Result Details

KENTUCKY (90.95% responded)
BEREA INDEPENDENT (80.00% 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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
43%
30%
13%

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

4
15%
49%
33%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

13%
34%
41%
12%

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

5%
18%
49%
28%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
32%
51%
8%

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

5%
20%
50%
25%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
31%
42%
11%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

18%
37%
39%
6%

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

4
19%
53%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
49%
10%

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

4%
15%
53%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
30%
44%
17%

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
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64
 
 
 
 

25%
30%
28%
17%

b. Collaborative planning time
KENTUCKY
n = 37298
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
42%
33%
12%
3
0
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

17%
49%
29%
3
2

c. Supervisory duties
KENTUCKY
n = 37221
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
32%
10%
4
1
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
33%
8%
5%

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

3
53%
38%
5%
1
0
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 

2
41%
50%
6%
2

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 37148
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
33%
10%
3
1
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
41%
12%
2

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

6%
57%
27%
7%
2
1
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
41%
3
2

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

2
50%
39%
7%
2
1
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
35%
6%
3

h. Addressing student discipline issues
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
30%
9%
4
2
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
27%
10%
8%

i. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 36807
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
26%
6%
2
1
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62
 
 
 
 
 

10%
50%
32%
5%
3

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

7%
36%
31%
14%
7%
5%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62
 
 
 
 
 

6%
47%
34%
10%
3

k. Delivery of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37338
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
45%
13%
4
1
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 
 
 
 

2
25%
52%
16%
5%

l. Utilizing results of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37337
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
44%
14%
4%
2
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
53%
10%
2

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64
 
 
 
 

12%
23%
31%
33%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
24%
57%
18%

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

3
13%
46%
38%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
56%
16%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
62%
16%

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

1
2
47%
50%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 

66%
34%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
51%
19%

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

2
10%
53%
35%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
53%
22%

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

4%
12%
43%
41%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
57%
13%

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

2
8%
50%
41%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 

27%
63%
10%

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

2
8%
49%
41%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
50%
13%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

3
21%
57%
19%

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

2
7%
49%
43%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

3
9%
62%
26%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
63%
27%

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

2
8%
60%
31%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

3
10%
50%
37%

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

2
9%
54%
36%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
9%
45%
42%

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

1
4%
58%
38%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 

8%
58%
35%

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

2
11%
56%
31%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
14%
62%
23%

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

4%
20%
57%
18%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
49%
13%

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

2
12%
62%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
67%
12%

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

2
10%
58%
30%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
61%
21%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
59%
15%

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

6%
20%
57%
17%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
52%
6%

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

3
12%
52%
32%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
13%
55%
22%

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

8%
18%
45%
30%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

22%
16%
39%
22%

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

5%
12%
47%
36%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
16%
43%
25%

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

3
16%
52%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
30%
55%
9%

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

1
5%
50%
43%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 

12%
63%
25%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
29%
52%
12%

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

3
10%
50%
38%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
48%
14%

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

3
11%
51%
35%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

11%
20%
52%
17%

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

2
7%
50%
41%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
60%
22%

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

4%
17%
50%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

14%
36%
39%
11%

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

3
12%
53%
33%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
57%
14%

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

2
9%
52%
37%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

11%
23%
48%
18%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
22%
40%
36%

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

2
8%
28%
63%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
8%
36%
55%

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

3
13%
34%
50%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
23%
48%
28%

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

10%
26%
39%
25%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

23%
42%
22%
12%

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

8%
23%
40%
30%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 68
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
29%
28%

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

20%
34%
32%
14%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
35%
39%
17%

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

16%
33%
33%
19%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

17%
41%
32%
10%

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

9%
26%
40%
25%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
40%
38%
12%

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

7%
24%
41%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
31%
31%

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

4%
17%
40%
39%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
41%
26%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

20%
27%
47%
6%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
46%
12%

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

6%
16%
46%
32%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

16%
31%
40%
12%

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

7%
17%
45%
31%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

22%
26%
37%
15%

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

4%
13%
46%
37%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
43%
18%

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

1
4%
46%
49%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
59%
27%

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

1
3
45%
50%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
61%
33%

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

2
6%
51%
41%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
56%
22%

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

2
8%
51%
39%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
22%
55%
20%

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

2
6%
50%
41%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
60%
19%

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

3
10%
51%
36%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 60 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
48%
18%

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

4%
12%
48%
36%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

17%
22%
44%
17%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 60 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

15%
27%
52%
7%

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

3
9%
59%
30%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
50%
12%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
44%
13%

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

2
8%
60%
30%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
30%
52%
14%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
31%
48%
16%

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

2
8%
61%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
60%
17%

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

5%
13%
52%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

20%
19%
45%
16%

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

2
7%
59%
32%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
59%
17%

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

4
10%
56%
31%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 57 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

19%
18%
51%
12%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
8%
53%
30%

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

2
10%
59%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 60 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
12%
60%
25%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 59 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
12%
54%
31%

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

2
8%
59%
31%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
49%
25%

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

2
7%
59%
31%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
60%
22%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

1
21%
69%
9%

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

2
10%
60%
28%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
58%
15%

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

1
8%
60%
30%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
59%
17%

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

1
4
62%
33%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 57 / dk = 8
 
 
 

5%
77%
18%

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

5%
19%
52%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

19%
31%
41%
9%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 54 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

4
17%
65%
15%

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

3
13%
57%
27%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
52%
10%

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

3
15%
57%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
25%
56%
9%

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

1
3
60%
36%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
69%
23%

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

3
16%
57%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
35%
52%
11%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
65%
12%

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

3
19%
55%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
29%
54%
15%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
56%
14%

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

2
7%
63%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
14%
68%
15%

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

4%
17%
55%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

14%
41%
40%
5%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62
 
 

52%
48%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36576
 
 

27%
73%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

30%
70%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36545
 
 

35%
65%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

49%
51%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36689
 
 

53%
47%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62
 
 

61%
39%

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

45%
55%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62
 
 

61%
39%

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

43%
57%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

56%
44%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36478
 
 

38%
62%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

46%
54%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36717
 
 

55%
45%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

64%
36%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36441
 
 

31%
69%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

30%
70%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36450
 
 

37%
63%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

39%
61%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36709
 
 

47%
53%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 60
 
 

50%
50%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36410
 
 

30%
70%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 59
 
 

37%
63%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 59
 
 

46%
54%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36293
 
 

42%
58%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 58
 
 

59%
41%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36401
 
 

55%
45%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 58
 
 

52%
48%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36307
 
 

48%
52%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 58
 
 

22%
78%

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

26%
74%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 

26%
74%

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

11%
89%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 58
 
 

7%
93%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36014
 
 

11%
89%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 58
 
 

3
97%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36182
 
 

40%
60%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 58
 
 

34%
66%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36321
 
 

53%
47%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 59
 
 

32%
68%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36243
 
 

44%
56%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 59
 
 

24%
76%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36300
 
 

43%
57%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 59
 
 

20%
80%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36123
 
 

31%
69%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 60
 
 

25%
75%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
63%
8%

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

1
6%
64%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 3
 
 
 

6%
84%
9%

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

0
3
58%
39%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 67
 
 
 

9%
69%
22%

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

1
6%
54%
39%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 66 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
8%
65%
26%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 60 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
15%
65%
18%

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

1
4%
55%
40%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 59 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
3
68%
25%

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

4%
17%
54%
25%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 60 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

10%
52%
33%
5%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
17%
64%
16%

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

0
1
49%
49%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
60%
38%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 62 / dk = 4
 
 
 

11%
74%
15%

 

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
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

81%
10%
2
3
5%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 61
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
5%
11%
18%
11%
21%
18%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

22%
5%
2
30%
2
5%
3
33%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 65 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
52%
20%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 53 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
49%
17%

 

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 

70%
30%

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

63%
37%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 9
 
 

22%
78%

c. Reduced workload
KENTUCKY
n = 5432
 
 

24%
76%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

81%
19%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 9
 
 

89%
11%

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

51%
49%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

52%
48%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

g. Orientation for new teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5425
 
 

70%
30%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 9
 
 

56%
44%

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

82%
18%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 

60%
40%

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

88%
12%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 

80%
20%

j. Participation in the KTIP program
KENTUCKY
n = 5420
 
 

66%
34%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 9
 
 

67%
33%

k. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 4524
 
 

43%
57%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 6
 
 

33%
67%

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

16%
84%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 

57%
43%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
43%
14%

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

8%
23%
31%
26%
8%
4
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

43%
29%
14%
14%

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

30%
26%
19%
15%
6%
4
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 6
 
 
 
 

17%
33%
33%
17%

d. Analyzing student work
KENTUCKY
n = 3975
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
12%
15%
23%
14%
23%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 
 

29%
29%
14%
14%
14%

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

12%
13%
17%
24%
18%
16%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 6
 
 
 
 

33%
33%
17%
17%

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

8%
11%
13%
24%
17%
27%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

29%
14%
29%
29%

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

6%
9%
15%
27%
20%
23%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
43%
14%

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

12%
11%
14%
22%
19%
22%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 

29%
29%
43%

i. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2568
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
6%
10%
18%
14%
22%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 3
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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 

14%
43%
43%

b. Subject matter I teach
KENTUCKY
n = 3948
 
 
 
 
 

11%
8%
27%
30%
24%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 6
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
50%
17%

c. Classroom management strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 3965
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
28%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
43%
14%
29%

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

7%
7%
28%
32%
25%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 6
 
 
 

50%
33%
17%

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

7%
6%
29%
33%
25%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 5
 
 
 

40%
40%
20%

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

7%
5%
28%
34%
25%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 

43%
29%
29%

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

11%
11%
32%
27%
19%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 6
 
 
 
 

17%
33%
33%
17%

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

6%
6%
27%
35%
26%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
43%
14%

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

8%
8%
30%
32%
22%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 

14%
29%
57%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
KENTUCKY
n = 3957
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
27%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
14%
57%
14%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 3950
 
 
 
 
 

7%
6%
27%
33%
26%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
43%
14%

l. Providing emotional support
KENTUCKY
n = 3958
 
 
 
 
 

6%
4%
23%
31%
35%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 
 

43%
43%
14%

m. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2648
 
 
 
 
 

20%
3
25%
24%
29%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 2
N/A

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 

100%

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

61%
39%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 

71%
29%

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

56%
44%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 7
 
 

29%
71%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 
 

20%
60%
20%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 10
 
 
 

30%
50%
20%

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%
BEREA INDEPENDENT
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
44%
33%

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