Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
CANNON COUNTY (98.32% responded)
Tennessee Middle School (84.64% responded)
West Side Elementary (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 Middle School
n = 16426 / dk = 91
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
47%
20%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

53%
32%
5%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 16409 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
50%
23%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
42%
53%

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 Middle School
n = 16383 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
50%
21%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
53%
5%

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 Middle School
n = 16300 / dk = 172
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
51%
17%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
47%
32%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 16138 / dk = 334
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
50%
18%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

26%
11%
53%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 16316 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
51%
17%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
53%
26%
5%

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 Middle School
n = 16188 / dk = 255
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

11%
11%
78%

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 Middle School
n = 14929
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
22%
28%
35%
12%
2
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
42%
16%
16%
5%

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

19%
52%
21%
8%
1
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14885
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
45%
30%
10%
2
0
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 

16%
53%
16%
16%

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

11%
30%
45%
9%
4%
1
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14816
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
42%
32%
11%
5%
2
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
42%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 14815
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
56%
32%
5%
2
0
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

67%
33%

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 Middle School
n = 14776
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
31%
9%
3
1
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
53%
37%
5%

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 Middle School
n = 14896
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
50%
38%
8%
2
1
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

47%
53%

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 Middle School
n = 14930
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
31%
8%
3
2
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 
 

11%
58%
21%
5%
5%

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

10%
61%
25%
4
1
1
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14730
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
53%
25%
6%
2
2
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 

11%
68%
16%
5%

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 Middle School
n = 14832
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
30%
18%
11%
10%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
42%
11%
21%
5%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

4
33%
45%
15%
3
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14886
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
41%
15%
5%
2
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
47%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 14869
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
31%
41%
16%
6%
3
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
47%
5%
5%

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 Middle School
n = 15012
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
8%
20%
23%
26%
22%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
21%
26%
16%

 

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 Middle School
n = 16384 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

21%
74%
5%

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 Middle School
n = 16428 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
46%
30%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
72%
22%

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 Middle School
n = 16426 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

2
8%
54%
36%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
74%
21%

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 Middle School
n = 16400 / dk = 58
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
51%
31%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
79%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 16342 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
68%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 16346 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

4
10%
48%
38%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

16%
58%
26%

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 Middle School
n = 16310 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
35%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

16%
68%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 16268 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
63%
21%

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 Middle School
n = 16332 / dk = 123
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
49%
29%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
63%
32%

 

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 Middle School
n = 15533 / dk = 862
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
55%
14%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

17%
72%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 16188 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

1
7%
64%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 

68%
32%

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 Middle School
n = 16223 / dk = 200
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
32%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
67%
28%

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 Middle School
n = 16211 / dk = 210
 
 
 
 

0
4
60%
36%
West Side Elementary
n = 17 / dk = 2
 
 

82%
18%

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 Middle School
n = 16018 / dk = 412
 
 
 
 

2
12%
59%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
78%
17%

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 Middle School
n = 16040 / dk = 330
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
56%
13%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

28%
61%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 15690 / dk = 740
 
 
 
 

3
17%
63%
17%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

17%
72%
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 Middle School
n = 15785 / dk = 621
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
23%
West Side Elementary
n = 15 / dk = 4
 
 
 

7%
87%
7%

 

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 Middle School
n = 16315 / dk = 59
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 

68%
32%

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 Middle School
n = 16334 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
60%
14%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

16%
58%
26%

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 Middle School
n = 16249 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
67%
28%

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 Middle School
n = 16216 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
48%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 

78%
22%

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 Middle School
n = 16237 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
50%
34%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 

68%
32%

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 Middle School
n = 16234 / dk = 161
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
72%
22%

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 Middle School
n = 16255 / dk = 125
 
 
 
 

1
5%
54%
40%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 

68%
32%

 

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 Middle School
n = 16048 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
63%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 16076 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
63%
21%

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 Middle School
n = 15987 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
58%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 15966 / dk = 233
 
 
 
 

2
9%
55%
33%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
61%
17%

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 Middle School
n = 15663 / dk = 529
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
52%
23%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

11%
6%
67%
17%

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 Middle School
n = 15854 / dk = 352
 
 
 
 

3
12%
58%
27%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
84%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 15956 / dk = 235
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
31%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

16%
68%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 15718 / dk = 725
 
 
 
 

3
18%
37%
41%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
56%
11%

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

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

2
10%
30%
58%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16031 / dk = 368
 
 
 
 

2
10%
30%
58%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
61%
22%

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 Middle School
n = 15846 / dk = 482
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
36%
40%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
11%
53%
21%

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 Middle School
n = 15645 / dk = 740
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
12%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

28%
28%
44%

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 Middle School
n = 16000 / dk = 413
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
40%
25%
West Side Elementary
n = 17 / dk = 3
 
 
 

29%
53%
18%

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 Middle School
n = 15175 / dk = 1222
 
 
 
 

39%
34%
20%
7%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

33%
50%
17%

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 Middle School
n = 15078 / dk = 1338
 
 
 
 

57%
24%
13%
6%
West Side Elementary
n = 17 / dk = 3
 
 
 

65%
18%
18%

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

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

2
16%
29%
53%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15643 / dk = 760
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
38%
32%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
26%
37%

 

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 Middle School
n = 16116 / dk = 379
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
29%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 

83%
17%

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 Middle School
n = 16263 / dk = 199
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
49%
30%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

17%
72%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 16168 / dk = 270
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
48%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
72%
17%

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 Middle School
n = 16142 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
49%
33%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 

67%
33%

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 Middle School
n = 16383 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

1
3
46%
50%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 

58%
42%

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 Middle School
n = 16297 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

1
2
44%
53%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
58%
37%

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 Middle School
n = 16019 / dk = 473
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
51%
34%
West Side Elementary
n = 17 / dk = 3
 
 
 

12%
59%
29%

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 Middle School
n = 16187 / dk = 250
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

11%
61%
28%

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 Middle School
n = 15868 / dk = 581
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
49%
32%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
74%
21%

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 Middle School
n = 14702 / dk = 1713
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
28%
West Side Elementary
n = 17 / dk = 3
 
 
 

18%
65%
18%

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 Middle School
n = 16073 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
51%
32%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
63%
32%

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 Middle School
n = 15042 / dk = 1418
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
60%
20%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

22%
61%
17%

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

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

2
8%
58%
31%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15665 / dk = 783
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
24%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

11%
72%
17%

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 Middle School
n = 15637 / dk = 793
 
 
 
 

4
14%
60%
22%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

22%
61%
17%

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

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

2
13%
55%
30%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15631 / dk = 824
 
 
 
 

4
14%
61%
22%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

33%
56%
11%

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

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

3
11%
55%
31%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15355 / dk = 1061
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
22%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

21%
68%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 15282 / dk = 1135
 
 
 
 

3
10%
65%
22%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

22%
61%
17%

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

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

5%
13%
49%
34%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15887 / dk = 535
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
57%
25%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
74%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 15797 / dk = 615
 
 
 
 

2
7%
64%
26%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

11%
78%
11%

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

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

4
11%
51%
35%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14767 / dk = 1619
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
59%
24%
West Side Elementary
n = 17 / dk = 3
 
 
 

29%
53%
18%

 

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 Middle School
n = 16036 / dk = 434
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
21%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

21%
63%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 16238 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

2
14%
62%
21%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

21%
63%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 15140 / dk = 1341
 
 
 
 

2
9%
62%
27%
West Side Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 4
 
 
 

6%
75%
19%

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 Middle School
n = 14302 / dk = 2065
 
 
 
 

1
7%
65%
27%
West Side Elementary
n = 14 / dk = 6
 
 
 

7%
71%
21%

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 Middle School
n = 15663 / dk = 777
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
51%
18%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
42%
16%

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 Middle School
n = 15985 / dk = 457
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
56%
19%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
5%
68%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 15616 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
49%
14%
West Side Elementary
n = 17 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
18%
53%
18%

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 Middle School
n = 16201 / dk = 226
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
30%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
74%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 15627 / dk = 753
 
 
 
 

4
22%
56%
17%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
61%
6%

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 Middle School
n = 15979 / dk = 378
 
 
 
 

3
17%
59%
21%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
53%
5%

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 Middle School
n = 15274 / dk = 1055
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
48%
15%
West Side Elementary
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

17%
28%
44%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 15915 / dk = 420
 
 
 
 

3
14%
63%
20%
West Side Elementary
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

19%
12%
62%
6%

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 Middle School
n = 15991 / dk = 315
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
23%
West Side Elementary
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
16%
63%
11%

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 Middle School
n = 14577
 
 

43%
57%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

58%
42%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 158
 
 

82%
18%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14832
 
 

81%
19%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

84%
16%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14525
 
 

46%
54%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

58%
42%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

55%
45%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14626
 
 

59%
41%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

58%
42%

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

49%
51%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

42%
58%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14557
 
 

51%
49%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

53%
47%

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

45%
55%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

36%
64%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14459
 
 

47%
53%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

53%
47%

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

35%
65%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

24%
76%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14417
 
 

35%
65%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

42%
58%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

71%
29%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14593
 
 

62%
38%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

58%
42%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14477
 
 

42%
58%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

63%
37%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 154
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14474
 
 

44%
56%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

63%
37%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

54%
46%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14601
 
 

55%
45%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

47%
53%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 157
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14424
 
 

34%
66%
West Side Elementary
n = 19
 
 

37%
63%

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 Middle School
n = 14492
 
 

67%
33%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

72%
28%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

71%
29%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14501
 
 

58%
42%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

78%
22%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

52%
48%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14380
 
 

54%
46%
West Side Elementary
n = 17
 
 

35%
65%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 154
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14356
 
 

47%
53%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

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

10%
90%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

7%
93%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14199
 
 

9%
91%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 

100%

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

21%
79%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

23%
77%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14265
 
 

22%
78%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

11%
89%

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

9%
91%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

10%
90%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14169
 
 

9%
91%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

11%
89%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 152
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14251
 
 

35%
65%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

28%
72%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 156
 
 

44%
56%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14323
 
 

52%
48%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

28%
72%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

38%
62%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14279
 
 

38%
62%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

22%
78%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 153
 
 

42%
58%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14340
 
 

44%
56%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

11%
89%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 51422
 
 

30%
70%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 152
 
 

18%
82%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14192
 
 

28%
72%
West Side Elementary
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%

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%
CANNON COUNTY
n = 158