Result Details

KENTUCKY (90.95% responded)
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT (93.72% responded)
Kentucky Elementary Schools (92.63% responded)
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (71.43% 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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
31%
38%
20%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19406 / dk = 93
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
46%
24%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
47%
47%

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

4
15%
49%
33%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
15%
47%
36%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19343 / dk = 94
 
 
 
 

3
13%
51%
33%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

20%
33%
47%

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

5%
18%
49%
28%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
51%
27%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19282 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
50%
28%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
47%
27%

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

5%
20%
50%
25%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
53%
26%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19213 / dk = 211
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
52%
23%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

53%
47%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
51%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19139 / dk = 298
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
47%
21%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
47%
47%

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

4
19%
53%
24%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208
 
 
 
 

2
18%
53%
27%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19266 / dk = 161
 
 
 
 

4
21%
53%
22%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
60%
27%

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

4%
15%
53%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
53%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19228 / dk = 226
 
 
 
 

4
13%
54%
29%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

60%
40%

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
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 191
 
 
 
 
 

22%
25%
39%
13%
1
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17618
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
22%
28%
36%
11%
2
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 

20%
27%
27%
27%

b. Collaborative planning time
KENTUCKY
n = 37298
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
42%
33%
12%
3
0
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 192
 
 
 
 
 

15%
44%
27%
12%
2
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17585
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
41%
35%
14%
3
0
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 
 

21%
36%
43%

c. Supervisory duties
KENTUCKY
n = 37221
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
32%
10%
4
1
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 192
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
46%
36%
9%
3
2
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17526
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
44%
32%
10%
4
1
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 

27%
33%
33%
7%

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

3
53%
38%
5%
1
0
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 189
 
 
 
 
 

7%
78%
12%
3
1
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17500
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
41%
5%
1
0
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
87%
7%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 37148
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
33%
10%
3
1
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 191
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
48%
30%
12%
4
1
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17505
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
47%
35%
10%
3
1
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
53%
33%
7%

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

6%
57%
27%
7%
2
1
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 192
 
 
 
 
 

5%
52%
34%
7%
3
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17529
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
57%
28%
7%
2
1
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

2
50%
39%
7%
2
1
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 192
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
48%
38%
7%
3
1
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17603
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
48%
40%
8%
2
0
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

53%
33%
13%

h. Addressing student discipline issues
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
30%
9%
4
2
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 191
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
54%
23%
10%
6%
2
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17601
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
50%
31%
10%
4
2
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

80%
13%
7%

i. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 36807
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
26%
6%
2
1
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 191
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
58%
19%
6%
2
2
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17321
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
57%
27%
5%
2
1
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 
 

7%
86%
7%

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

7%
36%
31%
14%
7%
5%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 191
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
30%
19%
7%
6%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17558
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
32%
14%
7%
5%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
47%
27%
7%

k. Delivery of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37338
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
45%
13%
4
1
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 192
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
44%
13%
5%
1
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17599
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
32%
48%
13%
3
1
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 
 

29%
57%
14%

l. Utilizing results of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37337
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
44%
14%
4%
2
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 192
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
33%
44%
13%
5%
1
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17598
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
32%
46%
14%
4%
2
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 
 

21%
64%
14%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 194
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
24%
27%
27%
15%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17687
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
22%
25%
27%
19%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 

27%
27%
33%
13%

 

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 209
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
44%
40%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19371 / dk = 111
 
 
 
 

2
10%
51%
36%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
47%
47%

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

3
13%
46%
38%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
40%
42%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19381 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

3
11%
47%
39%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
33%
60%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
6%
43%
46%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18787 / dk = 655
 
 
 
 

1
8%
58%
33%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
27%
67%

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

1
2
47%
50%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
4%
42%
52%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19333 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

1
2
47%
50%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

21%
79%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 209
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
44%
40%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19370 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

2
9%
48%
41%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

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

2
10%
53%
35%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
5%
51%
42%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19321 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

2
9%
53%
36%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
27%
67%

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

4%
12%
43%
41%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
41%
34%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19321 / dk = 173
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
42%
42%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

43%
57%

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

2
8%
50%
41%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 209
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19291 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

2
7%
49%
42%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

47%
53%

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

2
8%
49%
41%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207
 
 
 
 

3
10%
47%
40%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19254 / dk = 136
 
 
 
 

1
6%
48%
45%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
42%
38%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19330 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

2
11%
51%
36%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

53%
47%

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

2
7%
49%
43%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206
 
 
 
 

3
8%
44%
46%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19256 / dk = 191
 
 
 
 

1
4%
49%
46%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 
 

7%
43%
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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 193 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

3
15%
66%
16%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18784 / dk = 703
 
 
 
 

4
18%
58%
20%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
87%
7%

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

2
8%
60%
31%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
5%
63%
29%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19143 / dk = 303
 
 
 
 

1
6%
58%
35%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
60%
33%

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

2
9%
54%
36%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
6%
58%
33%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19309 / dk = 142
 
 
 
 

1
6%
50%
42%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

60%
40%

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

1
4%
58%
38%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

0
0
58%
41%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19247 / dk = 208
 
 
 
 

0
2
51%
46%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

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

2
11%
56%
31%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
9%
60%
29%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19126 / dk = 326
 
 
 
 

1
7%
53%
39%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

4%
20%
57%
18%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 201 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
61%
18%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19108 / dk = 279
 
 
 
 

4
18%
56%
22%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

27%
53%
20%

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

2
12%
62%
24%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 198 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
69%
18%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18813 / dk = 629
 
 
 
 

2
10%
62%
27%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
60%
20%

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

2
10%
58%
30%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
6%
66%
26%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18884 / dk = 547
 
 
 
 

2
9%
58%
32%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
53%
40%

 

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 209
 
 
 
 

8%
9%
50%
33%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19396 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
38%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
40%
53%

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

6%
20%
57%
17%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 209
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
62%
15%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19361 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

4
17%
59%
19%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

3
12%
52%
32%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
48%
37%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19307 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

2
10%
51%
36%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
40%
47%

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

8%
18%
45%
30%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
12%
43%
35%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19280 / dk = 151
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
46%
34%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

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

5%
12%
47%
36%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
44%
41%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19268 / dk = 130
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
47%
38%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

33%
67%

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

3
16%
52%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
51%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19282 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

1
9%
53%
37%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
40%
47%

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

1
5%
50%
43%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208
 
 
 
 

3
4
43%
50%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19297 / dk = 100
 
 
 
 

1
4%
49%
46%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

 

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
8%
44%
47%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19257 / dk = 141
 
 
 
 

2
10%
51%
37%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

7%
93%

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

3
10%
50%
38%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207
 
 
 
 

1
7%
42%
51%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19231 / dk = 113
 
 
 
 

3
10%
48%
39%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

13%
87%

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

3
11%
51%
35%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208
 
 
 
 

2
8%
45%
45%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19173 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

2
10%
50%
37%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

13%
87%

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

2
7%
50%
41%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
8%
43%
46%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19206 / dk = 160
 
 
 
 

2
6%
49%
44%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

20%
80%

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

4%
17%
50%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
49%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18895 / dk = 465
 
 
 
 

3
15%
50%
32%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
67%
27%

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

3
12%
53%
33%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
12%
47%
37%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19120 / dk = 262
 
 
 
 

2
11%
52%
35%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

2
9%
52%
37%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
11%
44%
43%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19183 / dk = 163
 
 
 
 

2
8%
50%
40%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

33%
67%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
8%
25%
65%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18750 / dk = 728
 
 
 
 

3
16%
34%
47%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
13%
73%

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

2
8%
28%
63%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 201 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
6%
18%
75%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18935 / dk = 495
 
 
 
 

2
9%
31%
58%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
13%
80%

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

3
13%
34%
50%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
8%
32%
56%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18745 / dk = 663
 
 
 
 

3
14%
37%
46%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
33%
60%

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

10%
26%
39%
25%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 200 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
42%
24%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18628 / dk = 808
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
40%
26%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
53%
33%

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

8%
23%
40%
30%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 203 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
39%
38%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18965 / dk = 479
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
41%
35%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
27%
67%

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

20%
34%
32%
14%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 198 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

22%
30%
36%
12%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18222 / dk = 1216
 
 
 
 

17%
35%
33%
15%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 13 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

15%
46%
23%
15%

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

16%
33%
33%
19%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 198 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

15%
32%
33%
19%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18458 / dk = 1007
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
36%
22%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
36%
43%

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

9%
26%
40%
25%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

11%
18%
43%
29%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18687 / dk = 742
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
42%
28%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
7%
40%
47%

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

7%
24%
41%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 201 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
39%
25%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18937 / dk = 465
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
42%
30%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

20%
47%
33%

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

4%
17%
40%
39%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 203 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
39%
43%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18990 / dk = 435
 
 
 
 

4
17%
40%
40%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 
 

7%
36%
57%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

10%
15%
55%
19%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18971 / dk = 509
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
55%
19%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 
 
 

14%
7%
64%
14%

 

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
10%
48%
39%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19179 / dk = 306
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
35%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

60%
40%

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

6%
16%
46%
32%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
38%
40%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19252 / dk = 175
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
45%
34%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

7%
17%
45%
31%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
39%
38%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19157 / dk = 274
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
43%
33%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
53%
33%

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

4%
13%
46%
37%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
11%
41%
44%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19215 / dk = 240
 
 
 
 

4
12%
45%
39%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

47%
53%

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

1
4%
46%
49%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
4%
39%
54%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19335 / dk = 103
 
 
 
 

1
3
43%
53%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

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

1
3
45%
50%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
3
42%
53%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19307 / dk = 152
 
 
 
 

1
2
41%
56%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

53%
47%

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

2
6%
51%
41%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

0
3
46%
50%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19011 / dk = 457
 
 
 
 

2
5%
49%
44%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

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

2
8%
51%
39%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
6%
47%
46%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19124 / dk = 318
 
 
 
 

2
7%
49%
42%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

47%
53%

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

2
6%
50%
41%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
4
45%
49%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18885 / dk = 532
 
 
 
 

2
5%
48%
44%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

40%
60%

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

3
10%
51%
36%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 184 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

3
8%
45%
44%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17824 / dk = 1587
 
 
 
 

3
8%
51%
38%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 

64%
36%

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

4%
12%
48%
36%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 203 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
40%
42%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19130 / dk = 270
 
 
 
 

4
12%
47%
37%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
47%
47%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 198 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
54%
29%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18351 / dk = 1113
 
 
 
 

4
12%
56%
28%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

3
9%
59%
30%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 205 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
52%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18932 / dk = 503
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
32%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 201 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4
7%
55%
34%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18924 / dk = 513
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

2
8%
60%
30%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 203 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
54%
32%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18979 / dk = 459
 
 
 
 

2
7%
60%
31%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 203 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
11%
55%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18731 / dk = 684
 
 
 
 

2
8%
59%
31%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

2
8%
61%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 201 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
7%
58%
32%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18641 / dk = 762
 
 
 
 

2
7%
61%
31%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

5%
13%
52%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
10%
49%
34%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19149 / dk = 305
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
53%
31%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

2
7%
59%
32%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
4
57%
36%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19038 / dk = 385
 
 
 
 

2
6%
58%
34%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

4
10%
56%
31%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 181 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
52%
37%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17976 / dk = 1418
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 11 / dk = 4
 
 

73%
27%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 197 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18455 / dk = 1006
 
 
 
 

1
5%
56%
38%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

2
10%
59%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 186 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

2
8%
58%
33%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17388 / dk = 2031
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
31%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 191 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

1
3
60%
36%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17827 / dk = 1595
 
 
 
 

1
5%
60%
34%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

2
8%
59%
31%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 185 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

1
3
60%
36%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17727 / dk = 1688
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
33%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
33%

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

2
7%
59%
31%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 190 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
5%
57%
37%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17980 / dk = 1432
 
 
 
 

2
6%
59%
34%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

 

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 208
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
51%
34%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19167 / dk = 304
 
 
 
 

1
9%
60%
29%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
60%
33%

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

2
10%
60%
28%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
10%
55%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19299 / dk = 171
 
 
 
 

1
9%
60%
29%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
60%
33%

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

1
8%
60%
30%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 188 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
10%
60%
27%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18442 / dk = 977
 
 
 
 

1
7%
59%
33%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

1
4
62%
33%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 190 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
5%
63%
30%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18133 / dk = 1229
 
 
 
 

1
3
61%
35%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
67%
27%

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

5%
19%
52%
24%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 194 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

4
18%
51%
28%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18901 / dk = 561
 
 
 
 

4
19%
52%
26%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

67%
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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 190 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
7%
64%
26%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17473 / dk = 1976
 
 
 
 

1
7%
62%
29%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
67%
27%

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

3
13%
57%
27%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 206 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
56%
27%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19099 / dk = 343
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
30%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
60%
27%

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

3
15%
57%
24%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 207 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
10%
57%
29%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19113 / dk = 313
 
 
 
 

2
15%
58%
25%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
60%
27%

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

1
3
60%
36%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
3
60%
36%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19237 / dk = 198
 
 
 
 

1
3
59%
38%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

3
16%
57%
24%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 202 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
25%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18798 / dk = 591
 
 
 
 

2
15%
58%
26%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
67%
27%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 204 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
13%
57%
27%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19030 / dk = 361
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
29%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

13%
60%
27%

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

3
19%
55%
24%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 199 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
18%
56%
25%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18436 / dk = 962
 
 
 
 

2
17%
56%
25%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

7%
67%
27%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 199 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
7%
61%
31%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19053 / dk = 332
 
 
 
 

1
7%
62%
29%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

2
7%
63%
29%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 201 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
3
62%
32%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 19102 / dk = 256
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
31%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 

73%
27%

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

4%
17%
55%
24%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 199 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
54%
27%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 18634 / dk = 726
 
 
 
 

4
16%
55%
25%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 15
 
 
 

20%
47%
33%

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%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 188
 
 

36%
64%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17311
 
 

34%
66%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

50%
50%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36576
 
 

27%
73%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 184
 
 

22%
78%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17236
 
 

24%
76%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

7%
93%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36545
 
 

35%
65%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 185
 
 

39%
61%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17240
 
 

34%
66%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

29%
71%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36689
 
 

53%
47%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 185
 
 

50%
50%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17293
 
 

51%
49%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

50%
50%

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

45%
55%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 183
 
 

43%
57%
Kentucky Elementary Schools
n = 17303
 
 

45%
55%
POAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
n = 14
 
 

29%
71%

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

43%
57%
ASHLAND INDEPENDENT
n = 183