Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
CUMBERLAND COUNTY (100.00% responded)
Tennessee High School (76.99% responded)
The Phoenix School (100.00% responded)

 

Time

Q2.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the needs of all students.
Tennessee
n = 59689 / dk = 310
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
47%
21%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 530 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
48%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 16679 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
46%
23%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
35%
60%

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

6%
21%
50%
23%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 529 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
50%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
48%
21%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
50%
25%

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

6%
22%
51%
21%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 525 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
20%
53%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
49%
21%
The Phoenix School
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

22%
33%
44%

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

7%
24%
51%
18%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 522 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
57%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16545 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
22%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

30%
30%
40%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 517 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

12%
27%
45%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 16379 / dk = 340
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
48%
21%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
5%
37%
47%

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

6%
26%
51%
17%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 528 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
48%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 16569 / dk = 139
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
51%
21%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
47%
32%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 518 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
57%
14%
Tennessee High School
n = 16447 / dk = 264
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
20%
The Phoenix School
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 

17%
39%
44%

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
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 481
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
22%
30%
29%
16%
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14996
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
14%
27%
30%
24%
3
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
22%
22%
28%

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 477
 
 
 
 
 

16%
54%
21%
8%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14942
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
46%
27%
8%
2
0
The Phoenix School
n = 17
 
 
 
 

29%
47%
18%
6%

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 481
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
34%
45%
12%
3
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14886
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
44%
31%
10%
5%
1
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

11%
39%
33%
11%
6%

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

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 476
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
64%
28%
3
1
0
Tennessee High School
n = 14935
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
58%
30%
5%
1
0
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 

11%
72%
17%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 475
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
49%
35%
9%
3
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14875
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
30%
9%
3
1
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
28%
11%
6%

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

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 477
 
 
 
 
 

1
56%
34%
7%
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14938
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
35%
8%
2
1
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 

50%
28%
11%
11%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 481
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
60%
30%
6%
1
0
Tennessee High School
n = 15009
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
61%
24%
7%
2
1
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
39%
33%
6%
6%
6%

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 470
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
59%
20%
5%
1
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14844
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
51%
25%
6%
2
2
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
39%
28%
6%

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

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 477
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
32%
16%
11%
8%
Tennessee High School
n = 14920
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
29%
15%
9%
7%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
22%
6%
28%
11%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 477
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
39%
13%
4%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14975
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
38%
13%
5%
2
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
50%
17%
6%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 482
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
37%
40%
12%
5%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14941
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
38%
36%
13%
5%
2
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
61%
11%
6%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 484
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
23%
26%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 15086
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
21%
24%
28%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

22%
33%
11%
11%
22%

 

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 530 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
56%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16601 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

4
14%
56%
26%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

25%
45%
30%

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

5%
16%
47%
32%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 531 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
50%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16677 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
46%
30%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

20%
50%
30%

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

2
7%
54%
36%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 531 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16657 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

25%
45%
30%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 531 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
12%
56%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16635 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
51%
32%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

15%
55%
30%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 526 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 16536 / dk = 184
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
26%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

25%
45%
30%

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

3
11%
48%
38%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 530 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
7%
48%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16600 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
37%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
15%
60%
15%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 528 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
12%
55%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 16550 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
33%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

15%
50%
35%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 528 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
6%
58%
35%
Tennessee High School
n = 16517 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

3
10%
54%
33%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
55%
40%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 529 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
53%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 16605 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
49%
26%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

15%
35%
35%
15%

 

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 492 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
62%
7%
Tennessee High School
n = 15498 / dk = 1123
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
52%
11%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

25%
35%
40%

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

1
7%
63%
29%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 520 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
6%
72%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 16312 / dk = 323
 
 
 
 

2
10%
66%
22%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
65%
15%

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

2
9%
55%
35%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 520 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
8%
64%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16298 / dk = 361
 
 
 
 

2
11%
60%
27%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

15%
60%
25%

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

1
4
58%
37%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 523 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

0
3
64%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 16339 / dk = 322
 
 
 
 

1
7%
66%
27%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
65%
25%

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

2
11%
57%
30%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 505 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

1
12%
62%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 15936 / dk = 722
 
 
 
 

3
18%
59%
20%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
47%
16%

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

5%
23%
56%
15%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 511 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
54%
9%
Tennessee High School
n = 16118 / dk = 486
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
55%
12%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
55%
25%
10%

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

3
14%
63%
20%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 509 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
15%
68%
13%
Tennessee High School
n = 15870 / dk = 789
 
 
 
 

4
17%
62%
17%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

42%
42%
16%

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

3
12%
59%
26%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 516 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
12%
67%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 16055 / dk = 587
 
 
 
 

3
13%
59%
25%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
50%
10%

 

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 528 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
5%
61%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16559 / dk = 78
 
 
 
 

4
12%
57%
28%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

15%
50%
35%

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

5%
19%
61%
15%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 525 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
11%
70%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16577 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
59%
12%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

40%
45%
15%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 527 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
9%
59%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16501 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

15%
55%
30%

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

6%
17%
48%
29%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 523 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
12%
50%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
47%
25%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
60%
30%

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

4%
11%
50%
36%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 524 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
6%
50%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16507 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
51%
34%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
40%
55%

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

2
13%
56%
29%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 522 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16388 / dk = 252
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
54%
18%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
60%
10%

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

1
4%
53%
41%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 523 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
2
55%
42%
Tennessee High School
n = 16489 / dk = 137
 
 
 
 

2
5%
55%
37%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
60%
30%

 

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 522 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16284 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

4
14%
57%
25%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
68%
26%

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

3
11%
54%
31%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 516 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
9%
58%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 16318 / dk = 121
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
29%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 

60%
40%

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

3
14%
55%
28%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 521 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16207 / dk = 258
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
55%
25%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
55%
40%

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

2
9%
55%
34%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 515 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
9%
57%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16164 / dk = 277
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
31%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

15%
55%
30%

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

5%
20%
52%
24%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 514 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
56%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 15749 / dk = 707
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
50%
20%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
40%
20%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 520 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
10%
62%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16079 / dk = 399
 
 
 
 

4
14%
58%
24%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
10%
55%
25%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 515 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
9%
60%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16175 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

3
13%
58%
27%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
40%
35%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 512 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

3
20%
38%
39%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 812
 
 
 
 

4
16%
36%
44%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
26%
42%

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

2
10%
32%
55%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 514 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
7%
32%
58%
Tennessee High School
n = 16201 / dk = 421
 
 
 
 

2
9%
30%
59%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
25%
65%

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

6%
18%
37%
39%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 517 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
39%
35%
Tennessee High School
n = 16088 / dk = 472
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
35%
46%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
30%
30%

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

19%
34%
34%
13%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 517 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

11%
37%
38%
13%
Tennessee High School
n = 15841 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
12%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
40%
45%
5%

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

10%
25%
39%
26%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 526 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
43%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 603
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
36%
15%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
30%
50%
15%

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

38%
34%
21%
7%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 496 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

30%
40%
25%
6%
Tennessee High School
n = 15339 / dk = 1301
 
 
 
 

45%
32%
18%
6%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

15%
55%
20%
10%

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

53%
25%
15%
7%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 501 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

55%
27%
13%
5%
Tennessee High School
n = 15290 / dk = 1358
 
 
 
 

57%
25%
12%
5%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

60%
25%
5%
10%

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

8%
22%
38%
32%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 515 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
18%
39%
40%
Tennessee High School
n = 15765 / dk = 873
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
38%
28%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

20%
25%
35%
20%

 

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 520 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

3
9%
58%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16319 / dk = 432
 
 
 
 

4
13%
60%
24%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
55%
35%

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

6%
16%
49%
29%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 526 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
50%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 230
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
51%
26%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
15%
35%
40%

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

7%
18%
47%
28%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 514 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
49%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16389 / dk = 297
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
49%
25%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
42%
42%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 518 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
49%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16412 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
51%
30%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
37%
58%

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

1
3
46%
50%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 521 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
2
50%
46%
Tennessee High School
n = 16576 / dk = 140
 
 
 
 

1
5%
51%
43%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
40%
55%

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

1
3
45%
51%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 525 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
2
48%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 16333 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
41%
The Phoenix School
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
56%
33%

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

5%
12%
50%
33%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 516 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
49%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16181 / dk = 556
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
52%
28%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
20%
60%

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

3
9%
53%
35%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 514 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
8%
54%
36%
Tennessee High School
n = 16315 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
55%
40%

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

6%
14%
48%
31%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 509 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

4
15%
48%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 655
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
49%
27%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
35%
55%

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

4%
13%
55%
28%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 483 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

2
12%
56%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 14826 / dk = 1820
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
56%
24%
The Phoenix School
n = 18 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
33%
44%

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

5%
12%
51%
33%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 520 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

3
10%
49%
37%
Tennessee High School
n = 16348 / dk = 307
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
52%
31%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
37%
53%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 489 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
58%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 15237 / dk = 1468
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
59%
18%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
58%
26%

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

3
10%
63%
24%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 512 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15850 / dk = 848
 
 
 
 

4
13%
62%
21%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
58%
32%

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

4%
15%
59%
22%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 510 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
59%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15874 / dk = 796
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
20%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 

16%
47%
37%

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

4
13%
60%
23%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 511 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 836
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
21%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
68%
26%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 497 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

3
13%
62%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 15489 / dk = 1153
 
 
 
 

4
14%
62%
20%
The Phoenix School
n = 17 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
65%
29%

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

3
10%
65%
23%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 493 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

2
7%
70%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 15402 / dk = 1256
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
21%
The Phoenix School
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 

61%
39%

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

5%
13%
58%
25%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 513 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
10%
59%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16077 / dk = 594
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
24%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 

11%
42%
47%

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

3
8%
63%
27%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 510 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

2
8%
64%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 15955 / dk = 710
 
 
 
 

3
9%
64%
24%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
58%
37%

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

4%
12%
59%
25%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 500 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
60%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 15177 / dk = 1459
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
57%
24%
The Phoenix School
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
50%
44%

 

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 522 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
12%
66%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 16244 / dk = 476
 
 
 
 

4
17%
60%
20%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
53%
32%

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

2
14%
62%
22%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 524 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
11%
67%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 16440 / dk = 259
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
60%
35%

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

2
10%
62%
27%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 494 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

1
6%
68%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 14798 / dk = 1927
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
23%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
58%
32%

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

1
7%
65%
27%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 486 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

1
3
71%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 14229 / dk = 2379
 
 
 
 

2
8%
66%
24%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
58%
26%

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

7%
25%
50%
18%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 515 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
56%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 15846 / dk = 857
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
48%
16%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
40%
25%

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

5%
19%
56%
20%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 520 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
61%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16182 / dk = 493
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
48%
15%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
55%
35%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 507 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

4
24%
59%
12%
Tennessee High School
n = 15834 / dk = 842
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
47%
13%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
65%
10%

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

1
5%
63%
30%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 522 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

2
3
67%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16380 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

2
7%
65%
26%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
60%
35%

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

4
22%
56%
18%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 510 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
19%
62%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 15807 / dk = 824
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
53%
15%
The Phoenix School
n = 19 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
53%
26%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 519 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
19%
60%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16173 / dk = 437
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
58%
18%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
70%
20%

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

6%
30%
48%
16%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 499 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

3
23%
59%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 15564 / dk = 1044
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
46%
14%
The Phoenix School
n = 16 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
69%
12%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Tennessee
n = 57963 / dk = 1416
 
 
 
 

3
13%
62%
21%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 517 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
13%
66%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 16111 / dk = 478
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
61%
17%
The Phoenix School
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
63%
32%

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

3
10%
64%
24%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 517 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
10%
68%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16134 / dk = 408
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
63%
19%
The Phoenix School
n = 20
 
 
 

5%
65%
30%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 475
 
 

45%
55%
Tennessee High School
n = 14733
 
 

40%
60%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

22%
78%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 481
 
 

88%
12%
Tennessee High School
n = 14884
 
 

75%
25%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

67%
33%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 473
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee High School
n = 14668
 
 

43%
57%
The Phoenix School
n = 17
 
 

18%
82%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 477
 
 

62%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 14720
 
 

55%
45%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

56%
44%

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

49%
51%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 477
 
 

52%
48%
Tennessee High School
n = 14682
 
 

47%
53%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

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

45%
55%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 475
 
 

38%
62%
Tennessee High School
n = 14605
 
 

43%
57%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

22%
78%

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

35%
65%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 471
 
 

30%
70%
Tennessee High School
n = 14558
 
 

34%
66%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

22%
78%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 474
 
 

57%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 14667
 
 

55%
45%
The Phoenix School
n = 17
 
 

59%
41%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 473
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee High School
n = 14624
 
 

43%
57%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

56%
44%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 472
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee High School
n = 14584
 
 

42%
58%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 472
 
 

60%
40%
Tennessee High School
n = 14730
 
 

55%
45%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

61%
39%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 477
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee High School
n = 14561
 
 

34%
66%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

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%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 463
 
 

72%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 14578
 
 

62%
38%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

72%
28%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 464
 
 

56%
44%
Tennessee High School
n = 14544
 
 

50%
50%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 456
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

51%
49%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 457
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee High School
n = 14449
 
 

47%
53%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

72%
28%

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

10%
90%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 453
 
 

7%
93%
Tennessee High School
n = 14320
 
 

10%
90%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%

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

21%
79%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 455
 
 

27%
73%
Tennessee High School
n = 14366
 
 

23%
77%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

61%
39%

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

9%
91%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 453
 
 

10%
90%
Tennessee High School
n = 14301
 
 

12%
88%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

11%
89%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 453
 
 

27%
73%
Tennessee High School
n = 14370
 
 

33%
67%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

44%
56%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 458
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

54%
46%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 455
 
 

39%
61%
Tennessee High School
n = 14353
 
 

33%
67%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

28%
72%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 457
 
 

53%
47%
Tennessee High School
n = 14450
 
 

48%
52%
The Phoenix School
n = 18
 
 

67%
33%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 51422
 
 

30%
70%
CUMBERLAND COUNTY
n = 451
 
 

24%
76%
Tennessee High School
n = 14347