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Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.

35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q2.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school. a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the needs of all students. b. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions c. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient. d. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do. e. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students. f. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students. Q2.7Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school. a. ESPs have sufficient time during the work day to complete assigned duties. b. ESPs are compensated for additional time worked beyond contracted hours. c. ESPs are provided time to attend appropriate school meetings d. ESPs are provided time to meet with colleagues with similar responsibilities to collaborate and learn from each other e. The schedule ESPs are expected to work is reasonable. f. ESPs are protected from additional duties that make completing assigned duties difficult.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary he use of time in your school. 56.0% 61.1% 56.4% 73.3% 63.5% 71.7% 66.5% 93.3% 56.5% 57.1% 52.7% 66.7% 52.7% 58.0% 52.5% 53.3% 59.5% 65.3% 56.7% 80.0% 69.0% 75.9% 72.2% 80.0% he use of time in your school. 72.5% 71.5% 72.3% 87.5% 42.3% 66.9% 42.6% 87.5% 78.7% 70.4% 80.2% 85.7% 53.6% 46.0% 52.9% 37.5% 87.1% 87.7% 86.7% 100.0% 57.6% 63.0% 55.9% 87.5%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q3.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about your school facilities and resources. a. Teachers have sufficient access to appropriate instructional materials. b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet acces c. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email. d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc. e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel. f. The school environment is clean and well maintained. g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively. h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning. i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices. j. Teachers and staff work in a school that is environmentally healthy. Q3.3Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about your school facilities and resources. a. ESPs have sufficient access to appropriate resources to do their job well. b. ESPs have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email. c. ESPs have adequate space to work productively. d. This school has a sufficient number of ESPs to operate effectively. e. The school environment is clean and well maintained.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary our school facilities and resources. 78.9% 83.0% 79.7% 80.0% 73.4% 73.2% 75.3% 80.0% 86.6% 87.9% 89.0% 100.0% 76.8% 84.9% 78.9% 93.3% 80.2% 77.9% 81.6% 86.7% 83.0% 92.7% 83.1% 100.0% 83.4% 82.6% 84.0% 100.0% 82.0% 81.9% 84.8% 86.7% 76.9% 83.2% 79.5% 93.3% 76.1% 84.4% 78.3% 93.3% our school facilities and resources. 84.8% 86.6% 85.5% 100.0% 88.3% 92.5% 88.9% 100.0% 80.0% 77.2% 78.7% 100.0% 62.9% 54.2% 61.2% 100.0% 85.8% 96.2% 85.5% 100.0%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q4.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about community support and involvemen a. Parents/guardians are influential decision makers in this school. b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with parents/guardians and the community. c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement. d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning. e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school. f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students. g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students. h. The community we serve is supportive of this school. i. This school works with parents/guardians to improve the learning environment in students' homes. Q4.2Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about community support and involvemen a. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement. b. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school. c. Parents/guardians support ESPs. d. Community members support ESPs. e. The community we serve is supportive of this school.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary ommunity support and involvement in your school. 71.3% 65.2% 74.6% 84.6% 89.3% 90.3% 91.7% 100.0% 89.2% 87.5% 92.6% 93.3% 95.4% 95.0% 97.4% 100.0% 84.1% 80.9% 89.8% 100.0% 72.1% 63.4% 77.6% 86.7% 77.1% 75.7% 82.1% 73.3% 81.8% 81.4% 86.5% 93.3% 79.8% 78.3% 86.3% 80.0% ommunity support and involvement in your school. 92.6% 92.3% 93.8% 100.0% 87.9% 83.0% 89.8% 100.0% 80.2% 82.6% 83.2% 83.3% 80.3% 80.7% 83.0% n/a 89.3% 88.0% 90.8% 100.0%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q5.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about managing student conduct in your s a. Students at this school understand expectations for their conduct. b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct. c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty. d. School administrators consistently enforces rules for student conduct. e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom. f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct. g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe. h. Students and the faculty make efforts to stop bullying in this school. Q5.2Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about managing student conduct in your s a. Students at this school understand expectations for their conduct. b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct. c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty. d. ESPs are supported in their efforts to enforce rules for student conduct.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary anaging student conduct in your school. 84.6% 82.7% 90.8% 100.0% 70.2% 67.1% 80.8% 100.0% 84.4% 82.8% 89.2% 100.0% 67.9% 66.5% 76.9% 93.3% 77.6% 78.1% 83.1% 100.0% 79.5% 79.3% 90.9% 93.3% 89.0% 90.8% 92.7% 100.0% 92.2% 91.9% 95.3% 100.0% anaging student conduct in your school. 84.2% 81.3% 88.3% 100.0% 70.3% 63.9% 77.6% 100.0% 87.2% 86.8% 89.6% 100.0% 81.4% 85.9% 84.9% 100.0%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q6.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about teacher leadership in your school. a. Teachers are recognized as educational experts. b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction. c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues. d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles. e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems. f. In this school we take steps to solve problems. g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school. Q6.5Teachers have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school. Q6.6Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about teacher leadership in your school. a. ESPs are respected as professionals. b. ESPs are trusted to make sound professional decisions about their work. c. ESPs are involved in decision making about issues that directly impact their jobs. d. ESPs are involved in decision making—informally or formally (i.e. participation on the school improvement team)—tha e. In this school we take steps to solve problems. Q6.7ESPs have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary eacher leadership in your school. 81.9% 81.8% 85.2% 93.3% 81.9% 82.7% 84.3% 92.9% 78.6% 78.5% 82.3% 92.9% 87.6% 89.8% 89.9% 93.3% 70.2% 71.9% 76.0% 80.0% 80.7% 80.6% 84.4% 93.3% 84.0% 84.5% 87.7% 100.0% 62.0% 65.1% 66.8% 86.7% eacher leadership in your school. 76.5% 81.2% 78.2% 85.7% 81.9% 87.1% 82.8% 87.5% 61.7% 63.9% 62.9% 85.7% 61.7% 63.1% 64.4% 83.3% 84.5% 88.0% 86.1% 100.0% 55.3% 60.8% 57.4% 66.7%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q7.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about school leadership in your school. a. The faculty and leadership have a shared vision. b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school. c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them. d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers. e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction. f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning. g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively. h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching. i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent. j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school. k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments. l. The school leadership communicates clear expectations to students and parents. Q7.3The school leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher concerns about: a. Leadership issues b. Facilities and resources c. The use of time in my school d. Professional development e. Teacher leadership f. Community support and involvement g. Managing student conduct h. Instructional practices and support i. New teacher support Q7.4Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about school leadership in your school. a. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school. b. The school leadership communicates clear expectations to ESPs. c. ESPs feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them. d. The school leadership encourages cooperation among ESPs and certified staff. e. ESPs evaluations are handled fairly in my school. f. ESPs are recognized for accomplishments.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary hool leadership in your school. 78.7% 80.3% 83.3% 93.3% 69.9% 71.9% 73.3% 100.0% 67.4% 68.9% 69.4% 100.0% 74.1% 74.7% 79.2% 100.0% 93.7% 95.4% 95.5% 100.0% 94.1% 95.1% 96.6% 100.0% 84.5% 86.7% 87.8% 100.0% 84.9% 88.7% 87.3% 100.0% 82.3% 83.7% 85.9% 100.0% 78.5% 78.2% 83.5% 80.0% 80.9% 78.2% 81.4% 100.0% 83.6% 81.9% 87.4% 100.0% 78.4% 85.7% 77.0% 82.8% 84.4% 88.1% 81.9% 88.9% 82.5% 77.6% 81.6% 73.1% 87.7% 89.3% 73.3% 92.9% 100.0% 93.3% 93.3% 100.0% 100.0% 93.3% 93.3% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

74.0% 75.9% 82.3% 86.4% 74.0% 75.6% 79.6% 79.2% 80.8% 83.0% 83.8% 82.5% 75.8% 74.3% 86.2% 88.0% 80.7% 84.0% hool leadership in your school. 75.7% 79.4% 79.9% 84.7% 72.2% 78.5% 86.3% 91.3% 87.7% 94.3% 71.7% 74.5%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q8.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional development in your school. a. Sufficient resources are available for professional development in my school. b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development. c. Professional development offerings are data driven. d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan. e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers. f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge. g. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice. h. In this school, follow up is provided from professional development. i. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching prac j. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers. k. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student l l. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning. Q8.7Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about professional development in your sc a. Professional development opportunities are made available to me. b. ESPs are provided opportunities to learn from the faculty. c. ESPs are included in appropriate professional development opportunities made available to the faculty. d. Sufficient resources are available to allow ESPs to take advantage of professional development activities. e. I received an orientation to my job where expectations and responsibilities were clearly articulated. f. I was provided a mentor or another ESP to help me be effective in this school.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary velopment in your school. 80.3% 81.9% 82.5% 78.6% 74.5% 74.9% 75.4% 64.3% 82.2% 84.5% 84.7% 85.7% 89.8% 92.0% 92.4% 75.0% 57.4% 56.8% 59.8% 71.4% 68.5% 65.6% 80.1% 71.4% 90.3% 91.8% 92.1% 92.9% 68.5% 69.5% 72.6% 71.4% 73.8% 72.2% 77.4% 71.4% 57.6% 54.7% 60.8% 64.3% 79.9% 78.9% 84.7% 78.6% 83.0% 82.7% 88.4% 85.7% rofessional development in your school. 82.9% 88.2% 83.4% 87.5% 75.2% 81.0% 77.5% 100.0% 75.1% 86.2% 75.8% 100.0% 74.1% 82.0% 74.8% 85.7% 66.7% 63.5% 67.4% 62.5% 43.0% 43.8% 42.0% 62.5%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q9.1Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about instructional practices and support i a. State assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices. b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices. c. Teachers use assessment data to inform their instruction. d. Teachers work in professional learning communities to develop and align instructional practices. e. Provided supports (i.e. instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.) translate to improvements in in f. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction. g. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students. h. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e. pacing, materials and pedagogy). i. Our students come to school ready to learn.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary structional practices and support in your school. 60.3% 61.2% 62.6% 76.9% 86.6% 84.7% 91.1% 92.9% 92.2% 91.4% 96.6% 93.3% 80.2% 76.7% 84.6% 80.0% 80.0% 81.2% 84.3% 92.9% 91.2% 94.8% 92.3% 100.0% 64.4% 64.4% 68.5% 71.4% 72.2% 76.6% 71.5% 100.0% 63.0% 53.6% 71.7% 100.0%

Maryland (58.16% responded) Washington County Public Schools (93.79% responded) Elementary (61.35% responded) Fountain Rock Elementary (100.0% responded)

ItemQuestion Q10.7 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree that the following factors influence your decision making about your pro a. Facilities and/or resources b. Support from school administration c. Collegial atmosphere amongst the staff d. Teaching assignment (class size, subject, students) e. Time to do my job during the work day f. Empowerment to influence decisions that affect my school and/or classroom g. Effectiveness with the students I teach h. Salary i. Cost of living j. Focus on testing and accountability k. Quality of life in this community l. Eligibility for retirement m. Personal reasons (health, family, etc.) n. Student behavior o. School's proximity to my home Q10.8 At this school, we utilize the results from the 2011 TELL Maryland survey as a tool for school improvement. Q10.9 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans? Q10.10 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree that the following factors influence your decision making about your pro a. Your wages or salary b. The benefits provided by your employer (health, dental, retirement) c. Job security d. Work schedule (number of hours per week or daily schedule) e. The respect I receive in my school f. Professional development opportunities g. The ability to participate in decisions that impact my job h. The quality of school leadership i. Student conduct/behavior j. Retirement k. Personal reasons (moving, health, family) Q10.11 Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.

Agree % TELL MD 2013 Maryland Washington ElementaryFountain County Public Schools Rock Elementary ur decision making about your professional plans. 85.9% 86.4% 87.8% 92.9% 93.5% 93.9% 94.3% 92.9% 92.5% 92.4% 93.7% 92.9% 92.4% 94.0% 92.7% 92.9% 89.9% 91.1% 90.0% 92.9% 91.0% 91.6% 91.6% 92.9% 95.1% 96.1% 95.8% 100.0% 77.5% 80.2% 77.2% 92.9% 74.0% 74.5% 74.2% 85.7% 65.9% 65.5% 68.2% 85.7% 78.1% 79.0% 79.0% 84.6% 65.8% 66.7% 66.6% 78.6% 80.2% 82.3% 81.3% 100.0% 80.6% 81.9% 80.4% 100.0% 75.6% 74.9% 77.9% 100.0% 63.0% 63.3% 65.4% 80.0% 16.2% 12.2% 15.0% 0.0% ur decision making about your professional plans. 66.4% 78.6% 64.5% 100.0% 85.3% 83.4% 84.8% 87.5% 87.5% 91.4% 87.6% 100.0% 89.9% 91.5% 90.3% 100.0% 85.8% 90.3% 86.2% 100.0% 72.4% 76.2% 72.4% 75.0% 72.5% 79.6% 72.2% 87.5% 83.7% 86.3% 83.9% 100.0% 73.7% 76.7% 74.9% 100.0% 79.2% 83.0% 78.6% 75.0% 85.0% 83.0% 84.9% 87.5% 85.4% 89.6% 85.9% 62.5%