Result Details

KENTUCKY (90.95% responded)
BALLARD COUNTY (100.00% responded)
Kentucky Middle Schools (92.79% responded)
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

13%
20%
48%
20%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9055 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
44%
26%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

11%
58%
32%

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

4
15%
49%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
47%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9019 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

4
14%
46%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

21%
47%
32%

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

5%
18%
49%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

9%
14%
43%
34%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8999 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
47%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
32%
53%

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

5%
20%
50%
25%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

13%
10%
54%
23%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8988 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
48%
27%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
79%
11%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
KENTUCKY
n = 40688 / dk = 590
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
46%
23%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
25%
30%
28%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8933 / dk = 137
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
46%
25%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
53%
26%

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

4
19%
53%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
10%
55%
28%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9005 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

3
18%
53%
26%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
68%
26%

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

4%
15%
53%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
47%
30%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8931 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
52%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

21%
42%
37%

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
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
17%
20%
50%
6%
5%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8273
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
21%
26%
36%
14%
2
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
11%
56%
6%

b. Collaborative planning time
KENTUCKY
n = 37298
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
42%
33%
12%
3
0
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 

10%
57%
25%
6%
1
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8239
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
33%
14%
3
0
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 

17%
61%
22%

c. Supervisory duties
KENTUCKY
n = 37221
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
32%
10%
4
1
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
64%
17%
7%
6%
2
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8229
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
47%
34%
10%
4
1
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
72%
11%
11%

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

3
53%
38%
5%
1
0
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 77
 
 
 
 
 

3
71%
23%
1
1
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8178
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
50%
40%
6%
1
0
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 17
 
 
 
 

12%
71%
12%
6%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
KENTUCKY
n = 37148
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
33%
10%
3
1
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 78
 
 
 
 
 

3
49%
31%
13%
5%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8215
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
48%
34%
10%
3
1
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
61%
17%
17%

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

6%
57%
27%
7%
2
1
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 

6%
67%
22%
1
2
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8221
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
57%
28%
6%
2
1
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

6%
94%

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

2
50%
39%
7%
2
1
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 

57%
29%
11%
1
1
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8256
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
49%
40%
8%
2
1
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 

56%
17%
22%
6%

h. Addressing student discipline issues
KENTUCKY
n = 37352
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
30%
9%
4
2
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 

47%
36%
10%
2
4
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8246
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
51%
32%
10%
4
1
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 

50%
39%
11%

i. Professional learning
KENTUCKY
n = 36807
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
56%
26%
6%
2
1
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 79
 
 
 
 
 

9%
67%
18%
4
3
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8129
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
55%
27%
6%
2
1
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 

22%
67%
11%

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

7%
36%
31%
14%
7%
5%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
35%
27%
14%
7%
9%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8210
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
30%
15%
8%
6%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
28%
17%
11%
17%
11%

k. Delivery of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37338
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
34%
45%
13%
4
1
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
32%
45%
14%
6%
1
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8246
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
35%
43%
14%
4%
2
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
39%
6%

l. Utilizing results of assessments
KENTUCKY
n = 37337
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
34%
44%
14%
4%
2
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 

21%
55%
16%
5%
2
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8254
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
33%
44%
15%
5%
2
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 

39%
50%
6%
6%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80
 
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
31%
26%
17%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8293
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
24%
26%
25%
18%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
56%
17%
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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

1
15%
53%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9036 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

3
12%
52%
34%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

11%
42%
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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

1
14%
44%
41%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9034 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

4
14%
45%
38%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 

6%
50%
44%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

2
7%
53%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8817 / dk = 256
 
 
 
 

2
9%
56%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

53%
47%

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

1
2
47%
50%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

1
5%
39%
56%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8981 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

1
2
46%
51%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

37%
63%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

3
13%
47%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9030 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

3
10%
45%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
42%
53%

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

2
10%
53%
35%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
46%
40%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8994 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

2
10%
54%
35%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

42%
58%

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

4%
12%
43%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

5%
8%
33%
55%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9005 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

4
12%
43%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

26%
74%

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

2
8%
50%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

1
2
44%
53%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8994 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

2
8%
49%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

16%
84%

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

2
8%
49%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

2
2
40%
56%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8993 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

2
8%
50%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

16%
84%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

3
12%
47%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9015 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

3
12%
51%
35%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
37%
58%

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

2
7%
49%
43%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 

5%
45%
50%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8972 / dk = 91
 
 
 
 

2
8%
48%
42%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

32%
68%

 

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
55%
14%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8637 / dk = 454
 
 
 
 

4
20%
59%
17%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 17 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
76%
12%

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

2
8%
60%
31%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

3
9%
51%
36%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8890 / dk = 190
 
 
 
 

1
9%
61%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

42%
58%

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

2
9%
54%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
13%
49%
34%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8921 / dk = 145
 
 
 
 

1
11%
56%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
47%
47%

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

1
4%
58%
38%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
2
52%
45%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8961 / dk = 117
 
 
 
 

0
5%
61%
34%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

42%
58%

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

2
11%
56%
31%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
8%
60%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8841 / dk = 229
 
 
 
 

1
12%
59%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

63%
37%

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

4%
20%
57%
18%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
59%
16%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8886 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

4
21%
59%
17%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

17%
83%

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

2
12%
62%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
58%
30%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8660 / dk = 413
 
 
 
 

2
14%
62%
21%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
58%
37%

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

2
10%
58%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
7%
55%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8699 / dk = 366
 
 
 
 

2
12%
59%
27%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

44%
56%

 

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
50%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9051 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

4
10%
51%
35%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

42%
58%

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

6%
20%
57%
17%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
62%
5%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9021 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
56%
16%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
84%
5%

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

3
12%
52%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
13%
56%
28%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8995 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

3
13%
51%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

58%
42%

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

8%
18%
45%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

13%
24%
39%
24%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8980 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
43%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

50%
50%

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

5%
12%
47%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

11%
17%
40%
32%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8987 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
45%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
37%
58%

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

3
16%
52%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
48%
25%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8977 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

3
17%
53%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

47%
53%

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

1
5%
50%
43%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

2
8%
43%
47%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8990 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

1
6%
50%
44%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

32%
68%

 

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
44%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8978 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

2
10%
52%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

32%
68%

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

3
10%
50%
38%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

7%
10%
41%
42%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8968 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

2
9%
50%
39%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

21%
79%

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

3
11%
51%
35%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
40%
41%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8949 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

2
10%
51%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
32%
63%

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

2
7%
50%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

3
10%
45%
41%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8914 / dk = 101
 
 
 
 

2
7%
50%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

21%
79%

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

4%
17%
50%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
42%
33%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8802 / dk = 224
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
50%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

16%
32%
53%

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

3
12%
53%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
39%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8904 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

3
12%
52%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
32%
63%

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

2
9%
52%
37%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

2
10%
48%
40%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8932 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

2
9%
52%
37%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

32%
68%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
17%
22%
58%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8798 / dk = 283
 
 
 
 

3
13%
30%
55%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
11%
84%

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

2
8%
28%
63%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

2
15%
19%
64%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8908 / dk = 153
 
 
 
 

1
7%
26%
65%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

5%
95%

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

3
13%
34%
50%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
28%
61%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8882 / dk = 180
 
 
 
 

3
12%
32%
52%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

5%
95%

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

10%
26%
39%
25%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

13%
31%
35%
21%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8711 / dk = 353
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
39%
25%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

32%
47%
21%

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

8%
23%
40%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
40%
24%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8880 / dk = 186
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
40%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
47%
37%

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

20%
34%
32%
14%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 82 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

27%
45%
22%
6%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8512 / dk = 555
 
 
 
 

20%
34%
32%
14%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

16%
47%
32%
5%

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

16%
33%
33%
19%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 83 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

17%
45%
28%
11%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8605 / dk = 474
 
 
 
 

15%
34%
33%
18%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

11%
47%
21%
21%

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

9%
26%
40%
25%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 84 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
37%
35%
20%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8679 / dk = 375
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
40%
25%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
47%
26%

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

7%
24%
41%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
49%
21%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8820 / dk = 223
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
40%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
68%
26%

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

4%
17%
40%
39%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
18%
39%
39%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8867 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
39%
39%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

11%
42%
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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
21%
43%
23%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8885 / dk = 213
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
53%
18%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

16%
42%
42%

 

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
47%
33%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8937 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

3
13%
52%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

53%
47%

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

6%
16%
46%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
39%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8989 / dk = 79
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
46%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

47%
53%

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

7%
17%
45%
31%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
33%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8958 / dk = 114
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
44%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

11%
42%
47%

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

4%
13%
46%
37%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

10%
17%
36%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8971 / dk = 115
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
45%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

33%
67%

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

1
4%
46%
49%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

2
2
40%
56%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 9026 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

1
4%
46%
49%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

32%
68%

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

1
3
45%
50%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

1
2
36%
61%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8975 / dk = 101
 
 
 
 

1
3
45%
51%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

32%
68%

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

2
6%
51%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
8%
40%
49%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8885 / dk = 206
 
 
 
 

2
6%
50%
42%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

26%
74%

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

2
8%
51%
39%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
8%
48%
41%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8915 / dk = 160
 
 
 
 

2
8%
50%
40%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

37%
63%

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

2
6%
50%
41%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
11%
41%
45%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8773 / dk = 287
 
 
 
 

2
6%
49%
42%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

37%
63%

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

3
10%
51%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

9%
10%
50%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8238 / dk = 814
 
 
 
 

3
10%
51%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 

56%
44%

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

4%
12%
48%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

7%
6%
51%
36%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8944 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

4
12%
48%
37%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

53%
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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 83 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

10%
13%
51%
27%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8550 / dk = 529
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
55%
27%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

11%
53%
37%

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

3
9%
59%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
48%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8809 / dk = 259
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

16%
53%
32%

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

3
12%
57%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 84 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
11%
51%
29%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8816 / dk = 250
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

11%
58%
32%

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

2
8%
60%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
9%
52%
31%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8806 / dk = 257
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
58%
32%

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

2
9%
59%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
13%
49%
28%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8689 / dk = 357
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
63%
32%

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

2
8%
61%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 84 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
49%
35%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8577 / dk = 464
 
 
 
 

2
9%
61%
27%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
47%
37%

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

5%
13%
52%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 88
 
 
 
 

14%
12%
47%
27%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8904 / dk = 162
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
51%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
47%
42%

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

2
7%
59%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87
 
 
 
 

7%
6%
55%
32%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8866 / dk = 193
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

58%
42%

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

4
10%
56%
31%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4
10%
57%
29%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8411 / dk = 643
 
 
 
 

4
10%
56%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

17%
50%
33%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 81 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
4
51%
43%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8420 / dk = 636
 
 
 
 

2
6%
56%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 

50%
50%

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

2
10%
59%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
9%
55%
35%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 7730 / dk = 1307
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 16 / dk = 3
 
 
 

6%
75%
19%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 76 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

7%
11%
46%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8072 / dk = 964
 
 
 
 

1
7%
60%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 17 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
65%
29%

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

2
8%
59%
31%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

6%
9%
48%
37%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8054 / dk = 981
 
 
 
 

2
8%
59%
31%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
56%
39%

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

2
7%
59%
31%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 80 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
49%
34%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8170 / dk = 864
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
32%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
56%
39%

 

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
7%
62%
25%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8916 / dk = 167
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
63%
32%

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

2
10%
60%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 87 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
62%
29%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8955 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

2
10%
61%
27%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
63%
32%

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

1
8%
60%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
6%
58%
33%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8488 / dk = 556
 
 
 
 

1
9%
60%
30%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
56%
39%

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

1
4
62%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 79 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
1
63%
30%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8311 / dk = 711
 
 
 
 

1
4
62%
33%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 16 / dk = 3
 
 

75%
25%

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

5%
19%
52%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 84 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
13%
55%
23%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8756 / dk = 319
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
52%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 17 / dk = 2
 
 
 

6%
71%
24%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 78 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4
8%
62%
27%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8093 / dk = 964
 
 
 
 

2
8%
61%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 15 / dk = 4
 
 

80%
20%

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

3
13%
57%
27%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
25%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8872 / dk = 194
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 
 

5%
68%
26%

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

3
15%
57%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
19%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8905 / dk = 151
 
 
 
 

3
15%
57%
25%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 

17%
78%
6%

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

1
3
60%
36%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
3
57%
38%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8958 / dk = 104
 
 
 
 

1
3
59%
37%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

67%
33%

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

3
16%
57%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 84 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
55%
20%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8699 / dk = 326
 
 
 
 

3
16%
57%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 
 

11%
67%
22%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
62%
22%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8865 / dk = 168
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

79%
21%

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

3
19%
55%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 84 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
50%
20%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8594 / dk = 449
 
 
 
 

3
18%
55%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 17 / dk = 2
 
 
 

12%
76%
12%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 85 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
9%
59%
25%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8857 / dk = 175
 
 
 
 

2
8%
62%
28%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

74%
26%

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

2
7%
63%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 86 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
10%
59%
27%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8879 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

2
7%
62%
29%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 19
 
 

68%
32%

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

4%
17%
55%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 84 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
54%
17%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8646 / dk = 378
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
55%
24%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18 / dk = 1
 
 
 

22%
67%
11%

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%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 79
 
 

34%
66%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8107
 
 

37%
63%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

33%
67%

b. Kentucky Academic Standards
KENTUCKY
n = 36576
 
 

27%
73%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 78
 
 

26%
74%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8066
 
 

29%
71%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

33%
67%

c. Student assessment
KENTUCKY
n = 36545
 
 

35%
65%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 77
 
 

31%
69%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8063
 
 

37%
63%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

22%
78%

d. Differentiating instruction
KENTUCKY
n = 36689
 
 

53%
47%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 77
 
 

55%
45%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8113
 
 

54%
46%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

44%
56%

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

45%
55%
BALLARD COUNTY
n = 78
 
 

45%
55%
Kentucky Middle Schools
n = 8074
 
 

46%
54%
BALLARD COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
n = 18
 
 

22%
78%

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