Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
CHEATHAM COUNTY (89.01% responded)
Tennessee High School (76.99% responded)
Cheatham Co Central (63.41% 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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 408 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
51%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 16679 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
46%
23%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 

24%
60%
16%

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

6%
21%
50%
23%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 410 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
47%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
48%
21%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

38%
38%
23%

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

6%
22%
51%
21%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 409 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
50%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
49%
21%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

15%
27%
50%
8%

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

7%
24%
51%
18%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 405 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

12%
28%
48%
12%
Tennessee High School
n = 16545 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
22%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

35%
38%
27%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 395 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
50%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 16379 / dk = 340
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
48%
21%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
36%
48%
8%

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

6%
26%
51%
17%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 403 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

10%
32%
46%
12%
Tennessee High School
n = 16569 / dk = 139
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
51%
21%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

31%
23%
46%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 397 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
54%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 16447 / dk = 264
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
20%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
35%
46%
15%

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
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 369
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
29%
26%
36%
7%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14996
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
14%
27%
30%
24%
3
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 

28%
20%
40%
12%

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 370
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
55%
21%
6%
1
0
Tennessee High School
n = 14942
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
46%
27%
8%
2
0
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 

44%
40%
12%
4

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 367
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
34%
16%
10%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14886
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
44%
31%
10%
5%
1
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
40%
16%
8%

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

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 362
 
 
 
 
 

5%
61%
30%
3
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14935
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
58%
30%
5%
1
0
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 

8%
80%
12%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 368
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
55%
31%
8%
1
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14875
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
30%
9%
3
1
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 

12%
44%
36%
8%

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

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 369
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
43%
42%
10%
2
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14938
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
35%
8%
2
1
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 

4
48%
28%
16%
4

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 368
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
45%
37%
8%
7%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 15009
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
61%
24%
7%
2
1
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 

4
36%
48%
4
8%

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 363
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
57%
14%
3
1
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14844
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
51%
25%
6%
2
2
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 
 

29%
62%
8%

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

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 364
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
27%
13%
12%
11%
Tennessee High School
n = 14920
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
29%
15%
9%
7%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
29%
8%
17%
12%
4%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 369
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
44%
13%
4%
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14975
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
38%
13%
5%
2
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
48%
16%
8%
8%
4

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 365
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
37%
13%
6%
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14941
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
38%
36%
13%
5%
2
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 

12%
48%
16%
16%
8%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 372
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
7%
18%
19%
26%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 15086
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
21%
24%
28%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
28%
16%
32%

 

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 410 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
57%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16601 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

4
14%
56%
26%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
35%
50%
12%

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

5%
16%
47%
32%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 408 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
46%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16677 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
46%
30%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
35%
46%
15%

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

2
7%
54%
36%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 406 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
58%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16657 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
27%
46%
23%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 409 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16635 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
51%
32%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
46%
12%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 407 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
57%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 16536 / dk = 184
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
26%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
37%
29%
17%

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

3
11%
48%
38%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 407 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
55%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 16600 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
37%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

27%
65%
8%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 402 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
6%
61%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16550 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
33%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

4
69%
27%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 400 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
9%
57%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 16517 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

3
10%
54%
33%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 
 
 

4
20%
64%
12%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 404 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
49%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 16605 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
49%
26%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
23%
38%
27%

 

Community Support and Involvement

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


a. Parents/guardians are influential decision makers in this school.
Tennessee
n = 56375 / dk = 3184
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
55%
14%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 388 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
26%
59%
12%
Tennessee High School
n = 15498 / dk = 1123
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
52%
11%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
42%
4%

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

1
7%
63%
29%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 402 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
7%
63%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16312 / dk = 323
 
 
 
 

2
10%
66%
22%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

29%
50%
21%

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

2
9%
55%
35%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 402 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
11%
50%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 16298 / dk = 361
 
 
 
 

2
11%
60%
27%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

42%
46%
12%

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

1
4
58%
37%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 399 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
6%
59%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16339 / dk = 322
 
 
 
 

1
7%
66%
27%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 

17%
65%
17%

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

2
11%
57%
30%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 404 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
12%
52%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 15936 / dk = 722
 
 
 
 

3
18%
59%
20%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

46%
42%
12%

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

5%
23%
56%
15%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 405 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
57%
9%
Tennessee High School
n = 16118 / dk = 486
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
55%
12%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
36%
56%

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

3
14%
63%
20%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 394 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

4
17%
68%
12%
Tennessee High School
n = 15870 / dk = 789
 
 
 
 

4
17%
62%
17%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
59%
9%

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

3
12%
59%
26%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 389 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
16%
66%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 16055 / dk = 587
 
 
 
 

3
13%
59%
25%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
70%
4%

 

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 408 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
59%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 16559 / dk = 78
 
 
 
 

4
12%
57%
28%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
15%
69%
12%

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

5%
19%
61%
15%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 407 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
58%
9%
Tennessee High School
n = 16577 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
59%
12%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

4
50%
46%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 408 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
16%
55%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 16501 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

27%
62%
12%

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

6%
17%
48%
29%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 407 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
45%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
47%
25%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
27%
58%
12%

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

4%
11%
50%
36%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 408 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
46%
36%
Tennessee High School
n = 16507 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
51%
34%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

12%
69%
19%

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

2
13%
56%
29%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 404 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
19%
54%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 16388 / dk = 252
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
54%
18%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

12%
31%
58%

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

1
4%
53%
41%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 407 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
5%
57%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 16489 / dk = 137
 
 
 
 

2
5%
55%
37%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
76%
16%

 

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 402 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
16%
56%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 16284 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

4
14%
57%
25%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
27%
54%
8%

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

3
11%
54%
31%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 407
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
54%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16318 / dk = 121
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
29%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
23%
50%
15%

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

3
14%
55%
28%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 403 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
55%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16207 / dk = 258
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
55%
25%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
46%
12%

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

2
9%
55%
34%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 399 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
6%
62%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16164 / dk = 277
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
31%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

8%
73%
19%

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

5%
20%
52%
24%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 387 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
53%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 15749 / dk = 707
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
50%
20%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

29%
29%
37%
4%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 396 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
16%
60%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 16079 / dk = 399
 
 
 
 

4
14%
58%
24%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
24%
60%
4

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

2
10%
56%
32%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 396 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 16175 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

3
13%
58%
27%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
46%
17%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 387 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

3
20%
40%
37%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 812
 
 
 
 

4
16%
36%
44%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
40%
28%

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

2
10%
32%
55%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 387 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

2
11%
32%
56%
Tennessee High School
n = 16201 / dk = 421
 
 
 
 

2
9%
30%
59%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 

15%
46%
38%

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

6%
18%
37%
39%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 383 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
41%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 16088 / dk = 472
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
35%
46%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
46%
21%

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

19%
34%
34%
13%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 385 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

25%
46%
23%
6%
Tennessee High School
n = 15841 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
12%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

57%
22%
17%
4%

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

10%
25%
39%
26%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 392 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
40%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 603
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
36%
15%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

25%
37%
25%
12%

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

38%
34%
21%
7%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 386 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

24%
39%
28%
9%
Tennessee High School
n = 15339 / dk = 1301
 
 
 
 

45%
32%
18%
6%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 

74%
13%
13%

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

53%
25%
15%
7%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 375 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

60%
23%
11%
5%
Tennessee High School
n = 15290 / dk = 1358
 
 
 
 

57%
25%
12%
5%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 

87%
13%

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

8%
22%
38%
32%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 378 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

12%
27%
40%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 15765 / dk = 873
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
38%
28%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

29%
25%
29%
17%

 

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 392 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
58%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16319 / dk = 432
 
 
 
 

4
13%
60%
24%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

17%
22%
57%
4%

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

6%
16%
49%
29%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 405 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
47%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 230
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
51%
26%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

24%
24%
48%
4

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

7%
18%
47%
28%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 405 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

8%
13%
47%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16389 / dk = 297
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
49%
25%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
16%
52%
12%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 397 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
47%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16412 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
51%
30%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

12%
15%
69%
4

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

1
3
46%
50%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 408 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
5%
50%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16576 / dk = 140
 
 
 
 

1
5%
51%
43%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
68%
12%

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

1
3
45%
51%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 399 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

1
4%
53%
42%
Tennessee High School
n = 16333 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
41%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
16%
68%
12%

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

5%
12%
50%
33%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 387 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

4
13%
52%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 16181 / dk = 556
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
52%
28%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
52%
13%

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

3
9%
53%
35%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 398 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16315 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
58%
12%

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

6%
14%
48%
31%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 386 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
49%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 655
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
49%
27%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
26%
43%
17%

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

4%
13%
55%
28%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 338 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
61%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 14826 / dk = 1820
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
56%
24%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
64%
9%

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

5%
12%
51%
33%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 394 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
55%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16348 / dk = 307
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
52%
31%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

17%
21%
54%
8%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 375 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
62%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 15237 / dk = 1468
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
59%
18%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
17%
65%
4%

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

3
10%
63%
24%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 382 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
62%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 15850 / dk = 848
 
 
 
 

4
13%
62%
21%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
70%
4%

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

4%
15%
59%
22%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 384 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
58%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 15874 / dk = 796
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
20%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
20%
52%
12%

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

4
13%
60%
23%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 378 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
60%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 836
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
21%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
16%
60%
8%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 375 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

3
13%
66%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 15489 / dk = 1153
 
 
 
 

4
14%
62%
20%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
16%
68%
4

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

3
10%
65%
23%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 377 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

3
8%
66%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15402 / dk = 1256
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
21%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 

8%
21%
71%

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

5%
13%
58%
25%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 392 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
54%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16077 / dk = 594
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
24%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
62%
17%

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

3
8%
63%
27%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 389 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
66%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 15955 / dk = 710
 
 
 
 

3
9%
64%
24%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
75%
4%

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

4%
12%
59%
25%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 347 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

6%
9%
63%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15177 / dk = 1459
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
57%
24%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 

17%
13%
70%

 

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 397 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
66%
10%
Tennessee High School
n = 16244 / dk = 476
 
 
 
 

4
17%
60%
20%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
24%
56%
4

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

2
14%
62%
22%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 401 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
65%
9%
Tennessee High School
n = 16440 / dk = 259
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
28%
48%
4

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

2
10%
62%
27%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 348 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

3
14%
67%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 14798 / dk = 1927
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
23%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 21 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

10%
19%
67%
5%

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

1
7%
65%
27%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

3
11%
72%
14%
Tennessee High School
n = 14229 / dk = 2379
 
 
 
 

2
8%
66%
24%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 20 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
75%
5%

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

7%
25%
50%
18%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 378 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
50%
7%
Tennessee High School
n = 15846 / dk = 857
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
48%
16%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

18%
36%
41%
5%

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

5%
19%
56%
20%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 395 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
53%
12%
Tennessee High School
n = 16182 / dk = 493
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
48%
15%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
40%
40%
4

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 386 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
55%
8%
Tennessee High School
n = 15834 / dk = 842
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
47%
13%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
32%
44%
4

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

1
5%
63%
30%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 400 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
7%
70%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 16380 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

2
7%
65%
26%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 26
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
54%
19%

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

4
22%
56%
18%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 386 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
55%
11%
Tennessee High School
n = 15807 / dk = 824
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
53%
15%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

17%
39%
35%
9%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 398 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
61%
10%
Tennessee High School
n = 16173 / dk = 437
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
58%
18%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
21%
58%
8%

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

6%
30%
48%
16%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 373 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

10%
37%
45%
9%
Tennessee High School
n = 15564 / dk = 1044
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
46%
14%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 23 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

22%
30%
39%
9%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 389 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
67%
13%
Tennessee High School
n = 16111 / dk = 478
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
61%
17%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 22 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

14%
18%
64%
5%

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

3
10%
64%
24%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 396 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
67%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 16134 / dk = 408
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
63%
19%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
17%
62%
8%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 361
 
 

45%
55%
Tennessee High School
n = 14733
 
 

40%
60%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 

33%
67%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 368
 
 

83%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 14884
 
 

75%
25%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

76%
24%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 364
 
 

57%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 14668
 
 

43%
57%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

40%
60%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 361
 
 

58%
42%
Tennessee High School
n = 14720
 
 

55%
45%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 

46%
54%

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

49%
51%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 361
 
 

56%
44%
Tennessee High School
n = 14682
 
 

47%
53%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

56%
44%

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

45%
55%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 362
 
 

60%
40%
Tennessee High School
n = 14605
 
 

43%
57%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 

54%
46%

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

35%
65%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 360
 
 

37%
62%
Tennessee High School
n = 14558
 
 

34%
66%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

44%
56%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 360
 
 

59%
41%
Tennessee High School
n = 14667
 
 

55%
45%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

52%
48%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 359
 
 

41%
59%
Tennessee High School
n = 14624
 
 

43%
57%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 

29%
71%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 357
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee High School
n = 14584
 
 

42%
58%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 

21%
79%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 360
 
 

62%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 14730
 
 

55%
45%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 24
 
 

67%
33%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 359
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee High School
n = 14561
 
 

34%
66%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

28%
72%

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%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 360
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee High School
n = 14578
 
 

62%
38%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

32%
68%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 364
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee High School
n = 14544
 
 

50%
50%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

8%
92%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 361
 
 

58%
42%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

51%
49%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

56%
44%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 365
 
 

65%
35%
Tennessee High School
n = 14449
 
 

47%
53%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

72%
28%

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

10%
90%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 357
 
 

5%
95%
Tennessee High School
n = 14320
 
 

10%
90%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

12%
88%

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

21%
79%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 359
 
 

23%
77%
Tennessee High School
n = 14366
 
 

23%
77%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

28%
72%

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

9%
91%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 361
 
 

7%
93%
Tennessee High School
n = 14301
 
 

12%
88%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

16%
84%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 358
 
 

26%
74%
Tennessee High School
n = 14370
 
 

33%
67%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

24%
76%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 362
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

54%
46%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

56%
44%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 363
 
 

28%
72%
Tennessee High School
n = 14353
 
 

33%
67%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25
 
 

24%
76%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
CHEATHAM COUNTY
n = 361
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee High School
n = 14450
 
 

48%
52%
Cheatham Co Central
n = 25