%
13%
Cannon County High School
n = 43 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
33%
58%
7%

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

1
5%
63%
30%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 171 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
4%
62%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16380 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

2
7%
65%
26%
Cannon County High School
n = 45 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
67%
27%

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

4
22%
56%
18%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
52%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 15807 / dk = 824
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
53%
15%
Cannon County High School
n = 43 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
28%
49%
19%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 165 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
56%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 16173 / dk = 437
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
58%
18%
Cannon County High School
n = 42 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
64%
12%

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

6%
30%
48%
16%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 163 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
46%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 15564 / dk = 1044
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
46%
14%
Cannon County High School
n = 43 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
33%
47%
12%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 162 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
62%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 16111 / dk = 478
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
61%
17%
Cannon County High School
n = 42 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
62%
12%

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

3
10%
64%
24%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16134 / dk = 408
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
63%
19%
Cannon County High School
n = 42 / dk = 3
 
 
 

24%
55%
21%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

46%
54%
Tennessee High School
n = 14733
 
 

40%
60%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

55%
45%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 158
 
 

82%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 14884
 
 

75%
25%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

85%
15%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee High School
n = 14668
 
 

43%
57%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

52%
47%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

55%
45%
Tennessee High School
n = 14720
 
 

55%
45%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

65%
35%

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

49%
51%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

42%
58%
Tennessee High School
n = 14682
 
 

47%
53%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

51%
49%

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

45%
55%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

36%
64%
Tennessee High School
n = 14605
 
 

43%
57%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

38%
62%

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

35%
65%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

24%
76%
Tennessee High School
n = 14558
 
 

34%
66%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

26%
74%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

71%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 14667
 
 

55%
45%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

72%
28%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee High School
n = 14624
 
 

43%
57%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

62%
37%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 154
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee High School
n = 14584
 
 

42%
58%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

49%
51%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

54%
46%
Tennessee High School
n = 14730
 
 

55%
45%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

60%
40%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee High School
n = 14561
 
 

34%
66%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

45%
55%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

71%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 14578
 
 

62%
38%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

72%
27%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

71%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 14544
 
 

50%
50%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

55%
45%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

52%
48%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

51%
49%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

55%
45%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 154
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee High School
n = 14449
 
 

47%
53%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

49%
51%

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

10%
90%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

7%
93%
Tennessee High School
n = 14320
 
 

10%
90%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

5%
95%

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

21%
79%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

23%
77%
Tennessee High School
n = 14366
 
 

23%
77%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

21%
79%

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

9%
91%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

10%
90%
Tennessee High School
n = 14301
 
 

12%
88%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

13%
87%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 152
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee High School
n = 14370
 
 

33%
67%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

28%
72%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

44%
56%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

54%
46%
Cannon County High School
n = 40
 
 

60%
40%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

38%
62%
Tennessee High School
n = 14353
 
 

33%
67%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

33%
67%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

42%
58%
Tennessee High School
n = 14450
 
 

48%
52%
Cannon County High School
n = 39
 
 

44%
56%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 51422
 
 

30%
70%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 152
 
 

18%
82%