Result Details

Tennessee (82.14% responded)
BRISTOL (84.76% responded)
Tennessee High School (76.99% responded)
Tennessee Online Public 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%
BRISTOL
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
54%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 16679 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
46%
23%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
37%
50%

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

6%
21%
50%
23%
BRISTOL
n = 253 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
48%
21%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

40%
60%

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

6%
22%
51%
21%
BRISTOL
n = 252
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
50%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 16642 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
49%
21%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

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

7%
24%
51%
18%
BRISTOL
n = 250 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
51%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 16545 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
22%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
29%
57%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 254 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
47%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 16379 / dk = 340
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
48%
21%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
25%
62%

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

6%
26%
51%
17%
BRISTOL
n = 252 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 16569 / dk = 139
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
51%
21%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

25%
25%
50%

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

6%
20%
54%
20%
BRISTOL
n = 253 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

11%
20%
49%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 16447 / dk = 264
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
20%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
50%
37%

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
BRISTOL
n = 232
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
16%
26%
38%
17%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14996
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
14%
27%
30%
24%
3
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

50%
37%
12%

b. Collaborative planning time
Tennessee
n = 54055
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
46%
31%
9%
2
0
BRISTOL
n = 230
 
 
 
 
 

8%
43%
43%
5%
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14942
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
46%
27%
8%
2
0
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

37%
37%
25%

c. Supervisory duties
Tennessee
n = 53780
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
41%
32%
11%
4%
1
BRISTOL
n = 226
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
38%
40%
10%
4
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14886
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
44%
31%
10%
5%
1
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

87%
12%

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

4%
57%
33%
5%
1
0
BRISTOL
n = 231
 
 
 
 

2
64%
30%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 14935
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
58%
30%
5%
1
0
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Tennessee
n = 53686
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
BRISTOL
n = 227
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
61%
26%
9%
1
0
Tennessee High School
n = 14875
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
30%
9%
3
1
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

87%
12%

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

2
51%
37%
7%
2
1
BRISTOL
n = 228
 
 
 
 
 

0
45%
43%
9%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 14938
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
35%
8%
2
1
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 
 

12%
62%
12%
12%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Tennessee
n = 54227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
56%
28%
8%
3
2
BRISTOL
n = 231
 
 
 
 
 

3
56%
29%
9%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 15009
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
61%
24%
7%
2
1
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

50%
37%
12%

h. Professional development
Tennessee
n = 53521
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
52%
25%
6%
2
2
BRISTOL
n = 227
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
37%
4
0
2
Tennessee High School
n = 14844
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
51%
25%
6%
2
2
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

7%
28%
31%
17%
10%
8%
BRISTOL
n = 229
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
33%
16%
8%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 14920
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
29%
15%
9%
7%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 
 
 

12%
50%
12%
12%
12%

j. Delivery of assessments
Tennessee
n = 54107
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
42%
14%
5%
2
BRISTOL
n = 230
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
36%
44%
12%
3
1
Tennessee High School
n = 14975
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
38%
13%
5%
2
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

50%
37%
12%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Tennessee
n = 53981
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
40%
15%
6%
3
BRISTOL
n = 228
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
33%
43%
15%
5%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 14941
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
38%
36%
13%
5%
2
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 
 

25%
50%
12%
12%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 235
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
5%
24%
20%
28%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15086
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
18%
21%
24%
28%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
25%
12%
37%

 

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%
BRISTOL
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
6%
57%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16601 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

4
14%
56%
26%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
29%
29%

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

5%
16%
47%
32%
BRISTOL
n = 254
 
 
 
 

2
13%
51%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16677 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
46%
30%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

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

2
7%
54%
36%
BRISTOL
n = 256
 
 
 
 

1
6%
54%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 16657 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
10%
48%
41%
Tennessee High School
n = 16635 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
51%
32%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 2
 
 
 

17%
17%
67%

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

3
13%
56%
28%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
12%
54%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 16536 / dk = 184
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
26%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

29%
71%

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

3
11%
48%
38%
BRISTOL
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
52%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 16600 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
37%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 2
 
 

17%
83%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
14%
57%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16550 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
33%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

14%
86%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
BRISTOL
n = 247 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
13%
56%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16517 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

3
10%
54%
33%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 4 / dk = 4
N/A

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%
BRISTOL
n = 256
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
53%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16605 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
49%
26%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
25%
62%

 

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%
BRISTOL
n = 240 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

3
18%
60%
19%
Tennessee High School
n = 15498 / dk = 1123
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
52%
11%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 2
 
 

83%
17%

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

1
7%
63%
29%
BRISTOL
n = 253 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

0
4
63%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16312 / dk = 323
 
 
 
 

2
10%
66%
22%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

2
9%
55%
35%
BRISTOL
n = 253 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
5%
57%
38%
Tennessee High School
n = 16298 / dk = 361
 
 
 
 

2
11%
60%
27%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

1
4
58%
37%
BRISTOL
n = 250 / dk = 7
 
 
 

2
55%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16339 / dk = 322
 
 
 
 

1
7%
66%
27%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

2
11%
57%
30%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
11%
58%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 15936 / dk = 722
 
 
 
 

3
18%
59%
20%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

5%
23%
56%
15%
BRISTOL
n = 246 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
59%
14%
Tennessee High School
n = 16118 / dk = 486
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
55%
12%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

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

3
14%
63%
20%
BRISTOL
n = 238 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
12%
66%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 15870 / dk = 789
 
 
 
 

4
17%
62%
17%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

40%
60%

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

3
12%
59%
26%
BRISTOL
n = 242 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

1
8%
62%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16055 / dk = 587
 
 
 
 

3
13%
59%
25%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 4 / dk = 4
N/A

 

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%
BRISTOL
n = 253 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16559 / dk = 78
 
 
 
 

4
12%
57%
28%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
37%
50%

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

5%
19%
61%
15%
BRISTOL
n = 252
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
63%
10%
Tennessee High School
n = 16577 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
59%
12%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
BRISTOL
n = 252
 
 
 
 

1
8%
61%
31%
Tennessee High School
n = 16501 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
50%
37%

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

6%
17%
48%
29%
BRISTOL
n = 252
 
 
 
 

4
18%
52%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
47%
25%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

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

4%
11%
50%
36%
BRISTOL
n = 250 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
13%
52%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 16507 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
51%
34%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

2
13%
56%
29%
BRISTOL
n = 250 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
10%
63%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16388 / dk = 252
 
 
 
 

4%
24%
54%
18%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

57%
43%

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

1
4%
53%
41%
BRISTOL
n = 253 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
4
56%
40%
Tennessee High School
n = 16489 / dk = 137
 
 
 
 

2
5%
55%
37%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

 

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%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
13%
54%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16284 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

4
14%
57%
25%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

3
11%
54%
31%
BRISTOL
n = 249 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
14%
50%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16318 / dk = 121
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
29%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

3
14%
55%
28%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
52%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16207 / dk = 258
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
55%
25%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

2
9%
55%
34%
BRISTOL
n = 247 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
9%
54%
33%
Tennessee High School
n = 16164 / dk = 277
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
31%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

29%
71%

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

5%
20%
52%
24%
BRISTOL
n = 243 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
48%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15749 / dk = 707
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
50%
20%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
14%
58%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 16079 / dk = 399
 
 
 
 

4
14%
58%
24%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
BRISTOL
n = 245 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
13%
56%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 16175 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

3
13%
58%
27%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 245 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

1
14%
33%
53%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 812
 
 
 
 

4
16%
36%
44%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 1
 

100%

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

2
10%
32%
55%
BRISTOL
n = 249 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
32%
61%
Tennessee High School
n = 16201 / dk = 421
 
 
 
 

2
9%
30%
59%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 1
 

100%

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

6%
18%
37%
39%
BRISTOL
n = 242 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

2
13%
41%
43%
Tennessee High School
n = 16088 / dk = 472
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
35%
46%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7
 
 

14%
86%

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

19%
34%
34%
13%
BRISTOL
n = 241 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

22%
39%
30%
8%
Tennessee High School
n = 15841 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

20%
35%
33%
12%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 2
 
 
 

20%
20%
60%

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

10%
25%
39%
26%
BRISTOL
n = 247 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
30%
33%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 603
 
 
 
 

17%
32%
36%
15%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6
 
 
 

17%
67%
17%

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

38%
34%
21%
7%
BRISTOL
n = 233 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

40%
39%
15%
5%
Tennessee High School
n = 15339 / dk = 1301
 
 
 
 

45%
32%
18%
6%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 2
 
 

60%
40%

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

53%
25%
15%
7%
BRISTOL
n = 237 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

80%
12%
5%
3
Tennessee High School
n = 15290 / dk = 1358
 
 
 
 

57%
25%
12%
5%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 1
 

100%

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

8%
22%
38%
32%
BRISTOL
n = 241 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
37%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 15765 / dk = 873
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
38%
28%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7
 
 
 

14%
71%
14%

 

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%
BRISTOL
n = 249 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
56%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16319 / dk = 432
 
 
 
 

4
13%
60%
24%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

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

6%
16%
49%
29%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
53%
25%
Tennessee High School
n = 16482 / dk = 230
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
51%
26%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

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

7%
18%
47%
28%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
46%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16389 / dk = 297
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
49%
25%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7
 
 

43%
57%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
BRISTOL
n = 252 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
54%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 16412 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
51%
30%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

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

1
3
46%
50%
BRISTOL
n = 255
 
 
 
 

0
2
42%
56%
Tennessee High School
n = 16576 / dk = 140
 
 
 
 

1
5%
51%
43%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

1
3
45%
51%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 5
 
 
 

3
47%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 16333 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
41%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

43%
57%

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

5%
12%
50%
33%
BRISTOL
n = 245 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16181 / dk = 556
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
52%
28%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

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

3
9%
53%
35%
BRISTOL
n = 248 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
Tennessee High School
n = 16315 / dk = 370
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

29%
71%

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

6%
14%
48%
31%
BRISTOL
n = 245 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
49%
34%
Tennessee High School
n = 16033 / dk = 655
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
49%
27%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 2
 
 

33%
67%

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

4%
13%
55%
28%
BRISTOL
n = 222 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
54%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 14826 / dk = 1820
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
56%
24%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 2
 
 

67%
33%

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

5%
12%
51%
33%
BRISTOL
n = 249 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
51%
30%
Tennessee High School
n = 16348 / dk = 307
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
52%
31%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 232 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
57%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 15237 / dk = 1468
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
59%
18%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

57%
43%

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

3
10%
63%
24%
BRISTOL
n = 251 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
10%
63%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 15850 / dk = 848
 
 
 
 

4
13%
62%
21%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
43%
43%

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

4%
15%
59%
22%
BRISTOL
n = 248 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
55%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 15874 / dk = 796
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
20%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 2
 
 

33%
67%

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

4
13%
60%
23%
BRISTOL
n = 242 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 15851 / dk = 836
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
59%
21%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

60%
40%

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

3
12%
63%
22%
BRISTOL
n = 238 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
63%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 15489 / dk = 1153
 
 
 
 

4
14%
62%
20%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

57%
43%

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

3
10%
65%
23%
BRISTOL
n = 230 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

3
7%
66%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 15402 / dk = 1256
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
21%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 6 / dk = 2
 
 

33%
67%

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

5%
13%
58%
25%
BRISTOL
n = 248 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
56%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 16077 / dk = 594
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
24%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

29%
71%

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

3
8%
63%
27%
BRISTOL
n = 247 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
7%
62%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 15955 / dk = 710
 
 
 
 

3
9%
64%
24%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

29%
71%

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

4%
12%
59%
25%
BRISTOL
n = 219 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
56%
28%
Tennessee High School
n = 15177 / dk = 1459
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
57%
24%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
14%
71%

 

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%
BRISTOL
n = 250 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
17%
56%
26%
Tennessee High School
n = 16244 / dk = 476
 
 
 
 

4
17%
60%
20%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

71%
29%

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

2
14%
62%
22%
BRISTOL
n = 253 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
17%
59%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 16440 / dk = 259
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
71%
14%

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

2
10%
62%
27%
BRISTOL
n = 238 / dk = 17
 
 
 

9%
63%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 14798 / dk = 1927
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
23%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

80%
20%

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

1
7%
65%
27%
BRISTOL
n = 225 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

1
7%
64%
29%
Tennessee High School
n = 14229 / dk = 2379
 
 
 
 

2
8%
66%
24%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

60%
40%

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

7%
25%
50%
18%
BRISTOL
n = 241 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
46%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 15846 / dk = 857
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
48%
16%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

80%
20%

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

5%
19%
56%
20%
BRISTOL
n = 247 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
49%
18%
Tennessee High School
n = 16182 / dk = 493
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
48%
15%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

60%
40%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 240 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

8%
34%
46%
11%
Tennessee High School
n = 15834 / dk = 842
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
47%
13%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

60%
40%

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

1
5%
63%
30%
BRISTOL
n = 247 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
5%
61%
32%
Tennessee High School
n = 16380 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

2
7%
65%
26%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

57%
43%

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

4
22%
56%
18%
BRISTOL
n = 245 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4
19%
61%
16%
Tennessee High School
n = 15807 / dk = 824
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
53%
15%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 
 

20%
40%
40%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 249 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
16%
57%
24%
Tennessee High School
n = 16173 / dk = 437
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
58%
18%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 
 

20%
40%
40%

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

6%
30%
48%
16%
BRISTOL
n = 235 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
52%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 15564 / dk = 1044
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
46%
14%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 
 

20%
40%
40%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 241 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
56%
17%
Tennessee High School
n = 16111 / dk = 478
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
61%
17%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

60%
40%

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

3
10%
64%
24%
BRISTOL
n = 240 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
15%
62%
20%
Tennessee High School
n = 16134 / dk = 408
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
63%
19%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 5 / dk = 3
 
 

60%
40%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 230
 
 

51%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 14733
 
 

40%
60%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 53759
 
 

79%
21%
BRISTOL
n = 232
 
 

77%
23%
Tennessee High School
n = 14884
 
 

75%
25%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52715
 
 

45%
55%
BRISTOL
n = 228
 
 

45%
55%
Tennessee High School
n = 14668
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 53042
 
 

57%
43%
BRISTOL
n = 232
 
 

53%
47%
Tennessee High School
n = 14720
 
 

55%
45%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

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

49%
51%
BRISTOL
n = 229
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee High School
n = 14682
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

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

45%
55%
BRISTOL
n = 227
 
 

41%
59%
Tennessee High School
n = 14605
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

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

35%
65%
BRISTOL
n = 225
 
 

31%
69%
Tennessee High School
n = 14558
 
 

34%
66%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 52857
 
 

60%
40%
BRISTOL
n = 229
 
 

63%
37%
Tennessee High School
n = 14667
 
 

55%
45%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 52473
 
 

41%
59%
BRISTOL
n = 226
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee High School
n = 14624
 
 

43%
57%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 52567
 
 

46%
54%
BRISTOL
n = 228
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee High School
n = 14584
 
 

42%
58%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 

100%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 52950
 
 

55%
45%
BRISTOL
n = 229
 
 

52%
48%
Tennessee High School
n = 14730
 
 

55%
45%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 52283
 
 

33%
67%
BRISTOL
n = 226
 
 

32%
68%
Tennessee High School
n = 14561
 
 

34%
66%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 

100%

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%
BRISTOL
n = 227
 
 

73%
27%
Tennessee High School
n = 14578
 
 

62%
38%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

75%
25%

b. Common Core Standards
Tennessee
n = 52607
 
 

59%
41%
BRISTOL
n = 231
 
 

79%
21%
Tennessee High School
n = 14544
 
 

50%
50%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

87%
12%

c. Student assessment
Tennessee
n = 52001
 
 

51%
49%
BRISTOL
n = 224
 
 

53%
47%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

51%
49%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

d. Differentiating instruction
Tennessee
n = 51982
 
 

48%
52%
BRISTOL
n = 227
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee High School
n = 14449
 
 

47%
53%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

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

10%
90%
BRISTOL
n = 224
 
 

5%
95%
Tennessee High School
n = 14320
 
 

10%
90%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 

100%

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

21%
79%
BRISTOL
n = 225
 
 

14%
86%
Tennessee High School
n = 14366
 
 

23%
77%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

9%
91%
BRISTOL
n = 223
 
 

6%
94%
Tennessee High School
n = 14301
 
 

12%
88%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 

100%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Tennessee
n = 51580
 
 

34%
66%
BRISTOL
n = 226
 
 

31%
69%
Tennessee High School
n = 14370
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

i. Methods of teaching
Tennessee
n = 51911
 
 

54%
46%
BRISTOL
n = 223
 
 

49%
51%
Tennessee High School
n = 14460
 
 

54%
46%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

j. Reading strategies
Tennessee
n = 51792
 
 

44%
56%
BRISTOL
n = 224
 
 

37%
63%
Tennessee High School
n = 14353
 
 

33%
67%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7
 
 

29%
71%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Tennessee
n = 51891
 
 

44%
56%
BRISTOL
n = 226
 
 

51%
49%
Tennessee High School
n = 14450
 
 

48%
52%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

l. Classroom management techniques
Tennessee
n = 51422
 
 

30%
70%
BRISTOL
n = 223
 
 

18%
82%
Tennessee High School
n = 14347
 
 

32%
68%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

Q8.5 Estimate the total number of days in which you participated in professional development in 2012-2013.
      0-1, (approximately 0-8 hours)
      2-4, (approximately 16-32 hours)
      5-7, (approximately 40-56 hours)
      8-10, (approximately 64-80 hours)
      11-13, (approximately 88-104 hours)
      14 days or more, (105 hours or more)
n = number of responses
Tennessee
n = 54403
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
26%
34%
20%
7%
8%
BRISTOL
n = 235
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
31%
36%
18%
5%
7%
Tennessee High School
n = 15068
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
27%
34%
20%
7%
8%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 8
 
 
 
 
 

37%
12%
12%
25%
12%

 

Instructional Practices and Support

Q9.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about instructional practices and support in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. State assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Tennessee
n = 54367 / dk = 5364
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
53%
13%
BRISTOL
n = 222 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
54%
15%
Tennessee High School
n = 14932 / dk = 1739
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
50%
11%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 
 

29%
43%
29%

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Tennessee
n = 54976 / dk = 4567
 
 
 
 

3
11%
67%
20%
BRISTOL
n = 228 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

1
7%
70%
22%
Tennessee High School
n = 14730 / dk = 1886
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
64%
15%
Tennessee Online Public School
n = 7 / dk = 1
 
 

71%
29%

c. Teachers in this school use assessment data to inform their instruction.
Tennessee
n = 57180 / dk = 2419
 
 
 
 

1
4%
63%
32%
BRISTOL
n = 239 / dk = 16
 
 
 

3