Result Details

Davidson County (80.88% responded)
MNPS Elementary Schools (86.76% responded)
Tulip Grove Elementary School (92.31% 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.
Davidson County
n = 5061 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
44%
25%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2582 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
47%
26%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
58%
17%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
Davidson County
n = 5054 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
50%
31%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2580 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

3
14%
52%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

14%
44%
42%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
Davidson County
n = 5024 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
46%
25%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2570 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
47%
26%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

17%
49%
34%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
Davidson County
n = 5017 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
47%
21%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2563 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
49%
21%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

17%
58%
25%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine administrative paperwork teachers are required to do.
Davidson County
n = 4941 / dk = 140
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
48%
26%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2520 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
50%
25%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
74%
23%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
Davidson County
n = 5011 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
48%
21%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2553 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
47%
19%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
50%
17%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
Davidson County
n = 4981 / dk = 101
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
50%
27%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2541 / dk = 49
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
52%
29%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
69%
29%

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
Davidson County
n = 4561
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
14%
33%
33%
16%
3
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2385
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
14%
34%
34%
14%
2
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
64%
9%

b. Collaborative planning time
Davidson County
n = 4549
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
43%
14%
4
0
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2381
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
33%
46%
15%
3
0
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 

55%
33%
12%

c. Supervisory duties
Davidson County
n = 4540
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
39%
33%
11%
5%
1
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2372
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
38%
35%
12%
5%
1
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
47%
34%
6%
3
3

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
Davidson County
n = 4508
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
39%
45%
12%
2
0
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2345
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
45%
42%
9%
1
0
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 

73%
27%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Davidson County
n = 4516
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2367
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
52%
32%
9%
2
1
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 

9%
55%
21%
15%

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
Davidson County
n = 4541
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
49%
38%
9%
2
0
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2370
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
51%
38%
8%
2
0
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 
 

3
42%
45%
6%
3

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Davidson County
n = 4560
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
45%
31%
12%
6%
3
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2383
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
49%
27%
11%
6%
3
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 

6%
61%
30%
3

h. Professional development
Davidson County
n = 4525
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
50%
30%
8%
3
1
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2368
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
50%
32%
7%
3
1
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 

15%
67%
15%
3

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
Davidson County
n = 4546
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
30%
17%
10%
7%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2370
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
30%
16%
9%
6%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
36%
21%
15%
9%
6%

j. Delivery of assessments
Davidson County
n = 4559
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
43%
16%
6%
2
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2382
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
44%
15%
5%
2
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
58%
9%
3
3

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Davidson County
n = 4553
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
30%
41%
17%
6%
3
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2374
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
29%
41%
16%
7%
3
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 
 

9%
39%
36%
9%
6%

Q2.3 In an AVERAGE WEEK of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside the regular school day (before or after school, and/or on the weekend)?
      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
Davidson County
n = 4603
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
7%
17%
21%
28%
25%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2405
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
7%
17%
22%
29%
22%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
15%
9%
30%
18%
24%

 

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.
Davidson County
n = 5059 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

3
12%
50%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2583 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
10%
51%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

11%
47%
42%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet access.
Davidson County
n = 5059 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
42%
33%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2581 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
43%
33%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
50%
42%

c. Teachers have access to reliable communications technology, including phones, faxes and email.
Davidson County
n = 5058 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

2
5%
50%
43%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2582 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
5%
51%
43%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

44%
56%

d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
Davidson County
n = 5057 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
46%
37%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2583 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
11%
48%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

53%
47%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
Davidson County
n = 5011 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
50%
33%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2561 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

4
12%
51%
33%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
50%
39%

f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
Davidson County
n = 5057 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
46%
32%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2574 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
46%
33%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

17%
50%
33%

g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
Davidson County
n = 5026 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

2
7%
53%
37%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2564 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
6%
54%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

54%
46%

h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
Davidson County
n = 5011 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

3
8%
50%
39%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2550 / dk = 21
 
 
 
 

2
5%
50%
43%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

57%
43%

i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
Davidson County
n = 5058 / dk = 35
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
48%
23%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2581 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
50%
25%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

17%
53%
31%

 

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.
Davidson County
n = 4743 / dk = 314
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
49%
18%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2430 / dk = 148
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
52%
20%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

18%
68%
15%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with parents/guardians and the community.
Davidson County
n = 4971 / dk = 77
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
33%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2550 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

42%
58%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
Davidson County
n = 4986 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

2
9%
48%
41%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2562 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
7%
44%
47%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
28%
67%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
Davidson County
n = 4961 / dk = 90
 
 
 
 

1
5%
55%
40%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2549 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

0
3
52%
44%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

34%
66%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
Davidson County
n = 4890 / dk = 156
 
 
 
 

2
13%
52%
32%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2514 / dk = 63
 
 
 
 

2
10%
52%
37%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
31%
66%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Davidson County
n = 4904 / dk = 123
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
54%
22%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2521 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

3
15%
56%
26%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

11%
69%
19%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Davidson County
n = 4751 / dk = 291
 
 
 
 

3
12%
56%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2452 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

2
9%
56%
33%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

66%
34%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Davidson County
n = 4768 / dk = 281
 
 
 
 

3
10%
55%
32%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2465 / dk = 114
 
 
 
 

2
7%
54%
37%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

60%
40%

 

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.
Davidson County
n = 5062 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
50%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2585 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

4
8%
52%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

44%
56%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
Davidson County
n = 5058 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
52%
16%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2579 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
58%
20%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
69%
25%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
Davidson County
n = 5020 / dk = 38
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
49%
32%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2553 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

4
13%
50%
34%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
42%
53%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Davidson County
n = 5008 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

10%
18%
43%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2546 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
45%
32%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

17%
39%
44%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
Davidson County
n = 5015 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
46%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2559 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
11%
47%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

11%
42%
47%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Davidson County
n = 4992 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

3
14%
53%
30%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2560 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

2
8%
54%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
44%
53%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
Davidson County
n = 5028 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

3
6%
50%
41%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2567 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

3
5%
49%
44%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
39%
58%

 

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.
Davidson County
n = 5024 / dk = 65
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
49%
36%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2569 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

4
10%
50%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
58%
36%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
Davidson County
n = 5034 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

4
12%
47%
37%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2575 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

4
12%
48%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
8%
58%
31%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
Davidson County
n = 4975 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
49%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2545 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

4
12%
50%
34%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
8%
61%
28%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
Davidson County
n = 4976 / dk = 91
 
 
 
 

3
8%
47%
42%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2545 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

3
7%
47%
44%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
50%
47%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
Davidson County
n = 4886 / dk = 191
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
46%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2516 / dk = 78
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
47%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

6%
57%
37%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
Davidson County
n = 4970 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
50%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2544 / dk = 49
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
51%
35%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
56%
39%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
Davidson County
n = 4975 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

3
10%
50%
37%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2540 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

2
9%
50%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35
 
 
 

3
60%
37%

Q6.2 Please indicate the role teachers have at your school in each of the following areas.
      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
Davidson County
n = 4809 / dk = 278
 
 
 
 

6%
17%
35%
42%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2463 / dk = 135
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
38%
37%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
47%
29%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Davidson County
n = 4913 / dk = 150
 
 
 
 

3
10%
29%
57%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2510 / dk = 75
 
 
 
 

3
11%
33%
53%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
6%
44%
47%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Davidson County
n = 4849 / dk = 204
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
35%
38%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2471 / dk = 109
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
37%
39%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

29%
41%
29%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
Davidson County
n = 4838 / dk = 231
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
36%
26%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2489 / dk = 101
 
 
 
 

10%
24%
38%
28%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

14%
36%
50%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
Davidson County
n = 4906 / dk = 175
 
 
 
 

13%
25%
36%
26%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2515 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
39%
30%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
41%
50%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
Davidson County
n = 4657 / dk = 421
 
 
 
 

23%
28%
32%
17%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2417 / dk = 179
 
 
 
 

18%
26%
36%
20%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
29%
34%

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
Davidson County
n = 4496 / dk = 585
 
 
 
 

31%
29%
27%
14%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2316 / dk = 282
 
 
 
 

26%
29%
29%
16%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
36%
30%

h. School improvement planning
Davidson County
n = 4685 / dk = 385
 
 
 
 

11%
24%
35%
30%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2418 / dk = 173
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
37%
33%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
21%
38%
38%

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
Davidson County
n = 4846 / dk = 244
 
 
 
 

11%
19%
52%
18%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2493 / dk = 104
 
 
 
 

10%
17%
54%
19%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
9%
54%
29%

 

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
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. The faculty and leadership have a shared vision.
Davidson County
n = 4934 / dk = 154
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
52%
32%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2523 / dk = 76
 
 
 
 

4
10%
52%
34%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
63%
34%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect.
Davidson County
n = 5011 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
46%
30%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2563 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
45%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34
 
 
 
 

3
3
47%
47%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
Davidson County
n = 4958 / dk = 103
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
44%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2532 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
43%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35
 
 
 
 

6%
3
51%
40%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
Davidson County
n = 4962 / dk = 123
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
47%
35%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2540 / dk = 54
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
47%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
3
47%
44%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
Davidson County
n = 5026 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

2
3
44%
52%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2573 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

1
3
42%
54%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

42%
58%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
Davidson County
n = 4985 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

1
4
44%
51%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2555 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

1
3
42%
54%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
33%
64%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
Davidson County
n = 4850 / dk = 234
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
48%
36%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2489 / dk = 107
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
47%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
6%
46%
46%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
Davidson County
n = 4934 / dk = 141
 
 
 
 

3
9%
50%
38%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2529 / dk = 64
 
 
 
 

3
7%
49%
40%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
42%
53%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
Davidson County
n = 4779 / dk = 295
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
46%
35%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2445 / dk = 142
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
46%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
50%
47%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
Davidson County
n = 4454 / dk = 608
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
50%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2328 / dk = 259
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
51%
35%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
3
50%
44%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
Davidson County
n = 4987 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

4%
10%
48%
38%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2535 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
47%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35
 
 
 
 

3
3
37%
57%

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
Davidson County
n = 4631 / dk = 451
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
53%
26%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2380 / dk = 216
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
55%
26%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
3
66%
29%

b. Facilities and resources
Davidson County
n = 4841 / dk = 235
 
 
 
 

4
9%
57%
30%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2487 / dk = 103
 
 
 
 

3
8%
58%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
6%
54%
37%

c. The use of time in my school
Davidson County
n = 4806 / dk = 267
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
52%
26%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2462 / dk = 130
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
27%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
6%
63%
29%

d. Professional development
Davidson County
n = 4863 / dk = 219
 
 
 
 

4
10%
56%
30%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2501 / dk = 96
 
 
 
 

3
9%
57%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

8%
50%
42%

e. Teacher leadership
Davidson County
n = 4761 / dk = 308
 
 
 
 

4%
11%
56%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2452 / dk = 138
 
 
 
 

4
9%
58%
29%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
3
60%
34%

f. Community support and involvement
Davidson County
n = 4712 / dk = 360
 
 
 
 

3
9%
58%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2445 / dk = 147
 
 
 
 

3
7%
60%
30%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

63%
37%

g. Managing student conduct
Davidson County
n = 4890 / dk = 179
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
51%
27%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2504 / dk = 86
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
54%
27%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
64%
33%

h. Instructional practices and support
Davidson County
n = 4876 / dk = 189
 
 
 
 

3
8%
58%
31%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2504 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

3
7%
59%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
65%
32%

i. New teacher support
Davidson County
n = 4540 / dk = 508
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
50%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2310 / dk = 263
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
53%
27%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
9%
55%
30%

 

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.
Davidson County
n = 4922 / dk = 153
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2528 / dk = 65
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35
 
 
 

6%
63%
31%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
Davidson County
n = 4994 / dk = 77
 
 
 
 

2
11%
59%
28%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2560 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

2
9%
59%
30%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
67%
28%

c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
Davidson County
n = 4679 / dk = 405
 
 
 
 

2
10%
56%
32%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2436 / dk = 162
 
 
 
 

2
9%
56%
33%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
9%
56%
32%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
Davidson County
n = 4306 / dk = 740
 
 
 
 

2
5%
57%
36%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2251 / dk = 326
 
 
 
 

2
4%
56%
39%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 29 / dk = 5
 
 

62%
38%

e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
Davidson County
n = 4860 / dk = 215
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
46%
25%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2507 / dk = 86
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
48%
27%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

11%
72%
17%

f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
Davidson County
n = 4934 / dk = 149
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
51%
27%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2540 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

2
12%
55%
30%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
61%
33%

g. Professional development provides teachers with strategies to involve families and other community members as active partners in their children's education.
Davidson County
n = 4816 / dk = 247
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
47%
21%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2489 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
50%
23%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
14%
63%
20%

h. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
Davidson County
n = 4992 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

1
5%
57%
37%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2559 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

1
4%
57%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 35 / dk = 1
 
 

66%
34%

i. Follow up is provided from professional development in this school.
Davidson County
n = 4816 / dk = 248
 
 
 
 

4%
19%
52%
25%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2477 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

4
17%
54%
26%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
56%
39%

j. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Davidson County
n = 4919 / dk = 140
 
 
 
 

4
12%
55%
29%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2534 / dk = 50
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
31%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
67%
31%

k. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
Davidson County
n = 4701 / dk = 354
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
46%
22%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2422 / dk = 162
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
48%
23%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

14%
56%
31%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Davidson County
n = 4919 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

3
10%
58%
28%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2529 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

2
8%
60%
30%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
58%
36%

m. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to help improve student learning.
Davidson County
n = 4940 / dk = 107
 
 
 
 

2
8%
59%
31%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2542 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

2
7%
59%
33%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
58%
36%

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
Davidson County
n = 4422
 
 

36%
64%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2302
 
 

32%
68%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

41%
59%

b. Common Core Standards
Davidson County
n = 4423
 
 

34%
66%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2304
 
 

29%
71%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

31%
69%

c. Student assessment
Davidson County
n = 4414
 
 

40%
60%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2302
 
 

40%
60%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

41%
59%

d. Differentiating instruction
Davidson County
n = 4435
 
 

54%
46%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2314
 
 

53%
47%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

59%
41%

e. Special education (students with disabilities)
Davidson County
n = 4430
 
 

53%
47%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2314
 
 

52%
48%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

59%
41%

f. Special education (gifted and talented)
Davidson County
n = 4402
 
 

47%
53%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2298
 
 

47%
53%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

53%
47%

g. English Language Learners (ELL)
Davidson County
n = 4427
 
 

50%
50%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2303
 
 

47%
53%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 

33%
67%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Davidson County
n = 4430
 
 

52%
48%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2320
 
 

52%
47%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 

52%
48%

i. Methods of teaching
Davidson County
n = 4387
 
 

36%
64%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2287
 
 

33%
67%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

41%
59%

j. Reading strategies
Davidson County
n = 4399
 
 

42%
58%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2291
 
 

42%
58%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

39%
61%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Davidson County
n = 4450
 
 

50%
50%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2331
 
 

51%
49%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 

61%
39%

l. Classroom management techniques
Davidson County
n = 4368
 
 

31%
69%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2276
 
 

28%
72%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 

22%
78%

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
Davidson County
n = 4442
 
 

68%
32%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2317
 
 

70%
30%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

71%
29%

b. Common Core Standards
Davidson County
n = 4401
 
 

48%
52%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2299
 
 

49%
51%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

39%
61%

c. Student assessment
Davidson County
n = 4398
 
 

54%
46%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2302
 
 

54%
46%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

48%
52%

d. Differentiating instruction
Davidson County
n = 4398
 
 

53%
47%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2296
 
 

53%
47%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

48%
52%

e. English Language Learners (ELL)
Davidson County
n = 4361
 
 

33%
67%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2282
 
 

35%
65%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

23%
77%

f. Special education (students with disabilities)
Davidson County
n = 4359
 
 

26%
74%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2281
 
 

22%
78%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

19%
81%

g. Special education (gifted and talented)
Davidson County
n = 4316
 
 

12%
88%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2254
 
 

10%
90%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

6%
94%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Davidson County
n = 4364
 
 

35%
65%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2282
 
 

35%
65%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

26%
74%

i. Methods of teaching
Davidson County
n = 4383
 
 

61%
39%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2293
 
 

62%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

55%
45%

j. Reading strategies
Davidson County
n = 4405
 
 

57%
43%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2320
 
 

68%
32%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

65%
35%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Davidson County
n = 4376
 
 

42%
58%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2283
 
 

35%
65%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

45%
55%

l. Classroom management techniques
Davidson County
n = 4350
 
 

43%
57%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2277
 
 

44%
56%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 31
 
 

29%
71%

Q8.5 Estimate the total number of days in which you participated in professional development in 2014-2015.
      0-1, (approximately 0-8 hours)
      2-4, (approximately 16-32 hours)
      5-7, (approximately 40-56 hours)
      8-10, (approximately 64-80 hours)
      11-13, (approximately 88-104 hours)
      14 days or more, (105 hours or more)
n = number of responses
Davidson County
n = 4587
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
30%
18%
8%
16%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2399
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
32%
18%
8%
15%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
30%
42%
12%
9%
3

 

Instructional Practices and Support

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


a. State assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Davidson County
n = 4407 / dk = 650
 
 
 
 

21%
32%
37%
10%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2195 / dk = 394
 
 
 
 

17%
33%
40%
10%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
56%
12%

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Davidson County
n = 4557 / dk = 492
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
62%
19%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2344 / dk = 238
 
 
 
 

4
12%
65%
19%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 34 / dk = 2
 
 
 

9%
68%
24%

c. Teachers in this school use assessment data to inform their instruction.
Davidson County
n = 4811 / dk = 238
 
 
 
 

1
5%
58%
37%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2496 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

1
3
56%
40%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

67%
33%

d. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with Common Core Standards.
Davidson County
n = 4812 / dk = 240
 
 
 
 

1
3
54%
42%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2495 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

0
2
52%
45%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

42%
58%

e. Teachers work in professional learning communities to develop and align instructional practices.
Davidson County
n = 4874 / dk = 172
 
 
 
 

3
9%
54%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2509 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

2
8%
53%
37%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
56%
42%

f. Provided supports (i.e., instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.) translate to improvements in instructional practices by teachers.
Davidson County
n = 4833 / dk = 218
 
 
 
 

3
10%
54%
33%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2493 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

3
9%
53%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
58%
36%

g. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
Davidson County
n = 4953 / dk = 104
 
 
 
 

2
6%
53%
40%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2538 / dk = 47
 
 
 
 

2
6%
52%
41%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
3
53%
42%

h. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students.
Davidson County
n = 4604 / dk = 439
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
49%
24%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2323 / dk = 258
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
50%
24%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

3
14%
61%
22%

i. Teachers believe almost every student has the potential to do well on assignments.
Davidson County
n = 4927 / dk = 128
 
 
 
 

1
7%
53%
39%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2519 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

1
6%
52%
41%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
53%
44%

j. Teachers believe what is taught will make a difference in students’ lives.
Davidson County
n = 4905 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

1
5%
51%
43%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2527 / dk = 58
 
 
 
 

1
4%
49%
46%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

3
53%
44%

k. Teachers require students to work hard.
Davidson County
n = 4949 / dk = 103
 
 
 
 

1
4%
48%
47%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2543 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

0
2
45%
52%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

39%
61%

l. Teachers collaborate to achieve consistency on how student work is assessed.
Davidson County
n = 4829 / dk = 189
 
 
 
 

2
10%
52%
35%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2490 / dk = 81
 
 
 
 

1
8%
51%
40%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 

61%
39%

m. Teachers know what students learn in each of their classes.
Davidson County
n = 4825 / dk = 223
 
 
 
 

2
13%
52%
33%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2478 / dk = 105
 
 
 
 

1
8%
53%
38%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
53%
42%

n. Teachers have knowledge of the content covered and instructional methods used by other teachers at this school.
Davidson County
n = 4816 / dk = 227
 
 
 
 

2
12%
52%
33%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2474 / dk = 108
 
 
 
 

1
10%
53%
36%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 

6%
56%
39%

 

Overall

Q10.1 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans? (Select one.)
      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
n = number of responses
Davidson County
n = 4580
 
 
 
 
 
 

78%
8%
3
5%
4
3
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2399
 
 
 
 
 
 

79%
8%
3
4%
3
3
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 33
 
 

97%
3

Q10.3 Which aspect of your teaching conditions most affects your willingness to keep teaching at your school? (Select one.)
      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
n = number of responses
Davidson County
n = 4524
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
7%
7%
11%
11%
37%
2
14%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2362
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
7%
9%
9%
12%
36%
2
16%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 32
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
16%
12%
9%
28%
3
25%

Q10.5 Which aspect of your teaching conditions is most important to you in promoting student learning? (Select one.)
      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
n = number of responses
Davidson County
n = 4971
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
7%
4
20%
6%
9%
3
38%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2547
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
6%
4
17%
6%
8%
3
42%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
14%
6%
3
3
67%

Q10.6 Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Davidson County
n = 4987 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

6%
8%
42%
44%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 2567 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

6%
7%
40%
46%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
22%
67%

Q10.7 At this school, we utilize the results from the TELL Survey as a tool for school improvement.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Davidson County
n = 3712 / dk = 1335
 
 
 
 

7%
8%
51%
34%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 1997 / dk = 583
 
 
 
 

6%
7%
50%
37%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 30 / dk = 6
 
 
 

3
40%
57%

 

New Teacher Support

Q11.1 As a beginning teacher, I have received the following kinds of supports during this school year.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Formally assigned mentor
Davidson County
n = 1124
 
 

58%
42%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 519
 
 

55%
45%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
Davidson County
n = 1124
 
 

49%
51%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 518
 
 

47%
53%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

c. Reduced workload
Davidson County
n = 1118
 
 

19%
81%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 516
 
 

17%
83%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

d. Common planning time with other teachers
Davidson County
n = 1124
 
 

83%
17%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 519
 
 

89%
11%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

e. Release time to observe other teachers
Davidson County
n = 1122
 
 

42%
58%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 518
 
 

42%
58%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

f. Formal time to meet with mentor during school hours
Davidson County
n = 1125
 
 

35%
65%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 519
 
 

32%
68%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

g. Orientation for new teachers
Davidson County
n = 1121
 
 

56%
44%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 519
 
 

51%
49%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

h. Access to professional learning communities where I could discuss concerns with other teacher(s)
Davidson County
n = 1120
 
 

65%
35%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 518
 
 

68%
32%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

i. Regular communication with principals, other administrator or department chair
Davidson County
n = 1122
 
 

79%
21%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 519
 
 

80%
20%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 4
N/A

j. Other
Davidson County
n = 961
 
 

36%
64%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 437
 
 

35%
65%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 3
N/A

k. I received no additional support as a new teacher.
Davidson County
n = 932
 
 

19%
81%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 427
 
 

17%
83%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 3
N/A

Q11.2 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following activities with your mentor during this school year?
      Never
      Less than once per month
      Once per month
      Several times per month
      Once per week
      Almost daily
n = number of responses


a. Developing lesson plans
Davidson County
n = 641
 
 
 
 
 
 

24%
13%
11%
16%
22%
13%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 284
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
10%
9%
14%
30%
14%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 0
N/A

b. Being observed teaching by my mentor
Davidson County
n = 641
 
 
 
 
 
 

37%
19%
13%
14%
12%
5%
MNPS Elementary Schools
n = 286
 
 
 
 
 
 

43%
18%
9%
14%
10%
6%
Tulip Grove Elementary School
n = 0
N/A

c. Observing my mentor's teaching
Davidson County
n = 640