Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
COCKE COUNTY (79.76% responded)
Tennessee Middle School (84.64% responded)
Edgemont 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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 329
 
 
 
 

3
12%
54%
30%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16426 / dk = 91
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
47%
20%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
77%
19%

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

6%
21%
50%
23%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 324 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4%
21%
52%
23%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16409 / dk = 74
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
50%
23%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
17%
64%
17%

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

6%
22%
51%
21%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 326 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
18%
56%
22%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16383 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
50%
21%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
59%
5%

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

7%
24%
51%
18%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 325 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
52%
22%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16300 / dk = 172
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
51%
17%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

9%
30%
51%
9%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 322 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
23%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16138 / dk = 334
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
50%
18%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
60%
21%

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

6%
26%
51%
17%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 324 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
19%
53%
24%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16316 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
51%
17%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
29%
50%
19%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
14%
53%
31%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16188 / dk = 255
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
15%
63%
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
COCKE COUNTY
n = 296
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
15%
38%
22%
19%
3
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14929
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
22%
28%
35%
12%
2
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
26%
34%
32%
3
3

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
COCKE COUNTY
n = 295
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
45%
33%
7%
2
1
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14885
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
45%
30%
10%
2
0
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 

5%
61%
26%
5%
3

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
COCKE COUNTY
n = 292
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
42%
36%
9%
5%
1
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14816
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
42%
32%
11%
5%
2
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
38%
35%
11%
8%
3

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

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
COCKE COUNTY
n = 296
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
60%
30%
4%
2
0
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14815
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
56%
32%
5%
2
0
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 

5%
71%
18%
3
3

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
COCKE COUNTY
n = 291
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
52%
34%
6%
3
2
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14776
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
31%
9%
3
1
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

8%
65%
22%
3
3

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

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
COCKE COUNTY
n = 295
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
60%
28%
8%
2
0
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14896
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
50%
38%
8%
2
1
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
66%
21%
5%
3
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
COCKE COUNTY
n = 295
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
63%
22%
6%
3
1
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14930
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
31%
8%
3
2
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 

8%
45%
39%
5%
3

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
COCKE COUNTY
n = 293
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
51%
29%
6%
3
1
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14730
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
53%
25%
6%
2
2
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
61%
18%
5%
3
3

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

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 292
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
29%
19%
11%
12%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14832
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
30%
18%
11%
10%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
32%
16%
16%
8%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
COCKE COUNTY
n = 290
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
47%
18%
6%
2
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14886
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
41%
15%
5%
2
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
41%
14%
11%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
COCKE COUNTY
n = 295
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
43%
20%
5%
3
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14869
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
31%
41%
16%
6%
3
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
29%
42%
13%
8%
3

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 294
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
7%
18%
26%
24%
23%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15012
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
8%
20%
23%
26%
22%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
3
21%
16%
34%
24%

 

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 324 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
8%
57%
33%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16384 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

19%
63%
19%

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

5%
16%
47%
32%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 326 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
9%
50%
38%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16428 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
46%
30%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

19%
65%
16%

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

2
7%
54%
36%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 328
 
 
 
 

2
8%
52%
37%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16426 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

2
8%
54%
36%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
7%
72%
19%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 325
 
 
 
 

1
10%
50%
39%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16400 / dk = 58
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
51%
31%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
12%
65%
21%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 324 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
17%
54%
27%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16342 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
23%
63%
12%

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

3
11%
48%
38%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 324 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
49%
42%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16346 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

4
10%
48%
38%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
26%
56%
16%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 322 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
10%
52%
34%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16310 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
35%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
7%
70%
21%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
4
55%
40%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16268 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
5%
67%
26%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 326 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
10%
50%
37%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16332 / dk = 123
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
49%
29%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
63%
19%

 

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
55%
11%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15533 / dk = 862
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
55%
14%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
37%
51%

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

1
7%
63%
29%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 323 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
6%
65%
28%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16188 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

1
7%
64%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
67%
14%

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

2
9%
55%
35%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 320 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
9%
58%
32%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16223 / dk = 200
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
32%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
69%
12%

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

1
4
58%
37%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 320 / dk = 7
 
 
 

4%
61%
35%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16211 / dk = 210
 
 
 
 

0
4
60%
36%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
69%
26%

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

2
11%
57%
30%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

3
11%
57%
29%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16018 / dk = 412
 
 
 
 

2
12%
59%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
17%
61%
20%

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

5%
23%
56%
15%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 317 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
52%
15%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16040 / dk = 330
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
56%
13%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

49%
44%
7%

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

3
14%
63%
20%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 315 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
22%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15690 / dk = 740
 
 
 
 

3
17%
63%
17%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

24%
69%
7%

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

3
12%
59%
26%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 315 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
11%
63%
25%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15785 / dk = 621
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
23%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

26%
67%
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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 322 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
11%
57%
31%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16315 / dk = 59
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
60%
24%

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

5%
19%
61%
15%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 323 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
16%
66%
16%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16334 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
60%
14%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
23%
70%
5%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 322 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
9%
61%
29%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16249 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
64%
24%

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

6%
17%
48%
29%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
11%
55%
31%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16216 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
48%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
57%
24%

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

4%
11%
50%
36%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 324 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
7%
51%
42%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16237 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
50%
34%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

7%
58%
35%

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

2
13%
56%
29%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 319 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
17%
55%
25%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16234 / dk = 161
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
68%
15%

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

1
4%
53%
41%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 321 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
4%
53%
42%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16255 / dk = 125
 
 
 
 

1
5%
54%
40%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 

69%
31%

 

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
9%
56%
33%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16048 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
12%
64%
21%

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

3
11%
54%
31%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
7%
55%
37%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16076 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

10%
67%
24%

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

3
14%
55%
28%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 316 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

0
12%
54%
34%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15987 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

15%
61%
24%

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

2
9%
55%
34%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 319 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
13%
47%
40%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15966 / dk = 233
 
 
 
 

2
9%
55%
33%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
12%
60%
26%

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

5%
20%
52%
24%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 304 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
17%
53%
27%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15663 / dk = 529
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
52%
23%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
12%
67%
17%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 314 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
9%
56%
33%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15854 / dk = 352
 
 
 
 

3
12%
58%
27%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
63%
27%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 316 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
10%
55%
34%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15956 / dk = 235
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
31%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
24%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
12%
31%
56%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15718 / dk = 725
 
 
 
 

3
18%
37%
41%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
19%
29%
50%

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

2
10%
32%
55%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 319 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

0
9%
28%
63%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16031 / dk = 368
 
 
 
 

2
10%
30%
58%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

17%
29%
55%

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

6%
18%
37%
39%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 319 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
16%
39%
42%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15846 / dk = 482
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
36%
40%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
36%
38%

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

19%
34%
34%
13%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 317 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

12%
35%
34%
19%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15645 / dk = 740
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
12%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
45%
36%
7%

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

10%
25%
39%
26%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 322 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
43%
31%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16000 / dk = 413
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
40%
25%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
19%
50%
29%

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

38%
34%
21%
7%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

26%
27%
32%
15%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15175 / dk = 1222
 
 
 
 

39%
34%
20%
7%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

38%
36%
15%
10%

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

53%
25%
15%
7%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 290 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

44%
28%
16%
11%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15078 / dk = 1338
 
 
 
 

57%
24%
13%
6%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

60%
25%
7%
7%

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

8%
22%
38%
32%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 321 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
35%
48%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15643 / dk = 760
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
38%
32%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
14%
36%
40%

 

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

2
8%
56%
34%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16116 / dk = 379
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
29%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
10%
54%
34%

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

6%
16%
49%
29%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 323 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
11%
51%
37%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16263 / dk = 199
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
49%
30%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
10%
49%
39%

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

7%
18%
47%
28%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 321 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
13%
50%
35%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16168 / dk = 270
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
48%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
56%
26%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 322 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
7%
50%
41%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16142 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
49%
33%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
12%
53%
33%

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

1
3
46%
50%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 328 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
5%
48%
47%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16383 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

1
3
46%
50%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

7%
53%
40%

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

1
3
45%
51%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 326 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
2
44%
54%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16297 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

1
2
44%
53%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
40%
57%

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

5%
12%
50%
33%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
9%
46%
42%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16019 / dk = 473
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
51%
34%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

10%
59%
32%

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

3
9%
53%
35%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 325 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
5%
51%
43%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16187 / dk = 250
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 

67%
33%

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

6%
14%
48%
31%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 317 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
9%
46%
42%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15868 / dk = 581
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
49%
32%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
15%
51%
32%

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

4%
13%
55%
28%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 301 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
6%
55%
36%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14702 / dk = 1713
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
28%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
3
63%
29%

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

5%
12%
51%
33%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 319 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
11%
52%
34%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16073 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
51%
32%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
12%
60%
25%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 301 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

3
10%
60%
27%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15042 / dk = 1418
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
60%
20%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
73%
17%

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

3
10%
63%
24%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 314 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

2
5%
59%
33%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15665 / dk = 783
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
24%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
10%
68%
20%

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

4%
15%
59%
22%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 316 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

2
7%
62%
29%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15637 / dk = 793
 
 
 
 

4
14%
60%
22%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
5%
76%
17%

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

4
13%
60%
23%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 316 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
8%
61%
29%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15631 / dk = 824
 
 
 
 

4
14%
61%
22%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
5%
78%
15%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
30%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15355 / dk = 1061
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
22%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
2
78%
17%

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

3
10%
65%
23%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
30%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15282 / dk = 1135
 
 
 
 

3
10%
65%
22%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
7%
75%
15%

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

5%
13%
58%
25%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 320 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
8%
61%
29%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15887 / dk = 535
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
57%
25%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
76%
21%

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

3
8%
63%
27%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
4%
62%
33%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15797 / dk = 615
 
 
 
 

2
7%
64%
26%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
76%
22%

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

4%
12%
59%
25%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 293 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14767 / dk = 1619
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
59%
24%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
69%
17%

 

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 319 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
16%
58%
25%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16036 / dk = 434
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
21%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 

25%
65%
10%

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

2
14%
62%
22%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 323 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
15%
57%
25%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16238 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

2
14%
62%
21%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
21%
67%
10%

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

2
10%
62%
27%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 293 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

1
7%
60%
32%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15140 / dk = 1341
 
 
 
 

2
9%
62%
27%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 

5%
74%
21%

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

1
7%
65%
27%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 292 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

1
5%
62%
32%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14302 / dk = 2065
 
 
 
 

1
7%
65%
27%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 4
 
 
 

5%
79%
15%

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

7%
25%
50%
18%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 315 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
18%
56%
24%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15663 / dk = 777
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
51%
18%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
20%
62%
15%

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

5%
19%
56%
20%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 326 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
15%
57%
25%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15985 / dk = 457
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
56%
19%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

12%
72%
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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

2
27%
50%
22%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15616 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
49%
14%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 

37%
50%
12%

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

1
5%
63%
30%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 325 / dk = 4
 
 
 

5%
58%
37%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 16201 / dk = 226
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
30%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

2
77%
21%

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

4
22%
56%
18%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

2
21%
53%
24%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15627 / dk = 753
 
 
 
 

4
22%
56%
17%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
20%
66%
12%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 321 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
13%
59%
26%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15979 / dk = 378
 
 
 
 

3
17%
59%
21%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

12%
76%
12%

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

6%
30%
48%
16%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 300 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

4
23%
53%
21%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15274 / dk = 1055
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
48%
15%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 4
 
 
 

21%
71%
8%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 316 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
10%
65%
24%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15915 / dk = 420
 
 
 
 

3
14%
63%
20%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

7%
83%
10%

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

3
10%
64%
24%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 320 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
8%
63%
27%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 15991 / dk = 315
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
23%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
80%
12%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 288
 
 

35%
65%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14577
 
 

43%
57%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

32%
68%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 296
 
 

81%
19%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14832
 
 

81%
19%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

74%
26%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 289
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14525
 
 

46%
54%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

37%
63%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 290
 
 

60%
40%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14626
 
 

59%
41%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

68%
32%

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

49%
51%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 287
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14557
 
 

51%
49%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

49%
51%

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

45%
55%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 285
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14459
 
 

47%
53%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

58%
42%

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

35%
65%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 285
 
 

26%
74%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14417
 
 

35%
65%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

37%
63%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 288
 
 

52%
48%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14593
 
 

62%
38%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

58%
42%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 287
 
 

36%
64%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14477
 
 

42%
58%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

39%
61%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 289
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14474
 
 

44%
56%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

47%
53%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 290
 
 

46%
54%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14601
 
 

55%
45%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

50%
50%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 284
 
 

30%
70%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14424
 
 

34%
66%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 38
 
 

42%
58%

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%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 285
 
 

65%
35%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14492
 
 

67%
33%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

65%
35%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 287
 
 

63%
37%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14501
 
 

58%
42%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

62%
38%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 283
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14380
 
 

54%
46%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

49%
51%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 282
 
 

38%
62%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14356
 
 

47%
53%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

30%
70%

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

10%
90%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 280
 
 

7%
92%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14199
 
 

9%
91%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 

100%

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

21%
79%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 280
 
 

26%
74%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14265
 
 

22%
78%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

16%
84%

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

9%
91%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 279
 
 

12%
88%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14169
 
 

9%
91%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

5%
95%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 280
 
 

29%
71%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14251
 
 

35%
65%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

24%
76%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 280
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14323
 
 

52%
48%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

41%
59%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 279
 
 

40%
60%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14279
 
 

38%
62%
Edgemont Elementary
n = 37
 
 

41%
59%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
COCKE COUNTY
n = 280
 
 

46%
54%
Tennessee Middle School
n = 14340