Result Details

KENTUCKY (90.95% responded)
BELL COUNTY (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.
KENTUCKY
n = 41223 / dk = 198
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
45%
26%
BELL COUNTY
n = 184 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
54%
32%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
KENTUCKY
n = 41062 / dk = 216
 
 
 
 

4
15%
49%
33%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
14%
59%
24%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions
KENTUCKY
n = 40940 / dk = 201
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
49%
28%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
31%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
KENTUCKY
n = 40865 / dk = 393
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
50%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
12%
63%
23%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
KENTUCKY
n = 40688 / dk = 590
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
46%
23%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
23%
46%
19%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
KENTUCKY
n = 40947 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

4
19%
53%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
17%
55%
26%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
KENTUCKY
n = 40791 / dk = 525
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
53%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%

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
KENTUCKY
n = 37406
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
21%
26%
36%
14%
2
BELL COUNTY
n = 172
 
 
 
 
 

26%
19%
42%
13%
1

b. Collaborative planning time
KENTUCKY
n = 37298
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
42%
33%
12%
3
0
BELL COUNTY
n = 171
 
 
 
 
 

18%
44%
29%
7%
2

c. Supervisory duties
KENTUCKY
n = 37221
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
32%
10%
4
1
BELL COUNTY
n = 172
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
44%
41%
7%
2
2

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
KENTUCKY
n = 37111
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
38%
5%
1
0
BELL COUNTY
n = 169
 
 
 
 
 

4
67%
27%
1
1

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 37148
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
33%
10%
3
1
BELL COUNTY
n = 167
 
 
 
 
 

2
29%
47%
18%
5%

f. Preparing for/participating in the teacher evaluation process?
KENTUCKY
n = 37200
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
57%
27%
7%
2
1
BELL COUNTY
n = 169
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
40%
43%
11%
2
2

g. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
50%
39%
7%
2
1
BELL COUNTY
n = 170
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
51%
35%
10%
3
1

h. Addressing student discipline issues
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
30%
9%
4
2
BELL COUNTY
n = 171
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
62%
25%
4%
4%
1

i. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 36807
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
26%
6%
2
1
BELL COUNTY
n = 169
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
54%
25%
10%
1
1

j. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37241
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
31%
14%
7%
5%
BELL COUNTY
n = 171
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
26%
29%
23%
10%
11%

k. Delivery of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37338
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
45%
13%
4
1
BELL COUNTY
n = 170
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
24%
49%
19%
4
3

l. Utilizing results of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37337
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
44%
14%
4%
2
BELL COUNTY
n = 170
 
 
 
 
 

26%
44%
21%
6%
4

Q2.3 In an average week of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside the regular school work day (before or after school, and/or on weekends)?
      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
KENTUCKY
n = 37542
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
22%
25%
26%
19%
BELL COUNTY
n = 170
 
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
27%
25%
10%

 

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.
KENTUCKY
n = 41160 / dk = 225
 
 
 
 

2
12%
52%
34%
BELL COUNTY
n = 184 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet access.
KENTUCKY
n = 41157 / dk = 141
 
 
 
 

3
13%
46%
38%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
9%
48%
40%

c. Teachers have sufficient support to use effectively the state-approved electronic platform (i.e., CIITS, EDS).
KENTUCKY
n = 39909 / dk = 1379
 
 
 
 

2
9%
58%
32%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
5%
52%
41%

d. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
KENTUCKY
n = 41021 / dk = 223
 
 
 
 

1
2
47%
50%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
7%
47%
42%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
KENTUCKY
n = 41106 / dk = 187
 
 
 
 

3
10%
47%
41%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 4
 
 
 

3
52%
45%

f. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
KENTUCKY
n = 40965 / dk = 338
 
 
 
 

2
10%
53%
35%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
9%
55%
34%

g. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
KENTUCKY
n = 41011 / dk = 378
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
43%
41%
BELL COUNTY
n = 185
 
 
 
 

1
8%
51%
41%

h. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
KENTUCKY
n = 40960 / dk = 260
 
 
 
 

2
8%
50%
41%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
6%
48%
45%

i. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
KENTUCKY
n = 40934 / dk = 280
 
 
 
 

2
8%
49%
41%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
2
50%
47%

j. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
KENTUCKY
n = 41067 / dk = 223
 
 
 
 

3
12%
51%
34%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
5%
51%
36%

k. Teachers have sufficient access to the library and media facilities.
KENTUCKY
n = 40803 / dk = 485
 
 
 
 

2
7%
49%
43%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
8%
49%
41%

 

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.
KENTUCKY
n = 39273 / dk = 2116
 
 
 
 

4%
21%
58%
18%
BELL COUNTY
n = 177 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
10%
66%
21%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
KENTUCKY
n = 40410 / dk = 903
 
 
 
 

2
8%
60%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
4%
64%
30%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
KENTUCKY
n = 40593 / dk = 704
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
36%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
KENTUCKY
n = 40688 / dk = 634
 
 
 
 

1
4%
58%
38%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
5%
55%
39%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
KENTUCKY
n = 40125 / dk = 1182
 
 
 
 

2
11%
56%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 177 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
7%
60%
33%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
KENTUCKY
n = 40354 / dk = 824
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
57%
18%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
22%
54%
20%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
KENTUCKY
n = 39600 / dk = 1689
 
 
 
 

2
12%
62%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
9%
64%
25%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
KENTUCKY
n = 39842 / dk = 1433
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
30%

 

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.
KENTUCKY
n = 41161 / dk = 136
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
34%
BELL COUNTY
n = 184
 
 
 
 

3
10%
59%
27%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
KENTUCKY
n = 41086 / dk = 131
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
57%
17%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183
 
 
 
 

2
15%
65%
17%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
KENTUCKY
n = 40949 / dk = 202
 
 
 
 

3
12%
52%
32%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
9%
53%
37%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
KENTUCKY
n = 40883 / dk = 371
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
45%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
12%
53%
33%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
KENTUCKY
n = 40878 / dk = 313
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
47%
36%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
9%
52%
36%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
KENTUCKY
n = 40861 / dk = 359
 
 
 
 

3
16%
52%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
9%
53%
36%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
KENTUCKY
n = 40943 / dk = 264
 
 
 
 

1
5%
50%
43%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
1
51%
48%

 

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.
KENTUCKY
n = 40863 / dk = 338
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
35%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
6%
57%
34%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
KENTUCKY
n = 40851 / dk = 238
 
 
 
 

3
10%
50%
38%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
8%
57%
33%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
KENTUCKY
n = 40707 / dk = 365
 
 
 
 

3
11%
51%
35%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
11%
55%
33%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
KENTUCKY
n = 40656 / dk = 456
 
 
 
 

2
7%
50%
41%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
8%
55%
36%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
KENTUCKY
n = 39921 / dk = 1189
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
50%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
12%
56%
30%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
KENTUCKY
n = 40456 / dk = 671
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
33%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
9%
55%
34%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
KENTUCKY
n = 40668 / dk = 425
 
 
 
 

2
9%
52%
37%
BELL COUNTY
n = 177 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
36%

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
KENTUCKY
n = 39885 / dk = 1477
 
 
 
 

3
14%
31%
53%
BELL COUNTY
n = 176 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
31%
40%

b. Devising teaching techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 40371 / dk = 886
 
 
 
 

2
8%
28%
63%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
14%
33%
52%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
KENTUCKY
n = 40110 / dk = 1104
 
 
 
 

3
13%
34%
50%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
35%
48%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional learning programs
KENTUCKY
n = 39523 / dk = 1743
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
39%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

17%
30%
37%
16%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
KENTUCKY
n = 40268 / dk = 1022
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
40%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
40%
30%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
KENTUCKY
n = 38581 / dk = 2700
 
 
 
 

20%
34%
32%
14%
BELL COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

29%
34%
25%
11%

g. Selecting teachers new to this school
KENTUCKY
n = 39041 / dk = 2297
 
 
 
 

16%
33%
33%
19%
BELL COUNTY
n = 177 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

34%
31%
23%
12%

h. Planning school improvement
KENTUCKY
n = 39531 / dk = 1702
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
40%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 177 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

14%
28%
37%
21%

i. Leading professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 40127 / dk = 1078
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
41%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 176 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

16%
30%
34%
20%

j. Modeling instructional methods, assessments, and/or classroom management
KENTUCKY
n = 40305 / dk = 949
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
40%
39%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
36%
37%

Q6.5 Teachers have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
KENTUCKY
n = 40242 / dk = 1144
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
54%
18%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
60%
12%

 

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.
KENTUCKY
n = 40605 / dk = 776
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
32%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
33%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
KENTUCKY
n = 40856 / dk = 407
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
46%
32%
BELL COUNTY
n = 184 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
9%
57%
30%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
KENTUCKY
n = 40660 / dk = 611
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
45%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
58%
27%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
KENTUCKY
n = 40781 / dk = 540
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
46%
37%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
7%
56%
34%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
KENTUCKY
n = 41027 / dk = 261
 
 
 
 

1
4%
46%
49%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
51%
47%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
KENTUCKY
n = 40832 / dk = 482
 
 
 
 

1
3
45%
50%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
44%
55%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
KENTUCKY
n = 40261 / dk = 1090
 
 
 
 

2
6%
51%
41%
BELL COUNTY
n = 184 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
4
55%
41%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
KENTUCKY
n = 40528 / dk = 766
 
 
 
 

2
8%
51%
39%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
3
56%
40%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
KENTUCKY
n = 39965 / dk = 1284
 
 
 
 

2
6%
50%
41%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
4
53%
42%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
KENTUCKY
n = 37443 / dk = 3767
 
 
 
 

3
10%
51%
36%
BELL COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
8%
59%
31%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
KENTUCKY
n = 40621 / dk = 601
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
48%
36%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
55%
30%

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
KENTUCKY
n = 38779 / dk = 2558
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
55%
27%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
8%
60%
28%

b. Facilities and resources
KENTUCKY
n = 40068 / dk = 1204
 
 
 
 

3
9%
59%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
6%
62%
30%

c. The use of time in my school
KENTUCKY
n = 40074 / dk = 1205
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
8%
58%
30%

d. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 40158 / dk = 1105
 
 
 
 

2
8%
60%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
8%
60%
29%

e. Teacher leadership
KENTUCKY
n = 39606 / dk = 1617
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
7%
59%
30%

f. Community support and involvement
KENTUCKY
n = 39198 / dk = 2002
 
 
 
 

2
8%
61%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 176 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
6%
63%
29%

g. Managing student conduct
KENTUCKY
n = 40541 / dk = 754
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
52%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
9%
58%
29%

h. Instructional practices and support
KENTUCKY
n = 40305 / dk = 938
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
32%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
4%
61%
32%

i. New teacher support
KENTUCKY
n = 38175 / dk = 3029
 
 
 
 

4
10%
56%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 175 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
6%
63%
29%

Q7.4 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the school council in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Teachers on the school council are representative of the faculty (i.e. experience, subject/grade, etc.)
KENTUCKY
n = 37388 / dk = 3856
 
 
 
 

2
6%
57%
35%
BELL COUNTY
n = 176 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
4
60%
35%

b. Parents on the school council are representative of the diversity within the school community.
KENTUCKY
n = 34364 / dk = 6793
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 170 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

2
5%
61%
33%

c. The school council makes decisions that positively impact instruction (i.e. curriculum, instructional practices, etc.).
KENTUCKY
n = 35909 / dk = 5242
 
 
 
 

2
7%
61%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 175 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
32%

d. The school council makes decisions that positively impact school staffing and schedules.
KENTUCKY
n = 35705 / dk = 5441
 
 
 
 

2
8%
59%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 175 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
6%
61%
30%

e. Overall, the school council provides effective leadership in this school.
KENTUCKY
n = 36269 / dk = 4850
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 175 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
6%
62%
30%

 

Professional Learning

Q8.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional learning 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 learning in my school.
KENTUCKY
n = 40569 / dk = 758
 
 
 
 

2
11%
60%
28%
BELL COUNTY
n = 184 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
8%
64%
28%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional learning.
KENTUCKY
n = 40853 / dk = 445
 
 
 
 

2
10%
60%
28%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
4%
68%
27%

c. Professional learning offerings are data driven.
KENTUCKY
n = 38522 / dk = 2679
 
 
 
 

1
8%
60%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 173 / dk = 12
 
 
 

9%
60%
31%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
KENTUCKY
n = 37851 / dk = 3229
 
 
 
 

1
4
62%
33%
BELL COUNTY
n = 166 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

1
7%
61%
32%

e. Professional learning is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
KENTUCKY
n = 39887 / dk = 1414
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
52%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%

f. Decision making about professional learning is guided by evidence from the growth and effectiveness system.
KENTUCKY
n = 36489 / dk = 4757
 
 
 
 

2
8%
62%
28%
BELL COUNTY
n = 172 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

1
10%
64%
26%

g. Professional learning deepens teachers' content knowledge.
KENTUCKY
n = 40360 / dk = 907
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
12%
61%
26%

h. Teachers have sufficient training to fully utilize instructional technology.
KENTUCKY
n = 40506 / dk = 715
 
 
 
 

3
15%
57%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
16%
61%
23%

i. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
KENTUCKY
n = 40766 / dk = 477
 
 
 
 

1
3
60%
36%
BELL COUNTY
n = 184 / dk = 1
 
 
 

1
67%
32%

j. In this school, follow up is provided from professional learning.
KENTUCKY
n = 39668 / dk = 1456
 
 
 
 

3
16%
57%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 177 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
15%
59%
24%

k. Professional learning provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
KENTUCKY
n = 40284 / dk = 845
 
 
 
 

2
12%
59%
27%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
13%
60%
25%

l. Professional learning is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
KENTUCKY
n = 39033 / dk = 2124
 
 
 
 

3
19%
55%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 179 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
13%
61%
24%

m. Professional learning enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
KENTUCKY
n = 40246 / dk = 864
 
 
 
 

2
9%
62%
27%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
8%
67%
24%

n. Professional learning enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
KENTUCKY
n = 40373 / dk = 679
 
 
 
 

2
7%
63%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
6%
66%
27%

o. Teachers contribute to the planning, selection, and/or design of professional learning.
KENTUCKY
n = 39307 / dk = 1761
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
55%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 176 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
24%

Q8.2 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need professional learning to teach your students more effectively?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
KENTUCKY
n = 36746
 
 

36%
64%
BELL COUNTY
n = 165
 
 

48%
52%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36576
 
 

27%
73%
BELL COUNTY
n = 164
 
 

40%
60%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36545
 
 

35%
65%
BELL COUNTY
n = 159
 
 

51%
49%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36689
 
 

53%
47%
BELL COUNTY
n = 163
 
 

58%
42%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
KENTUCKY
n = 36655
 
 

45%
55%
BELL COUNTY
n = 163
 
 

50%
50%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
KENTUCKY
n = 36485
 
 

43%
57%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

37%
62%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36478
 
 

38%
62%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

16%
84%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36717
 
 

55%
45%
BELL COUNTY
n = 161
 
 

51%
49%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36441
 
 

31%
69%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

45%
55%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36450
 
 

37%
63%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

41%
59%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36709
 
 

47%
53%
BELL COUNTY
n = 161
 
 

50%
50%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36410
 
 

30%
70%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

42%
58%

Q8.3 In the past 2 years have you had 10 clock hours or more of professional learning in any of the following areas?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
KENTUCKY
n = 36672
 
 

67%
33%
BELL COUNTY
n = 168
 
 

79%
21%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36293
 
 

42%
58%
BELL COUNTY
n = 167
 
 

48%
52%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36401
 
 

55%
45%
BELL COUNTY
n = 163
 
 

60%
40%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36307
 
 

48%
52%
BELL COUNTY
n = 162
 
 

51%
49%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
KENTUCKY
n = 36247
 
 

26%
74%
BELL COUNTY
n = 165
 
 

28%
72%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
KENTUCKY
n = 36007
 
 

11%
89%
BELL COUNTY
n = 159
 
 

13%
87%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36014
 
 

11%
89%
BELL COUNTY
n = 158
 
 

7%
93%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36182
 
 

40%
60%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

37%
63%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36321
 
 

53%
47%
BELL COUNTY
n = 161
 
 

47%
53%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36243
 
 

44%
56%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

41%
59%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36300
 
 

43%
57%
BELL COUNTY
n = 161
 
 

46%
54%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36123
 
 

31%
69%
BELL COUNTY
n = 160
 
 

28%
72%

 

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.
KENTUCKY
n = 39074 / dk = 2186
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
54%
20%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
12%
57%
31%

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
KENTUCKY
n = 39199 / dk = 1941
 
 
 
 

1
6%
64%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 176 / dk = 6
 
 
 

2
60%
38%

c. Teachers use assessment data to inform their instruction.
KENTUCKY
n = 40114 / dk = 1037
 
 
 
 

0
3
58%
39%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
1
50%
48%

d. Teachers work in professional learning communities to develop and align instructional practices.
KENTUCKY
n = 40290 / dk = 758
 
 
 
 

1
6%
54%
39%
BELL COUNTY
n = 182
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%

e. Provided supports (i.e. instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.) translate to improvements in instructional practices by teachers.
KENTUCKY
n = 39758 / dk = 1402
 
 
 
 

2
8%
60%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
8%
59%
31%

f. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
KENTUCKY
n = 40618 / dk = 593
 
 
 
 

1
4%
55%
40%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
8%
56%
35%

g. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students.
KENTUCKY
n = 38771 / dk = 2385
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
54%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 175 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
14%
55%
29%

h. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e. pacing, materials and pedagogy).
KENTUCKY
n = 40343 / dk = 799
 
 
 
 

3
9%
55%
33%
BELL COUNTY
n = 181 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
10%
55%
33%

i. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with Kentucky Academic Standards.
KENTUCKY
n = 40471 / dk = 640
 
 
 
 

0
1
49%
49%
BELL COUNTY
n = 180 / dk = 1
 
 
 

1
51%
48%

j. An appropriate amount of instructional time is spent on required local assessments in this school.
KENTUCKY
n = 39691 / dk = 1393
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
33%
BELL COUNTY
n = 175 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
5%
55%
39%

 

Overall

Q10.1 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans? (Select one.)
      Continue teaching at my current school
      Continue teaching in this district but leave this school
      Continue teaching in this state but leave this district
      Continue working in education but pursue an administrative position
      Continue working in education but pursue a non-administrative position
      Leave education entirely
n = number of responses
KENTUCKY
n = 37422
 
 
 
 
 
 

87%
3
2
4%
1
2
BELL COUNTY
n = 171
 
 
 
 
 

86%
2
2
8%
2

Q10.3 Which aspect of your teaching conditions most affects your willingness to keep teaching at your school? (Select one.)
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional learning
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
KENTUCKY
n = 36949
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
10%
6%
10%
12%
30%
2
18%
BELL COUNTY
n = 168
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
10%
8%
3
12%
30%
3
21%

Q10.5 Which aspect of your teaching conditions is most important to you in promoting student learning? (Select one.)
      Time during the work day
      Facilities and resources
      Community support and involvement
      Managing student conduct
      Teacher leadership
      School leadership
      Professional learning
      Instructional practices and support
n = number of responses
KENTUCKY
n = 40475
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
7%
3
19%
6%
8%
3
42%
BELL COUNTY
n = 178
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
9%
2
15%
8%
8%
6%
40%

Q10.6 Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
KENTUCKY
n = 40931 / dk = 439
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
39%
49%
BELL COUNTY
n = 183 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
37%
51%

Q10.7 At this school, we utilize the results from the TELL Kentucky Survey as a tool for school improvement.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
KENTUCKY
n = 31630 / dk = 9388
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
55%
31%
BELL COUNTY
n = 155 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
8%
63%
24%

 

New Teacher Support

Q11.1 As a beginning teacher, I have received the following kinds of supports during this current school year.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Formally assigned resource teacher/mentor
KENTUCKY
n = 5464
 
 

75%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

87%
13%

b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5445
 
 

63%
37%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

60%
40%

c. Reduced workload
KENTUCKY
n = 5432
 
 

24%
76%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

20%
80%

d. Common planning time with other teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5446
 
 

81%
19%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

60%
40%

e. Release time to observe other teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5425
 
 

51%
49%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

33%
67%

f. Formal time to meet with mentor during school hours
KENTUCKY
n = 5436
 
 

52%
48%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

53%
47%

g. Orientation for new teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5425
 
 

70%
30%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

h. Access to professional learning communities where I could discuss concerns with other teacher(s)
KENTUCKY
n = 5412
 
 

82%
18%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

i. Regular communication with principals, other administrator or department chair
KENTUCKY
n = 5430
 
 

88%
12%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

87%
13%

j. Participation in the KTIP program
KENTUCKY
n = 5420
 
 

66%
34%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 

80%
20%

k. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 4524
 
 

43%
57%
BELL COUNTY
n = 11
 
 

45%
55%

l. I received no additional support as a new teacher.
KENTUCKY
n = 4416
 
 

16%
84%
BELL COUNTY
n = 11
 
 

27%
73%

Q11.2 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following activities with your resource teacher/mentor during this current school year?
      Never
      Less than once per month
      Once per month
      Several times per month
      Once per week
      Almost daily
n = number of responses


a. Developing lesson plans
KENTUCKY
n = 3988
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
11%
13%
24%
23%
17%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
15%
23%
31%

b. Being observed teaching by my resource teacher/mentor
KENTUCKY
n = 3967
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
31%
26%
8%
4
BELL COUNTY
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 
 

25%
8%
17%
33%
8%
8%

c. Observing my resource teacher's/mentor's teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 3971
 
 
 
 
 
 

30%
26%
19%
15%
6%
4
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 

38%
8%
38%
8%
8%

d. Analyzing student work
KENTUCKY
n = 3975
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
12%
15%
23%
14%
23%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
8%
23%
15%
23%

e. Reviewing results of students' assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 3970
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
13%
17%
24%
18%
16%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
8%
46%
15%

f. Addressing student or classroom behavioral issues
KENTUCKY
n = 3974
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
11%
13%
24%
17%
27%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
8%
31%
31%

g. Reflecting on and discussing the effectiveness of my teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 3961
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
9%
15%
27%
20%
23%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
8%
46%
23%

h. Aligning my lesson planning with the state curriculum and local curriculum
KENTUCKY
n = 3974
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
11%
14%
22%
19%
22%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 

15%
15%
8%
31%
31%

i. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2568
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
6%
10%
18%
14%
22%
BELL COUNTY
n = 4
N/A

Q11.3 How much did the support you received from your resource teacher/mentor influence your practice in the following areas during this current school year?
      Not at all
      Hardly at all
      Some
      Quite a bit
      A great deal
n = number of responses


a. Instructional strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 3966
 
 
 
 
 

5%
4%
26%
37%
28%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
46%
15%

b. Subject matter I teach
KENTUCKY
n = 3948
 
 
 
 
 

11%
8%
27%
30%
24%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
54%
15%

c. Classroom management strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 3965
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
28%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
31%
54%
8%

d. Using data to identify student needs
KENTUCKY
n = 3936
 
 
 
 
 

7%
7%
28%
32%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
69%
8%

e. Differentiating instruction based upon individual student needs and characteristics
KENTUCKY
n = 3951
 
 
 
 
 

7%
6%
29%
33%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
69%
8%

f. Creating a supportive, equitable classroom where differences are valued
KENTUCKY
n = 3947
 
 
 
 
 

7%
5%
28%
34%
25%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
62%
15%

g. Enlisting the help of family members, parents and/or guardians
KENTUCKY
n = 3961
 
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
32%
27%
19%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
62%
8%

h. Working collaboratively with other teachers at my school
KENTUCKY
n = 3956
 
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
27%
35%
26%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
54%
23%

i. Connecting with key resource professionals (e.g., coaches, counselors, etc.)
KENTUCKY
n = 3949
 
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
30%
32%
22%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
54%
15%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
KENTUCKY
n = 3957
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
27%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
62%
8%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 3950
 
 
 
 
 

7%
6%
27%
33%
26%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
62%
15%

l. Providing emotional support
KENTUCKY
n = 3958
 
 
 
 
 

6%
4%
23%
31%
35%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
54%
23%

m. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2648
 
 
 
 
 

20%
3
25%
24%
29%
BELL COUNTY
n = 6
 
 
 

17%
33%
50%

Q11.4 Please indicate whether each of the following were true for you and your resource teacher/mentor during this current school year.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. My resource teacher/mentor and I were in the same building.
KENTUCKY
n = 3976
 
 

92%
8%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 

92%
8%

b. My resource teacher/mentor and I taught in the same content area.
KENTUCKY
n = 3964
 
 

61%
39%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 

62%
38%

c. My resource teacher/mentor and I taught the same grade level.
KENTUCKY
n = 3958
 
 

56%
44%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13
 
 

62%
38%

Q11.5 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher during this current school year improved my instructional practice.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
KENTUCKY
n = 5182 / dk = 224
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
44%
43%
BELL COUNTY
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
33%
53%

Q11.6 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher during this current school year has helped me to impact my students’ learning.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
KENTUCKY
n = 5064 / dk = 202
 
 
 
 

4
8%
46%
42%
BELL COUNTY
n = 13 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
46%
46%

Q11.7 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher during this current school year has been important in my decision to continue teaching at this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
KENTUCKY
n = 5117 / dk = 234
 
 
 
 

4%
10%
42%
44%
BELL COUNTY
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
50%
43%

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