Result Details

North Carolina (90.55% responded)
Beaufort County Schools (98.50% responded)
North Carolina Middle Schools (89.75% responded)
Bath Elementary (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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 522 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
49%
24%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 

18%
64%
18%

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

6%
19%
51%
24%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 522 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
18%
55%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
19%
63%
16%

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

8%
23%
49%
20%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 522 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
52%
20%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
19%
63%
16%

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

9%
26%
47%
18%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 515 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
54%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

5%
32%
52%
10%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 510 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
54%
20%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
26%
60%
9%

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

6%
23%
51%
20%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 520 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
17%
57%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
23%
56%
19%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 513 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
14%
58%
24%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
67%
19%

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
Beaufort County Schools
n = 465
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
15%
31%
27%
24%
2
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

22%
27%
20%
25%
5%

b. Collaborative planning time
North Carolina
n = 94679
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
39%
12%
3
0
Beaufort County Schools
n = 465
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
38%
35%
10%
2
0
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 

27%
37%
32%
2

c. Supervisory duties
North Carolina
n = 93939
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
34%
33%
15%
8%
2
Beaufort County Schools
n = 460
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
41%
30%
16%
5%
2
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

40%
25%
25%
5%
5%

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

2
42%
46%
8%
1
0
Beaufort County Schools
n = 467
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
52%
36%
6%
1
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

5%
54%
36%
5%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
North Carolina
n = 94723
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
31%
9%
3
1
Beaufort County Schools
n = 466
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

8%
46%
33%
10%
3

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

2
48%
40%
8%
2
1
Beaufort County Schools
n = 465
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
53%
38%
6%
1
0
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

49%
46%
3
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
North Carolina
n = 94943
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
50%
30%
10%
4
2
Beaufort County Schools
n = 466
 
 
 
 
 

4%
52%
30%
10%
4
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

3
64%
26%
8%

h. Professional development
North Carolina
n = 92729
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
55%
28%
5%
1
1
Beaufort County Schools
n = 458
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
57%
23%
5%
1
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 36
 
 
 

17%
56%
28%

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

10%
36%
30%
13%
6%
4%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 466
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
31%
14%
7%
4
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
31%
46%
3
8%
8%

j. Delivery of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94889
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
36%
42%
12%
3
1
Beaufort County Schools
n = 465
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
35%
43%
14%
3
0
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 
 

3
31%
49%
13%
5%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94735
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
40%
13%
4%
2
Beaufort County Schools
n = 463
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
39%
38%
15%
4
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39
 
 
 
 

46%
26%
23%
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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 469
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
6%
19%
25%
25%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40
 
 
 
 
 

2
20%
35%
7%
35%

 

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 520 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
55%
24%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 
 

2
14%
55%
30%

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

4
12%
54%
31%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 520 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
10%
61%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 

7%
68%
25%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 522 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
14%
53%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 
 

2
7%
61%
30%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 522 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
4
55%
41%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 

64%
36%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 517 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
9%
50%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
2
63%
33%

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

4%
15%
54%
26%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 509 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
17%
56%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
71%
27%

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

5%
14%
46%
35%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 519 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
10%
43%
44%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
28%
63%
7%

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

3
9%
54%
35%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 516 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
5%
52%
42%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

9%
70%
21%

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

3
10%
54%
34%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 518 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
5%
53%
40%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 
 

2
7%
68%
23%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 516 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
7%
53%
38%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 

61%
39%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 508
 
 
 
 

12%
43%
23%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

2
40%
29%
29%

 

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 500 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
57%
13%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 3
 
 
 

2
80%
17%

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

2
9%
60%
29%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 521 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
7%
59%
33%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 

60%
40%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 519 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
8%
55%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 

56%
44%

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

1
4%
59%
36%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 514 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

0
3
59%
38%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 

57%
43%

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

2
12%
55%
31%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 501 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

1
11%
54%
34%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 

62%
38%

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

6%
23%
56%
16%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 511 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
58%
13%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 

79%
21%

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

3
13%
62%
22%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 500 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

2
12%
65%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
60%
38%

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

3
12%
58%
27%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 507 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
12%
59%
28%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 

38%
62%

 

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 520 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
11%
54%
32%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 

7%
66%
27%

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

9%
26%
54%
11%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 522 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
27%
55%
12%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 

11%
68%
20%

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

4%
15%
55%
26%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 518 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
10%
54%
34%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

7%
70%
23%

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

10%
21%
46%
23%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 521 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
45%
34%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 

5%
66%
30%

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

7%
15%
50%
28%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 518 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
45%
40%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
2
63%
33%

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

4
19%
54%
23%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 519 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
14%
57%
28%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 

7%
64%
30%

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

3
8%
55%
34%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 515 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
9%
51%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 

10%
68%
22%

 

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 520 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

9%
70%
21%

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

4
12%
54%
31%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 520 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
12%
52%
32%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41
 
 
 
 

2
10%
63%
24%

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

4
13%
55%
28%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 520 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
15%
52%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
58%
23%

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

2
6%
54%
37%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 523 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
6%
53%
40%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
63%
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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 514 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
61%
29%

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

4
13%
56%
27%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 515 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

2
64%
33%

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

2
10%
56%
31%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 515 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 

65%
35%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 504 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
35%
35%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
32%
49%
7%

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

3
11%
33%
53%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 505 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

3
12%
32%
53%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

15%
39%
46%

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

6%
17%
36%
41%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 506 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
37%
41%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
29%
45%
24%

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

14%
31%
38%
17%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 489 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

12%
28%
41%
19%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
49%
15%

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

11%
27%
39%
22%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 507 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
41%
26%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
45%
26%

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

29%
34%
27%
10%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 476 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

16%
30%
32%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
20%
50%
27%

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

25%
32%
29%
14%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 490 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
41%
21%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 
 

10%
19%
52%
19%

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

5%
17%
40%
38%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 509 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
11%
40%
47%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

2
50%
48%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 508 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
54%
23%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
67%
19%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 444 / dk = 80
 
 

84%
16%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 4
 
 

90%
10%

 

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 518 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
47%
32%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 
 

7%
66%
27%

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

8%
19%
48%
25%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 519 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
48%
33%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
10%
62%
25%

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

5%
15%
50%
30%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 510 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
45%
40%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
60%
35%

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

2
5%
50%
43%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 519 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
3
48%
47%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 44
 
 

61%
39%

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

1
4%
50%
44%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 517 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
3
50%
45%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
55%
43%

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

3
8%
55%
34%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 507 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

4
6%
51%
39%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
69%
26%

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

3
11%
54%
32%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 515 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
8%
52%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
71%
24%

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

4
12%
55%
30%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 511 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
8%
52%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 
 

9%
65%
26%

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

4
9%
54%
33%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 509 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

4%
8%
49%
39%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43 / dk = 1
 
 

74%
26%

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

3
12%
55%
29%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 505 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
10%
51%
35%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
71%
26%

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

4
10%
51%
35%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 510 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
9%
48%
40%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

21%
52%
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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 492 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

5%
7%
60%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
75%
22%

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

3
11%
62%
24%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 507 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

3
7%
60%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
71%
27%

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

5%
16%
58%
22%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 500 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

4%
10%
57%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 1
 
 
 

2
70%
27%

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

4
13%
61%
22%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 503 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
8%
61%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
75%
22%

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

3
10%
63%
23%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 498 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
7%
60%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
71%
24%

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

3
9%
64%
24%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 500 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

3
6%
61%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 

78%
22%

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

7%
16%
54%
23%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 513 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

6%
9%
53%
32%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
68%
27%

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

3
9%
63%
25%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 504 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

3
4%
61%
31%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
68%
29%

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

5%
12%
58%
25%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 471 / dk = 49
 
 
 
 

5%
8%
59%
28%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 36 / dk = 6
 
 
 

3
78%
19%

 

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 508 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
60%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

17%
71%
12%

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

4
17%
60%
19%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 517 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
20%
59%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

26%
64%
10%

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

3
13%
62%
22%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 470 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

3
19%
62%
16%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 4
 
 
 

21%
68%
11%

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

2
7%
65%
25%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 462 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

2
11%
67%
20%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 38 / dk = 5
 
 
 

5%
76%
18%

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

8%
25%
50%
17%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 496 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
52%
16%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
27%
61%
10%

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

6%
17%
57%
20%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 505 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
61%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
76%
17%

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

5%
21%
56%
19%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 511 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
60%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 
 

2
12%
74%
12%

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

1
5%
63%
31%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 518 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
4%
66%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 

79%
21%

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

5%
21%
57%
18%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 503 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
58%
16%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

19%
69%
12%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 506 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

4
17%
60%
19%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

14%
71%
14%

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

7%
28%
50%
15%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 487 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
54%
13%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 3
 
 
 

20%
67%
12%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 506 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
64%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 

10%
79%
12%

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

3
10%
64%
22%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 509 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
10%
67%
19%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 2
 
 
 

2
85%
12%

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%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 460
 
 

43%
57%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 37
 
 

41%
59%

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

26%
74%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 456
 
 

27%
73%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 35
 
 

14%
86%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina
n = 93192
 
 

31%
69%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 454
 
 

31%
69%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 33
 
 

18%
82%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina
n = 93421
 
 

54%
46%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 456
 
 

54%
46%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

38%
62%

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

55%
45%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 456
 
 

56%
44%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 35
 
 

34%
66%

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

49%
51%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 454
 
 

46%
54%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

21%
79%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

49%
51%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 451
 
 

45%
55%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

26%
74%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

52%
48%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 454
 
 

51%
49%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

44%
56%

i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina
n = 92851
 
 

33%
67%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 455
 
 

32%
68%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 36
 
 

28%
72%

j. Literacy strategies
North Carolina
n = 92993
 
 

42%
58%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 451
 
 

41%
59%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

41%
59%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina
n = 93479
 
 

50%
50%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 456
 
 

47%
53%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 38
 
 

55%
45%

l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina
n = 93155
 
 

30%
70%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 457
 
 

33%
67%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 35
 
 

20%
80%

m. Workforce development
North Carolina
n = 92690
 
 

23%
77%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 451
 
 

23%
77%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 33
 
 

12%
88%

Q8.3 In the past 2 years, have you had 10 clock hours or more of professional development in any of the following areas?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
North Carolina
n = 93748
 
 

65%
35%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 458
 
 

67%
33%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 36
 
 

56%
44%

b. North Carolina Standard Course of Study
North Carolina
n = 92582
 
 

32%
68%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 449
 
 

29%
71%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

21%
79%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina
n = 92821
 
 

43%
57%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 456
 
 

39%
61%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 35
 
 

34%
66%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina
n = 92689
 
 

44%
56%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 453
 
 

33%
67%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 35
 
 

40%
60%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
North Carolina
n = 92368
 
 

20%
80%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 450
 
 

16%
84%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

9%
91%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
North Carolina
n = 92173
 
 

13%
87%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 449
 
 

6%
94%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

3
97%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina
n = 92279
 
 

16%
84%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 448
 
 

12%
88%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

12%
88%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina
n = 92066
 
 

25%
75%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 448
 
 

16%
84%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

6%
94%

i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina
n = 92488
 
 

44%
56%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 451
 
 

39%
61%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

26%
74%

j. Literacy strategies
North Carolina
n = 92915
 
 

55%
45%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 455
 
 

45%
55%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 36
 
 

39%
61%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina
n = 92809
 
 

50%
50%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 456
 
 

52%
48%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 35
 
 

51%
49%

l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina
n = 92418
 
 

24%
76%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 451
 
 

19%
81%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 34
 
 

9%
91%

m. Workforce development
North Carolina
n = 91854
 
 

12%
88%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 450
 
 

10%
90%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 35
 
 

6%
94%

 

Instructional Practices and Support

Q9.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about instructional practices and support in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
North Carolina
n = 97634 / dk = 10342
 
 
 
 

3
12%
65%
21%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 482 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

3
9%
68%
20%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
80%
15%

b. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
North Carolina
n = 105265 / dk = 2660
 
 
 
 

1
2
56%
42%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 507 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
3
58%
38%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42
 
 
 

2
71%
26%

c. Teachers work in professional learning communities to develop and align instructional practices.
North Carolina
n = 104911 / dk = 3114
 
 
 
 

2
6%
58%
34%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 506 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

2
8%
62%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
74%
21%

d. Provided supports (i.e. instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.) translate to improvements in instructional practices by teachers.
North Carolina
n = 102142 / dk = 5952
 
 
 
 

3
11%
61%
25%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 491 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

2
11%
64%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 39 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
77%
18%

e. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
North Carolina
n = 105418 / dk = 2781
 
 
 
 

2
5%
57%
36%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 514 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
4%
60%
34%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

2
53%
44%

f. Teachers are encouraged to observe other teachers within their school/district.
North Carolina
n = 102197 / dk = 5882
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
52%
26%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 501 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
17%
52%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
46%
49%

g. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students.
North Carolina
n = 96343 / dk = 11695
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
52%
19%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 483 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
54%
20%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 36 / dk = 4
 
 

81%
19%

h. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e. pacing, materials and pedagogy).
North Carolina
n = 103290 / dk = 4802
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
56%
27%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 503 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
56%
23%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 42 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
29%
50%
17%

i. Teachers believe almost every student has the potential to do well on assignments.
North Carolina
n = 104935 / dk = 3219
 
 
 
 

1
8%
58%
33%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 513 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
7%
59%
33%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 0
N/A
Bath Elementary
n = 43
 
 
 

5%
67%
28%

j. Teachers believe what is taught will make a difference in students’ lives.
North Carolina
n = 104612 / dk = 3548
 
 
 
 

1
5%
58%
36%
Beaufort County Schools
n = 509 / dk = 11