Result Details

North Carolina (90.55% responded)
Ashe County Schools (100.00% responded)
North Carolina High Schools (87.56% responded)
Ashe County High (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.
North Carolina
n = 107649 / dk = 1110
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
42%
18%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
11%
51%
36%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 31007 / dk = 327
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
40%
21%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
49%
33%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
North Carolina
n = 107504 / dk = 977
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
51%
24%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
19%
55%
22%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30970 / dk = 294
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
50%
24%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
56%
22%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
North Carolina
n = 107121 / dk = 1120
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
49%
20%
Ashe County Schools
n = 258
 
 
 
 

2
21%
55%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30893 / dk = 290
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
48%
21%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

4%
32%
51%
14%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
North Carolina
n = 106364 / dk = 2070
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
47%
18%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
18%
58%
23%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30685 / dk = 565
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

1
11%
52%
36%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
North Carolina
n = 104582 / dk = 3694
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
48%
19%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
58%
16%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30206 / dk = 996
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
48%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
20%
45%
23%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
North Carolina
n = 106402 / dk = 1882
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
51%
20%
Ashe County Schools
n = 253 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
21%
57%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30650 / dk = 549
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
53%
25%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
18%
46%
34%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
North Carolina
n = 105907 / dk = 2329
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
51%
22%
Ashe County Schools
n = 255 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
16%
53%
28%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30500 / dk = 686
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
47%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
18%
58%
23%

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
North Carolina
n = 94723
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
17%
33%
27%
18%
3
Ashe County Schools
n = 227
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
18%
31%
25%
23%
2
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27109
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
9%
29%
27%
29%
4%
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
2
35%
12%
45%
2

b. Collaborative planning time
North Carolina
n = 94679
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
39%
12%
3
0
Ashe County Schools
n = 226
 
 
 
 
 

12%
50%
30%
6%
2
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27077
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
42%
34%
9%
3
0
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 

26%
48%
18%
6%
2

c. Supervisory duties
North Carolina
n = 93939
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
34%
33%
15%
8%
2
Ashe County Schools
n = 225
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
49%
35%
8%
4
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26940
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
41%
36%
11%
4
1
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
59%
9%
3
2

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
North Carolina
n = 94474
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
42%
46%
8%
1
0
Ashe County Schools
n = 224
 
 
 
 
 

3
58%
33%
4%
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27023
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
50%
40%
6%
1
0
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 

11%
78%
8%
2
2

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
North Carolina
n = 94723
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
31%
9%
3
1
Ashe County Schools
n = 226
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
54%
31%
10%
0
0
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27122
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
53%
29%
8%
3
1
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 

8%
43%
29%
18%
2

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
North Carolina
n = 94976
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
48%
40%
8%
2
1
Ashe County Schools
n = 227
 
 
 
 

65%
30%
5%
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27184
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
38%
7%
2
1
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 

74%
18%
5%
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
North Carolina
n = 94943
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
50%
30%
10%
4
2
Ashe County Schools
n = 227
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
73%
19%
3
1
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27176
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
58%
26%
7%
2
1
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
74%
17%
3
2
2

h. Professional development
North Carolina
n = 92729
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
55%
28%
5%
1
1
Ashe County Schools
n = 225
 
 
 
 
 

9%
57%
30%
3
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26569
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
55%
27%
5%
1
1
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 

17%
55%
23%
5%

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
North Carolina
n = 94698
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
36%
30%
13%
6%
4%
Ashe County Schools
n = 227
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
33%
16%
9%
8%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27102
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
35%
29%
14%
7%
5%
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
22%
35%
12%
6%
9%

j. Delivery of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94889
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
36%
42%
12%
3
1
Ashe County Schools
n = 226
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
42%
38%
12%
2
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27149
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
43%
12%
3
1
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 

8%
42%
34%
12%
3

k. Utilizing results of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94735
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
40%
13%
4%
2
Ashe County Schools
n = 227
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
41%
35%
13%
4%
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27093
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
39%
39%
12%
3
1
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 

11%
49%
26%
9%
5%

Q2.4 In an AVERAGE WEEK of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside of the regular school work day (before or after school, and/or on weekends)?
      None per week
      Less than or equal to 1 hour per week
      More than 1 hour but less than or equal to 3 hours per week
      More than 3 hours but less than or equal to 5 hours per week
      More than 5 hours but less than or equal to 10 hours per week
      More than 10 hours per week
n = number of responses
North Carolina
n = 95286
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
19%
24%
26%
23%
Ashe County Schools
n = 227
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
7%
27%
24%
22%
20%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27275
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
7%
19%
23%
25%
25%
Ashe County High
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
9%
25%
23%
18%
23%

 

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.
North Carolina
n = 107078 / dk = 1563
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
52%
24%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
4
50%
45%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30772 / dk = 516
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
51%
23%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

1
5%
55%
38%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to digital content and resources.
North Carolina
n = 106859 / dk = 1415
 
 
 
 

4
12%
54%
31%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
2
43%
55%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30733 / dk = 456
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
52%
31%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

1
1
47%
51%

c. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, devices, printers, software and internet access.
North Carolina
n = 107753 / dk = 761
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
48%
33%
Ashe County Schools
n = 257 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
3
35%
61%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30975 / dk = 267
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
47%
34%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 

4%
36%
60%

d. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
North Carolina
n = 107718 / dk = 748
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
40%
Ashe County Schools
n = 257 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
1
37%
62%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30986 / dk = 250
 
 
 
 

2
7%
51%
39%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 

3
41%
56%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
North Carolina
n = 107570 / dk = 768
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
49%
32%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
2
41%
56%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30933 / dk = 256
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
48%
33%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 

42%
58%

f. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
North Carolina
n = 106941 / dk = 1433
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
54%
26%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
10%
50%
39%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30685 / dk = 526
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
55%
26%
Ashe County High
n = 72 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
14%
53%
32%

g. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
North Carolina
n = 107271 / dk = 1282
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
46%
35%
Ashe County Schools
n = 253 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
3
42%
55%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30934 / dk = 344
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
47%
33%
Ashe County High
n = 72 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
6%
53%
40%

h. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
North Carolina
n = 107187 / dk = 1115
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
35%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
3
41%
55%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30833 / dk = 350
 
 
 
 

4
10%
53%
33%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

3
3
39%
56%

i. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
North Carolina
n = 107006 / dk = 1159
 
 
 
 

3
10%
54%
34%
Ashe County Schools
n = 255 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
4
41%
54%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30812 / dk = 330
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
53%
30%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

3
4%
43%
50%

j. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
North Carolina
n = 107008 / dk = 951
 
 
 
 

4
12%
53%
31%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
3
41%
56%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30852 / dk = 244
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
51%
28%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 

4%
40%
56%

Q3.3 Which of the following statements best describes students’ relationship with hunger in your school? (Select one.)
      Hunger is a problem for my students, and it causes problems in my classroom/school.
      Hunger is a problem for my students, but my school uses creative strategies to combat it (i.e Grab & Go; 2nd Chance Cafeteria; Breakfast After the Bell, etc.)
      Hunger is not a problem among my students.
      I have not noticed if students struggle with hunger in my classroom/school.
n = number of responses
North Carolina
n = 106364
 
 
 
 

15%
41%
23%
21%
Ashe County Schools
n = 253
 
 
 
 

13%
62%
11%
15%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30610
 
 
 
 

22%
31%
20%
28%
Ashe County High
n = 71
 
 
 
 

21%
38%
14%
27%

 

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.
North Carolina
n = 101870 / dk = 6773
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
53%
17%
Ashe County Schools
n = 237 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

2
22%
64%
12%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28806 / dk = 2480
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
51%
17%
Ashe County High
n = 60 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

7%
35%
45%
13%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
North Carolina
n = 105734 / dk = 2715
 
 
 
 

2
9%
60%
29%
Ashe County Schools
n = 249 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
8%
61%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30256 / dk = 1002
 
 
 
 

3
10%
61%
26%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
57%
19%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
North Carolina
n = 106639 / dk = 1854
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
Ashe County Schools
n = 249 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
12%
51%
36%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30322 / dk = 916
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
29%
Ashe County High
n = 67 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
27%
45%
25%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
North Carolina
n = 106363 / dk = 2260
 
 
 
 

1
4%
59%
36%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
4
55%
41%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30383 / dk = 895
 
 
 
 

1
6%
65%
28%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
11%
61%
27%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
North Carolina
n = 105070 / dk = 3402
 
 
 
 

2
12%
55%
31%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
10%
57%
32%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29781 / dk = 1455
 
 
 
 

3
16%
57%
24%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
26%
54%
17%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
North Carolina
n = 105684 / dk = 2722
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
56%
16%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
23%
63%
13%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30168 / dk = 1036
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
56%
13%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
38%
49%
10%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
North Carolina
n = 103094 / dk = 5343
 
 
 
 

3
13%
62%
22%
Ashe County Schools
n = 253 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

0
9%
68%
23%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29390 / dk = 1833
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
62%
18%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
23%
60%
16%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
North Carolina
n = 103999 / dk = 4490
 
 
 
 

3
12%
58%
27%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

0
5%
60%
35%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29788 / dk = 1464
 
 
 
 

4
13%
58%
25%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
12%
59%
28%

 

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.
North Carolina
n = 108088 / dk = 546
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
56%
26%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
5%
58%
34%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 31090 / dk = 190
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
54%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
64%
15%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
North Carolina
n = 108000 / dk = 495
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
54%
11%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
15%
69%
15%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 31087 / dk = 160
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
50%
10%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

4%
28%
60%
8%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
North Carolina
n = 107671 / dk = 846
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
55%
26%
Ashe County Schools
n = 255 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
11%
52%
35%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30955 / dk = 292
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 72 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
46%
17%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
North Carolina
n = 106896 / dk = 1744
 
 
 
 

10%
21%
46%
23%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
14%
48%
34%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30775 / dk = 521
 
 
 
 

13%
24%
43%
21%
Ashe County High
n = 72 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
40%
21%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
North Carolina
n = 106975 / dk = 1542
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
50%
28%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
5%
48%
46%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30764 / dk = 480
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
50%
27%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

4%
8%
56%
32%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
North Carolina
n = 106609 / dk = 1852
 
 
 
 

4
19%
54%
23%
Ashe County Schools
n = 255 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
17%
52%
28%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30542 / dk = 697
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
49%
15%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

11%
45%
37%
7%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
North Carolina
n = 107354 / dk = 1152
 
 
 
 

3
8%
55%
34%
Ashe County Schools
n = 250 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
4%
47%
48%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30795 / dk = 461
 
 
 
 

4
10%
56%
30%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
7%
56%
35%

 

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.
North Carolina
n = 107128 / dk = 1494
 
 
 
 

4
12%
56%
28%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
8%
55%
36%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30775 / dk = 503
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
57%
26%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

1
15%
64%
19%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
North Carolina
n = 107127 / dk = 1302
 
 
 
 

4
12%
54%
31%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256
 
 
 
 

1
6%
50%
43%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30827 / dk = 390
 
 
 
 

4
11%
55%
30%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

3
8%
60%
29%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
North Carolina
n = 106047 / dk = 2290
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
28%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
9%
53%
37%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30483 / dk = 719
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
55%
26%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
14%
63%
21%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
North Carolina
n = 106873 / dk = 1662
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
37%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
6%
47%
46%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30731 / dk = 525
 
 
 
 

2
7%
56%
35%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

1
10%
56%
33%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
North Carolina
n = 104120 / dk = 4398
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
53%
24%
Ashe County Schools
n = 249 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
16%
43%
37%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29755 / dk = 1495
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
51%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
39%
20%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
North Carolina
n = 106065 / dk = 2411
 
 
 
 

4
13%
56%
27%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
9%
53%
36%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30391 / dk = 842
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
56%
25%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
61%
20%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
North Carolina
n = 106698 / dk = 1787
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
31%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
8%
53%
38%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30618 / dk = 624
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
Ashe County High
n = 72 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
19%
54%
25%

Q6.2 Please indicate the role teachers have in each of the following areas in your school.
      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
North Carolina
n = 101067 / dk = 7567
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
36%
39%
Ashe County Schools
n = 244 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

1
9%
30%
59%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29020 / dk = 2256
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
34%
45%
Ashe County High
n = 67 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
6%
31%
61%

b. Devising teaching techniques
North Carolina
n = 103211 / dk = 5070
 
 
 
 

3
11%
33%
53%
Ashe County Schools
n = 248 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
7%
29%
63%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29866 / dk = 1304
 
 
 
 

2
8%
29%
61%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
3
22%
74%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
North Carolina
n = 102064 / dk = 5864
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
36%
41%
Ashe County Schools
n = 246 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4
13%
41%
42%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29838 / dk = 1199
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
34%
49%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
7%
27%
63%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
North Carolina
n = 100208 / dk = 8235
 
 
 
 

14%
31%
38%
17%
Ashe County Schools
n = 239 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
50%
18%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28789 / dk = 2421
 
 
 
 

14%
30%
37%
18%
Ashe County High
n = 65 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
46%
15%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
North Carolina
n = 103854 / dk = 4666
 
 
 
 

11%
27%
39%
22%
Ashe County Schools
n = 251 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
46%
22%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29718 / dk = 1538
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
36%
16%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

14%
43%
34%
9%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
North Carolina
n = 97318 / dk = 11197
 
 
 
 

29%
34%
27%
10%
Ashe County Schools
n = 242 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

21%
32%
32%
14%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27850 / dk = 3384
 
 
 
 

33%
34%
24%
9%
Ashe County High
n = 65 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

42%
34%
17%
8%

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
North Carolina
n = 97069 / dk = 11413
 
 
 
 

25%
32%
29%
14%
Ashe County Schools
n = 244 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
37%
27%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27890 / dk = 3335
 
 
 
 

29%
33%
26%
12%
Ashe County High
n = 66 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

15%
39%
27%
18%

h. School improvement planning
North Carolina
n = 103847 / dk = 4641
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
40%
38%
Ashe County Schools
n = 253 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
12%
34%
51%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29745 / dk = 1494
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
39%
35%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
46%
32%

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
North Carolina
n = 103569 / dk = 5190
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
55%
15%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
57%
24%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29632 / dk = 1702
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
53%
14%
Ashe County High
n = 72 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

10%
19%
58%
12%

Q6.6 Members of the school improvement team are elected.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
North Carolina
n = 84070 / dk = 25220
 
 

79%
21%
Ashe County Schools
n = 244 / dk = 14
 
 

88%
12%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 23568 / dk = 8249
 
 

77%
23%
Ashe County High
n = 66 / dk = 7
 
 

76%
24%

 

School Leadership

Q7.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about leadership in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
North Carolina
n = 107200 / dk = 1283
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
50%
25%
Ashe County Schools
n = 258
 
 
 
 

2
17%
52%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30825 / dk = 422
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
50%
23%
Ashe County High
n = 73
 
 
 
 

3
23%
52%
22%

b. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
North Carolina
n = 105835 / dk = 2543
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
48%
25%
Ashe County Schools
n = 255 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
16%
48%
34%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30394 / dk = 818
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
48%
25%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

3
25%
44%
28%

c. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
North Carolina
n = 105568 / dk = 2883
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
50%
30%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
11%
47%
41%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30301 / dk = 926
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
49%
28%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
17%
49%
32%

d. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
North Carolina
n = 107386 / dk = 1142
 
 
 
 

2
5%
50%
43%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
6%
48%
45%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30827 / dk = 426
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
38%
Ashe County High
n = 72 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
26%

e. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
North Carolina
n = 105619 / dk = 2921
 
 
 
 

1
4%
50%
44%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
3
46%
51%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30020 / dk = 1221
 
 
 
 

2
6%
56%
36%
Ashe County High
n = 67 / dk = 6
 
 
 

9%
69%
22%

f. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
North Carolina
n = 102737 / dk = 5818
 
 
 
 

3
8%
55%
34%
Ashe County Schools
n = 248 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

0
4
54%
42%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29372 / dk = 1882
 
 
 
 

4
10%
56%
30%
Ashe County High
n = 68 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
7%
60%
31%

g. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
North Carolina
n = 104649 / dk = 3835
 
 
 
 

3
11%
54%
32%
Ashe County Schools
n = 250 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
8%
52%
39%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29949 / dk = 1291
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
28%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
62%
16%

h. The faculty and staff have a shared vision.
North Carolina
n = 104294 / dk = 4158
 
 
 
 

4
12%
55%
30%
Ashe County Schools
n = 249 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
10%
53%
35%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29768 / dk = 1441
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
55%
26%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
17%
64%
16%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
North Carolina
n = 102248 / dk = 6140
 
 
 
 

4
9%
54%
33%
Ashe County Schools
n = 247 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

1
5%
51%
43%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29272 / dk = 1934
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
55%
30%
Ashe County High
n = 66 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
58%
27%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
North Carolina
n = 100165 / dk = 8216
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
29%
Ashe County Schools
n = 250 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
12%
50%
37%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28348 / dk = 2861
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
55%
25%
Ashe County High
n = 68 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
29%
50%
18%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
North Carolina
n = 106501 / dk = 1930
 
 
 
 

4
10%
51%
35%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
10%
47%
41%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30623 / dk = 605
 
 
 
 

4
11%
51%
34%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
11%
56%
26%

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
North Carolina
n = 98218 / dk = 10322
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
58%
21%
Ashe County Schools
n = 242 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
11%
55%
31%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28159 / dk = 3091
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
56%
20%
Ashe County High
n = 66 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
59%
14%

b. Facilities and resources
North Carolina
n = 102665 / dk = 5667
 
 
 
 

3
11%
62%
24%
Ashe County Schools
n = 251 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
4%
61%
33%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29455 / dk = 1728
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
60%
23%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
7%
70%
20%

c. The use of time in my school
North Carolina
n = 102398 / dk = 5978
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
58%
22%
Ashe County Schools
n = 251 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
10%
61%
28%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29318 / dk = 1873
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
58%
21%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
68%
14%

d. Professional development
North Carolina
n = 102189 / dk = 6258
 
 
 
 

4
13%
61%
22%
Ashe County Schools
n = 249 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
6%
63%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29356 / dk = 1870
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
59%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 66 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
67%
15%

e. Teacher leadership
North Carolina
n = 100556 / dk = 7698
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
23%
Ashe County Schools
n = 246 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
7%
61%
30%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28712 / dk = 2435
 
 
 
 

4
12%
62%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 67 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
66%
16%

f. Community support and involvement
North Carolina
n = 100401 / dk = 7968
 
 
 
 

3
9%
64%
24%
Ashe County Schools
n = 249 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
5%
65%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28398 / dk = 2786
 
 
 
 

3
11%
63%
23%
Ashe County High
n = 68 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
68%
15%

g. Managing student conduct
North Carolina
n = 104275 / dk = 4186
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
54%
23%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
8%
59%
31%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29879 / dk = 1344
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
53%
22%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
57%
17%

h. Instructional practices and support
North Carolina
n = 103373 / dk = 5037
 
 
 
 

3
9%
63%
25%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
31%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29489 / dk = 1705
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
24%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

4%
7%
71%
18%

i. New teacher support
North Carolina
n = 95886 / dk = 12432
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
58%
25%
Ashe County Schools
n = 228 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

1
7%
54%
37%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27609 / dk = 3562
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
57%
26%
Ashe County High
n = 64 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
53%
28%

 

Professional Development

Q8.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional development 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 development in my school.
North Carolina
n = 104494 / dk = 4014
 
 
 
 

4
16%
60%
20%
Ashe County Schools
n = 249 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
32%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30055 / dk = 1167
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
58%
19%
Ashe County High
n = 68 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
60%
18%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
North Carolina
n = 105860 / dk = 2572
 
 
 
 

4
17%
60%
19%
Ashe County Schools
n = 256 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
14%
58%
27%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30410 / dk = 791
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
59%
18%
Ashe County High
n = 72
 
 
 
 

3
22%
64%
11%

c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
North Carolina
n = 94007 / dk = 14349
 
 
 
 

3
13%
62%
22%
Ashe County Schools
n = 231 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

1
9%
58%
33%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26108 / dk = 5070
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
60%
20%
Ashe County High
n = 55 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

4
16%
64%
16%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
North Carolina
n = 94540 / dk = 13758
 
 
 
 

2
7%
65%
25%
Ashe County Schools
n = 236 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

1
5%
60%
34%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26508 / dk = 4642
 
 
 
 

3
9%
65%
23%
Ashe County High
n = 59 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
8%
73%
15%

e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the individual needs of teachers.
North Carolina
n = 101403 / dk = 7016
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
50%
17%
Ashe County Schools
n = 246 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
20%
57%
20%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29007 / dk = 2182
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
48%
16%
Ashe County High
n = 67 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4%
25%
57%
13%

f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
North Carolina
n = 104082 / dk = 4291
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
57%
20%
Ashe County Schools
n = 253 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
13%
58%
28%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29756 / dk = 1427
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
50%
17%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
21%
56%
20%

g. Teachers have sufficient training to fully utilize instructional technology.
North Carolina
n = 104650 / dk = 3754
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
56%
19%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
11%
59%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30077 / dk = 1119
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
19%
Ashe County High
n = 71 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
15%
70%
13%

h. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
North Carolina
n = 105710 / dk = 2625
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
31%
Ashe County Schools
n = 254 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
5%
61%
33%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30306 / dk = 862
 
 
 
 

2
6%
63%
29%
Ashe County High
n = 70 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
6%
76%
16%

i. In this school, follow up is provided from professional development.
North Carolina
n = 101273 / dk = 6971
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
57%
18%
Ashe County Schools
n = 246 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
12%
62%
25%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29014 / dk = 2124
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
54%
17%
Ashe County High
n = 67 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
16%
64%
16%

j. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
North Carolina
n = 104013 / dk = 4250
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
60%
20%
Ashe County Schools
n = 253 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
15%
58%
26%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29862 / dk = 1300
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
58%
19%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
59%
14%

k. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
North Carolina
n = 98211 / dk = 10068
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
50%
15%
Ashe County Schools
n = 236 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
26%
48%
23%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28231 / dk = 2923
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
48%
15%
Ashe County High
n = 66 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

6%
32%
45%
17%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
North Carolina
n = 104109 / dk = 4100
 
 
 
 

4
12%
63%
21%
Ashe County Schools
n = 252 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

0
6%
64%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29796 / dk = 1334
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
61%
19%
Ashe County High
n = 69 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
13%
68%
17%

m. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
North Carolina
n = 104531 / dk = 3633
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
22%
Ashe County Schools
n = 251 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
4
63%
33%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29857 / dk = 1254
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
62%
20%
Ashe County High
n = 67 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
6%
72%
21%

Q8.2 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need professional development to teach your students more effectively?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
North Carolina
n = 93743
 
 

39%
61%
Ashe County Schools
n = 226
 
 

35%
65%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26846
 
 

43%
57%
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 

48%
52%

b. North Carolina Standard Course of Study
North Carolina
n = 93213
 
 

26%
74%
Ashe County Schools
n = 224
 
 

16%
84%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26668
 
 

28%
72%
Ashe County High
n = 63
 
 

19%
81%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina
n = 93192
 
 

31%
69%
Ashe County Schools
n = 223
 
 

22%
78%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26666
 
 

35%
65%
Ashe County High
n = 62
 
 

27%
73%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina
n = 93421
 
 

54%
46%
Ashe County Schools
n = 226
 
 

45%
55%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26702
 
 

55%
45%
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 

53%
47%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
North Carolina
n = 93482
 
 

55%
45%
Ashe County Schools
n = 225
 
 

48%
52%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26734
 
 

53%
47%
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 

55%
45%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
North Carolina
n = 93191
 
 

49%
51%
Ashe County Schools
n = 224
 
 

45%
55%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26659
 
 

46%
54%
Ashe County High
n = 63
 
 

49%
51%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

49%
51%
Ashe County Schools
n = 225
 
 

38%
62%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26654
 
 

50%
50%
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 

62%
37%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

52%
48%
Ashe County Schools
n = 224
 
 

50%
50%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26651
 
 

51%
49%
Ashe County High
n = 63
 
 

57%
43%

i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina
n = 92851
 
 

33%
67%
Ashe County Schools
n = 225
 
 

23%
77%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26573
 
 

37%
63%
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 

30%
70%

j. Literacy strategies
North Carolina
n = 92993
 
 

42%
58%
Ashe County Schools
n = 224
 
 

31%
69%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26559
 
 

40%
60%
Ashe County High
n = 63
 
 

40%
60%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina
n = 93479
 
 

50%
50%
Ashe County Schools
n = 225
 
 

35%
65%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26694
 
 

47%
53%
Ashe County High
n = 64
 
 

45%
55%

l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina
n = 93155
 
 

30%
70%
Ashe County Schools
n = 223
 
 

22%