Result Details

North Carolina (90.55% responded)
Carteret County Public Schools (99.02% responded)
North Carolina Middle Schools (89.75% responded)
Harkers Island 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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 697 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
48%
26%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24779 / dk = 248
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
40%
17%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
8%
58%
25%

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

6%
19%
51%
24%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 697 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
53%
24%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24741 / dk = 212
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
51%
27%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 
 

23%
15%
46%
15%

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

8%
23%
49%
20%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 696 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
50%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24653 / dk = 244
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
48%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
31%
38%

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

9%
26%
47%
18%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 697 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
48%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24521 / dk = 430
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
48%
21%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
25%
42%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 678 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
47%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24077 / dk = 840
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
50%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

58%
17%
25%

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

6%
23%
51%
20%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 694 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

3
19%
53%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24486 / dk = 420
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
51%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

38%
38%
23%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 686 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

4
15%
52%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24348 / dk = 545
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
50%
21%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
38%
54%

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
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 603
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
12%
30%
29%
24%
3
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21883
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
15%
34%
30%
18%
2
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 
 

33%
11%
44%
11%

b. Collaborative planning time
North Carolina
n = 94679
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
37%
39%
12%
3
0
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 601
 
 
 
 
 

11%
39%
39%
9%
2
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21852
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
41%
12%
3
0
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

67%
33%

c. Supervisory duties
North Carolina
n = 93939
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
34%
33%
15%
8%
2
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 594
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
39%
34%
10%
4%
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21707
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
33%
35%
16%
7%
2
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 8
 
 
 

12%
62%
25%

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

2
42%
46%
8%
1
0
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 598
 
 
 
 
 

5%
55%
35%
4%
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21784
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
40%
48%
9%
1
0
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 8
 
 

37%
62%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
North Carolina
n = 94723
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
50%
31%
9%
3
1
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 602
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
49%
33%
7%
3
2
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21852
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
51%
30%
9%
3
1
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 
 

33%
22%
33%
11%

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

2
48%
40%
8%
2
1
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 602
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
48%
41%
8%
1
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21919
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
47%
41%
9%
2
1
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 
 

44%
33%
11%
11%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
North Carolina
n = 94943
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
50%
30%
10%
4
2
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 602
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
57%
29%
6%
2
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21909
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
46%
34%
11%
4%
2
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
22%
22%
11%

h. Professional development
North Carolina
n = 92729
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
55%
28%
5%
1
1
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 590
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
64%
20%
3
0
0
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21393
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
55%
28%
6%
2
0
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 

11%
67%
22%

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

10%
36%
30%
13%
6%
4%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 601
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
35%
29%
16%
7%
5%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21863
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
38%
29%
13%
6%
4%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 
 

11%
44%
22%
22%

j. Delivery of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94889
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
36%
42%
12%
3
1
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 601
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
38%
39%
15%
3
0
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21887
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
40%
40%
11%
3
1
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 
 

11%
67%
11%
11%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
North Carolina
n = 94735
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
40%
13%
4%
2
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 602
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
36%
42%
15%
4
1
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21849
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
38%
39%
12%
4
2
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

11%
89%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 603
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
7%
19%
23%
26%
24%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 22011
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
21%
25%
26%
21%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
11%
67%

 

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 695 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

3
14%
54%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24658 / dk = 341
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
52%
24%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

33%
58%
8%

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

4
12%
54%
31%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 699 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
56%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24636 / dk = 300
 
 
 
 

3
12%
53%
32%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

92%
8%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 699 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
8%
49%
42%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24824 / dk = 158
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
47%
35%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 699 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
2
51%
46%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24793 / dk = 170
 
 
 
 

2
5%
51%
42%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 698 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
8%
49%
41%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24726 / dk = 188
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
48%
34%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12
 
 

58%
42%

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

4%
15%
54%
26%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 696 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

3
16%
53%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24604 / dk = 337
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
54%
27%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
46%
23%

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

5%
14%
46%
35%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 701 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

1
10%
48%
41%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24664 / dk = 309
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
45%
37%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
23%
69%

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

3
9%
54%
35%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 698 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
6%
49%
44%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24624 / dk = 272
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

46%
54%

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

3
10%
54%
34%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 695 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
8%
50%
42%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24595 / dk = 277
 
 
 
 

3
10%
53%
34%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

46%
54%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 694 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
15%
59%
23%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24582 / dk = 242
 
 
 
 

4
12%
52%
32%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

15%
69%
15%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 686
 
 
 
 

10%
38%
22%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24487
 
 
 
 

16%
37%
22%
25%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 
 

15%
54%
23%
8%

 

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 662 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

2
15%
57%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23386 / dk = 1612
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
52%
17%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
58%
33%

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

2
9%
60%
29%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 694 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

1
7%
59%
34%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24317 / dk = 625
 
 
 
 

2
10%
61%
28%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12
 
 

33%
67%

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

2
9%
54%
35%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 701 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

0
7%
55%
38%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24541 / dk = 433
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
32%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

38%
62%

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

1
4%
59%
36%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 697 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

0
2
54%
43%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24504 / dk = 489
 
 
 
 

1
5%
61%
34%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

23%
77%

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

2
12%
55%
31%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 686 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

1
7%
57%
35%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24175 / dk = 784
 
 
 
 

2
13%
56%
28%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

38%
62%

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

6%
23%
56%
16%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 693 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

2
18%
60%
19%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24325 / dk = 615
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
56%
14%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
77%
15%

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

3
13%
62%
22%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 682 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

1
10%
65%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23561 / dk = 1391
 
 
 
 

4
16%
62%
19%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
62%
31%

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

3
12%
58%
27%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 691 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

1
6%
58%
35%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23770 / dk = 1182
 
 
 
 

4
14%
59%
23%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
54%
38%

 

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 703 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
8%
54%
36%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24887 / dk = 115
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
55%
25%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

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

9%
26%
54%
11%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 701 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
16%
65%
16%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24884 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
52%
9%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
85%
8%

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

4%
15%
55%
26%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 700 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
12%
54%
32%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24766 / dk = 201
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
55%
24%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
54%
38%

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

10%
21%
46%
23%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 697 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
46%
34%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24643 / dk = 355
 
 
 
 

11%
23%
44%
22%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

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

7%
15%
50%
28%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 699 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
9%
45%
43%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24666 / dk = 305
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
50%
27%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

62%
38%

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

4
19%
54%
23%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 696 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
16%
55%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24543 / dk = 410
 
 
 
 

4
21%
55%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
54%
38%

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

3
8%
55%
34%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 696 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
6%
50%
42%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24696 / dk = 276
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

38%
62%

 

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 700 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
31%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24625 / dk = 365
 
 
 
 

4
12%
57%
27%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
46%
46%

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

4
12%
54%
31%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 701 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
9%
54%
35%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24672 / dk = 285
 
 
 
 

3
11%
55%
31%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
54%
38%

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

4
13%
55%
28%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 689 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24409 / dk = 512
 
 
 
 

4
13%
56%
28%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
54%
38%

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

2
6%
54%
37%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 697 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
4%
56%
39%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24541 / dk = 427
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

50%
50%

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

5%
18%
53%
24%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 685 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

3
15%
56%
26%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23959 / dk = 1009
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
52%
24%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

58%
42%

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

4
13%
56%
27%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 693 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24444 / dk = 525
 
 
 
 

4
14%
56%
26%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

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

2
10%
56%
31%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 695 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
7%
55%
36%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24526 / dk = 428
 
 
 
 

3
11%
57%
30%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

46%
54%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 638 / dk = 67
 
 
 
 

4
15%
35%
46%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23321 / dk = 1680
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
35%
40%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9 / dk = 4
 
 

44%
56%

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

3
11%
33%
53%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 654 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

3
9%
30%
58%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23892 / dk = 1031
 
 
 
 

3
10%
32%
55%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

45%
55%

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

6%
17%
36%
41%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 658 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
32%
47%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23729 / dk = 1103
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
35%
44%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 
 

36%
55%
9%

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

14%
31%
38%
17%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 648 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
43%
21%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23100 / dk = 1864
 
 
 
 

15%
31%
37%
17%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9 / dk = 4
 
 
 

33%
56%
11%

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

11%
27%
39%
22%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 663 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
40%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24009 / dk = 953
 
 
 
 

12%
28%
39%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

75%
25%

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

29%
34%
27%
10%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 617 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

27%
37%
27%
9%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 22398 / dk = 2582
 
 
 
 

31%
34%
26%
9%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 10 / dk = 3
 
 
 

30%
60%
10%

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

25%
32%
29%
14%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 623 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

19%
31%
34%
15%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 22266 / dk = 2684
 
 
 
 

27%
33%
28%
12%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9 / dk = 4
 
 
 

11%
78%
11%

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

5%
17%
40%
38%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 657 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
42%
38%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23840 / dk = 1121
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
39%
37%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

36%
64%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 666 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
59%
16%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23846 / dk = 1186
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
55%
15%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
58%
33%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 523 / dk = 181
 
 

73%
27%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 19151 / dk = 5895
 
 

79%
21%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 6 / dk = 7
 
 

33%
67%

 

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 700 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
52%
29%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24634 / dk = 329
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
50%
23%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
38%
54%

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

8%
19%
48%
25%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 693 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
47%
31%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24342 / dk = 586
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
49%
24%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 
 

8%
54%
38%

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

5%
15%
50%
30%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 687 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
12%
49%
36%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24268 / dk = 686
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
50%
28%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

62%
38%

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

2
5%
50%
43%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 691 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
3
45%
51%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24713 / dk = 267
 
 
 
 

2
5%
51%
42%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

38%
62%

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

1
4%
50%
44%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 687 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

0
4
46%
50%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24301 / dk = 686
 
 
 
 

1
4%
52%
43%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

38%
62%

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

3
8%
55%
34%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 663 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

1
6%
54%
39%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23629 / dk = 1365
 
 
 
 

3
9%
55%
33%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

58%
42%

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

3
11%
54%
32%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 671 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

1
7%
55%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24111 / dk = 855
 
 
 
 

3
11%
55%
31%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

54%
46%

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

4
12%
55%
30%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 676 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

2
9%
56%
33%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23949 / dk = 1028
 
 
 
 

4
14%
55%
27%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 13
 
 

46%
54%

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

4
9%
54%
33%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 663 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
39%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23502 / dk = 1444
 
 
 
 

3
9%
55%
33%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

64%
36%

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

3
12%
55%
29%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 653 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

2
12%
55%
30%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 22908 / dk = 2022
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
27%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

55%
45%

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

4
10%
51%
35%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 693 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

2
6%
49%
43%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24474 / dk = 466
 
 
 
 

4
10%
51%
35%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
50%
42%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 635 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

2
13%
63%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 22542 / dk = 2440
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
58%
21%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

64%
36%

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

3
11%
62%
24%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 661 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

2
7%
65%
26%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23534 / dk = 1391
 
 
 
 

3
11%
62%
24%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

67%
33%

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

5%
16%
58%
22%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 655 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

3
12%
61%
24%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23571 / dk = 1375
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
58%
22%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

58%
42%

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

4
13%
61%
22%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 651 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

3
11%
63%
23%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23445 / dk = 1511
 
 
 
 

4
13%
61%
22%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
55%
36%

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

3
10%
63%
23%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 635 / dk = 65
 
 
 
 

2
9%
67%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23088 / dk = 1816
 
 
 
 

3
11%
63%
23%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
55%
36%

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

3
9%
64%
24%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 643 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

1
7%
68%
23%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 22964 / dk = 1975
 
 
 
 

3
10%
63%
23%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

50%
50%

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

7%
16%
54%
23%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 668 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

4
9%
59%
28%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24004 / dk = 943
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
52%
23%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 

50%
50%

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

3
9%
63%
25%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 659 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

2
6%
67%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23746 / dk = 1184
 
 
 
 

3
9%
64%
25%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

64%
36%

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

5%
12%
58%
25%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 612 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

4
10%
60%
26%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21953 / dk = 2970
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
57%
25%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 10 / dk = 3
 
 

60%
40%

 

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 671 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

3
20%
57%
20%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23978 / dk = 984
 
 
 
 

4
16%
60%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

50%
33%
17%

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

4
17%
60%
19%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 682 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

3
20%
59%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24330 / dk = 627
 
 
 
 

4
17%
60%
19%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
42%
50%

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

3
13%
62%
22%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 591 / dk = 113
 
 
 
 

1
13%
65%
21%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21493 / dk = 3443
 
 
 
 

3
14%
62%
21%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

18%
82%

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

2
7%
65%
25%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 570 / dk = 131
 
 
 
 

2
6%
67%
25%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21511 / dk = 3415
 
 
 
 

2
8%
65%
25%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9 / dk = 4
 
 

11%
89%

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

8%
25%
50%
17%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 642 / dk = 58
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
51%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23280 / dk = 1668
 
 
 
 

9%
25%
50%
17%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
36%
55%

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

6%
17%
57%
20%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 672 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

3
16%
58%
22%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23885 / dk = 1050
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
19%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
73%
18%

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

5%
21%
56%
19%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 675 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

3
24%
54%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24080 / dk = 863
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
57%
19%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 

36%
64%

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

1
5%
63%
31%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 669 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

0
4%
61%
34%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24302 / dk = 634
 
 
 
 

1
5%
63%
30%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11
 
 

64%
36%

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

5%
21%
57%
18%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 636 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

3
21%
59%
17%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23242 / dk = 1650
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
56%
17%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 10 / dk = 3
 
 

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 656 / dk = 43
 
 
 
 

2
18%
62%
18%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23891 / dk = 1004
 
 
 
 

4
16%
60%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 10 / dk = 3
 
 
 

20%
70%
10%

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

7%
28%
50%
15%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 619 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
54%
14%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 22590 / dk = 2320
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
50%
15%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
27%
64%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 666 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

2
10%
67%
21%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 23925 / dk = 971
 
 
 
 

4
13%
63%
20%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 11 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
9%
64%
18%

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

3
10%
64%
22%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 672 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

3
7%
66%
24%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 24023 / dk = 865
 
 
 
 

3
10%
64%
22%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 12 / dk = 1
 
 
 

8%
75%
17%

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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 592
 
 

40%
60%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21663
 
 

43%
57%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

56%
44%

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

26%
74%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 589
 
 

24%
76%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21517
 
 

28%
72%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

44%
56%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina
n = 93192
 
 

31%
69%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 591
 
 

29%
71%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21490
 
 

34%
66%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

22%
78%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina
n = 93421
 
 

54%
46%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 592
 
 

49%
51%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21568
 
 

57%
43%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

67%
33%

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

55%
45%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 592
 
 

49%
51%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21550
 
 

56%
44%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

67%
33%

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

49%
51%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 591
 
 

45%
55%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21505
 
 

51%
49%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

56%
44%

g. English Language Learners
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

49%
51%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 588
 
 

33%
67%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21518
 
 

52%
48%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 7
 
 

29%
71%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina
n = 93232
 
 

52%
48%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 589
 
 

40%
60%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21519
 
 

54%
46%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

78%
22%

i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina
n = 92851
 
 

33%
67%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 584
 
 

31%
69%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21419
 
 

34%
66%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

33%
67%

j. Literacy strategies
North Carolina
n = 92993
 
 

42%
58%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 585
 
 

42%
58%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21469
 
 

41%
59%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 7
 
 

43%
57%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina
n = 93479
 
 

50%
50%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 593
 
 

53%
47%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21566
 
 

49%
51%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

67%
33%

l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina
n = 93155
 
 

30%
70%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 587
 
 

22%
78%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21508
 
 

33%
67%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

44%
56%

m. Workforce development
North Carolina
n = 92690
 
 

23%
77%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 585
 
 

17%
83%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21390
 
 

25%
75%
Harkers Island Elementary
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%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 589
 
 

63%
37%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21657
 
 

65%
35%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 9
 
 

44%
56%

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

32%
68%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 579
 
 

25%
75%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21389
 
 

32%
68%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 8
 
 

12%
87%

c. Student assessment
North Carolina
n = 92821
 
 

43%
57%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 587
 
 

40%
60%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21458
 
 

42%
58%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 8
 
 

25%
75%

d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina
n = 92689
 
 

44%
56%
Carteret County Public Schools
n = 581
 
 

38%
62%
North Carolina Middle Schools
n = 21442
 
 

45%
55%
Harkers Island Elementary
n = 8