Result Details

KENTUCKY (90.95% responded)
BRACKEN COUNTY (97.56% 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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
16%
46%
37%

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

4
15%
49%
33%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
48%
29%

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

5%
18%
49%
28%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
52%
22%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
21%
49%
26%

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

4
19%
53%
24%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 

14%
60%
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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78
 
 
 
 

4
18%
50%
28%

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
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72
 
 
 
 
 

25%
24%
42%
8%
1

b. Collaborative planning time
KENTUCKY
n = 37298
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
42%
33%
12%
3
0
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 
 
 
 

12%
47%
29%
11%
1

c. Supervisory duties
KENTUCKY
n = 37221
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
32%
10%
4
1
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
47%
25%
10%
3
4%

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

3
53%
38%
5%
1
0
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72
 
 
 
 

4%
76%
17%
3

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 37148
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
33%
10%
3
1
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72
 
 
 
 
 

3
56%
24%
12%
6%

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

6%
57%
27%
7%
2
1
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72
 
 
 
 
 

4%
54%
35%
4%
3

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

2
50%
39%
7%
2
1
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
50%
42%
3
1
1

h. Addressing student discipline issues
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
30%
9%
4
2
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 
 
 
 

5%
66%
25%
3
1

i. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 36807
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
26%
6%
2
1
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 
 
 

10%
58%
24%
8%

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

7%
36%
31%
14%
7%
5%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
32%
29%
16%
10%
4%

k. Delivery of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37338
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
45%
13%
4
1
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72
 
 
 
 
 

1
31%
51%
14%
3

l. Utilizing results of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37337
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
44%
14%
4%
2
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
35%
47%
14%
1
1

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
25%
30%
14%

 

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
34%

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

3
13%
46%
38%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

1
17%
47%
34%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
29%

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

1
2
47%
50%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 

1
48%
51%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
6%
44%
45%

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

2
10%
53%
35%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

2
12%
60%
25%

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

4%
12%
43%
41%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
35%
63%

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

2
8%
50%
41%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

1
2
44%
52%

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

2
8%
49%
41%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
3
48%
48%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 

13%
51%
36%

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

2
7%
49%
43%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
47%
46%

 

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
21%
62%
16%

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

2
8%
60%
31%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 74 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
1
64%
34%

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

2
9%
54%
36%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 75 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
11%
52%
36%

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

1
4%
58%
38%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 74 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
4%
65%
30%

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

2
11%
56%
31%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
69%
24%

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

4%
20%
57%
18%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
59%
13%

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

2
12%
62%
24%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 74 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
15%
65%
18%

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

2
10%
58%
30%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
6%
66%
25%

 

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

4
12%
54%
30%

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

6%
20%
57%
17%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

2
14%
72%
11%

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

3
12%
52%
32%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
24%

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

8%
18%
45%
30%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
46%
33%

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

5%
12%
47%
36%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
6%
48%
41%

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

3
16%
52%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
22%
58%
16%

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

1
5%
50%
43%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 

56%
44%

 

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
10%
57%
30%

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

3
10%
50%
38%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
7%
61%
30%

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

3
11%
51%
35%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 75 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
29%

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

2
7%
50%
41%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 75 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
11%
59%
29%

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

4%
17%
50%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 74 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
57%
20%

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

3
12%
53%
33%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 75 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
63%
21%

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

2
9%
52%
37%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 75 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
56%
35%

Q6.2 Please indicate the role teachers have at your school in each of the following areas.
      No role at all
      Small role
      Moderate role
      Large role
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Selecting instructional materials and resources
KENTUCKY
n = 39885 / dk = 1477
 
 
 
 

3
14%
31%
53%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
17%
32%
47%

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

2
8%
28%
63%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 

6%
30%
64%

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

3
13%
34%
50%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
8%
30%
60%

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

10%
26%
39%
25%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
28%
46%
25%

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

8%
23%
40%
30%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
47%
21%

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

20%
34%
32%
14%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

16%
38%
37%
9%

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

16%
33%
33%
19%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

13%
42%
36%
9%

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

9%
26%
40%
25%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
34%
44%
16%

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

7%
24%
41%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
35%
47%
14%

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

4%
17%
40%
39%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
47%
31%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
64%
13%

 

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
5%
62%
29%

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

6%
16%
46%
32%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

4
14%
55%
27%

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

7%
17%
45%
31%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

4
17%
50%
29%

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

4%
13%
46%
37%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
12%
45%
41%

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

1
4%
46%
49%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
5%
56%
38%

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

1
3
45%
50%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 

1
58%
41%

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

2
6%
51%
41%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
5%
60%
32%

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

2
8%
51%
39%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
61%
32%

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

2
6%
50%
41%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
8%
57%
34%

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

3
10%
51%
36%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 66 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

5%
8%
62%
26%

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

4%
12%
48%
36%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
9%
64%
22%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
65%
24%

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

3
9%
59%
30%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
6%
64%
26%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
55%
22%

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

2
8%
60%
30%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
3
70%
24%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 75 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
9%
65%
24%

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

2
8%
61%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
9%
65%
23%

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

5%
13%
52%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

4
11%
60%
25%

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

2
7%
59%
32%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
9%
64%
26%

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

4
10%
56%
31%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
52%
23%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 74 / dk = 5
 
 
 

8%
64%
28%

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

2
10%
59%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
11%
69%
18%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72 / dk = 7
 
 
 

7%
67%
26%

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

2
8%
59%
31%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 69 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
6%
68%
25%

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

2
7%
59%
31%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
7%
65%
26%

 

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
8%
70%
21%

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

2
10%
60%
28%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
8%
70%
22%

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

1
8%
60%
30%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
11%
60%
26%

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

1
4
62%
33%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 70 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
6%
64%
29%

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

5%
19%
52%
24%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
21%
56%
21%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68 / dk = 12
 
 
 

7%
68%
25%

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

3
13%
57%
27%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
15%
61%
20%

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

3
15%
57%
24%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
59%
19%

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

1
3
60%
36%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
5%
65%
29%

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

3
16%
57%
24%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
17%
62%
21%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
20%
59%
19%

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

3
19%
55%
24%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
18%
60%
19%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
8%
71%
19%

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

2
7%
63%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
5%
72%
22%

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

4%
17%
55%
24%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
14%
56%
26%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

34%
66%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36576
 
 

27%
73%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 69
 
 

33%
67%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36545
 
 

35%
65%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

39%
61%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36689
 
 

53%
47%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

49%
51%

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

45%
55%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

41%
59%

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

43%
57%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

38%
62%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36478
 
 

38%
62%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 70
 
 

16%
84%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36717
 
 

55%
45%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 

48%
52%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36441
 
 

31%
69%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

38%
62%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36450
 
 

37%
63%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 70
 
 

39%
61%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36709
 
 

47%
53%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

51%
49%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36410
 
 

30%
70%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 71
 
 

28%
72%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 69
 
 

61%
39%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36293
 
 

42%
58%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

37%
63%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36401
 
 

55%
45%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

50%
50%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36307
 
 

48%
52%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

43%
57%

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

26%
74%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

28%
72%

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

11%
89%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

13%
87%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36014
 
 

11%
89%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

3
97%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36182
 
 

40%
60%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

31%
69%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36321
 
 

53%
47%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 69
 
 

52%
48%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36243
 
 

44%
56%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 69
 
 

45%
55%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36300
 
 

43%
57%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 69
 
 

43%
57%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36123
 
 

31%
69%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 68
 
 

34%
66%

 

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

10%
21%
55%
15%

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

1
6%
64%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 74 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
4%
73%
22%

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

0
3
58%
39%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
3
71%
25%

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

1
6%
54%
39%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
18%
60%
19%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
12%
63%
24%

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

1
4%
55%
40%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79
 
 
 

4
66%
30%

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

4%
17%
54%
25%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 72 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4%
19%
61%
15%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 77 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
8%
64%
27%

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

0
1
49%
49%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 80
 
 

56%
44%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 4
 
 
 

8%
64%
28%

 

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
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 
 
 
 

89%
4%
4%
1
1

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

18%
14%
1
3
5%
38%
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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
9%
4
19%
3
8%
3
44%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 79
 
 
 
 

5%
1
41%
53%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 63 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
62%
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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

81%
19%

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

63%
37%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

31%
69%

c. Reduced workload
KENTUCKY
n = 5432
 
 

24%
76%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

31%
69%

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

81%
19%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

56%
44%

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

51%
49%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

50%
50%

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

52%
48%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

50%
50%

g. Orientation for new teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5425
 
 

70%
30%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

25%
75%

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

82%
18%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

56%
44%

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

88%
12%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

75%
25%

j. Participation in the KTIP program
KENTUCKY
n = 5420
 
 

66%
34%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 

50%
50%

k. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 4524
 
 

43%
57%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 14
 
 

57%
43%

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

16%
84%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 12
 
 

25%
75%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

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

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

25%
17%
42%
8%
8%

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

30%
26%
19%
15%
6%
4
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 12
 
 
 
 

33%
33%
25%
8%

d. Analyzing student work
KENTUCKY
n = 3975
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

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

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

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

25%
17%
25%
8%
25%

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

8%
11%
13%
24%
17%
27%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
17%
33%
17%

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

6%
9%
15%
27%
20%
23%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
33%
8%
25%

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

12%
11%
14%
22%
19%
22%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

i. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2568
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
6%
10%
18%
14%
22%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 9
 
 
 
 

44%
11%
11%
33%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 13
 
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
23%
54%
8%

b. Subject matter I teach
KENTUCKY
n = 3948
 
 
 
 
 

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

15%
8%
46%
23%
8%

c. Classroom management strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 3965
 
 
 
 
 

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

8%
23%
23%
31%
15%

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

7%
7%
28%
32%
25%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 12
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
50%
17%

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

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

8%
8%
38%
38%
8%

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

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

23%
31%
38%
8%

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

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

15%
23%
23%
31%
8%

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

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

15%
31%
15%
38%

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

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

15%
46%
23%
15%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
KENTUCKY
n = 3957
 
 
 
 
 

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

15%
31%
23%
31%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 3950
 
 
 
 
 

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

15%
23%
31%
31%

l. Providing emotional support
KENTUCKY
n = 3958
 
 
 
 
 

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

8%
38%
31%
23%

m. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2648
 
 
 
 
 

20%
3
25%
24%
29%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 8
 
 
 
 

25%
12%
37%
25%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 13
 
 

92%
8%

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

61%
39%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 13
 
 

62%
38%

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

56%
44%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
37%
50%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
44%
50%

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%
BRACKEN COUNTY
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
31%
50%

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