Report for NC TWC 2014

North Carolina Public Schools 88.63% responded
Rockingham County Schools 97.75% responded
NC High Schools 83.11% responded
Dalton McMichael High 100.00% responded
Time
Q2.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following
statements about the use of time in your school.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the
needs of all students.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92290 / dk=641 10% 29% 43% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=946 / dk=10 11% 33% 42% 14%
NC High Schools
n=27019 / dk=201 10% 28% 42% 20%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 5 38% 45% 12%
b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92220 / dk=536 6% 21% 51% 22%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=946 / dk=8 5 18% 55% 22%
NC High Schools
n=26955 / dk=191 6% 23% 50% 21%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 2 15% 59% 24%
c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91993 / dk=605 8% 25% 49% 18%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=943 / dk=7 6% 26% 53% 14%
NC High Schools
n=26940 / dk=178 9% 26% 46% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=0 5 25% 52% 18%
d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91442 / dk=1246 10% 27% 48% 15%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=933 / dk=17 6% 27% 53% 15%
NC High Schools
n=26816 / dk=322 7% 23% 52% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 12% 58% 29%
e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required
to do.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90335 / dk=2344 14% 29% 44% 13%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=928 / dk=26 11% 30% 45% 15%
NC High Schools
n=26516 / dk=621 13% 26% 45% 17%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=0 3 12% 45% 40%
f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91564 / dk=1035 7% 27% 50% 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=940 / dk=11 7% 31% 50% 13%
NC High Schools
n=26762 / dk=344 6% 22% 53% 20%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=1 5 16% 58% 22%
g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating
students.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91228 / dk=1430 8% 21% 52% 19%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=942 / dk=14 7% 21% 55% 18%
NC High Schools
n=26696 / dk=447 10% 24% 48% 18%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 3 27% 47% 23%
Q2.2 In an AVERAGE WEEK, how much time do you devote to the
following activities during the school day (i.e., time for which you are under
contract to be at the school)?
None
Less than or equal to 1
hour
More than 1 hour but less
than or equal to 3 hours
More than 3 hours but
less than or equal to 5
hours
More than 5 hours but
less than or equal to 10
hours
More than 10 hours
a. Individual planning time
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82540 2 18% 34% 25% 17% 3
Rockingham County
Schools
n=831 2 17% 33% 24% 20% 4
NC High Schools
n=23984 1 9% 30% 26% 29% 5
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 5% 25% 25% 40% 5%
b. Collaborative planning time
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82449 9% 40% 39% 11% 2 0
Rockingham County
Schools
n=829 8% 40% 37% 11% 3 0
NC High Schools
n=23912 12% 45% 32% 8% 20
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 2 39% 40% 12% 7%
c. Supervisory duties
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82027 8% 37% 33% 14% 6% 1
Rockingham County
Schools
n=823 5 38% 35% 14% 7% 1
NC High Schools
n=23854 6% 42% 36% 10% 4 1
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 4 37% 49% 9% 2
d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=81461 1 41% 47% 8% 20
Rockingham County
Schools
n=823 1 43% 46% 8% 1
NC High Schools
n=23700 2 47% 42% 7% 10
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 2 47% 48% 3
e. Completing required administrative paperwork
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=81550 3 44% 36% 11% 4 1
Rockingham County
Schools
n=819 4 43% 36% 12% 4 1
NC High Schools
n=23743 3 47% 35% 10% 4 1
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 2 60% 28% 9% 2
f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82293 1 46% 42% 8% 21
Rockingham County
Schools
n=827 1 47% 42% 7% 2 1
NC High Schools
n=23936 1 47% 41% 8% 2 0
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 52% 43% 3 2
g. Addressing student discipline issues
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82640 4 54% 29% 9% 3 1
Rockingham County
Schools
n=828 4 58% 28% 7% 2 1
NC High Schools
n=24022 5 59% 26% 7% 2 1
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 3 66% 28% 2 2
h. Professional development
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=81681 10% 55% 29% 5 21
Rockingham County
Schools
n=827 7% 61% 24% 5%11
NC High Schools
n=23786 11% 54% 27% 5 21
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 55% 38% 7%
i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82209 7% 31% 33% 15% 8% 5%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=827 5 29% 32% 18% 8% 8%
NC High Schools
n=23872 8% 32% 31% 15% 8% 6%
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 9% 26% 31% 14% 5% 16%
j. Delivery of assessments
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82590 5 30% 44% 15% 5 2
Rockingham County
Schools
n=830 5 29% 43% 16% 5% 3
NC High Schools
n=23998 5 32% 44% 13% 4 2
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 7% 26% 45% 17% 5%
k. Utilizing results of assessments
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82393 4 34% 41% 13% 5 2
Rockingham County
Schools
n=830 3 33% 41% 15% 5 3
NC High Schools
n=23926 5% 39% 39% 11% 3 2
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 2 34% 36% 24% 2 2
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
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
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82772 1 5 16% 22% 27% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=829 0 4 15% 24% 26% 30%
NC High Schools
n=24048 1 5% 17% 21% 26% 30%
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 3 12% 16% 38% 31%
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
a. Teachers have sufficient access to appropriate instructional materials.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91958 / dk=832 7% 20% 51% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=945 / dk=9 5% 14% 55% 26%
NC High Schools
n=26875 / dk=311 8% 21% 51% 20%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 3 6% 45% 45%
b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers,
printers, software and internet access.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92309 / dk=330 5% 16% 48% 31%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=946 / dk=2 2 8% 45% 46%
NC High Schools
n=26998 / dk=129 6% 17% 46% 31%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 32% 68%
c. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes
and email.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92371 / dk=308 2 7% 54% 37%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=951 / dk=2 0 2 47% 51%
NC High Schools
n=27013 / dk=112 3 9% 53% 36%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 2 34% 65%
d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy
machines, paper, pens, etc.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92223 / dk=351 5 14% 51% 30%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=949 / dk=4 5 13% 49% 33%
NC High Schools
n=26972 / dk=135 5 15% 50% 30%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 3 11% 38% 48%
e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91790 / dk=874 3 13% 57% 26%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=943 / dk=8 2 10% 59% 28%
NC High Schools
n=26771 / dk=360 4 15% 57% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 11% 47% 42%
f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92140 / dk=739 3 11% 47% 39%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=943 / dk=9 4 10% 48% 38%
NC High Schools
n=26974 / dk=226 4 12% 48% 36%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 2 5 40% 54%
g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91710 / dk=658 2 9% 54% 35%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=935 / dk=10 1 7% 54% 38%
NC High Schools
n=26819 / dk=237 3 11% 54% 32%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=0 6% 43% 51%
h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and
learning.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91735 / dk=676 2 9% 54% 35%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=938 / dk=9 2 7% 54% 36%
NC High Schools
n=26815 / dk=239 3 12% 55% 30%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 2 3 45% 50%
i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support
instructional practices.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92212 / dk=526 6% 17% 51% 25%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=948 / dk=3 2 7% 52% 39%
NC High Schools
n=26994 / dk=172 9% 20% 48% 23%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=1 11% 50% 39%
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
a. Parents/guardians are influential decision makers in this school.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=87298 / dk=5259 5% 22% 55% 18%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=897 / dk=50 5% 28% 55% 12%
NC High Schools
n=25119 / dk=2007 6% 24% 53% 17%
Dalton McMichael High
n=59 / dk=7 7% 36% 51% 7%
b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90333 / dk=2092 2 8% 62% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=937 / dk=10 1 7% 66% 27%
NC High Schools
n=26200 / dk=866 2 10% 63% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 9% 56% 34%
c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91058 / dk=1436 2 8% 54% 36%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=932 / dk=15 2 8% 54% 36%
NC High Schools
n=26382 / dk=693 2 10% 58% 30%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 2 5 56% 37%
d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91017 / dk=1544 0 4 59% 37%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=924 / dk=19 1 4 58% 37%
NC High Schools
n=26474 / dk=626 1 6% 64% 29%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 5 57% 38%
e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89755 / dk=2816 2 12% 56% 30%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=911 / dk=35 1 11% 58% 30%
NC High Schools
n=25860 / dk=1242 3 17% 57% 23%
Dalton McMichael High
n=61 / dk=5 3 18% 51% 28%
f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90303 / dk=1953 5% 22% 57% 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=915 / dk=29 4 27% 55% 14%
NC High Schools
n=26189 / dk=813 6% 24% 58% 13%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 11% 34% 50% 5
g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88051 / dk=4484 3 14% 63% 20%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=891 / dk=55 2 16% 63% 19%
NC High Schools
n=25476 / dk=1606 4 16% 63% 17%
Dalton McMichael High
n=60 / dk=6 2 30% 52% 17%
h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88762 / dk=3757 3 12% 59% 26%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=907 / dk=41 2 16% 59% 23%
NC High Schools
n=25829 / dk=1264 3 13% 60% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 / dk=8 31% 50% 19%
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
a. Students at this school understand expectations for their conduct.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92238 / dk=347 4 11% 56% 30%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=952 / dk=2 2 8% 53% 36%
NC High Schools
n=26979 / dk=126 5% 16% 55% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 2 11% 48% 39%
b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=92185 / dk=299 7% 22% 57% 14%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=947 / dk=1 4 19% 62% 15%
NC High Schools
n=26957 / dk=106 9% 27% 53% 11%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 3 29% 56% 12%
c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91675 / dk=524 3 13% 56% 29%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=945 / dk=5 1 11% 57% 31%
NC High Schools
n=26801 / dk=187 4 17% 56% 23%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 12% 56% 32%
d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91367 / dk=1174 8% 20% 47% 25%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=938 / dk=14 7% 17% 48% 28%
NC High Schools
n=26727 / dk=349 11% 23% 45% 21%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 5 17% 53% 26%
e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91417 / dk=1005 5% 13% 51% 31%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=936 / dk=13 5 11% 49% 35%
NC High Schools
n=26720 / dk=323 6% 14% 51% 29%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 5 52% 44%
f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91414 / dk=1125 3 17% 56% 25%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=939 / dk=12 3 15% 56% 27%
NC High Schools
n=26593 / dk=482 6% 28% 51% 15%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 3 25% 53% 19%
g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91891 / dk=642 2 5% 55% 38%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=945 / dk=4 2 4 54% 40%
NC High Schools
n=26847 / dk=245 2 7% 57% 34%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=0 2 52% 46%
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
a. Teachers are recognized as educational experts.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91305 / dk=960 4 14% 56% 26%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=938 / dk=13 4 13% 57% 26%
NC High Schools
n=26670 / dk=342 5 15% 57% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 6% 58% 35%
b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91161 / dk=801 4 13% 54% 29%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=937 / dk=12 3 11% 58% 28%
NC High Schools
n=26656 / dk=247 4 13% 55% 28%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 58% 42%
c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90586 / dk=1457 4 15% 55% 26%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=933 / dk=17 3 14% 57% 25%
NC High Schools
n=26466 / dk=486 5 16% 55% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 2 58% 41%
d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91017 / dk=1053 2 6% 55% 38%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=937 / dk=12 1 4 56% 39%
NC High Schools
n=26578 / dk=372 2 7% 56% 35%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 3 36% 61%
e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88960 / dk=3048 5 18% 53% 24%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=928 / dk=18 4 12% 58% 26%
NC High Schools
n=25827 / dk=1111 6% 21% 52% 21%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=3 2 3 47% 48%
f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90131 / dk=2050 3 14% 57% 26%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=932 / dk=19 3 10% 61% 27%
NC High Schools
n=26236 / dk=747 4 15% 57% 23%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 2 49% 49%
g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90860 / dk=1257 2 10% 57% 31%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=935 / dk=12 3 8% 59% 31%
NC High Schools
n=26476 / dk=474 3 12% 58% 27%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=1 2 3 44% 52%
Q6.2 Teachers have an appropriate role at your school in each of the
following areas..
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
a. Selecting instructional materials and resources
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88312 / dk=4314 4 15% 57% 24%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=901 / dk=51 2 11% 61% 26%
NC High Schools
n=25777 / dk=1334 4 14% 58% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 2 3 56% 39%
b. Devising teaching techniques
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89829 / dk=2471 2 9% 61% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=914 / dk=29 2 7% 62% 29%
NC High Schools
n=26337 / dk=664 2 6% 61% 31%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=0 55% 45%
c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88825 / dk=3273 4 17% 58% 22%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=919 / dk=31 3 15% 61% 20%
NC High Schools
n=26255 / dk=687 3 13% 58% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 5 56% 39%
d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=86331 / dk=5882 7% 28% 52% 13%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=887 / dk=59 6% 32% 50% 12%
NC High Schools
n=25135 / dk=1831 8% 29% 50% 13%
Dalton McMichael High
n=60 / dk=6 2 25% 52% 22%
e. Establishing student discipline procedures
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89350 / dk=3164 5% 21% 57% 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=914 / dk=35 5 16% 61% 19%
NC High Schools
n=25896 / dk=1167 8% 29% 50% 13%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=0 9% 49% 42%
f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=83600 / dk=8815 13% 31% 45% 11%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=846 / dk=102 12% 37% 43% 8%
NC High Schools
n=24191 / dk=2876 17% 35% 39% 9%
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 / dk=8 10% 33% 43% 14%
g. The selection of teachers new to this school
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82205 / dk=10308 11% 29% 47% 13%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=830 / dk=120 12% 27% 48% 13%
NC High Schools
n=23891 / dk=3176 15% 33% 41% 11%
Dalton McMichael High
n=59 / dk=7 5% 12% 51% 32%
h. School improvement planning
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89504 / dk=2936 3 8% 62% 27%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=939 / dk=10 3 5 64% 29%
NC High Schools
n=26006 / dk=1054 4 10% 62% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 2 41% 58%
Q6.5 Teachers have an appropriate level of influence on decision making in this school.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89285 / dk=3648 9% 21% 56% 14%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=928 / dk=27 9% 17% 60% 14%
NC High Schools
n=25984 / dk=1229 10% 23% 54% 12%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 5 9% 56% 30%
Q6.6 Members of the school improvement team are elected.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=76802 / dk=15696 8% 16% 51% 25%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=843 / dk=105 6% 16% 51% 27%
NC High Schools
n=21768 / dk=5310 8% 17% 50% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=54 / dk=10 4 4 46% 46%
School Leadership
Q7.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following
statements about school leadership in your school.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
a. The faculty and staff have a shared vision.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90736 / dk=2097 3 13% 61% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=934 / dk=19 2 10% 66% 22%
NC High Schools
n=26414 / dk=769 4 16% 61% 20%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 8% 57% 35%
b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91543 / dk=1029 7% 20% 50% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=936 / dk=13 6% 19% 55% 20%
NC High Schools
n=26756 / dk=344 7% 20% 52% 22%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 2 6% 54% 38%
c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90825 / dk=1827 8% 20% 49% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=931 / dk=19 7% 20% 52% 21%
NC High Schools
n=26515 / dk=585 8% 19% 50% 23%
Dalton McMichael High
n=60 / dk=4 2 10% 45% 43%
d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90430 / dk=2297 5 15% 52% 27%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=929 / dk=21 4 14% 56% 26%
NC High Schools
n=26351 / dk=801 6% 16% 52% 26%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 8% 46% 46%
e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91886 / dk=782 1 5 53% 41%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=944 / dk=6 2 5 53% 40%
NC High Schools
n=26820 / dk=316 2 6% 55% 36%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=1 2 41% 57%
f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90405 / dk=2287 1 5 55% 39%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=929 / dk=21 1 4 55% 40%
NC High Schools
n=26003 / dk=1115 2 7% 59% 31%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=1 2 40% 59%
g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88272 / dk=4591 4 10% 58% 29%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=907 / dk=46 3 9% 61% 27%
NC High Schools
n=25625 / dk=1562 4 12% 59% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=60 / dk=5 7% 45% 48%
h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89544 / dk=3030 3 11% 57% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=906 / dk=37 3 9% 60% 28%
NC High Schools
n=26006 / dk=1088 4 14% 58% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=2 2 47% 52%
i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=87377 / dk=5282 4 12% 56% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=888 / dk=60 4 10% 59% 27%
NC High Schools
n=25318 / dk=1795 5% 14% 56% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 / dk=7 2 2 53% 44%
j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=86075 / dk=6448 3 13% 59% 25%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=905 / dk=42 3 10% 62% 26%
NC High Schools
n=24593 / dk=2466 5 15% 59% 22%
Dalton McMichael High
n=61 / dk=4 5 44% 51%
k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90962 / dk=1558 4 11% 54% 31%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=936 / dk=10 3 10% 58% 29%
NC High Schools
n=26558 / dk=531 4 11% 54% 30%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=1 2 9% 52% 37%
Q7.3 The school leadership makes a sustained effort to address teacher
concerns about:
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
a. Leadership issues
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=85298 / dk=7315 4 14% 62% 19%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=881 / dk=73 3 12% 65% 19%
NC High Schools
n=24701 / dk=2389 5% 17% 60% 18%
Dalton McMichael High
n=60 / dk=6 8% 58% 33%
b. Facilities and resources
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88076 / dk=4431 3 10% 65% 22%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=910 / dk=44 2 9% 69% 20%
NC High Schools
n=25550 / dk=1507 4 12% 63% 20%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=4 10% 61% 29%
c. The use of time in my school
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=87968 / dk=4514 4 16% 60% 20%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=909 / dk=43 3 16% 63% 18%
NC High Schools
n=25514 / dk=1537 5 17% 60% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=3 16% 57% 27%
d. Professional development
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=87639 / dk=4859 3 13% 63% 20%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=895 / dk=58 3 13% 65% 18%
NC High Schools
n=25469 / dk=1585 4 15% 62% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=4 13% 56% 31%
e. Teacher leadership
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=86578 / dk=5774 3 11% 65% 21%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=894 / dk=53 3 10% 67% 21%
NC High Schools
n=25061 / dk=1963 4 13% 64% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=2 11% 50% 39%
f. Community support and involvement
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=86280 / dk=6120 2 9% 67% 22%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=893 / dk=60 2 9% 69% 19%
NC High Schools
n=24848 / dk=2184 3 11% 66% 20%
Dalton McMichael High
n=61 / dk=5 10% 57% 33%
g. Managing student conduct
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89030 / dk=3463 5% 15% 59% 21%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=913 / dk=37 4 13% 62% 21%
NC High Schools
n=25938 / dk=1119 7% 17% 57% 20%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=4 8% 47% 45%
h. Instructional practices and support
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88609 / dk=3850 3 9% 65% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=906 / dk=47 3 8% 67% 22%
NC High Schools
n=25680 / dk=1366 3 10% 65% 21%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=3 2 8% 49% 41%
i. New teacher support
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=83075 / dk=9255 4 12% 61% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=845 / dk=107 4 11% 64% 21%
NC High Schools
n=24328 / dk=2691 5% 13% 60% 23%
Dalton McMichael High
n=59 / dk=7 10% 41% 49%
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
a. Sufficient resources are available for professional development in my school.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89501 / dk=3183 4 18% 61% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=916 / dk=37 3 14% 65% 19%
NC High Schools
n=26123 / dk=1003 5% 21% 58% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=3 2 8% 49% 41%
b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90781 / dk=1826 4 19% 60% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=936 / dk=15 2 14% 64% 19%
NC High Schools
n=26433 / dk=647 5 21% 58% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 8% 55% 38%
c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=81547 / dk=11172 3 14% 64% 19%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=839 / dk=113 2 10% 67% 21%
NC High Schools
n=22874 / dk=4239 4 17% 62% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 / dk=10 4 61% 36%
d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=81796 / dk=10376 2 8% 68% 22%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=846 / dk=95 1 5% 69% 24%
NC High Schools
n=23100 / dk=3846 3 10% 68% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=59 / dk=6 58% 42%
e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the individual needs of teachers.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=87134 / dk=5483 7% 26% 52% 15%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=888 / dk=60 5 24% 54% 17%
NC High Schools
n=25271 / dk=1809 9% 28% 50% 14%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=4 3 15% 55% 27%
f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89364 / dk=3229 5% 19% 58% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=917 / dk=36 3 16% 62% 19%
NC High Schools
n=25917 / dk=1175 9% 26% 51% 14%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=4 3 26% 47% 24%
g. Teachers have sufficient training to fully utilize instructional technology.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90275 / dk=2347 5 22% 57% 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=933 / dk=17 2 13% 63% 22%
NC High Schools
n=26326 / dk=755 5% 22% 56% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=1 3 5 58% 34%
h. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90687 / dk=1901 1 6% 67% 26%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=924 / dk=24 1 4 65% 30%
NC High Schools
n=26396 / dk=696 2 7% 67% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=64 / dk=1 2 44% 55%
i. In this school, follow up is provided from professional development.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=87043 / dk=5368 4 23% 58% 15%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=902 / dk=44 2 17% 64% 17%
NC High Schools
n=25288 / dk=1741 5% 25% 55% 14%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 6% 67% 27%
j. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with
colleagues to refine teaching practices.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89243 / dk=3027 4 17% 62% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=905 / dk=39 2 14% 64% 20%
NC High Schools
n=25971 / dk=1017 5 20% 60% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 10% 56% 35%
k. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=84643 / dk=7594 6% 30% 51% 13%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=866 / dk=79 4 27% 54% 15%
NC High Schools
n=24675 / dk=2307 8% 32% 48% 12%
Dalton McMichael High
n=62 / dk=3 26% 48% 26%
l. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional
strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88947 / dk=3103 3 13% 65% 18%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=903 / dk=35 2 10% 67% 21%
NC High Schools
n=25787 / dk=1127 5 17% 62% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 6% 59% 35%
m. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=89075 / dk=2657 3 11% 66% 20%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=911 / dk=24 2 7% 69% 22%
NC High Schools
n=25842 / dk=1006 4 14% 64% 18%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=2 3 67% 30%
Q8.2 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need professional
development to teach your students more effectively?
Yes No
a. Your content area
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=80048 37% 63%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=809 35% 65%
NC High Schools
n=23322 40% 60%
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 25% 75%
b. Common core and essential standards
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=80494 52% 48%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=810 56% 44%
NC High Schools
n=23397 50% 50%
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 51% 49%
c. Student assessment
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79586 36% 64%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=800 34% 65%
NC High Schools
n=23138 37% 63%
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 37% 63%
d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=80165 53% 47%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=803 51% 49%
NC High Schools
n=23321 54% 46%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 43% 57%
e. Special education (students with disabilities)
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79830 50% 50%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=800 46% 53%
NC High Schools
n=23203 48% 52%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 34% 66%
f. Special education (gifted and talented)
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79223 45% 55%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=797 43% 57%
NC High Schools
n=23032 43% 57%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 30% 70%
g. English Language Learners
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79361 43% 57%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=795 42% 58%
NC High Schools
n=23071 42% 58%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 39% 61%
h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79725 50% 50%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=799 44% 56%
NC High Schools
n=23192 49% 51%
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 46% 54%
i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79047 32% 68%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=794 30% 70%
NC High Schools
n=23072 37% 63%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 30% 70%
j. Reading strategies
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79380 41% 59%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=794 37% 63%
NC High Schools
n=23046 38% 62%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 27% 73%
k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=80448 54% 46%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=805 45% 55%
NC High Schools
n=23375 53% 47%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 29% 71%
l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79058 29% 71%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=786 27% 73%
NC High Schools
n=23035 31% 69%
Dalton McMichael High
n=56 25% 75%
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
a. Your content area
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79154 64% 36%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=786 64% 36%
NC High Schools
n=22987 61% 39%
Dalton McMichael High
n=54 57% 43%
b. Common core and essential standards
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=79612 72% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=791 71% 29%
NC High Schools
n=23029 67% 33%
Dalton McMichael High
n=53 64% 36%
c. Student assessment
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=78280 45% 55%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=774 53% 47%
NC High Schools
n=22697 42% 58%
Dalton McMichael High
n=54 54% 46%
d. Differentiating instruction
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=78194 40% 60%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=767 41% 59%
NC High Schools
n=22708 40% 60%
Dalton McMichael High
n=52 33% 67%
e. Special education (students with disabilities)
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=77588 18% 82%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=758 18% 82%
NC High Schools
n=22588 21% 79%
Dalton McMichael High
n=51 10% 90%
f. Special education (gifted and talented)
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=77313 12% 88%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=764 14% 86%
NC High Schools
n=22493 12% 88%
Dalton McMichael High
n=53 8% 92%
g. English Language Learners
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=77457 15% 85%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=764 14% 86%
NC High Schools
n=22508 14% 86%
Dalton McMichael High
n=52 10% 90%
h. Closing the Achievement Gap
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=77421 23% 77%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=765 23% 77%
NC High Schools
n=22546 23% 77%
Dalton McMichael High
n=53 25% 75%
i. Methods of teaching
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=77793 42% 58%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=774 43% 57%
NC High Schools
n=22656 44% 56%
Dalton McMichael High
n=54 59% 41%
j. Reading strategies
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=78433 50% 50%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=775 57% 43%
NC High Schools
n=22627 37% 63%
Dalton McMichael High
n=53 51% 49%
k. Integrating technology into instruction
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=78469 51% 49%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=779 60% 40%
NC High Schools
n=22850 56% 44%
Dalton McMichael High
n=54 72% 28%
l. Classroom management techniques
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=77363 22% 78%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=764 25% 75%
NC High Schools
n=22506 24% 76%
Dalton McMichael High
n=53 38% 62%
Instructional Practices and Support
Q9.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following
statements about instructional practices and support in your school.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
a. State assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=83470 / dk=8853 15% 33% 43% 9%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=861 / dk=90 12% 34% 44% 10%
NC High Schools
n=24449 / dk=2545 19% 33% 40% 8%
Dalton McMichael High
n=60 / dk=6 15% 35% 37% 13%
b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=83503 / dk=8499 5% 15% 64% 15%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=865 / dk=80 3 14% 69% 14%
NC High Schools
n=23640 / dk=3259 10% 21% 58% 11%
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 / dk=8 5% 26% 51% 18%
c. Teachers use assessment data to inform their instruction.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88027 / dk=4155 1 6% 67% 25%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=896 / dk=54 1 5 65% 29%
NC High Schools
n=24971 / dk=1957 2 10% 71% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=59 / dk=7 3 63% 34%
d. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with Common Core Standards.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90042 / dk=1967 02 58% 39%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=919 / dk=22 11 57% 41%
NC High Schools
n=25859 / dk=1050 1 3 65% 31%
Dalton McMichael High
n=61 / dk=4 2 57% 41%
e. Teachers work in professional learning communities to develop and align instructional
practices.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90092 / dk=2130 2 7% 58% 33%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=914 / dk=33 2 8% 59% 31%
NC High Schools
n=26064 / dk=891 2 10% 61% 27%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 / dk=1 14% 52% 33%
f. Provided supports (i.e. instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.)
translate to improvements in instructional practices by teachers.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=87484 / dk=4645 2 11% 63% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=899 / dk=45 3 10% 61% 26%
NC High Schools
n=25128 / dk=1791 3 13% 64% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 / dk=7 9% 62% 29%
g. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90411 / dk=1888 2 6% 61% 32%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=931 / dk=19 1 4 60% 35%
NC High Schools
n=26351 / dk=633 1 5 63% 30%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 3 43% 54%
h. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with
students.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=83149 / dk=8845 7% 24% 52% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=857 / dk=88 6% 24% 54% 16%
NC High Schools
n=24812 / dk=2069 8% 22% 53% 17%
Dalton McMichael High
n=58 / dk=8 5% 21% 50% 24%
i. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e. pacing,
materials and pedagogy).
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=88781 / dk=3276 5 15% 58% 22%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=913 / dk=33 4 15% 60% 21%
NC High Schools
n=26072 / dk=833 4 11% 60% 25%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 5 55% 40%
j. State assessments provide schools with data that can help improve teaching.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=86333 / dk=5532 11% 25% 53% 11%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=885 / dk=57 8% 21% 58% 13%
NC High Schools
n=24997 / dk=1843 16% 27% 48% 10%
Dalton McMichael High
n=61 / dk=5 7% 21% 48% 25%
k. State assessments accurately gauge students’ understanding of standards.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=85599 / dk=6295 19% 37% 37% 7%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=889 / dk=52 15% 38% 39% 7%
NC High Schools
n=24982 / dk=1888 26% 34% 34% 6%
Dalton McMichael High
n=65 / dk=1 26% 28% 38% 8%
Overall
Q10.1 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans?
Continue teaching at my
current school
Continue teaching in this
district but leave this
school
Continue teaching in this
state but leave this district
Continue working in
education but pursue an
administrative position
Continue working in
education but pursue a
non-administrative
position
Leave education entirely
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=82457 78% 5 3 4 3 7%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=830 81% 4 2 4 2 6%
NC High Schools
n=23929 78% 3 3 5 3 8%
Dalton McMichael High
n=57 84% 2 4 4 7%
Q10.3 Which aspect of your teaching conditions most affects your willingness to keep
teaching at your school?
Time during the work day Facilities and resources Community support and
involvement
Managing student conduct
Teacher leadership School leadership
Professional development Instructional practices and
support
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=80859 14% 11% 8% 8% 12% 30% 2 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=816 10% 12% 7% 7% 13% 29% 2 20%
NC High Schools
n=23423 16% 11% 9% 11% 10% 29% 2 13%
Dalton McMichael High
n=55 9% 11% 4 13% 2 44% 2 16%
Q10.5 Which aspect of your teaching conditions is most important to you in promoting
student learning?
Time during the work day Facilities and resources Community support and
involvement
Managing student conduct
Teacher leadership School leadership
Professional development Instructional practices and
support
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=90293 16% 9% 4 14% 7% 8% 3 38%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=925 16% 8% 5% 13% 7% 6% 3 43%
NC High Schools
n=26406 16% 11% 5% 16% 9% 9% 3 31%
Dalton McMichael High
n=63 10% 13% 11% 10% 5 11% 2 40%
Q10.6 Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=91431 / dk=1374 7% 8% 46% 39%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=952 / dk=5 5% 7% 48% 40%
NC High Schools
n=26769 / dk=410 6% 9% 48% 37%
Dalton McMichael High
n=66 / dk=0 2 3 32% 64%
Q10.7 At this school, we utilize the results from the 2012 North Carolina Teacher
Working Conditions Survey as a tool for school improvement.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=65654 / dk=26814 8% 11% 58% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=739 / dk=209 7% 8% 62% 23%
NC High Schools
n=18335 / dk=8737 9% 13% 57% 21%
Dalton McMichael High
n=53 / dk=13 4 2 51% 43%
New Teacher Support
Q11.1 As a beginning teacher, I have received the following kinds of
support.
Yes No
a. Formally assigned mentor
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14859 95% 5%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=123 95% 5
NC High Schools
n=4455 94% 6%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 100%
b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14813 83% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=122 82% 18%
NC High Schools
n=4441 84% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 100%
c. Reduced workload
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14772 26% 74%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=122 21% 79%
NC High Schools
n=4428 28% 72%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 91%
d. Common planning time with other teachers
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14815 77% 23%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=122 76% 24%
NC High Schools
n=4443 64% 36%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 64% 36%
e. Release time to observe other teachers
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14778 43% 57%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=122 43% 57%
NC High Schools
n=4432 39% 61%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 64% 36%
f. Formal time to meet with mentor during school hours
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14795 52% 48%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=122 53% 47%
NC High Schools
n=4440 55% 45%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 73% 27%
g. Orientation for new teachers
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14772 90% 10%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=122 88% 12%
NC High Schools
n=4427 91% 9%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 91% 9%
h. Access to professional learning communities where I could discuss concerns with
other teacher(s)
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14734 81% 19%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=121 74% 26%
NC High Schools
n=4416 83% 17%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 82% 18%
i. Regular communication with principals, other administrator or department chair
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14806 84% 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=122 84% 16%
NC High Schools
n=4437 84% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 91% 9%
j. Other
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=11796 47% 53%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=97 51% 49%
NC High Schools
n=3565 49% 51%
Dalton McMichael High
n=7 71% 29%
k. I received no additional support as a new teacher.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=11495 13% 87%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=91 16% 84%
NC High Schools
n=3506 14% 86%
Dalton McMichael High
n=6 100%
Q11.2 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following
activities with your mentor?
Never
Less than once per month
Once per month
Several times per month
Once per week Almost daily
a. Developing lesson plans
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13986 30% 16% 13% 14% 15% 12%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=117 34% 16% 16% 9% 15% 9%
NC High Schools
n=4158 31% 17% 15% 15% 12% 10%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 36% 9% 36% 18%
b. Being observed teaching by my mentor
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13951 25% 38% 19% 11% 5 3
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 6% 56% 21% 8% 4 5%
NC High Schools
n=4147 21% 37% 22% 12% 5 3
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 36% 45% 9%
c. Observing my mentor’s teaching
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13945 52% 26% 10% 6% 3 3
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 50% 25% 10% 6% 6% 3
NC High Schools
n=4148 49% 26% 12% 7% 3 3
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 36% 27% 18% 9% 9%
d. Analyzing student work
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13961 30% 18% 15% 15% 9% 12%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 31% 16% 13% 17% 7% 16%
NC High Schools
n=4156 32% 18% 16% 15% 8% 12%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 36% 36% 18% 9%
e. Reviewing results of students' assessments
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13915 28% 18% 17% 17% 12% 9%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 29% 15% 14% 16% 16% 10%
NC High Schools
n=4125 30% 19% 17% 15% 10% 8%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 45% 27% 18% 9%
f. Addressing student or classroom behavioral issues
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13941 12% 17% 18% 22% 15% 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 16% 22% 10% 19% 13% 20%
NC High Schools
n=4153 11% 19% 19% 23% 15% 14%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 45% 9% 36%
g. Reflecting on the effectiveness of my teaching together
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13916 13% 15% 19% 23% 16% 13%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 16% 18% 13% 21% 14% 18%
NC High Schools
n=4142 13% 16% 20% 23% 15% 12%
Dalton McMichael High
n=10 10% 30% 30% 30%
h. Aligning my lesson planning with the state curriculum and local curriculum
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13943 29% 15% 14% 15% 14% 14%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=115 33% 15% 10% 13% 12% 17%
NC High Schools
n=4150 31% 16% 15% 15% 11% 12%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 36% 18% 18% 27%
i. Other
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=9084 37% 9% 11% 14% 12% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=79 37% 6%1 22% 10% 24%
NC High Schools
n=2788 38% 9% 11% 14% 10% 17%
Dalton McMichael High
N/A
n=4
Q11.3 How much did the support you received from your mentor influence
your practice in the following areas?
Not at all Hardly at all Some Quite a bit
A great deal
a. Instructional strategies
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13903 14% 9% 34% 27% 17%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 16% 9% 27% 27% 21%
NC High Schools
n=4130 14% 9% 35% 25% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 9% 18% 36% 27%
b. Subject matter I teach
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13875 24% 12% 29% 21% 15%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 29% 11% 32% 15% 14%
NC High Schools
n=4123 28% 13% 27% 18% 13%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 45% 9% 36% 9%
c. Classroom management strategies
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13873 12% 9% 34% 27% 18%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=115 17% 6% 29% 30% 19%
NC High Schools
n=4120 11% 9% 36% 27% 17%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 36% 36% 18%
d. Using data to identify student needs
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13789 19% 12% 33% 23% 14%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 18% 15% 27% 25% 15%
NC High Schools
n=4105 21% 14% 33% 19% 12%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 27% 36% 27%
e. Differentiating instruction based upon individual student needs and characteristics
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13811 16% 11% 34% 25% 14%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 20% 7% 33% 28% 11%
NC High Schools
n=4096 17% 12% 35% 22% 13%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 18% 64% 9%
f. Creating a supportive, equitable classroom where differences are valued
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13850 16% 9% 33% 26% 15%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=115 20% 5% 30% 30% 15%
NC High Schools
n=4120 17% 9% 34% 25% 15%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 9% 27% 45% 9%
g. Enlisting the help of family members, parents and/or guardians
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13845 21% 14% 34% 20% 11%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=115 23% 8% 40% 17% 12%
NC High Schools
n=4115 19% 15% 35% 20% 11%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 9% 9% 64% 18%
h. Working collaboratively with other teachers at my school
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13846 14% 9% 33% 27% 16%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 19% 8% 28% 30% 15%
NC High Schools
n=4118 15% 10% 34% 25% 16%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 18% 9% 27% 18% 27%
i. Connecting with key resource professionals (e.g., coaches, counselors, etc.)
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13805 18% 11% 34% 24% 14%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 20% 4 34% 30% 11%
NC High Schools
n=4110 18% 12% 33% 22% 14%
Dalton McMichael High
n=10 10% 10% 40% 20% 20%
j. Complying with policies and procedures
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13859 12% 8% 33% 28% 19%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=115 18% 4 26% 33% 18%
NC High Schools
n=4122 12% 8% 33% 28% 18%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 18% 36% 27% 18%
k. Completing administrative paperwork
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13849 13% 9% 31% 27% 19%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=115 17% 6% 29% 30% 18%
NC High Schools
n=4119 13% 9% 32% 27% 19%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 27% 45% 18% 9%
l. Providing emotional support
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13871 10% 7% 27% 26% 30%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=114 18% 5% 24% 22% 32%
NC High Schools
n=4124 10% 7% 28% 25% 29%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 18% 18% 18% 27% 18%
m. Other
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=9326 28% 5 28% 19% 20%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=81 30% 1 27% 21% 21%
NC High Schools
n=2837 29% 4 29% 17% 21%
Dalton McMichael High
n=5 20% 60% 20%
Q11.4 Please indicate whether each of the following were true for you and
your mentor.
Yes No
a. My mentor and I were in the same building.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13943 80% 20%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 83% 17%
NC High Schools
n=4152 76% 24%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 100%
b. My mentor and I taught in the same content area.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13863 55% 45%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 44% 56%
NC High Schools
n=4141 51% 49%
Dalton McMichael High
n=10 50% 50%
c. My mentor and I taught the same grade level.
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=13847 56% 44%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=116 54% 46%
NC High Schools
n=4124 64% 36%
Dalton McMichael High
n=10 80% 20%
Q11.5 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher improved my
instructional practice.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14428 / dk=383 7% 14% 51% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=119 / dk=4 5% 14% 49% 32%
NC High Schools
n=4324 / dk=114 7% 14% 51% 29%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 / dk=0 9% 55% 36%
Q11.6 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has helped me to
impact my students’ learning.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14063 / dk=415 6% 13% 54% 27%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=115 / dk=5 6% 10% 52% 32%
NC High Schools
n=4191 / dk=135 6% 13% 53% 27%
Dalton McMichael High
n=10 / dk=0 50% 50%
Q11.7 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has been important in
my decision to continue teaching at this school.
Strongly disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
North Carolina Public
Schools
n=14034 / dk=655 8% 20% 44% 28%
Rockingham County
Schools
n=118 / dk=5 8% 17% 39% 36%
NC High Schools
n=4183 / dk=199 8% 20% 44% 28%
Dalton McMichael High
n=11 / dk=0 9% 9% 45% 36%

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