Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
COFFEE COUNTY (90.51% responded)
Tennessee Elementary School (84.30% responded)
New Union 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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 351 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
28%
50%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26264 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
49%
21%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

14%
68%
18%

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

6%
21%
50%
23%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 348 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
33%
45%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26265 / dk = 114
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
52%
24%
New Union Elementary
n = 27
 
 
 
 

4
33%
52%
11%

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

6%
22%
51%
21%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 348 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
55%
13%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26187 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
52%
22%
New Union Elementary
n = 27
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
52%
22%

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

7%
24%
51%
18%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 343 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

13%
39%
39%
9%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26007 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
51%
15%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
46%
23%
15%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 338 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

16%
33%
41%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25688 / dk = 641
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
50%
17%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

31%
38%
27%
4

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

6%
26%
51%
17%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 346 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
34%
49%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26094 / dk = 253
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
52%
15%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
31%
54%
12%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 342 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
52%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25948 / dk = 367
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
20%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
27%
54%
8%

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
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
23%
39%
28%
6%
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24000
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
22%
33%
31%
10%
2
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 

4
28%
40%
24%
4

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 

17%
49%
26%
8%
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23953
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
34%
9%
2
0
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 
 
 

25%
37%
21%
17%

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 307
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
40%
14%
5%
2
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23806
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
40%
34%
12%
4%
1
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 

4
32%
52%
4
8%

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

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 308
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
49%
40%
7%
2
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23833
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
56%
34%
5%
1
0
New Union Elementary
n = 23
 
 
 
 

43%
48%
4%
4%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
43%
36%
10%
5%
3
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23764
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
50%
32%
9%
3
1
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
44%
32%
4
8%
8%

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

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
63%
27%
5%
3
0
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23961
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
38%
7%
2
1
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 
 

79%
12%
8%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 312
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
63%
23%
4
3
2
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24013
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
54%
29%
9%
4
2
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
68%
8%
8%
4
4

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
58%
24%
6%
4%
2
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23673
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
53%
26%
6%
2
2
New Union Elementary
n = 23
 
 
 
 

70%
17%
4%
9%

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

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 310
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
28%
16%
10%
9%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23813
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
32%
16%
9%
8%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

37%
25%
21%
12%
4%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
44%
13%
3
3
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23970
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
45%
14%
4%
2
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

4%
29%
46%
17%
4%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 311
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
33%
42%
13%
5%
3
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23898
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
30%
43%
15%
6%
4
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
32%
36%
12%
8%
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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 312
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
5%
19%
24%
27%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24138
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
22%
27%
25%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 
 
 

24%
32%
24%
20%

 

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 346 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
15%
66%
16%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26178 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
21%
64%
11%

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

5%
16%
47%
32%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 347
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26246 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
48%
34%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
11%
68%
18%

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

2
7%
54%
36%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 348
 
 
 
 

2
9%
62%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26264 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

25%
61%
14%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 347 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
13%
63%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26226 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

4
13%
50%
32%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

7%
79%
14%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 346 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
59%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26171 / dk = 159
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
30%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

14%
11%
61%
14%

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

3
11%
48%
38%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 349 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
55%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26179 / dk = 197
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
38%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

11%
71%
18%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 349 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
61%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26128 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
35%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

18%
68%
14%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 345 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
63%
18%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26093 / dk = 174
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
41%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
7%
75%
14%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 348 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
12%
61%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26115 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
52%
30%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
61%
4

 

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

6%
34%
53%
7%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25035 / dk = 1187
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
57%
16%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 3
 
 
 

8%
64%
28%

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

1
7%
63%
29%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 343 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
9%
70%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26045 / dk = 219
 
 
 
 

1
6%
60%
33%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

4
71%
25%

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

2
9%
55%
35%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 344 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
13%
61%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26079 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

1
6%
51%
41%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

7%
64%
29%

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

1
4
58%
37%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 344 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
4
65%
31%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25990 / dk = 267
 
 
 
 

0
2
53%
45%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

4
57%
39%

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

2
11%
57%
30%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 340 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
14%
62%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25807 / dk = 446
 
 
 
 

1
7%
54%
38%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 

64%
36%

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

5%
23%
56%
15%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 335 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
59%
9%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25784 / dk = 414
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
56%
19%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

4
75%
21%

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

3
14%
63%
20%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 331 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

4
15%
69%
12%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25295 / dk = 971
 
 
 
 

2
12%
63%
23%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
65%
23%

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

3
12%
59%
26%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 332 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
13%
67%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25465 / dk = 786
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
29%
New Union Elementary
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 

4
63%
33%

 

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 350 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
7%
62%
29%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26130 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

2
7%
55%
36%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

11%
57%
32%

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

5%
19%
61%
15%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 348 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
17%
70%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26120 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

3
16%
63%
18%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

18%
64%
18%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 346 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
10%
60%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25999 / dk = 107
 
 
 
 

2
8%
55%
36%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

14%
61%
25%

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

6%
17%
48%
29%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 344 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
11%
60%
25%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25943 / dk = 240
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
48%
33%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

18%
7%
57%
18%

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

4%
11%
50%
36%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 343 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
8%
58%
31%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25974 / dk = 208
 
 
 
 

4
10%
49%
37%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
58%
27%

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

2
13%
56%
29%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 348 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
18%
62%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26013 / dk = 188
 
 
 
 

1
7%
56%
36%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
11%
61%
25%

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

1
4%
53%
41%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 346 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
10%
61%
26%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26025 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

1
4
51%
44%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

4
64%
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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 338 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
18%
60%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25760 / dk = 243
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
31%
New Union Elementary
n = 26
 
 
 

19%
58%
23%

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

3
11%
54%
31%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 340 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
61%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25769 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
33%
New Union Elementary
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
27%
54%
15%

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

3
14%
55%
28%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 336 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
62%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25655 / dk = 312
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%
New Union Elementary
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
19%
62%
15%

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

2
9%
55%
34%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 335 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
10%
62%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25676 / dk = 289
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
New Union Elementary
n = 26
 
 
 
 

4
8%
50%
38%

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

5%
20%
52%
24%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 329 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4
18%
61%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25224 / dk = 724
 
 
 
 

4
17%
53%
26%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 

16%
64%
20%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 331 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
12%
66%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25515 / dk = 458
 
 
 
 

3
11%
57%
30%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
68%
24%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 335 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
15%
62%
21%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25619 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
New Union Elementary
n = 26
 
 
 

19%
50%
31%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 335 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
15%
42%
40%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25282 / dk = 1006
 
 
 
 

4
21%
39%
36%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
27%
42%
27%

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

2
10%
32%
55%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 337 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
13%
33%
51%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25525 / dk = 697
 
 
 
 

3
12%
34%
51%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
38%
38%

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

6%
18%
37%
39%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 331 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
38%
37%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25028 / dk = 1095
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
39%
34%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
23%
46%
19%

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

19%
34%
34%
13%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 339 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

30%
38%
27%
5%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25161 / dk = 1052
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
35%
14%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

39%
32%
25%
4

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

10%
25%
39%
26%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 332 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

14%
28%
41%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25553 / dk = 693
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
41%
32%
New Union Elementary
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
26%
30%
26%

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

38%
34%
21%
7%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 324 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

49%
33%
14%
4
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24372 / dk = 1858
 
 
 
 

32%
34%
24%
9%
New Union Elementary
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 

52%
30%
19%

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

53%
25%
15%
7%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 319 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

76%
16%
6%
1
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24213 / dk = 2042
 
 
 
 

49%
26%
17%
8%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 3
 
 
 

76%
20%
4

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

8%
22%
38%
32%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 332 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
40%
28%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25028 / dk = 1190
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
39%
34%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
21%
29%
46%

 

School Leadership

Q7.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about school leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. The faculty and leadership have a shared vision.
Tennessee
n = 58621 / dk = 1316
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
29%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 341 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
12%
64%
21%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25881 / dk = 492
 
 
 
 

3
8%
56%
33%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

7%
61%
32%

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

6%
16%
49%
29%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 349 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
50%
21%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26029 / dk = 280
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
47%
31%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
14%
46%
36%

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

7%
18%
47%
28%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 341 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
50%
17%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25864 / dk = 429
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
46%
29%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
50%
31%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 346 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25883 / dk = 463
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
49%
35%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
39%
39%

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

1
3
46%
50%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 351 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
3
54%
42%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26224 / dk = 123
 
 
 
 

1
2
43%
54%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 

43%
57%

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

1
3
45%
51%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 348 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
2
53%
44%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26056 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

1
2
41%
56%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 

39%
61%

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

5%
12%
50%
33%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 332 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
53%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25607 / dk = 758
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
49%
36%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
12%
42%
42%

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

3
9%
53%
35%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 344 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
10%
59%
27%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25953 / dk = 366
 
 
 
 

2
8%
51%
38%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
14%
43%
32%

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

6%
14%
48%
31%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 330 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

10%
18%
50%
23%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25478 / dk = 851
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
47%
34%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
8%
50%
31%

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

4%
13%
55%
28%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
60%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23972 / dk = 2294
 
 
 
 

4
11%
55%
30%
New Union Elementary
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
7%
44%
41%

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

5%
12%
51%
33%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 347 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
58%
22%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25829 / dk = 425
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
50%
34%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
4
50%
36%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 318 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
64%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24163 / dk = 2142
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
61%
22%
New Union Elementary
n = 24 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
58%
25%

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

3
10%
63%
24%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 334 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
15%
67%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25184 / dk = 1098
 
 
 
 

3
9%
63%
25%
New Union Elementary
n = 24 / dk = 4
 
 
 

21%
54%
25%

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

4%
15%
59%
22%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 335 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
60%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25078 / dk = 1209
 
 
 
 

4
14%
59%
23%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
31%
46%
19%

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

4
13%
60%
23%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 329 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
60%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25084 / dk = 1207
 
 
 
 

3
12%
61%
24%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
60%
16%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 320 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

4
16%
65%
16%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24677 / dk = 1569
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
24%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 3
 
 
 

16%
60%
24%

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

3
10%
65%
23%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 329 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

3
12%
70%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24777 / dk = 1476
 
 
 
 

2
8%
65%
25%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 3
 
 
 

4
64%
32%

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

5%
13%
58%
25%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 333 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

4
11%
63%
22%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25466 / dk = 806
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
58%
26%
New Union Elementary
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
15%
52%
22%

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

3
8%
63%
27%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 337 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

3
12%
65%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25402 / dk = 858
 
 
 
 

2
7%
62%
28%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 

15%
58%
27%

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

4%
12%
59%
25%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 328 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

4
9%
66%
20%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23791 / dk = 2381
 
 
 
 

4
10%
60%
26%
New Union Elementary
n = 24 / dk = 4
 
 
 

12%
58%
29%

 

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 341 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
16%
68%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25785 / dk = 555
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
25%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

21%
61%
18%

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

2
14%
62%
22%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 346 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
11%
71%
16%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 26050 / dk = 271
 
 
 
 

2
12%
62%
24%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
4
75%
18%

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

2
10%
62%
27%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 322 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

1
9%
71%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24406 / dk = 1946
 
 
 
 

1
8%
61%
29%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 3
 
 
 

12%
64%
24%

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

1
7%
65%
27%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

1
7%
71%
21%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23431 / dk = 2737
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
30%
New Union Elementary
n = 25 / dk = 3
 
 
 

4
68%
28%

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

7%
25%
50%
18%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 341 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
52%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25222 / dk = 1076
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
51%
19%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
27%
50%
12%

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

5%
19%
56%
20%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 337 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
61%
14%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25728 / dk = 573
 
 
 
 

3
13%
61%
24%
New Union Elementary
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
67%
22%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 333 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
57%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25154 / dk = 1114
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
53%
17%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 

15%
69%
15%

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

1
5%
63%
30%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 347 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
5%
69%
24%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25968 / dk = 337
 
 
 
 

1
5%
62%
32%
New Union Elementary
n = 28
 
 
 

7%
68%
25%

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

4
22%
56%
18%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 328 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

3
23%
61%
13%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25172 / dk = 1076
 
 
 
 

3
19%
58%
21%
New Union Elementary
n = 24 / dk = 4
 
 
 

21%
50%
29%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 340 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
19%
64%
13%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25699 / dk = 483
 
 
 
 

3
14%
59%
24%
New Union Elementary
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
11%
67%
19%

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

6%
30%
48%
16%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 321 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
53%
10%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 24504 / dk = 1692
 
 
 
 

5%
28%
50%
18%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

15%
23%
42%
19%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 339 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
11%
72%
15%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25635 / dk = 501
 
 
 
 

2
11%
63%
24%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
8%
69%
19%

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

3
10%
64%
24%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 338 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
8%
71%
19%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 25662 / dk = 414
 
 
 
 

2
7%
64%
27%
New Union Elementary
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 

4
77%
19%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 307
 
 

40%
60%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23244
 
 

38%
62%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

44%
56%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 309
 
 

79%
21%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23771
 
 

81%
19%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

84%
16%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 300
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23252
 
 

46%
54%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

56%
44%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 302
 
 

58%
42%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23426
 
 

58%
42%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

60%
40%

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

49%
51%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 301
 
 

44%
56%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23290
 
 

50%
50%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

42%
58%

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

45%
55%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 299
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23105
 
 

45%
55%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

29%
71%

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

35%
65%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 296
 
 

31%
69%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23108
 
 

36%
64%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

46%
54%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 303
 
 

59%
41%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23330
 
 

61%
39%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

56%
44%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 302
 
 

42%
58%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23104
 
 

39%
61%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

44%
56%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 299
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23237
 
 

50%
50%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

64%
36%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 304
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23348
 
 

54%
46%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

36%
64%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 300
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23033
 
 

32%
68%
New Union Elementary
n = 25
 
 

20%
80%

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%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 303
 
 

56%
44%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23080
 
 

69%
31%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

62%
37%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 302
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 23291
 
 

66%
34%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

42%
58%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 301
 
 

51%
49%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22892
 
 

50%
50%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

50%
50%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 302
 
 

44%
56%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22908
 
 

48%
52%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

33%
67%

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

10%
90%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 298
 
 

6%
94%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22617
 
 

11%
89%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

17%
83%

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

21%
79%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 298
 
 

15%
85%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22679
 
 

18%
82%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

12%
87%

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

9%
91%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 298
 
 

7%
93%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22549
 
 

7%
93%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

4%
96%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 300
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22693
 
 

33%
67%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

29%
71%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 300
 
 

51%
49%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22861
 
 

54%
46%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

50%
50%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 300
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22894
 
 

54%
46%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

50%
50%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 300
 
 

53%
47%
Tennessee Elementary School
n = 22832
 
 

41%
59%
New Union Elementary
n = 24
 
 

37%
62%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 51422
 
 

30%
70%
COFFEE COUNTY
n = 299