Result Details

North Carolina (90.55% responded)
Cabarrus County Schools (97.04% responded)
North Carolina High Schools (87.56% responded)
Cabarrus Early College of Technology (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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2234 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
35%
12%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 31007 / dk = 327
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
40%
21%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

6%
19%
51%
24%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2234 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
52%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30970 / dk = 294
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
50%
24%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

8%
23%
49%
20%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2209 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
53%
18%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30893 / dk = 290
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
48%
21%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

9%
26%
47%
18%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2212 / dk = 39
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
49%
16%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30685 / dk = 565
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2185 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
53%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30206 / dk = 996
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
48%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

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

6%
23%
51%
20%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2206 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
52%
18%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30650 / dk = 549
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
53%
25%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2206 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
53%
20%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30500 / dk = 686
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
47%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1955
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
14%
33%
31%
18%
3
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27109
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
9%
29%
27%
29%
4%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
12%
62%

b. Collaborative planning time
North Carolina
n = 94679
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
39%
12%
3
0
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1955
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
43%
12%
2
0
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27077
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
42%
34%
9%
3
0
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

c. Supervisory duties
North Carolina
n = 93939
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
34%
33%
15%
8%
2
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1944
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
35%
33%
15%
10%
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26940
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
41%
36%
11%
4
1
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
62%
25%

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

2
42%
46%
8%
1
0
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1950
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
42%
47%
8%
1
0
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27023
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
50%
40%
6%
1
0
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
North Carolina
n = 94723
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
31%
9%
3
1
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1951
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
58%
27%
6%
2
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27122
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
53%
29%
8%
3
1
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

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

2
48%
40%
8%
2
1
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1962
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
49%
42%
7%
1
0
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27184
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
38%
7%
2
1
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

75%
25%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
North Carolina
n = 94943
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
50%
30%
10%
4
2
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1959
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
52%
31%
10%
3
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27176
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
58%
26%
7%
2
1
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 

100%

h. Professional development
North Carolina
n = 92729
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
55%
28%
5%
1
1
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1922
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
60%
27%
4
1
0
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26569
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
55%
27%
5%
1
1
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 
 

25%
50%
25%

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

10%
36%
30%
13%
6%
4%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1952
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
38%
31%
12%
5%
4%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27102
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
35%
29%
14%
7%
5%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 
 

25%
62%
12%

j. Delivery of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94889
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
36%
42%
12%
3
1
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1960
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
41%
41%
9%
2
1
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27149
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
43%
12%
3
1
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94735
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
40%
13%
4%
2
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1963
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
39%
41%
11%
3
2
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27093
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
39%
39%
12%
3
1
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 
 

50%
12%
37%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1969
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
17%
22%
28%
25%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27275
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
7%
19%
23%
25%
25%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 
 

37%
50%
12%

 

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2215 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
51%
26%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30772 / dk = 516
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
51%
23%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

4
12%
54%
31%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2225 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
7%
53%
38%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30733 / dk = 456
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
52%
31%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2236 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

2
8%
49%
41%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30975 / dk = 267
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
47%
34%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2233 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
3
50%
46%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30986 / dk = 250
 
 
 
 

2
7%
51%
39%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2234 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
12%
49%
36%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30933 / dk = 256
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
48%
33%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

4%
15%
54%
26%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2213 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30685 / dk = 526
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
55%
26%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
10%
80%

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

5%
14%
46%
35%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2207 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

2
8%
42%
49%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30934 / dk = 344
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
47%
33%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

3
9%
54%
35%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2217 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

2
6%
50%
42%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30833 / dk = 350
 
 
 
 

4
10%
53%
33%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

3
10%
54%
34%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2214 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

1
8%
51%
40%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30812 / dk = 330
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
53%
30%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2221 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

3
11%
52%
34%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30852 / dk = 244
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
51%
28%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2210
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
28%
23%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30610
 
 
 
 

22%
31%
20%
28%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 
 

40%
30%
30%

 

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2086 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

3
24%
56%
17%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28806 / dk = 2480
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
51%
17%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
70%
20%

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

2
9%
60%
29%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2204 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

1
9%
64%
26%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30256 / dk = 1002
 
 
 
 

3
10%
61%
26%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

70%
30%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2206 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

2
9%
57%
31%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30322 / dk = 916
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
29%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

1
4%
59%
36%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2204 / dk = 49
 
 
 
 

0
4%
63%
32%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30383 / dk = 895
 
 
 
 

1
6%
65%
28%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

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

2
12%
55%
31%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2169 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

2
13%
59%
27%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29781 / dk = 1455
 
 
 
 

3
16%
57%
24%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

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

6%
23%
56%
16%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2194 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

4
20%
61%
15%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30168 / dk = 1036
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
56%
13%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

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

3
13%
62%
22%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2128 / dk = 126
 
 
 
 

3
13%
66%
19%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29390 / dk = 1833
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
62%
18%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 

33%
67%

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

3
12%
58%
27%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2160 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

2
11%
62%
25%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29788 / dk = 1464
 
 
 
 

4
13%
58%
25%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

 

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2246 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
59%
25%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 31090 / dk = 190
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
54%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

9%
26%
54%
11%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2239 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
56%
11%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 31087 / dk = 160
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
50%
10%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

4%
15%
55%
26%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2241 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
14%
60%
23%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30955 / dk = 292
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

10%
21%
46%
23%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2212 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

10%
24%
47%
20%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30775 / dk = 521
 
 
 
 

13%
24%
43%
21%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

7%
15%
50%
28%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2218 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
52%
26%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30764 / dk = 480
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
50%
27%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

4
19%
54%
23%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2216 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
53%
20%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30542 / dk = 697
 
 
 
 

7%
29%
49%
15%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

3
8%
55%
34%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2226 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

1
5%
58%
35%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30795 / dk = 461
 
 
 
 

4
10%
56%
30%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

 

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2229 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
11%
58%
28%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30775 / dk = 503
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
57%
26%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

4
12%
54%
31%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2226 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

3
12%
55%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30827 / dk = 390
 
 
 
 

4
11%
55%
30%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

4
13%
55%
28%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2195 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30483 / dk = 719
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
55%
26%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

2
6%
54%
37%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2220 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

2
7%
58%
34%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30731 / dk = 525
 
 
 
 

2
7%
56%
35%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

5%
18%
53%
24%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2169 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
23%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29755 / dk = 1495
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
51%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

4
13%
56%
27%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2202 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

3
13%
58%
26%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30391 / dk = 842
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
56%
25%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

2
10%
56%
31%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2212 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30618 / dk = 624
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2069 / dk = 188
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
37%
38%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29020 / dk = 2256
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
34%
45%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

3
11%
33%
53%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2126 / dk = 119
 
 
 
 

2
11%
34%
53%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29866 / dk = 1304
 
 
 
 

2
8%
29%
61%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

6%
17%
36%
41%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2092 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
37%
40%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29838 / dk = 1199
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
34%
49%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

14%
31%
38%
17%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2071 / dk = 178
 
 
 
 

15%
32%
38%
15%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28789 / dk = 2421
 
 
 
 

14%
30%
37%
18%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

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

11%
27%
39%
22%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2148 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
39%
20%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29718 / dk = 1538
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
36%
16%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 
 

10%
30%
60%

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

29%
34%
27%
10%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2039 / dk = 214
 
 
 
 

13%
33%
38%
15%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27850 / dk = 3384
 
 
 
 

33%
34%
24%
9%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

25%
32%
29%
14%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1967 / dk = 287
 
 
 
 

23%
37%
29%
11%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27890 / dk = 3335
 
 
 
 

29%
33%
26%
12%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

5%
17%
40%
38%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2170 / dk = 86
 
 
 
 

3
20%
44%
33%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29745 / dk = 1494
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
39%
35%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2141 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
57%
16%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29632 / dk = 1702
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
53%
14%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1782 / dk = 476
 
 

86%
14%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 23568 / dk = 8249
 
 

77%
23%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 9 / dk = 1
 

100%

 

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2229 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
51%
22%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30825 / dk = 422
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
50%
23%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

8%
19%
48%
25%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2213 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
49%
22%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30394 / dk = 818
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
48%
25%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

5%
15%
50%
30%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2191 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
50%
27%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30301 / dk = 926
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
49%
28%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

2
5%
50%
43%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2227 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

1
5%
54%
40%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30827 / dk = 426
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
38%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

1
4%
50%
44%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2200 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

1
3
55%
41%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30020 / dk = 1221
 
 
 
 

2
6%
56%
36%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

3
8%
55%
34%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2155 / dk = 101
 
 
 
 

4
9%
57%
30%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29372 / dk = 1882
 
 
 
 

4
10%
56%
30%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

3
11%
54%
32%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2170 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

3
12%
57%
28%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29949 / dk = 1291
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
28%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

4
12%
55%
30%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2168 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

3
13%
58%
26%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29768 / dk = 1441
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
55%
26%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

30%
70%

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

4
9%
54%
33%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2143 / dk = 106
 
 
 
 

4
9%
57%
30%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29272 / dk = 1934
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
55%
30%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

3
12%
55%
29%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2107 / dk = 142
 
 
 
 

3
13%
59%
26%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28348 / dk = 2861
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
55%
25%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

4
10%
51%
35%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2226 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

3
9%
53%
35%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30623 / dk = 605
 
 
 
 

4
11%
51%
34%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2017 / dk = 238
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
59%
19%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28159 / dk = 3091
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
56%
20%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 

11%
89%

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

3
11%
62%
24%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2137 / dk = 109
 
 
 
 

2
8%
66%
24%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29455 / dk = 1728
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
60%
23%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

5%
16%
58%
22%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2137 / dk = 113
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
59%
20%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29318 / dk = 1873
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
58%
21%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

4
13%
61%
22%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2111 / dk = 143
 
 
 
 

3
14%
62%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29356 / dk = 1870
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
59%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

3
10%
63%
23%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2080 / dk = 172
 
 
 
 

3
11%
65%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28712 / dk = 2435
 
 
 
 

4
12%
62%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

3
9%
64%
24%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2076 / dk = 176
 
 
 
 

2
9%
68%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28398 / dk = 2786
 
 
 
 

3
11%
63%
23%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 9 / dk = 1
 
 

11%
89%

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

7%
16%
54%
23%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2173 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
56%
21%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29879 / dk = 1344
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
53%
22%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

3
9%
63%
25%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2144 / dk = 107
 
 
 
 

3
8%
67%
22%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29489 / dk = 1705
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
24%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

5%
12%
58%
25%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1949 / dk = 304
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
61%
22%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 27609 / dk = 3562
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
57%
26%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 9 / dk = 1
 

100%

 

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2172 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

3
14%
64%
18%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30055 / dk = 1167
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
58%
19%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

4
17%
60%
19%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2202 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

3
16%
64%
17%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30410 / dk = 791
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
59%
18%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

3
13%
62%
22%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1911 / dk = 336
 
 
 
 

3
14%
65%
18%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26108 / dk = 5070
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
60%
20%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

2
7%
65%
25%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2033 / dk = 215
 
 
 
 

2
6%
69%
23%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26508 / dk = 4642
 
 
 
 

3
9%
65%
23%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

8%
25%
50%
17%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2134 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
50%
13%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29007 / dk = 2182
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
48%
16%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

6%
17%
57%
20%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2178 / dk = 77
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
58%
16%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29756 / dk = 1427
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
50%
17%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

20%
80%

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

5%
21%
56%
19%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2198 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

3
16%
61%
19%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30077 / dk = 1119
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
56%
19%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

1
5%
63%
31%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2201 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

1
4
66%
29%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 30306 / dk = 862
 
 
 
 

2
6%
63%
29%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

5%
21%
57%
18%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2134 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

4
21%
60%
15%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29014 / dk = 2124
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
54%
17%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2163 / dk = 88
 
 
 
 

4
16%
63%
17%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29862 / dk = 1300
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
58%
19%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

7%
28%
50%
15%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2030 / dk = 222
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
49%
13%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 28231 / dk = 2923
 
 
 
 

9%
29%
48%
15%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2179 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

3
13%
66%
18%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29796 / dk = 1334
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
61%
19%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 

100%

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

3
10%
64%
22%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 2187 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

3
10%
68%
19%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 29857 / dk = 1254
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
62%
20%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1935
 
 

41%
59%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26846
 
 

43%
57%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

26%
74%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1923
 
 

20%
80%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26668
 
 

28%
72%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina
n = 93192
 
 

31%
69%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1919
 
 

29%
71%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26666
 
 

35%
65%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina
n = 93421
 
 

54%
46%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1928
 
 

50%
50%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26702
 
 

55%
45%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

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

55%
45%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1920
 
 

49%
51%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26734
 
 

53%
47%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

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

49%
51%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1919
 
 

43%
57%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26659
 
 

46%
54%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

49%
51%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1931
 
 

51%
49%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26654
 
 

50%
50%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

75%
25%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

52%
48%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1927
 
 

49%
51%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26651
 
 

51%
49%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina
n = 92851
 
 

33%
67%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1912
 
 

30%
70%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26573
 
 

37%
63%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 

100%

j. Literacy strategies
North Carolina
n = 92993
 
 

42%
58%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1921
 
 

37%
63%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26559
 
 

40%
60%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina
n = 93479
 
 

50%
50%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1922
 
 

46%
54%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26694
 
 

47%
53%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 

100%

l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina
n = 93155
 
 

30%
70%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1919
 
 

30%
70%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26629
 
 

32%
68%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 

100%

m. Workforce development
North Carolina
n = 92690
 
 

23%
77%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1914
 
 

18%
82%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26544
 
 

31%
69%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 

100%

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%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1936
 
 

65%
35%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26843
 
 

61%
39%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

50%
50%

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

32%
68%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1906
 
 

31%
69%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26505
 
 

31%
69%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina
n = 92821
 
 

43%
57%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1914
 
 

43%
57%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26544
 
 

41%
59%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

62%
37%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina
n = 92689
 
 

44%
56%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1914
 
 

43%
57%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26538
 
 

44%
56%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

75%
25%

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

20%
80%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1899
 
 

17%
83%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26450
 
 

23%
77%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

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

13%
87%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1901
 
 

20%
80%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26384
 
 

13%
87%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 

100%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina
n = 92279
 
 

16%
84%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1904
 
 

14%
86%
North Carolina High Schools
n = 26401
 
 

15%
85%
Cabarrus Early College of Technology
n = 8
 

100%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina
n = 92066
 
 

25%
75%
Cabarrus County Schools
n = 1897
 
 

22%
78%