Result Details

KENTUCKY (90.95% responded)
CARTER 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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
16%
46%
36%

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

4
15%
49%
33%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
12%
49%
38%

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

5%
18%
49%
28%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
13%
46%
39%

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

5%
20%
50%
25%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
16%
52%
31%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
19%
53%
25%

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

4
19%
53%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
10%
53%
35%

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

4%
15%
53%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
12%
54%
34%

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
CARTER COUNTY
n = 279
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
21%
28%
36%
13%
0

b. Collaborative planning time
KENTUCKY
n = 37298
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
42%
33%
12%
3
0
CARTER COUNTY
n = 280
 
 
 
 
 

10%
43%
34%
12%
2

c. Supervisory duties
KENTUCKY
n = 37221
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
32%
10%
4
1
CARTER COUNTY
n = 278
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
46%
36%
9%
4%
2

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

3
53%
38%
5%
1
0
CARTER COUNTY
n = 279
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
46%
47%
4
1
0

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 37148
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
33%
10%
3
1
CARTER COUNTY
n = 279
 
 
 
 
 

4%
43%
35%
13%
5%

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

6%
57%
27%
7%
2
1
CARTER COUNTY
n = 275
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
57%
27%
8%
2
0

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

2
50%
39%
7%
2
1
CARTER COUNTY
n = 277
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
52%
36%
6%
1
0

h. Addressing student discipline issues
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
30%
9%
4
2
CARTER COUNTY
n = 278
 
 
 
 
 

6%
65%
21%
5%
3

i. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 36807
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
26%
6%
2
1
CARTER COUNTY
n = 274
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
49%
37%
5%
1
0

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

7%
36%
31%
14%
7%
5%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 278
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
29%
28%
17%
10%
11%

k. Delivery of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37338
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
45%
13%
4
1
CARTER COUNTY
n = 277
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
38%
41%
14%
4
1

l. Utilizing results of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37337
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
44%
14%
4%
2
CARTER COUNTY
n = 280
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
35%
39%
15%
5%
3

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 280
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
9%
26%
29%
22%
11%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
5%
54%
41%

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

3
13%
46%
38%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
8%
44%
47%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 300 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

0
7%
56%
37%

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

1
2
47%
50%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
5%
44%
50%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
9%
41%
50%

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

2
10%
53%
35%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
8%
49%
43%

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

4%
12%
43%
41%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
40%
38%

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

2
8%
50%
41%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
3
50%
47%

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

2
8%
49%
41%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
3
47%
50%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 314
 
 
 
 

1
10%
50%
40%

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

2
7%
49%
43%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
5%
45%
50%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 302 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

0
15%
69%
17%

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

2
8%
60%
31%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
68%
30%

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

2
9%
54%
36%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 4
 
 
 

5%
65%
30%

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

1
4%
58%
38%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 5
 
 
 

2
63%
35%

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

2
11%
56%
31%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 6
 
 
 

5%
64%
31%

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

4%
20%
57%
18%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
9%
70%
20%

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

2
12%
62%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
4%
71%
25%

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

2
10%
58%
30%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 310 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
4
62%
34%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
50%
44%

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

6%
20%
57%
17%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
13%
60%
26%

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

3
12%
52%
32%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 310 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
51%
43%

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

8%
18%
45%
30%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
47%
40%

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

5%
12%
47%
36%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
8%
48%
44%

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

3
16%
52%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312
 
 
 
 

0
9%
52%
38%

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

1
5%
50%
43%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 310 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
46%
52%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 310 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
51%
40%

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

3
10%
50%
38%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
53%
38%

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

3
11%
51%
35%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
9%
52%
38%

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

2
7%
50%
41%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
4
53%
42%

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

4%
17%
50%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 302 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

0
9%
54%
37%

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

3
12%
53%
33%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
55%
39%

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

2
9%
52%
37%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
53%
42%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
9%
27%
64%

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

2
8%
28%
63%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
10%
35%
54%

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

3
13%
34%
50%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
9%
36%
53%

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

10%
26%
39%
25%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 303 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
44%
25%

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

8%
23%
40%
30%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4
20%
41%
35%

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

20%
34%
32%
14%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 302 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
34%
28%

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

16%
33%
33%
19%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 300 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

12%
28%
34%
27%

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

9%
26%
40%
25%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
42%
36%

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

7%
24%
41%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
21%
39%
36%

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

4%
17%
40%
39%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
12%
39%
47%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

8%
11%
59%
22%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

0
3
54%
43%

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

6%
16%
46%
32%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
7%
45%
46%

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

7%
17%
45%
31%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
11%
45%
44%

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

4%
13%
46%
37%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
8%
44%
48%

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

1
4%
46%
49%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 313 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
1
38%
61%

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

1
3
45%
50%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 310 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
1
40%
59%

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

2
6%
51%
41%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

0
1
44%
54%

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

2
8%
51%
39%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

0
3
43%
54%

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

2
6%
50%
41%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

0
3
43%
54%

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

3
10%
51%
36%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 298 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

0
3
46%
50%

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

4%
12%
48%
36%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
8%
46%
44%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 301 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
6%
58%
35%

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

3
9%
59%
30%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
5%
55%
38%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

0
6%
59%
35%

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

2
8%
60%
30%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
5%
57%
36%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
3
60%
36%

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

2
8%
61%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 303 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

0
3
62%
34%

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

5%
13%
52%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

0
7%
57%
35%

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

2
7%
59%
32%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
3
58%
39%

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

4
10%
56%
31%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 298 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

1
4%
58%
37%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 300 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

1
3
52%
44%

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

2
10%
59%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 288 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

1
5%
59%
35%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 296 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

1
2
57%
40%

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

2
8%
59%
31%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 289 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

1
2
58%
39%

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

2
7%
59%
31%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 293 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

1
3
56%
40%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 312 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
4%
56%
38%

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

2
10%
60%
28%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
4
59%
36%

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

1
8%
60%
30%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 303 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
5%
55%
38%

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

1
4
62%
33%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 303 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
3
55%
41%

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

5%
19%
52%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
49%
33%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 300 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
5%
54%
38%

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

3
13%
57%
27%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
9%
54%
33%

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

3
15%
57%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
6%
60%
31%

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

1
3
60%
36%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
1
58%
41%

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

3
16%
57%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
9%
59%
31%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
6%
58%
35%

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

3
19%
55%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
7%
56%
34%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 308 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
6%
55%
37%

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

2
7%
63%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 310 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
4%
55%
40%

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

4%
17%
55%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
55%
29%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 273
 
 

34%
66%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36576
 
 

27%
73%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 271
 
 

20%
80%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36545
 
 

35%
65%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 273
 
 

24%
76%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36689
 
 

53%
47%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 274
 
 

41%
59%

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

45%
55%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 273
 
 

41%
59%

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

43%
57%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 273
 
 

40%
60%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36478
 
 

38%
62%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 271
 
 

20%
80%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36717
 
 

55%
45%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 273
 
 

38%
62%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36441
 
 

31%
69%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 273
 
 

21%
79%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36450
 
 

37%
63%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 273
 
 

20%
80%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36709
 
 

47%
53%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 276
 
 

38%
62%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36410
 
 

30%
70%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 272
 
 

21%
79%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 272
 
 

69%
31%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36293
 
 

42%
58%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 268
 
 

49%
51%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36401
 
 

55%
45%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 268
 
 

64%
36%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36307
 
 

48%
52%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 264
 
 

55%
45%

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

26%
74%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 268
 
 

25%
75%

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

11%
89%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 265
 
 

11%
89%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36014
 
 

11%
89%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 264
 
 

9%
91%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36182
 
 

40%
60%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 267
 
 

51%
49%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36321
 
 

53%
47%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 267
 
 

75%
25%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36243
 
 

44%
56%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 269
 
 

85%
15%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36300
 
 

43%
57%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 270
 
 

49%
51%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36123
 
 

31%
69%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 267
 
 

30%
70%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
57%
25%

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

1
6%
64%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 304 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
5%
61%
34%

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

0
3
58%
39%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
1
51%
48%

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

1
6%
54%
39%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
1
50%
48%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 307 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
2
55%
42%

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

1
4%
55%
40%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
2
49%
49%

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

4%
17%
54%
25%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 305 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 306 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
38%

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

0
1
49%
49%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 311 / dk = 1
 
 
 

0
43%
57%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 304 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
1
54%
44%

 

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
CARTER COUNTY
n = 279
 
 
 
 
 
 

89%
1
1
5%
1
3

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 275
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
13%
4%
7%
11%
32%
0
19%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 309
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
11%
2
10%
8%
6%
5%
49%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 310 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
2
31%
61%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 272 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

5%
4%
50%
40%

 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 31
 
 

77%
23%

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

63%
37%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 31
 
 

77%
23%

c. Reduced workload
KENTUCKY
n = 5432
 
 

24%
76%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 30
 
 

27%
73%

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

81%
19%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 31
 
 

81%
19%

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

51%
49%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 30
 
 

50%
50%

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

52%
48%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 31
 
 

52%
48%

g. Orientation for new teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5425
 
 

70%
30%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 30
 
 

73%
27%

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

82%
18%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 31
 
 

84%
16%

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

88%
12%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 31
 
 

94%
6%

j. Participation in the KTIP program
KENTUCKY
n = 5420
 
 

66%
34%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 31
 
 

65%
35%

k. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 4524
 
 

43%
57%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 25
 
 

32%
68%

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

16%
84%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 23
 
 

9%
91%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

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

8%
23%
31%
26%
8%
4
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
12%
29%
12%
8%

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

30%
26%
19%
15%
6%
4
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
37%
12%
12%
12%
4%

d. Analyzing student work
KENTUCKY
n = 3975
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
12%
15%
23%
14%
23%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
21%
12%
12%
21%

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

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

17%
17%
12%
21%
17%
17%

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

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

8%
21%
12%
25%
12%
21%

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

6%
9%
15%
27%
20%
23%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
13%
13%
30%
17%
17%

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

12%
11%
14%
22%
19%
22%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
21%
4%
29%
12%
21%

i. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2568
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
6%
10%
18%
14%
22%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
11%
6%
28%
17%
22%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
29%
37%

b. Subject matter I teach
KENTUCKY
n = 3948
 
 
 
 
 

11%
8%
27%
30%
24%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

17%
4%
12%
37%
29%

c. Classroom management strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 3965
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
28%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

8%
4%
21%
29%
37%

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

7%
7%
28%
32%
25%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 

17%
12%
33%
37%

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

7%
6%
29%
33%
25%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 

12%
17%
37%
33%

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

7%
5%
28%
34%
25%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

12%
8%
12%
33%
33%

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

11%
11%
32%
27%
19%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
12%
37%
29%

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

6%
6%
27%
35%
26%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 

12%
17%
33%
37%

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

8%
8%
30%
32%
22%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

12%
4%
21%
33%
29%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
KENTUCKY
n = 3957
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
27%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 

9%
4%
17%
26%
43%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 3950
 
 
 
 
 

7%
6%
27%
33%
26%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 23
 
 
 
 
 

9%
4%
13%
30%
43%

l. Providing emotional support
KENTUCKY
n = 3958
 
 
 
 
 

6%
4%
23%
31%
35%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 23
 
 
 
 

9%
9%
30%
52%

m. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2648
 
 
 
 
 

20%
3
25%
24%
29%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 17
 
 
 
 

12%
18%
24%
47%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 

96%
4%

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

61%
39%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 

58%
42%

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

56%
44%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 24
 
 

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 29 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
3
21%
69%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 29 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
3
28%
66%

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%
CARTER COUNTY
n = 30 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
27%
70%

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