Result Details

Davidson County (80.88% responded)
MNPS Middle Schools (76.30% responded)
Nashville Academy of Computer Science (88.89% 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 Middle Schools
n = 1247 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

8%
27%
41%
24%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
50%
31%

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

4%
14%
50%
31%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1246 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
47%
30%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
37%
50%

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

7%
22%
46%
25%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1238 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
44%
25%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
19%
37%

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

8%
24%
47%
21%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1237 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
42%
19%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

25%
31%
12%
31%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1216 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
44%
26%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
44%
50%

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

7%
24%
48%
21%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1241 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
49%
22%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
37%
25%
31%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1233 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
47%
25%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

31%
19%
19%
31%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1119
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
18%
34%
30%
14%
3
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 

8%
42%
17%
25%
8%

b. Collaborative planning time
Davidson County
n = 4549
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
34%
43%
14%
4
0
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1118
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
39%
14%
4%
1
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 

8%
42%
25%
17%
8%

c. Supervisory duties
Davidson County
n = 4540
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
39%
33%
11%
5%
1
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1115
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
37%
35%
13%
6%
1
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
17%
50%

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

2
39%
45%
12%
2
0
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1112
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
32%
46%
15%
4
1
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 11
 
 
 
 

9%
45%
9%
36%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Davidson County
n = 4516
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
51%
31%
9%
3
1
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1100
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
47%
32%
10%
4
2
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 

25%
33%
33%
8%

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

1
49%
38%
9%
2
0
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1114
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
44%
40%
11%
3
0
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 

17%
50%
33%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Davidson County
n = 4560
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
45%
31%
12%
6%
3
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1117
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
35%
35%
16%
7%
5%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 

25%
25%
8%
42%

h. Professional development
Davidson County
n = 4525
 
 
 
 
 
 

9%
50%
30%
8%
3
1
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1107
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
47%
29%
11%
4
1
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
50%
17%

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

9%
27%
30%
17%
10%
7%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1117
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
30%
21%
13%
10%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 11
 
 
 
 

18%
18%
27%
36%

j. Delivery of assessments
Davidson County
n = 4559
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
28%
43%
16%
6%
2
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1118
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
29%
42%
17%
6%
2
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 

33%
17%
25%
17%
8%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Davidson County
n = 4553
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
30%
41%
17%
6%
3
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1119
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
27%
41%
20%
6%
3
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 

8%
42%
25%
17%
8%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1125
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
6%
17%
21%
27%
27%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 

8%
50%
42%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1248 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
47%
33%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
27%
53%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1252 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
37%
32%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

27%
73%

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

2
5%
50%
43%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1249 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
6%
45%
47%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

27%
73%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1247 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
42%
37%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

47%
53%

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

4%
13%
50%
33%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1236 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
14%
46%
33%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
19%
44%

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

6%
16%
46%
32%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1250 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
46%
35%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
44%
44%

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

2
7%
53%
37%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1242 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
7%
52%
39%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
53%
27%

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

3
8%
50%
39%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1243 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
9%
51%
38%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
27%
47%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1249 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

10%
22%
46%
23%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

47%
53%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1179 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
46%
18%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
33%
27%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1218 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

3
11%
55%
32%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 

20%
27%
53%

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

2
9%
48%
41%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1230 / dk = 18
 
 
 
 

3
10%
47%
40%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 

33%
20%
47%

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

1
5%
55%
40%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1216 / dk = 29
 
 
 
 

1
6%
55%
38%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 

20%
47%
33%

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

2
13%
52%
32%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1211 / dk = 37
 
 
 
 

3
14%
53%
31%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
40%
33%

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

5%
19%
54%
22%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1203 / dk = 36
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
51%
21%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14
 
 
 

14%
50%
36%

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

3
12%
56%
29%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1154 / dk = 87
 
 
 
 

4
18%
54%
24%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
47%
13%

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

3
10%
55%
32%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1161 / dk = 83
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
54%
27%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

7%
27%
47%
20%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1244 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

8%
13%
47%
32%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

53%
47%

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

9%
23%
52%
16%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1246 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

13%
28%
47%
12%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
37%
19%

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

5%
15%
49%
32%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1244 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
45%
31%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 

20%
47%
33%

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

10%
18%
43%
29%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1240 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

13%
20%
40%
27%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
19%
31%
37%

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

7%
13%
46%
34%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1236 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

10%
15%
43%
31%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
7%
43%
43%

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

3
14%
53%
30%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1234 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
53%
26%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
37%
37%

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

3
6%
50%
41%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1234 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

4
8%
49%
40%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
47%
47%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1237 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
46%
35%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
19%
31%
31%

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

4
12%
47%
37%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1234 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
44%
37%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
31%
19%
31%

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

4%
13%
49%
34%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1219 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
46%
34%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
25%
31%
25%

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

3
8%
47%
42%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1225 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
44%
41%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
31%
44%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1194 / dk = 55
 
 
 
 

10%
19%
43%
29%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
25%
19%
37%

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

4%
12%
50%
34%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1222 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
49%
33%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14
 
 
 
 

7%
7%
36%
50%

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

3
10%
50%
37%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1225 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
49%
35%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
44%
31%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1183 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

8%
15%
34%
43%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

40%
20%
20%
20%

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

3
10%
29%
57%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1212 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

4
12%
27%
58%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

27%
33%
7%
33%

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

8%
18%
35%
38%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1190 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

10%
19%
35%
36%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14
 
 
 
 

43%
29%
7%
21%

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

11%
26%
36%
26%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1183 / dk = 64
 
 
 
 

14%
30%
32%
24%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

20%
33%
27%
20%

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

13%
25%
36%
26%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1215 / dk = 34
 
 
 
 

17%
28%
33%
22%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

40%
27%
7%
27%

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

23%
28%
32%
17%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1129 / dk = 118
 
 
 
 

30%
30%
27%
12%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

47%
27%
7%
20%

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

31%
29%
27%
14%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1103 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

32%
30%
25%
13%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

29%
43%
7%
21%

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

11%
24%
35%
30%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1148 / dk = 98
 
 
 
 

14%
24%
31%
30%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 

13%
33%
13%
40%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1196 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

13%
21%
48%
18%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

44%
19%
25%
12%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1210 / dk = 46
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
50%
29%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

6%
31%
19%
44%

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

8%
17%
46%
30%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1230 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
44%
28%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

25%
31%
12%
31%

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

8%
18%
44%
29%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1227 / dk = 26
 
 
 
 

10%
20%
43%
27%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
25%
25%
31%

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

5%
13%
47%
35%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1222 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

7%
16%
44%
33%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
19%
37%
31%

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

2
3
44%
52%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1234 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

2
2
43%
52%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

33%
67%

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

1
4
44%
51%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1232 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

2
5%
44%
49%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 

12%
87%

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

5%
11%
48%
36%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1188 / dk = 66
 
 
 
 

6%
10%
49%
35%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
31%
62%

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

3
9%
50%
38%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1220 / dk = 31
 
 
 
 

4
10%
49%
37%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
31%
62%

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

6%
13%
46%
35%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1180 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
45%
34%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 

29%
71%

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

5%
11%
50%
34%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1082 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
48%
33%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 1
 
 
 

29%
21%
50%

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

4%
10%
48%
38%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1238 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
47%
37%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
12%
19%
50%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1129 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

9%
15%
49%
27%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

31%
25%
12%
31%

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

4
9%
57%
30%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1182 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
54%
31%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 

12%
44%
44%

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

6%
16%
52%
26%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1177 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
48%
27%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

25%
31%
12%
31%

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

4
10%
56%
30%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1183 / dk = 65
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
52%
29%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
25%
37%

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

4%
11%
56%
29%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1158 / dk = 85
 
 
 
 

6%
13%
52%
29%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

33%
20%
13%
33%

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

3
9%
58%
29%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1151 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
54%
29%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
27%
33%
27%

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

7%
14%
51%
27%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1204 / dk = 44
 
 
 
 

9%
16%
46%
28%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
6%
44%
37%

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

3
8%
58%
31%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1193 / dk = 56
 
 
 
 

5%
8%
55%
31%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

19%
12%
25%
44%

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

7%
14%
50%
29%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1113 / dk = 133
 
 
 
 

10%
15%
46%
29%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
37%
37%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1210 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
33%
60%

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

2
11%
59%
28%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1232 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

3
13%
58%
25%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 16
 
 
 

6%
37%
56%

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

2
10%
56%
32%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1160 / dk = 92
 
 
 
 

3
9%
57%
30%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

47%
53%

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

2
5%
57%
36%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1044 / dk = 197
 
 
 
 

3
6%
58%
32%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
43%
50%

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

7%
21%
46%
25%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1188 / dk = 64
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
43%
24%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
47%
27%

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

5%
16%
51%
27%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1210 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
49%
25%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
20%
20%
47%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1178 / dk = 72
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
44%
20%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

13%
27%
33%
27%

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

1
5%
57%
37%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1228 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

2
5%
56%
37%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
43%
50%

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

4%
19%
52%
25%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1190 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
49%
25%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

53%
47%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1199 / dk = 42
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
52%
29%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

60%
40%

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

6%
26%
46%
22%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1149 / dk = 95
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
43%
21%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
47%
33%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1206 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
56%
28%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
13%
47%
33%

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

2
8%
59%
31%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1214 / dk = 33
 
 
 
 

4
9%
58%
30%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
40%
53%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1085
 
 

44%
56%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

58%
42%

b. Common Core Standards
Davidson County
n = 4423
 
 

34%
66%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1089
 
 

41%
59%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

67%
33%

c. Student assessment
Davidson County
n = 4414
 
 

40%
60%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1083
 
 

42%
58%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

58%
42%

d. Differentiating instruction
Davidson County
n = 4435
 
 

54%
46%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1085
 
 

58%
42%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

83%
17%

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

53%
47%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1090
 
 

58%
42%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

83%
17%

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

47%
53%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1080
 
 

52%
48%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

92%
8%

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

50%
50%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1088
 
 

54%
46%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

75%
25%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Davidson County
n = 4430
 
 

52%
48%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1086
 
 

55%
45%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

50%
50%

i. Methods of teaching
Davidson County
n = 4387
 
 

36%
64%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1080
 
 

40%
60%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

58%
42%

j. Reading strategies
Davidson County
n = 4399
 
 

42%
58%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1081
 
 

42%
58%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

75%
25%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Davidson County
n = 4450
 
 

50%
50%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1089
 
 

48%
52%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

42%
58%

l. Classroom management techniques
Davidson County
n = 4368
 
 

31%
69%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1075
 
 

36%
64%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

50%
50%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1091
 
 

67%
33%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 

100%

b. Common Core Standards
Davidson County
n = 4401
 
 

48%
52%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1079
 
 

53%
47%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

83%
17%

c. Student assessment
Davidson County
n = 4398
 
 

54%
46%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1072
 
 

55%
45%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 

100%

d. Differentiating instruction
Davidson County
n = 4398
 
 

53%
47%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1079
 
 

52%
48%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

42%
58%

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

33%
67%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1067
 
 

31%
69%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

8%
92%

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

26%
74%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1067
 
 

31%
69%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

25%
75%

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

12%
88%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1057
 
 

13%
87%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

17%
83%

h. Closing the Achievement Gap
Davidson County
n = 4364
 
 

35%
65%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1065
 
 

38%
62%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

58%
42%

i. Methods of teaching
Davidson County
n = 4383
 
 

61%
39%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1068
 
 

61%
39%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

83%
17%

j. Reading strategies
Davidson County
n = 4405
 
 

57%
43%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1069
 
 

47%
53%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

75%
25%

k. Integrating technology into instruction
Davidson County
n = 4376
 
 

42%
58%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1076
 
 

47%
53%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

50%
50%

l. Classroom management techniques
Davidson County
n = 4350
 
 

43%
57%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1065
 
 

45%
55%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 

100%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1123
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
27%
19%
8%
20%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 

8%
92%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1135 / dk = 107
 
 
 
 

23%
32%
34%
11%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

33%
7%
27%
33%

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

6%
13%
62%
19%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1155 / dk = 86
 
 
 
 

8%
12%
59%
21%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
47%
47%

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

1
5%
58%
37%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1198 / dk = 48
 
 
 
 

1
5%
56%
38%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 

21%
79%

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

1
3
54%
42%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1201 / dk = 41
 
 
 
 

1
2
52%
44%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 

14%
86%

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

3
9%
54%
34%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1192 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
51%
32%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

33%
67%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1189 / dk = 52
 
 
 
 

5%
11%
53%
31%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 

47%
53%

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

2
6%
53%
40%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1218 / dk = 24
 
 
 
 

3
7%
50%
40%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
20%
40%

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

7%
20%
49%
24%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1146 / dk = 97
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
45%
23%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
33%
40%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1220 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

2
8%
50%
39%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
21%
71%

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

1
5%
51%
43%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1203 / dk = 40
 
 
 
 

1
6%
51%
41%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
36%
57%

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

1
4%
48%
47%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1222 / dk = 22
 
 
 
 

1
3
48%
47%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 

21%
79%

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

2
10%
52%
35%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1190 / dk = 51
 
 
 
 

3
12%
52%
33%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 

29%
71%

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

2
13%
52%
33%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 1188 / dk = 53
 
 
 
 

3
15%
52%
31%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 

20%
13%
67%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1185 / dk = 57
 
 
 
 

3
13%
53%
32%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 14 / dk = 2
 
 

50%
50%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 1114
 
 
 
 
 
 

73%
11%
3
5%
5%
4
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 

67%
17%
17%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1113
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
7%
4%
13%
13%
36%
1
13%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 12
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
17%
8%
17%
25%
17%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1220
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
6%
3
25%
6%
10%
3
36%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
7%
33%
7%
7%
33%

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 Middle Schools
n = 1208 / dk = 45
 
 
 
 

8%
10%
41%
40%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 15 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

20%
20%
27%
33%

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 Middle Schools
n = 840 / dk = 400
 
 
 
 

8%
6%
52%
34%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 8 / dk = 8
 
 
 

50%
37%
12%

 

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 Middle Schools
n = 349
 
 

58%
42%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

60%
40%

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

49%
51%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 350
 
 

46%
54%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

c. Reduced workload
Davidson County
n = 1118
 
 

19%
81%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 347
 
 

18%
82%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

10%
90%

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

83%
17%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 349
 
 

78%
22%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

90%
10%

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

42%
58%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 348
 
 

43%
57%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

40%
60%

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

35%
65%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 350
 
 

37%
63%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

50%
50%

g. Orientation for new teachers
Davidson County
n = 1121
 
 

56%
44%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 348
 
 

58%
42%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

80%
20%

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

65%
35%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 348
 
 

61%
39%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 
 

70%
30%

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

79%
21%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 349
 
 

79%
21%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 10
 

100%

j. Other
Davidson County
n = 961
 
 

36%
64%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 306
 
 

37%
63%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 9
 
 

44%
56%

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

19%
81%
MNPS Middle Schools
n = 295
 
 

20%
80%
Nashville Academy of Computer Science
n = 9
 
 

22%
78%

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 Middle Schools
n = 199
 
 
 
 
 
 

25%
18%