Result Details

Massachusetts (48.14% responded)
Auburn (81.77% responded)
Massachusetts Elementary Schools (50.22% responded)
Bryn Mawr (100.00% responded)

 

Time

Q2.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about the use of time in your school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Class sizes are reasonable such that teachers have the time available to meet the needs of all students.
Massachusetts
n = 37723 / dk = 405
 
 
 
 

9%
30%
44%
16%
Auburn
n = 166
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
55%
16%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17788 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
44%
15%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
57%
17%

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
Massachusetts
n = 37801 / dk = 268
 
 
 
 

13%
31%
41%
15%
Auburn
n = 166
 
 
 
 

9%
35%
40%
16%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17829 / dk = 104
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
45%
14%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

17%
57%
26%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions
Massachusetts
n = 37587 / dk = 410
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
50%
13%
Auburn
n = 165 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
58%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17705 / dk = 188
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
50%
12%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

18%
59%
23%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
Massachusetts
n = 37293 / dk = 729
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
45%
11%
Auburn
n = 164 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
29%
54%
16%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17552 / dk = 351
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
44%
8%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

26%
48%
26%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
Massachusetts
n = 36759 / dk = 1286
 
 
 
 

17%
35%
40%
7%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

10%
40%
41%
8%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17331 / dk = 584
 
 
 
 

17%
36%
40%
7%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
36%
45%
14%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
Massachusetts
n = 37355 / dk = 653
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
49%
10%
Auburn
n = 164 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
59%
13%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17602 / dk = 297
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
47%
8%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
30%
57%
9%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
Massachusetts
n = 36947 / dk = 1061
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
53%
17%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
56%
19%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17434 / dk = 452
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
55%
17%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
73%
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
n = number of responses


a. Individual planning time
Massachusetts
n = 33388
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
19%
31%
31%
14%
3
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
24%
30%
29%
13%
3
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15701
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
22%
34%
29%
10%
3
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

22%
44%
17%
11%
6%

b. Collaborative planning time
Massachusetts
n = 33438
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
47%
27%
8%
1
0
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 

24%
45%
27%
3
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15744
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
52%
29%
7%
1
0
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 

6%
61%
33%

c. Supervisory duties
Massachusetts
n = 33275
 
 
 
 
 
 

22%
40%
25%
10%
3
1
Auburn
n = 146
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
46%
29%
5%
2
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15677
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
45%
26%
5%
2
0
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 

6%
61%
33%

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
Massachusetts
n = 33022
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
51%
39%
6%
1
0
Auburn
n = 144
 
 
 
 

1
52%
44%
3
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15553
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
39%
4%
1
0
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 

6%
50%
44%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Massachusetts
n = 33019
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
48%
33%
9%
3
1
Auburn
n = 145
 
 
 
 
 
 

8%
49%
35%
5%
2
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15541
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
49%
32%
9%
3
1
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

22%
33%
33%
6%
6%

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
Massachusetts
n = 33421
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
51%
39%
7%
1
0
Auburn
n = 145
 
 
 
 
 

3
63%
31%
3
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15742
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
52%
38%
6%
1
0
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 

6%
61%
33%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Massachusetts
n = 33537
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
59%
26%
6%
2
1
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 

7%
74%
16%
2
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15784
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
54%
29%
8%
3
1
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 

11%
56%
28%
6%

h. Professional development
Massachusetts
n = 33020
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
50%
24%
5%
1
1
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 
 

23%
55%
15%
4%
3
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15511
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
51%
25%
5%
1
1
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 

22%
39%
28%
11%

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
Massachusetts
n = 33252
 
 
 
 
 
 

15%
38%
30%
11%
4%
2
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 
 

18%
36%
28%
11%
5%
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15663
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
37%
32%
11%
5%
2
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 

28%
33%
17%
22%

j. Delivery of assessments
Massachusetts
n = 33414
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
44%
11%
3
1
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
45%
12%
3
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15746
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
35%
46%
11%
3
1
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

11%
22%
39%
22%
6%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Massachusetts
n = 33348
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
42%
37%
10%
3
2
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
42%
37%
11%
2
1
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15704
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
40%
39%
10%
3
2
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 

6%
44%
28%
17%
6%

Q2.3 In an average week of teaching, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities outside the regular school work 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
Massachusetts
n = 33811
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
13%
20%
30%
33%
Auburn
n = 148
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
3
14%
27%
30%
24%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15921
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
12%
19%
31%
34%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
6%
17%
28%
17%
28%

 

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.
Massachusetts
n = 37369 / dk = 680
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
53%
19%
Auburn
n = 164 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
10%
57%
30%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17647 / dk = 281
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
52%
20%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
65%
30%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet access.
Massachusetts
n = 37715 / dk = 279
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
43%
21%
Auburn
n = 163
 
 
 
 

3
12%
54%
31%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17785 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
44%
20%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

9%
61%
30%

c. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
Massachusetts
n = 37822 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
54%
27%
Auburn
n = 164
 
 
 
 

7%
12%
54%
27%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17842 / dk = 73
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
56%
26%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

9%
65%
26%

d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
Massachusetts
n = 37778 / dk = 206
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
52%
23%
Auburn
n = 165
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
55%
27%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17828 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
53%
22%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

9%
65%
26%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
Massachusetts
n = 37593 / dk = 414
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
54%
19%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
14%
62%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17773 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
54%
19%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
65%
17%

f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
Massachusetts
n = 37808 / dk = 288
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
47%
32%
Auburn
n = 165
 
 
 
 

5%
10%
52%
33%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17838 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
48%
31%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
52%
30%

g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
Massachusetts
n = 37605 / dk = 330
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
54%
26%
Auburn
n = 164
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
51%
20%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17763 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
55%
25%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

9%
39%
48%
4%

h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
Massachusetts
n = 37509 / dk = 325
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
27%
Auburn
n = 163
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
52%
23%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17718 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
28%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
65%
9%

i. The reliability and speed of Internet connections in this school are sufficient to support instructional practices.
Massachusetts
n = 37711 / dk = 284
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
46%
17%
Auburn
n = 163
 
 
 
 

13%
31%
50%
6%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17746 / dk = 148
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
49%
17%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
64%
9%

j. Teachers and staff work in a school that is environmentally healthy.
Massachusetts
n = 36935 / dk = 1015
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
50%
22%
Auburn
n = 159 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
48%
25%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17419 / dk = 448
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
21%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

27%
59%
14%

 

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.
Massachusetts
n = 35541 / dk = 2322
 
 
 
 

4%
22%
53%
21%
Auburn
n = 154 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

1
20%
69%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16891 / dk = 939
 
 
 
 

4
20%
56%
20%
Bryn Mawr
n = 21 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
86%
10%

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
Massachusetts
n = 36844 / dk = 992
 
 
 
 

2
10%
64%
24%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 6
 
 
 

6%
67%
27%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17510 / dk = 318
 
 
 
 

1
8%
64%
27%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

43%
57%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
Massachusetts
n = 37071 / dk = 822
 
 
 
 

1
10%
59%
29%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
10%
61%
28%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17651 / dk = 205
 
 
 
 

1
8%
56%
36%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

35%
65%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
Massachusetts
n = 37052 / dk = 818
 
 
 
 

0
5%
62%
33%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 2
 
 
 

3
57%
40%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17537 / dk = 299
 
 
 
 

0
3
57%
40%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

30%
70%

e. Families help students achieve educational goals in this school.
Massachusetts
n = 36436 / dk = 1506
 
 
 
 

5%
28%
55%
11%
Auburn
n = 157 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
24%
64%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17340 / dk = 525
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
57%
13%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
77%
18%

f. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
Massachusetts
n = 36245 / dk = 1588
 
 
 
 

3
18%
61%
18%
Auburn
n = 159 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
12%
65%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17360 / dk = 468
 
 
 
 

2
13%
62%
23%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 

41%
59%

g. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Massachusetts
n = 36479 / dk = 1291
 
 
 
 

4%
25%
61%
11%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

2
15%
69%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17320 / dk = 478
 
 
 
 

3
21%
62%
14%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

9%
61%
30%

h. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Massachusetts
n = 34556 / dk = 3307
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
62%
11%
Auburn
n = 156 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
17%
71%
12%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16397 / dk = 1436
 
 
 
 

3
20%
64%
13%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

83%
17%

i. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Massachusetts
n = 35761 / dk = 2100
 
 
 
 

4%
17%
61%
18%
Auburn
n = 158 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
7%
68%
24%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16932 / dk = 901
 
 
 
 

3
14%
62%
21%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

52%
48%

 

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.
Massachusetts
n = 37774 / dk = 174
 
 
 
 

3
12%
59%
25%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
6%
57%
37%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17788 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
28%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

43%
57%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
Massachusetts
n = 37781 / dk = 144
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
62%
14%
Auburn
n = 164
 
 
 

10%
68%
22%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17790 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

3
18%
64%
15%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

78%
22%

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
Massachusetts
n = 37572 / dk = 262
 
 
 
 

3
19%
55%
23%
Auburn
n = 164
 
 
 

13%
54%
33%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17694 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

3
17%
54%
26%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
43%
52%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Massachusetts
n = 37386 / dk = 522
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
46%
21%
Auburn
n = 164
 
 
 
 

4
17%
51%
29%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17608 / dk = 239
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
49%
25%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

43%
57%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
Massachusetts
n = 37316 / dk = 521
 
 
 
 

6%
15%
53%
26%
Auburn
n = 164
 
 
 
 

2
5%
54%
38%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17577 / dk = 230
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
53%
28%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

39%
61%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Massachusetts
n = 37271 / dk = 613
 
 
 
 

2
18%
57%
22%
Auburn
n = 164 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
18%
54%
26%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17621 / dk = 203
 
 
 
 

1
9%
59%
31%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
39%
57%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
Massachusetts
n = 37528 / dk = 378
 
 
 
 

2
7%
60%
31%
Auburn
n = 164
 
 
 
 

1
4%
54%
40%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17722 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

1
6%
59%
34%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22
 
 

36%
64%

 

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.
Massachusetts
n = 37345 / dk = 499
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
57%
21%
Auburn
n = 166
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
54%
20%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17637 / dk = 200
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
56%
24%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
57%
39%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
Massachusetts
n = 37329 / dk = 402
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
55%
24%
Auburn
n = 164 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
18%
55%
20%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17615 / dk = 171
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
53%
25%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
4%
52%
39%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
Massachusetts
n = 37019 / dk = 735
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
54%
20%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
57%
18%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17493 / dk = 306
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
54%
22%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
61%
35%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
Massachusetts
n = 36918 / dk = 835
 
 
 
 

3
13%
57%
27%
Auburn
n = 161 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
13%
60%
24%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17404 / dk = 398
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
30%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
57%
39%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
Massachusetts
n = 36136 / dk = 1609
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
46%
14%
Auburn
n = 161 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

11%
32%
45%
12%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17141 / dk = 651
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
49%
17%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22
 
 
 

5%
59%
36%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
Massachusetts
n = 36836 / dk = 959
 
 
 
 

5%
20%
57%
18%
Auburn
n = 164 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
21%
56%
18%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17471 / dk = 347
 
 
 
 

4
17%
58%
21%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
48%
48%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
Massachusetts
n = 36971 / dk = 791
 
 
 
 

4
18%
57%
22%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
15%
61%
20%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17498 / dk = 303
 
 
 
 

3
15%
56%
26%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
4%
39%
52%

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
Massachusetts
n = 35644 / dk = 2330
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
34%
35%
Auburn
n = 159 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
12%
41%
44%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16843 / dk = 1059
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
36%
23%
Bryn Mawr
n = 21 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
52%
43%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Massachusetts
n = 36269 / dk = 1582
 
 
 
 

3
13%
31%
53%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
9%
36%
52%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17064 / dk = 789
 
 
 
 

4
17%
36%
44%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
41%
55%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Massachusetts
n = 36083 / dk = 1614
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
34%
41%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
16%
37%
45%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16922 / dk = 862
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
37%
27%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
45%
45%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
Massachusetts
n = 35955 / dk = 1904
 
 
 
 

26%
39%
27%
8%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

10%
36%
43%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17023 / dk = 826
 
 
 
 

27%
39%
26%
8%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
41%
14%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
Massachusetts
n = 36190 / dk = 1733
 
 
 
 

16%
34%
35%
14%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
32%
45%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17092 / dk = 778
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
39%
19%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
68%
27%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
Massachusetts
n = 34615 / dk = 3265
 
 
 
 

46%
36%
15%
3
Auburn
n = 156 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

23%
49%
24%
4
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16327 / dk = 1518
 
 
 
 

46%
36%
15%
3
Bryn Mawr
n = 20 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

30%
40%
25%
5%

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
Massachusetts
n = 34966 / dk = 2985
 
 
 
 

29%
37%
25%
9%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
40%
39%
16%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16560 / dk = 1333
 
 
 
 

25%
37%
28%
10%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

45%
36%
18%

h. School improvement planning
Massachusetts
n = 34790 / dk = 3098
 
 
 
 

16%
38%
35%
11%
Auburn
n = 153 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

8%
39%
41%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16549 / dk = 1312
 
 
 
 

12%
36%
39%
13%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18 / dk = 4
 
 
 

28%
56%
17%

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
Massachusetts
n = 35982 / dk = 2123
 
 
 
 

12%
33%
49%
7%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

11%
28%
53%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17076 / dk = 875
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
52%
7%
Bryn Mawr
n = 21 / dk = 2
 
 
 

10%
81%
10%

 

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.
Massachusetts
n = 36360 / dk = 1675
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
56%
14%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
59%
12%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17257 / dk = 665
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
58%
18%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
70%
26%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
Massachusetts
n = 37411 / dk = 563
 
 
 
 

10%
24%
48%
19%
Auburn
n = 164 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
48%
18%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17675 / dk = 220
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
48%
22%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
52%
43%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
Massachusetts
n = 37145 / dk = 876
 
 
 
 

10%
24%
47%
19%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
44%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17568 / dk = 351
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
47%
22%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
57%
39%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
Massachusetts
n = 36775 / dk = 1189
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
49%
21%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
50%
23%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17365 / dk = 526
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
49%
25%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
41%
55%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
Massachusetts
n = 37683 / dk = 311
 
 
 
 

2
5%
49%
44%
Auburn
n = 165 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
48%
46%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17772 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

1
3
45%
50%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

30%
70%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
Massachusetts
n = 36661 / dk = 1357
 
 
 
 

2
9%
53%
36%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 4
 
 
 

6%
51%
43%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17558 / dk = 365
 
 
 
 

1
5%
48%
45%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 

26%
74%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
Massachusetts
n = 35154 / dk = 2899
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
58%
24%
Auburn
n = 161 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
7%
58%
33%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16717 / dk = 1213
 
 
 
 

4
11%
57%
29%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
41%
55%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
Massachusetts
n = 35976 / dk = 1981
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
57%
23%
Auburn
n = 161 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
7%
55%
35%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17008 / dk = 880
 
 
 
 

3
14%
55%
28%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
36%
59%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
Massachusetts
n = 34591 / dk = 3366
 
 
 
 

7%
19%
52%
22%
Auburn
n = 158 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

3
8%
56%
34%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16421 / dk = 1466
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
26%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 

32%
68%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
Massachusetts
n = 29743 / dk = 8118
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
53%
16%
Auburn
n = 137 / dk = 27
 
 
 
 

7%
15%
56%
22%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14462 / dk = 3386
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
55%
19%
Bryn Mawr
n = 21 / dk = 2
 
 
 

5%
62%
33%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
Massachusetts
n = 36644 / dk = 1285
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
52%
22%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

4
17%
58%
22%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17241 / dk = 615
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
50%
24%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
4%
48%
43%

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
Massachusetts
n = 33022 / dk = 4926
 
 
 
 

9%
25%
55%
11%
Auburn
n = 149 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
57%
13%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15621 / dk = 2261
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
58%
13%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
64%
27%

b. Facilities and resources
Massachusetts
n = 35367 / dk = 2566
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
62%
14%
Auburn
n = 157 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

2
17%
62%
18%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16703 / dk = 1180
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
63%
16%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

9%
68%
23%

c. The use of time in my school
Massachusetts
n = 35163 / dk = 2768
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
57%
12%
Auburn
n = 159 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

3
28%
55%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16651 / dk = 1226
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
58%
14%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
4%
70%
22%

d. Professional development
Massachusetts
n = 35515 / dk = 2448
 
 
 
 

8%
26%
54%
12%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
59%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16753 / dk = 1132
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
56%
13%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

13%
65%
22%

e. Teacher leadership
Massachusetts
n = 33297 / dk = 4528
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
61%
12%
Auburn
n = 155 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

3
21%
63%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15794 / dk = 2025
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
63%
14%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

9%
68%
23%

f. Community support and involvement
Massachusetts
n = 33606 / dk = 4257
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
66%
14%
Auburn
n = 150 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

1
13%
71%
16%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16093 / dk = 1752
 
 
 
 

3
13%
69%
16%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 
 

5%
68%
27%

g. Managing student conduct
Massachusetts
n = 35965 / dk = 1953
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
57%
16%
Auburn
n = 159 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
16%
62%
19%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16971 / dk = 890
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
59%
18%
Bryn Mawr
n = 21
 
 

57%
43%

h. Instructional practices and support
Massachusetts
n = 35574 / dk = 2334
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
64%
16%
Auburn
n = 158 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
9%
70%
19%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16905 / dk = 952
 
 
 
 

4
15%
64%
18%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
4%
57%
35%

i. New teacher support
Massachusetts
n = 32820 / dk = 5051
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
60%
19%
Auburn
n = 151 / dk = 13
 
 
 

8%
67%
25%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15313 / dk = 2526
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
61%
19%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22
 
 

68%
32%

 

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.
Massachusetts
n = 36890 / dk = 1098
 
 
 
 

10%
32%
48%
10%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
60%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17443 / dk = 471
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
49%
11%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

22%
65%
13%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional development.
Massachusetts
n = 37420 / dk = 539
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
51%
10%
Auburn
n = 165
 
 
 
 

4
22%
66%
8%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17688 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
52%
10%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

9%
78%
13%

c. Professional development offerings are data driven.
Massachusetts
n = 31380 / dk = 6622
 
 
 
 

7%
26%
54%
13%
Auburn
n = 142 / dk = 23
 
 
 
 

3
17%
68%
12%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15382 / dk = 2548
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
57%
15%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 

86%
14%

d. Professional development opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
Massachusetts
n = 30701 / dk = 7063
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
67%
14%
Auburn
n = 144 / dk = 19
 
 
 
 

1
13%
76%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14957 / dk = 2855
 
 
 
 

4
13%
68%
16%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22 / dk = 1
 
 

82%
18%

e. Professional development is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
Massachusetts
n = 35916 / dk = 2057
 
 
 
 

17%
41%
35%
7%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

14%
38%
43%
5%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17056 / dk = 849
 
 
 
 

17%
41%
35%
7%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

13%
26%
48%
13%

f. Professional development deepens teachers' content knowledge.
Massachusetts
n = 36440 / dk = 1542
 
 
 
 

14%
32%
44%
9%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

10%
29%
54%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17238 / dk = 666
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
52%
11%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22
 
 
 

9%
77%
14%

g. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
Massachusetts
n = 36887 / dk = 1032
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
66%
18%
Auburn
n = 163 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
12%
69%
16%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17434 / dk = 440
 
 
 
 

3
11%
67%
19%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

4%
52%
43%

h. In this school, follow up is provided from professional development.
Massachusetts
n = 35484 / dk = 2336
 
 
 
 

11%
38%
43%
8%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

2
31%
59%
9%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16803 / dk = 1034
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
47%
9%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

17%
57%
26%

i. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Massachusetts
n = 36637 / dk = 1166
 
 
 
 

10%
31%
49%
10%
Auburn
n = 162 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
60%
9%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17322 / dk = 493
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
51%
12%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 

13%
65%
22%

j. Professional development is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
Massachusetts
n = 34544 / dk = 3271
 
 
 
 

15%
45%
34%
7%
Auburn
n = 153 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

12%
44%
39%
5%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16284 / dk = 1544
 
 
 
 

13%
45%
35%
7%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
55%
9%

k. Professional development enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Massachusetts
n = 36201 / dk = 1600
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
53%
10%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
68%
9%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17169 / dk = 647
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
56%
12%
Bryn Mawr
n = 23
 
 
 
 

4%
9%
70%
17%

l. Professional development enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
Massachusetts
n = 36268 / dk = 1404
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
58%
12%
Auburn
n = 160 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
71%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17199 / dk = 543
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
61%
14%
Bryn Mawr
n = 22
 
 
 
 

5%
5%
68%
23%

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
Massachusetts
n = 33138
 
 

49%
51%
Auburn
n = 144
 
 

44%
56%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15564
 
 

45%
55%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

28%
72%

b. Common Core Standards
Massachusetts
n = 33196
 
 

64%
36%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

64%
36%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15639
 
 

64%
36%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

61%
39%

c. Using student assessments (benchmark or formative)
Massachusetts
n = 32990
 
 

46%
54%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

39%
61%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15531
 
 

40%
60%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

d. Using data to drive instructional decision making
Massachusetts
n = 32985
 
 

41%
59%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

29%
71%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15521
 
 

36%
64%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

17%
83%

e. Differentiating instruction
Massachusetts
n = 33082
 
 

52%
48%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

42%
58%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15569
 
 

51%
49%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

33%
67%

f. Teaching students with disabilities
Massachusetts
n = 33070
 
 

56%
44%
Auburn
n = 145
 
 

54%
46%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15566
 
 

57%
43%
Bryn Mawr
n = 17
 
 

76%
24%

g. Teaching gifted and talented students
Massachusetts
n = 32988
 
 

56%
44%
Auburn
n = 145
 
 

65%
35%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15535
 
 

58%
42%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

56%
44%

h. Teaching English language learners
Massachusetts
n = 33015
 
 

52%
48%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

59%
41%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15551
 
 

53%
47%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

67%
33%

i. Closing the Achievement Gap
Massachusetts
n = 32787
 
 

60%
40%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

61%
39%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15440
 
 

61%
39%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

56%
44%

j. Promoting cultural proficiency (i.e., knowledge, skills and dispositions to address needs and strengths of diverse populations)
Massachusetts
n = 32737
 
 

45%
55%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

42%
58%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15387
 
 

44%
56%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

39%
61%

k. Separating learning needs from a disability in culturally and linguistically diverse students
Massachusetts
n = 32906
 
 

51%
49%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

48%
52%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15504
 
 

52%
48%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

61%
39%

l. Methods of teaching
Massachusetts
n = 32813
 
 

37%
63%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

31%
69%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15410
 
 

32%
68%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

11%
89%

m. Using reading/writing strategies
Massachusetts
n = 32833
 
 

43%
57%
Auburn
n = 144
 
 

30%
70%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15441
 
 

47%
53%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

33%
67%

n. Integrating technology into instruction
Massachusetts
n = 33038
 
 

64%
36%
Auburn
n = 146
 
 

64%
36%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15535
 
 

66%
34%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

61%
39%

o. Co-teaching/collaborative teaching
Massachusetts
n = 32943
 
 

51%
49%
Auburn
n = 144
 
 

51%
49%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15478
 
 

48%
52%
Bryn Mawr
n = 18
 
 

56%
44%

p. Managing student behavior
Massachusetts
n = 32804
 
 

38%
62%
Auburn
n = 145
 
 

29%
71%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15431
 
 

40%
60%
Bryn Mawr
n = 17
 
 

24%
76%

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
Massachusetts
n = 30566
 
 

63%
37%
Auburn
n = 126
 
 

64%
36%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14334
 
 

69%
31%
Bryn Mawr
n = 13
 
 

85%
15%

b. Common Core Standards
Massachusetts
n = 30433
 
 

47%
53%
Auburn
n = 126
 
 

35%
65%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14339
 
 

54%
46%
Bryn Mawr
n = 13
 
 

77%
23%

c. Using student assessments (benchmark or formative)
Massachusetts
n = 30375
 
 

50%
50%
Auburn
n = 125
 
 

50%
50%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14302
 
 

57%
43%
Bryn Mawr
n = 13
 
 

77%
23%

d. Using data to drive instructional decision making
Massachusetts
n = 30384
 
 

49%
51%
Auburn
n = 125