Result Details

Massachusetts (48.14% responded)
Atlantis Charter District (52.73% responded)
Massachusetts Elementary Schools (50.22% responded)
Atlantis Charter School (52.73% 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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
10%
62%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17788 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
44%
15%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
10%
62%
21%

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

13%
31%
41%
15%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 

21%
48%
31%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17829 / dk = 104
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
45%
14%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 

21%
48%
31%

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

8%
29%
50%
13%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
55%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17705 / dk = 188
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
50%
12%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
28%
55%
7%

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

11%
33%
45%
11%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

28%
38%
17%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17552 / dk = 351
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
44%
8%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

28%
38%
17%
17%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
45%
28%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17331 / dk = 584
 
 
 
 

17%
36%
40%
7%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
45%
28%
14%

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

7%
34%
49%
10%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
17%
59%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17602 / dk = 297
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
47%
8%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
17%
59%
14%

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

8%
23%
53%
17%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
38%
31%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17434 / dk = 452
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
55%
17%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
38%
31%
14%

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
Atlantis Charter District
n = 26
 
 
 
 
 

8%
35%
31%
15%
12%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15701
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
22%
34%
29%
10%
3
Atlantis Charter School
n = 26
 
 
 
 
 

8%
35%
31%
15%
12%

b. Collaborative planning time
Massachusetts
n = 33438
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
47%
27%
8%
1
0
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 

18%
54%
29%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15744
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
52%
29%
7%
1
0
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 

18%
54%
29%

c. Supervisory duties
Massachusetts
n = 33275
 
 
 
 
 
 

22%
40%
25%
10%
3
1
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
52%
4
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15677
 
 
 
 
 
 

21%
45%
26%
5%
2
0
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
52%
4

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

3
51%
39%
6%
1
0
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 

39%
46%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15553
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
53%
39%
4%
1
0
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 

39%
46%
14%

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Massachusetts
n = 33019
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
48%
33%
9%
3
1
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
43%
25%
25%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15541
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
49%
32%
9%
3
1
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
43%
25%
25%

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

2
51%
39%
7%
1
0
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 

11%
46%
43%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15742
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
52%
38%
6%
1
0
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 

11%
46%
43%

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Massachusetts
n = 33537
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
59%
26%
6%
2
1
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

11%
43%
29%
7%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15784
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
54%
29%
8%
3
1
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

11%
43%
29%
7%
11%

h. Professional development
Massachusetts
n = 33020
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
50%
24%
5%
1
1
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
61%
32%
4
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15511
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
51%
25%
5%
1
1
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

4
61%
32%
4

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

15%
38%
30%
11%
4%
2
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 
 

18%
18%
43%
4
4
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15663
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
37%
32%
11%
5%
2
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 
 

18%
18%
43%
4
4
14%

j. Delivery of assessments
Massachusetts
n = 33414
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
44%
11%
3
1
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

7%
11%
64%
11%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15746
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
35%
46%
11%
3
1
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

7%
11%
64%
11%
7%

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Massachusetts
n = 33348
 
 
 
 
 
 

7%
42%
37%
10%
3
2
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
36%
14%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15704
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
40%
39%
10%
3
2
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
36%
14%
7%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

4
32%
14%
18%
32%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15921
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
3
12%
19%
31%
34%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 
 

4
32%
14%
18%
32%

 

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
31%
52%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17647 / dk = 281
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
52%
20%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
31%
52%
14%

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

10%
26%
43%
21%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
17%
59%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17785 / dk = 112
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
44%
20%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
17%
59%
10%

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

5%
14%
54%
27%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 

3
45%
52%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17842 / dk = 73
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
56%
26%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 

3
45%
52%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
52%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17828 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
53%
22%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
28%
52%
14%

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

5%
21%
54%
19%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
59%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17773 / dk = 134
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
54%
19%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
59%
21%

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

5%
15%
47%
32%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
24%
38%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17838 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
48%
31%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
24%
38%
21%

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

4%
15%
54%
26%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

41%
21%
31%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17763 / dk = 116
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
55%
25%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

41%
21%
31%
7%

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

5%
15%
53%
27%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

34%
28%
28%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17718 / dk = 129
 
 
 
 

4
13%
55%
28%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

34%
28%
28%
10%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
14%
59%
24%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17746 / dk = 148
 
 
 
 

10%
23%
49%
17%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
14%
59%
24%

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

7%
21%
50%
22%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
37%
37%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17419 / dk = 448
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
51%
21%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
37%
37%
11%

 

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

15%
44%
30%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16891 / dk = 939
 
 
 
 

4
20%
56%
20%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

15%
44%
30%
11%

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

2
10%
64%
24%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
37%
26%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17510 / dk = 318
 
 
 
 

1
8%
64%
27%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
30%
37%
26%

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

1
10%
59%
29%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
21%
39%
25%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17651 / dk = 205
 
 
 
 

1
8%
56%
36%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
21%
39%
25%

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

0
5%
62%
33%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
3
48%
45%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17537 / dk = 299
 
 
 
 

0
3
57%
40%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
3
48%
45%

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

5%
28%
55%
11%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 

33%
63%
4
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17340 / dk = 525
 
 
 
 

5%
25%
57%
13%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 

33%
63%
4

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

3
18%
61%
18%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
34%
52%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17360 / dk = 468
 
 
 
 

2
13%
62%
23%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
34%
52%
10%

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

4%
25%
61%
11%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 

15%
78%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17320 / dk = 478
 
 
 
 

3
21%
62%
14%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 

15%
78%
7%

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

5%
23%
62%
11%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 20 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
40%
40%
15%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16397 / dk = 1436
 
 
 
 

3
20%
64%
13%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 20 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

5%
40%
40%
15%

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

4%
17%
61%
18%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 25 / dk = 4
 
 
 

20%
64%
16%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16932 / dk = 901
 
 
 
 

3
14%
62%
21%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 25 / dk = 4
 
 
 

20%
64%
16%

 

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
7%
50%
39%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17788 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

2
10%
59%
28%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

4
7%
50%
39%

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

4%
20%
62%
14%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
17%
62%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17790 / dk = 69
 
 
 
 

3
18%
64%
15%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
17%
62%
17%

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

3
19%
55%
23%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
28%
38%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17694 / dk = 122
 
 
 
 

3
17%
54%
26%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
28%
38%
17%

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

9%
24%
46%
21%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

21%
36%
32%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17608 / dk = 239
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
49%
25%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

21%
36%
32%
11%

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

6%
15%
53%
26%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
34%
31%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17577 / dk = 230
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
53%
28%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
34%
31%
17%

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

2
18%
57%
22%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 

21%
41%
38%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17621 / dk = 203
 
 
 
 

1
9%
59%
31%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 

21%
41%
38%

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

2
7%
60%
31%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 

17%
41%
41%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17722 / dk = 120
 
 
 
 

1
6%
59%
34%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 

17%
41%
41%

 

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

14%
25%
43%
18%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17637 / dk = 200
 
 
 
 

4%
16%
56%
24%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

14%
25%
43%
18%

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

5%
17%
55%
24%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
25%
32%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17615 / dk = 171
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
53%
25%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
36%
25%
32%

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

5%
21%
54%
20%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
25%
29%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17493 / dk = 306
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
54%
22%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
36%
25%
29%

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

3
13%
57%
27%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
23%
42%
31%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17404 / dk = 398
 
 
 
 

2
11%
57%
30%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
23%
42%
31%

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

8%
32%
46%
14%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
41%
26%
15%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17141 / dk = 651
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
49%
17%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
41%
26%
15%

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

5%
20%
57%
18%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
43%
25%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17471 / dk = 347
 
 
 
 

4
17%
58%
21%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
43%
25%
21%

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

4
18%
57%
22%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
25%
39%
25%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17498 / dk = 303
 
 
 
 

3
15%
56%
26%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

11%
25%
39%
25%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
29%
50%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16843 / dk = 1059
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
36%
23%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
11%
29%
50%

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

3
13%
31%
53%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
30%
59%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17064 / dk = 789
 
 
 
 

4
17%
36%
44%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 

11%
30%
59%

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

6%
19%
34%
41%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
21%
21%
41%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16922 / dk = 862
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
37%
27%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
21%
21%
41%

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

26%
39%
27%
8%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

52%
31%
10%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17023 / dk = 826
 
 
 
 

27%
39%
26%
8%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

52%
31%
10%
7%

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

16%
34%
35%
14%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

34%
41%
10%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17092 / dk = 778
 
 
 
 

12%
30%
39%
19%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

34%
41%
10%
14%

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

46%
36%
15%
3
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

69%
17%
10%
3
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16327 / dk = 1518
 
 
 
 

46%
36%
15%
3
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

69%
17%
10%
3

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

29%
37%
25%
9%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 

59%
28%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16560 / dk = 1333
 
 
 
 

25%
37%
28%
10%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 

59%
28%
14%

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

16%
38%
35%
11%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

50%
32%
14%
4
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16549 / dk = 1312
 
 
 
 

12%
36%
39%
13%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

50%
32%
14%
4

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 

43%
36%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17076 / dk = 875
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
52%
7%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 

43%
36%
21%

 

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
45%
34%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17257 / dk = 665
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
58%
18%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
45%
34%
10%

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

10%
24%
48%
19%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

30%
30%
30%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17675 / dk = 220
 
 
 
 

9%
22%
48%
22%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

30%
30%
30%
11%

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

10%
24%
47%
19%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

43%
18%
25%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17568 / dk = 351
 
 
 
 

9%
23%
47%
22%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

43%
18%
25%
14%

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

7%
23%
49%
21%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
48%
28%
10%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17365 / dk = 526
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
49%
25%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
48%
28%
10%

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

2
5%
49%
44%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 

3
66%
31%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17772 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

1
3
45%
50%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 

3
66%
31%

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

2
9%
53%
36%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 

46%
54%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17558 / dk = 365
 
 
 
 

1
5%
48%
45%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 

46%
54%

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

5%
13%
58%
24%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 22 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
45%
27%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16717 / dk = 1213
 
 
 
 

4
11%
57%
29%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 22 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
45%
27%

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

4%
16%
57%
23%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
57%
14%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17008 / dk = 880
 
 
 
 

3
14%
55%
28%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

14%
57%
14%
14%

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

7%
19%
52%
22%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 23 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

26%
17%
39%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16421 / dk = 1466
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
53%
26%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 23 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

26%
17%
39%
17%

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

7%
23%
53%
16%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 22 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

23%
27%
32%
18%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14462 / dk = 3386
 
 
 
 

6%
21%
55%
19%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 22 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

23%
27%
32%
18%

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

7%
20%
52%
22%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
43%
25%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17241 / dk = 615
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
50%
24%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
43%
25%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

32%
29%
21%
18%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15621 / dk = 2261
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
58%
13%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

32%
29%
21%
18%

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

5%
18%
62%
14%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
33%
37%
15%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16703 / dk = 1180
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
63%
16%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
33%
37%
15%

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

7%
25%
57%
12%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
33%
37%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16651 / dk = 1226
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
58%
14%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

19%
33%
37%
11%

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

8%
26%
54%
12%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

22%
30%
41%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16753 / dk = 1132
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
56%
13%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

22%
30%
41%
7%

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

6%
21%
61%
12%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
30%
41%
15%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15794 / dk = 2025
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
63%
14%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

15%
30%
41%
15%

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

4%
16%
66%
14%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 24 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
25%
58%
12%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16093 / dk = 1752
 
 
 
 

3
13%
69%
16%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 24 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4%
25%
58%
12%

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

7%
20%
57%
16%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
41%
15%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16971 / dk = 890
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
59%
18%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 
 
 

11%
33%
41%
15%

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

4%
15%
64%
16%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
34%
31%
24%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16905 / dk = 952
 
 
 
 

4
15%
64%
18%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

10%
34%
31%
24%

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

5%
16%
60%
19%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

23%
8%
58%
12%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15313 / dk = 2526
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
61%
19%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 26 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

23%
8%
58%
12%

 

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

19%
26%
48%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17443 / dk = 471
 
 
 
 

9%
31%
49%
11%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

19%
26%
48%
7%

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

9%
31%
51%
10%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
31%
48%
17%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17688 / dk = 209
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
52%
10%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

3
31%
48%
17%

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

7%
26%
54%
13%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
52%
41%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15382 / dk = 2548
 
 
 
 

5%
23%
57%
15%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 

7%
52%
41%

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

4%
14%
67%
14%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 20 / dk = 8
 
 
 

20%
45%
35%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14957 / dk = 2855
 
 
 
 

4
13%
68%
16%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 20 / dk = 8
 
 
 

20%
45%
35%

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

17%
41%
35%
7%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

36%
43%
11%
11%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17056 / dk = 849
 
 
 
 

17%
41%
35%
7%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

36%
43%
11%
11%

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

14%
32%
44%
9%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
52%
24%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17238 / dk = 666
 
 
 
 

9%
27%
52%
11%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

17%
52%
24%
7%

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

4%
12%
66%
18%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 

21%
54%
25%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17434 / dk = 440
 
 
 
 

3
11%
67%
19%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 

21%
54%
25%

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

11%
38%
43%
8%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

21%
21%
50%
7%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16803 / dk = 1034
 
 
 
 

9%
36%
47%
9%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

21%
21%
50%
7%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 
 
 

14%
32%
39%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17322 / dk = 493
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
51%
12%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 
 
 

14%
32%
39%
14%

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

15%
45%
34%
7%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
45%
38%
3
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 16284 / dk = 1544
 
 
 
 

13%
45%
35%
7%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 29
 
 
 
 

14%
45%
38%
3

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
59%
19%
15%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17169 / dk = 647
 
 
 
 

7%
25%
56%
12%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

7%
59%
19%
15%

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

8%
22%
58%
12%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
43%
36%
14%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 17199 / dk = 543
 
 
 
 

6%
20%
61%
14%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
43%
36%
14%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 

57%
43%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15564
 
 

45%
55%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 

57%
43%

b. Common Core Standards
Massachusetts
n = 33196
 
 

64%
36%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

56%
44%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15639
 
 

64%
36%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

56%
44%

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

46%
54%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

19%
81%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15531
 
 

40%
60%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

19%
81%

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

41%
59%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

7%
93%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15521
 
 

36%
64%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

7%
93%

e. Differentiating instruction
Massachusetts
n = 33082
 
 

52%
48%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

63%
37%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15569
 
 

51%
49%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

63%
37%

f. Teaching students with disabilities
Massachusetts
n = 33070
 
 

56%
44%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

67%
33%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15566
 
 

57%
43%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

67%
33%

g. Teaching gifted and talented students
Massachusetts
n = 32988
 
 

56%
44%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 

79%
21%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15535
 
 

58%
42%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 

79%
21%

h. Teaching English language learners
Massachusetts
n = 33015
 
 

52%
48%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

59%
41%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15551
 
 

53%
47%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

59%
41%

i. Closing the Achievement Gap
Massachusetts
n = 32787
 
 

60%
40%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 28
 
 

43%
57%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15440
 
 

61%
39%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 28
 
 

43%
57%

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

45%
55%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

67%
33%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15387
 
 

44%
56%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

67%
33%

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

51%
49%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

52%
48%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15504
 
 

52%
48%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

52%
48%

l. Methods of teaching
Massachusetts
n = 32813
 
 

37%
63%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

33%
67%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15410
 
 

32%
68%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

33%
67%

m. Using reading/writing strategies
Massachusetts
n = 32833
 
 

43%
57%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

41%
59%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15441
 
 

47%
53%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

41%
59%

n. Integrating technology into instruction
Massachusetts
n = 33038
 
 

64%
36%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

56%
44%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15535
 
 

66%
34%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

56%
44%

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

51%
49%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 26
 
 

58%
42%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15478
 
 

48%
52%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 26
 
 

58%
42%

p. Managing student behavior
Massachusetts
n = 32804
 
 

38%
62%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 27
 
 

56%
44%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 15431
 
 

40%
60%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 27
 
 

56%
44%

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%
Atlantis Charter District
n = 25
 
 

44%
56%
Massachusetts Elementary Schools
n = 14334
 
 

69%
31%
Atlantis Charter School
n = 25
 
 

44%
56%

b. Common Core Standards