Result Details

KENTUCKY (90.95% responded)
ATC (98.21% 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%
ATC
n = 435 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
14%
43%
41%

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

4
15%
49%
33%
ATC
n = 435 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
10%
51%
36%

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

5%
18%
49%
28%
ATC
n = 429 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
13%
48%
37%

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

5%
20%
50%
25%
ATC
n = 431 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
45%
33%

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%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
49%
30%

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

4
19%
53%
24%
ATC
n = 435 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
15%
49%
33%

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

4%
15%
53%
29%
ATC
n = 427 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
14%
50%
35%

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
ATC
n = 388
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
27%
23%
30%
15%
2

b. Collaborative planning time
KENTUCKY
n = 37298
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
42%
33%
12%
3
0
ATC
n = 383
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
41%
27%
14%
3
1

c. Supervisory duties
KENTUCKY
n = 37221
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
32%
10%
4
1
ATC
n = 382
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
40%
27%
10%
5%
2

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

3
53%
38%
5%
1
0
ATC
n = 382
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
60%
29%
5%
2
1

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 37148
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
33%
10%
3
1
ATC
n = 383
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
42%
36%
15%
4
1

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

6%
57%
27%
7%
2
1
ATC
n = 382
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
43%
37%
12%
4
1

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

2
50%
39%
7%
2
1
ATC
n = 386
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
50%
39%
5%
1
0

h. Addressing student discipline issues
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
30%
9%
4
2
ATC
n = 387
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
66%
23%
6%
2
1

i. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 36807
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
26%
6%
2
1
ATC
n = 385
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
40%
32%
12%
3
2

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

7%
36%
31%
14%
7%
5%
ATC
n = 386
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
38%
15%
6%
2

k. Delivery of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37338
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
45%
13%
4
1
ATC
n = 388
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
28%
41%
20%
5%
2

l. Utilizing results of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37337
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
44%
14%
4%
2
ATC
n = 385
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
31%
43%
16%
5%
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%
ATC
n = 388
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
12%
30%
27%
22%
8%

 

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%
ATC
n = 436 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
14%
50%
33%

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

3
13%
46%
38%
ATC
n = 435
 
 
 
 

2
12%
42%
43%

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%
ATC
n = 401 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

2
8%
62%
27%

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

1
2
47%
50%
ATC
n = 436
 
 
 
 

0
2
47%
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%
ATC
n = 435
 
 
 
 

1
3
42%
54%

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

2
10%
53%
35%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
12%
56%
31%

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

4%
12%
43%
41%
ATC
n = 434 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
7%
38%
53%

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

2
8%
50%
41%
ATC
n = 436 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
8%
45%
45%

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

2
8%
49%
41%
ATC
n = 434 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
7%
45%
47%

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

3
12%
51%
34%
ATC
n = 436
 
 
 
 

3
10%
48%
39%

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

2
7%
49%
43%
ATC
n = 420 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

3
16%
54%
28%

 

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%
ATC
n = 417 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

2
18%
66%
13%

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

2
8%
60%
31%
ATC
n = 429 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
5%
64%
30%

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

2
9%
54%
36%
ATC
n = 424 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

1
7%
62%
31%

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

1
4%
58%
38%
ATC
n = 425 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
4
67%
28%

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

2
11%
56%
31%
ATC
n = 420 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

0
10%
65%
25%

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

4%
20%
57%
18%
ATC
n = 418 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

1
10%
66%
23%

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

2
12%
62%
24%
ATC
n = 428 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
5%
59%
35%

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

2
10%
58%
30%
ATC
n = 428 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
3
53%
43%

 

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%
ATC
n = 433 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
6%
51%
41%

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

6%
20%
57%
17%
ATC
n = 431 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
12%
62%
25%

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

3
12%
52%
32%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

0
5%
51%
44%

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

8%
18%
45%
30%
ATC
n = 429 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
8%
46%
44%

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

5%
12%
47%
36%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
6%
42%
50%

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

3
16%
52%
29%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
7%
51%
41%

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

1
5%
50%
43%
ATC
n = 434 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
2
45%
53%

 

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%
ATC
n = 427 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
6%
52%
40%

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

3
10%
50%
38%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
4%
47%
47%

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

3
11%
51%
35%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
6%
50%
43%

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

2
7%
50%
41%
ATC
n = 428 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
5%
55%
39%

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

4%
17%
50%
29%
ATC
n = 422 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

2
11%
49%
38%

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

3
12%
53%
33%
ATC
n = 427 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
7%
49%
42%

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

2
9%
52%
37%
ATC
n = 433 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
4%
50%
45%

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%
ATC
n = 435 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
4
16%
80%

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

2
8%
28%
63%
ATC
n = 435 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
14%
84%

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

3
13%
34%
50%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
3
20%
76%

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

10%
26%
39%
25%
ATC
n = 416 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
15%
40%
42%

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

8%
23%
40%
30%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
42%
40%

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

20%
34%
32%
14%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
39%
30%

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

16%
33%
33%
19%
ATC
n = 417 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

17%
23%
33%
27%

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

9%
26%
40%
25%
ATC
n = 426 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
41%
39%

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

7%
24%
41%
29%
ATC
n = 420 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
41%
36%

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

4%
17%
40%
39%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
8%
36%
54%

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%
ATC
n = 429 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

11%
10%
48%
30%

 

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%
ATC
n = 427 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
5%
48%
46%

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

6%
16%
46%
32%
ATC
n = 434 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
8%
42%
48%

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

7%
17%
45%
31%
ATC
n = 431 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
8%
41%
49%

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

4%
13%
46%
37%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
7%
42%
50%

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

1
4%
46%
49%
ATC
n = 435
 
 
 
 

0
1
46%
53%

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

1
3
45%
50%
ATC
n = 427 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

0
2
49%
48%

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

2
6%
51%
41%
ATC
n = 422 / dk = 14
 
 
 

4
44%
52%

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

2
8%
51%
39%
ATC
n = 429 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
3
45%
51%

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

2
6%
50%
41%
ATC
n = 424 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

0
4%
47%
48%

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

3
10%
51%
36%
ATC
n = 391 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

2
5%
51%
42%

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

4%
12%
48%
36%
ATC
n = 431 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
6%
47%
46%

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%
ATC
n = 418 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
39%

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

3
9%
59%
30%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
6%
51%
41%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
ATC
n = 429 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
52%
42%

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

2
8%
60%
30%
ATC
n = 425 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
3
53%
43%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
ATC
n = 423 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

1
4%
53%
42%

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

2
8%
61%
29%
ATC
n = 431 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
3
55%
41%

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

5%
13%
52%
29%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
6%
47%
46%

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

2
7%
59%
32%
ATC
n = 429 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
3
52%
45%

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

4
10%
56%
31%
ATC
n = 421 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
5%
46%
47%

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%
ATC
n = 279 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

3
8%
62%
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%
ATC
n = 275 / dk = 159
 
 
 
 

2
6%
65%
27%

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%
ATC
n = 281 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

1
7%
66%
26%

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

2
8%
59%
31%
ATC
n = 277 / dk = 155
 
 
 
 

1
9%
65%
25%

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

2
7%
59%
31%
ATC
n = 281 / dk = 152
 
 
 
 

1
6%
67%
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%
ATC
n = 426 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
8%
58%
33%

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

2
10%
60%
28%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
8%
59%
32%

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

1
8%
60%
30%
ATC
n = 396 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
31%

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

1
4
62%
33%
ATC
n = 404 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

1
1
61%
37%

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

5%
19%
52%
24%
ATC
n = 415 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

1
5%
61%
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%
ATC
n = 391 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

1
3
61%
35%

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

3
13%
57%
27%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
6%
60%
33%

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

3
15%
57%
24%
ATC
n = 430 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
10%
57%
33%

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

1
3
60%
36%
ATC
n = 428 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
1
55%
44%

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

3
16%
57%
24%
ATC
n = 412 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

0
8%
62%
30%

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%
ATC
n = 424 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
7%
59%
33%

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

3
19%
55%
24%
ATC
n = 415 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

1
7%
61%
31%

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%
ATC
n = 421 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
3
62%
35%

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

2
7%
63%
29%
ATC
n = 425 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
3
59%
37%

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

4%
17%
55%
24%
ATC
n = 418 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
30%

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%
ATC
n = 381
 
 

39%
61%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36576
 
 

27%
73%
ATC
n = 378
 
 

39%
61%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36545
 
 

35%
65%
ATC
n = 374
 
 

37%
63%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36689
 
 

53%
47%
ATC
n = 377
 
 

44%
56%

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

45%
55%
ATC
n = 379
 
 

51%
49%

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

43%
57%
ATC
n = 372
 
 

40%
60%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36478
 
 

38%
62%
ATC
n = 371
 
 

26%
74%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36717
 
 

55%
45%
ATC
n = 371
 
 

35%
65%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36441
 
 

31%
69%
ATC
n = 374
 
 

40%
60%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36450
 
 

37%
63%
ATC
n = 372
 
 

24%
76%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36709
 
 

47%
53%
ATC
n = 376
 
 

37%
63%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36410
 
 

30%
70%
ATC
n = 374
 
 

40%
60%

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%
ATC
n = 379
 
 

82%
18%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36293
 
 

42%
58%
ATC
n = 372
 
 

41%
59%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36401
 
 

55%
45%
ATC
n = 373
 
 

59%
41%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36307
 
 

48%
52%
ATC
n = 371
 
 

47%
53%

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

26%
74%
ATC
n = 373
 
 

35%
65%

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

11%
89%
ATC
n = 372
 
 

28%
72%

g. English Language Learners
KENTUCKY
n = 36014
 
 

11%
89%
ATC
n = 371
 
 

20%
80%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
KENTUCKY
n = 36182
 
 

40%
60%
ATC
n = 369
 
 

35%
65%

i. Methods of teaching
KENTUCKY
n = 36321
 
 

53%
47%
ATC
n = 374
 
 

57%
43%

j. Reading strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 36243
 
 

44%
56%
ATC
n = 370
 
 

32%
68%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36300
 
 

43%
57%
ATC
n = 373
 
 

56%
44%

l. Classroom management techniques
KENTUCKY
n = 36123
 
 

31%
69%
ATC
n = 369
 
 

53%
47%

 

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%
ATC
n = 410 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

1
10%
65%
23%

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

1
6%
64%
29%
ATC
n = 409 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

0
6%
69%
25%

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

0
3
58%
39%
ATC
n = 417 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

0
4
67%
29%

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

1
6%
54%
39%
ATC
n = 408 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
12%
60%
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%
ATC
n = 409 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

1
6%
66%
27%

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

1
4%
55%
40%
ATC
n = 428 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

0
2
55%
42%

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

4%
17%
54%
25%
ATC
n = 420 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%

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%
ATC
n = 432 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
2
54%
43%

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

0
1
49%
49%
ATC
n = 422 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

0
1
54%
45%

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%
ATC
n = 414 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

1
3
61%
35%

 

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
ATC
n = 385
 
 
 
 
 
 

89%
1
1
6%
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%
ATC
n = 382
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
17%
9%
7%
8%
21%
3
14%

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%
ATC
n = 426
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
20%
7%
8%
12%
4
4%
32%

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%
ATC
n = 431 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
2
31%
58%

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%
ATC
n = 362 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

6%
3
51%
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%
ATC
n = 113
 
 

94%
6%

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

63%
37%
ATC
n = 113
 
 

88%
12%

c. Reduced workload
KENTUCKY
n = 5432
 
 

24%
76%
ATC
n = 112
 
 

53%
47%

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

81%
19%
ATC
n = 113
 
 

78%
22%

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

51%
49%
ATC
n = 112
 
 

71%
29%

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

52%
48%
ATC
n = 112
 
 

77%
23%

g. Orientation for new teachers
KENTUCKY
n = 5425
 
 

70%
30%
ATC
n = 113
 
 

88%
12%

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

82%
18%
ATC
n = 112
 
 

83%
17%

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

88%
12%
ATC
n = 112
 
 

96%
4

j. Participation in the KTIP program
KENTUCKY
n = 5420
 
 

66%
34%
ATC
n = 113
 
 

85%
15%

k. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 4524
 
 

43%
57%
ATC
n = 94
 
 

64%
36%

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

16%
84%
ATC
n = 98
 
 

20%
80%

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%
ATC
n = 106
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
6%
21%
33%
17%
16%

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

8%
23%
31%
26%
8%
4
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
11%
38%
32%
10%
6%

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

30%
26%
19%
15%
6%
4
ATC
n = 101
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
24%
30%
23%
4
5%

d. Analyzing student work
KENTUCKY
n = 3975
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
12%
15%
23%
14%
23%
ATC
n = 104
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
10%
18%
35%
13%
21%

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

12%
13%
17%
24%
18%
16%
ATC
n = 103
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
8%
21%
31%
17%
18%

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

8%
11%
13%
24%
17%
27%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
14%
12%
28%
22%
20%

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

6%
9%
15%
27%
20%
23%
ATC
n = 104
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
5%
14%
38%
14%
26%

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

12%
11%
14%
22%
19%
22%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
7%
19%
33%
15%
23%

i. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2568
 
 
 
 
 
 

29%
6%
10%
18%
14%
22%
ATC
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
11%
8%
24%
16%
21%

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%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
20%
50%
27%

b. Subject matter I teach
KENTUCKY
n = 3948
 
 
 
 
 

11%
8%
27%
30%
24%
ATC
n = 103
 
 
 
 
 

11%
14%
32%
30%
14%

c. Classroom management strategies
KENTUCKY
n = 3965
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
28%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 

2
2
18%
46%
32%

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

7%
7%
28%
32%
25%
ATC
n = 104
 
 
 
 
 

4
6%
28%
36%
27%

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

7%
6%
29%
33%
25%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 

4
4
28%
42%
23%

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

7%
5%
28%
34%
25%
ATC
n = 104
 
 
 
 
 

4
7%
22%
44%
23%

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

11%
11%
32%
27%
19%
ATC
n = 104
 
 
 
 
 

6%
7%
39%
30%
18%

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

6%
6%
27%
35%
26%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 

4
6%
22%
43%
26%

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

8%
8%
30%
32%
22%
ATC
n = 104
 
 
 
 
 

2
11%
29%
39%
19%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
KENTUCKY
n = 3957
 
 
 
 
 

6%
5%
27%
35%
27%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 

1
4
20%
49%
27%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 3950
 
 
 
 
 

7%
6%
27%
33%
26%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 

2
5%
25%
40%
29%

l. Providing emotional support
KENTUCKY
n = 3958
 
 
 
 
 

6%
4%
23%
31%
35%
ATC
n = 105
 
 
 
 
 

5%
3
20%
40%
32%

m. Other
KENTUCKY
n = 2648
 
 
 
 
 

20%
3
25%
24%
29%
ATC
n = 63
 
 
 
 
 

14%
3
29%
27%
27%

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%
ATC
n = 105
 
 

84%
16%

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

61%
39%
ATC
n = 103
 
 

11%
89%

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

56%
44%
ATC
n = 103
 
 

96%
4

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%
ATC
n = 109 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
3
36%
56%

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%
ATC
n = 106 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
3
38%
55%

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%
ATC
n = 107 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
43%
46%

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