Result Details

Arizona (30.68% responded)
Balsz Elementary District (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.
Arizona
n = 15824 / dk = 80
 
 
 
 

23%
38%
29%
10%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 130
 
 
 
 

52%
32%
13%
2

b. Teachers have time available to collaborate with colleagues.
Arizona
n = 15777 / dk = 61
 
 
 
 

9%
25%
50%
16%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

8%
16%
55%
22%

c. Teachers are allowed to focus on educating students with minimal interruptions.
Arizona
n = 15705 / dk = 89
 
 
 
 

12%
31%
45%
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
42%
34%
6%

d. The non-instructional time provided for teachers in my school is sufficient.
Arizona
n = 15630 / dk = 212
 
 
 
 

14%
35%
42%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

14%
39%
42%
5%

e. Efforts are made to minimize the amount of routine paperwork teachers are required to do.
Arizona
n = 15434 / dk = 390
 
 
 
 

15%
32%
43%
10%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

10%
27%
54%
8%

f. Teachers have sufficient instructional time to meet the needs of all students.
Arizona
n = 15704 / dk = 148
 
 
 
 

12%
35%
43%
10%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 130
 
 
 
 

21%
27%
43%
9%

g. Teachers are protected from duties that interfere with their essential role of educating students.
Arizona
n = 15476 / dk = 371
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
47%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

10%
29%
49%
12%

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
Arizona
n = 14731
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
21%
33%
27%
13%
3
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
22%
41%
24%
10%
1

b. Collaborative planning time
Arizona
n = 14867
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
45%
35%
8%
2
0
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 
 
 
 

8%
37%
38%
13%
3

c. Supervisory duties
Arizona
n = 14823
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
38%
31%
8%
3
1
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 
 
 
 

19%
40%
31%
10%
1

d. Required committee and/or staff meetings
Arizona
n = 14792
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
38%
49%
10%
1
1
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 
 
 
 

2
16%
66%
16%
1

e. Completing required administrative paperwork
Arizona
n = 14814
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
48%
32%
10%
4
1
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 
 
 
 

6%
46%
36%
8%
4

f. Communicating with parents/guardians and/or the community
Arizona
n = 14946
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
47%
40%
9%
2
1
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128
 
 
 
 
 

2
52%
45%
1
1

g. Addressing student discipline issues
Arizona
n = 14950
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
43%
34%
12%
5%
2
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128
 
 
 
 
 
 

4
34%
34%
20%
5%
4

h. Professional learning
Arizona
n = 14244
 
 
 
 
 
 

11%
44%
34%
7%
2
1
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
19%
62%
14%
2
1

i. Preparation for required federal, state, and local assessments
Arizona
n = 14905
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
36%
31%
12%
5%
4
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128
 
 
 
 
 
 

14%
40%
35%
7%
3
1

j. Delivery of assessments
Arizona
n = 14928
 
 
 
 
 
 

5%
33%
43%
14%
4
2
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
41%
11%
2
2

k. Utilizing results of assessments
Arizona
n = 14933
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
39%
12%
3
1
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 
 
 
 

6%
39%
43%
9%
3

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
Arizona
n = 15024
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
6%
18%
23%
28%
24%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128
 
 
 
 
 
 

2
5%
15%
23%
37%
17%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15708 / dk = 146
 
 
 
 

9%
24%
50%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 
 
 

20%
33%
39%
9%

b. Teachers have sufficient access to instructional technology, including computers, printers, software and internet access.
Arizona
n = 15795 / dk = 62
 
 
 
 

8%
20%
47%
25%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 130
 
 
 
 

3
9%
48%
40%

c. Teachers have access to reliable communication technology, including phones, faxes and email.
Arizona
n = 15758 / dk = 68
 
 
 
 

2
6%
56%
35%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 129
 
 
 
 

2
2
48%
47%

d. Teachers have sufficient access to office equipment and supplies such as copy machines, paper, pens, etc.
Arizona
n = 15784 / dk = 60
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
51%
25%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 130
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
39%
23%

e. Teachers have sufficient access to a broad range of professional support personnel.
Arizona
n = 15662 / dk = 183
 
 
 
 

7%
22%
52%
18%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 130
 
 
 
 

12%
20%
55%
13%

f. The school environment is clean and well maintained.
Arizona
n = 15708 / dk = 166
 
 
 
 

4
12%
49%
35%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 129 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

11%
19%
50%
20%

g. Teachers have adequate space to work productively.
Arizona
n = 15678 / dk = 142
 
 
 
 

2
10%
58%
30%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
14%
62%
21%

h. The physical environment of classrooms in this school supports teaching and learning.
Arizona
n = 15695 / dk = 143
 
 
 
 

3
11%
56%
30%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128
 
 
 
 

4
23%
58%
16%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 14927 / dk = 950
 
 
 
 

8%
28%
48%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 122 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

23%
48%
27%
2

b. This school maintains clear, two-way communication with the community.
Arizona
n = 15381 / dk = 479
 
 
 
 

3
12%
62%
23%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
57%
10%

c. This school does a good job of encouraging parent/guardian involvement.
Arizona
n = 15544 / dk = 311
 
 
 
 

3
13%
54%
30%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
27%
52%
15%

d. Teachers provide parents/guardians with useful information about student learning.
Arizona
n = 15552 / dk = 316
 
 
 
 

1
7%
61%
32%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
25%

e. Parents/guardians know what is going on in this school.
Arizona
n = 15247 / dk = 599
 
 
 
 

3
17%
56%
24%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 121 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
50%
9%

f. Parents/guardians support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Arizona
n = 15504 / dk = 322
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
52%
12%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
44%
43%
5%

g. Community members support teachers, contributing to their success with students.
Arizona
n = 14791 / dk = 1060
 
 
 
 

6%
24%
57%
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

10%
34%
48%
8%

h. The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Arizona
n = 14953 / dk = 904
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
59%
19%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 118 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

4%
23%
63%
10%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15790 / dk = 71
 
 
 
 

5%
14%
55%
25%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 129 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
52%
20%

b. Students at this school follow rules of conduct.
Arizona
n = 15759 / dk = 70
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
54%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 129 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

16%
39%
41%
4

c. Policies and procedures about student conduct are clearly understood by the faculty.
Arizona
n = 15705 / dk = 103
 
 
 
 

5%
19%
53%
24%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
19%
50%
22%

d. School administrators consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Arizona
n = 15636 / dk = 195
 
 
 
 

11%
23%
44%
21%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 123 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

13%
14%
46%
27%

e. School administrators support teachers' efforts to maintain discipline in the classroom.
Arizona
n = 15656 / dk = 174
 
 
 
 

8%
17%
49%
26%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

9%
16%
45%
29%

f. Teachers consistently enforce rules for student conduct.
Arizona
n = 15600 / dk = 233
 
 
 
 

4
21%
53%
22%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

6%
25%
48%
21%

g. The faculty work in a school environment that is safe.
Arizona
n = 15683 / dk = 143
 
 
 
 

2
7%
58%
32%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
10%
63%
23%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15669 / dk = 185
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
55%
22%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 129 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
23%
56%
18%

b. Teachers are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction.
Arizona
n = 15721 / dk = 127
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
54%
26%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 129 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

3
17%
53%
27%

c. Teachers are relied upon to make decisions about educational issues.
Arizona
n = 15575 / dk = 258
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
55%
22%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

3
26%
52%
19%

d. Teachers are encouraged to participate in school leadership roles.
Arizona
n = 15581 / dk = 271
 
 
 
 

3
10%
56%
31%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
12%
61%
25%

e. The faculty has an effective process for making group decisions to solve problems.
Arizona
n = 15240 / dk = 630
 
 
 
 

6%
26%
50%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
34%
47%
10%

f. In this school we take steps to solve problems.
Arizona
n = 15485 / dk = 384
 
 
 
 

4%
18%
57%
21%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
58%
13%

g. Teachers are effective leaders in this school.
Arizona
n = 15585 / dk = 255
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
26%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
60%
20%

h. Teachers are encouraged to be active in professional networks and organizations.
Arizona
n = 15048 / dk = 786
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
55%
21%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
23%
53%
17%

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
Arizona
n = 15106 / dk = 750
 
 
 
 

10%
30%
34%
27%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
34%
39%
20%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Arizona
n = 15274 / dk = 529
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
34%
45%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

5%
31%
37%
28%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Arizona
n = 15262 / dk = 519
 
 
 
 

8%
21%
35%
36%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 123 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

12%
26%
27%
35%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional learning programs
Arizona
n = 15026 / dk = 787
 
 
 
 

23%
36%
30%
11%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 119 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

35%
39%
19%
6%

e. Establishing student discipline procedures
Arizona
n = 15313 / dk = 508
 
 
 
 

16%
32%
34%
18%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

28%
27%
29%
17%

f. Providing input on how the school budget will be spent
Arizona
n = 14615 / dk = 1209
 
 
 
 

50%
33%
14%
3
Balsz Elementary District
n = 116 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

58%
34%
6%
2

g. The selection of teachers new to this school
Arizona
n = 14862 / dk = 986
 
 
 
 

29%
35%
25%
11%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 121 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

26%
37%
26%
11%

h. School improvement planning
Arizona
n = 14707 / dk = 1105
 
 
 
 

18%
34%
34%
14%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 119 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

26%
41%
20%
13%

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
Arizona
n = 15179 / dk = 728
 
 
 
 

11%
30%
50%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 123 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

16%
38%
42%
3

 

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.
Arizona
n = 15306 / dk = 546
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
57%
20%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
22%
55%
14%

b. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect in this school.
Arizona
n = 15632 / dk = 187
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
49%
23%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

10%
18%
48%
24%

c. Teachers feel comfortable raising issues and concerns that are important to them.
Arizona
n = 15465 / dk = 355
 
 
 
 

8%
23%
47%
22%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

13%
20%
44%
24%

d. The school leadership consistently supports teachers.
Arizona
n = 15528 / dk = 313
 
 
 
 

6%
19%
48%
27%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
44%
29%

e. Teachers are held to high professional standards for delivering instruction.
Arizona
n = 15661 / dk = 179
 
 
 
 

2
8%
50%
40%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

6%
10%
46%
38%

f. The school leadership facilitates using data to improve student learning.
Arizona
n = 15461 / dk = 391
 
 
 
 

2
8%
52%
38%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
9%
54%
32%

g. Teacher performance is assessed objectively.
Arizona
n = 15246 / dk = 607
 
 
 
 

4%
12%
54%
30%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

8%
19%
56%
17%

h. Teachers receive feedback that can help them improve teaching.
Arizona
n = 15445 / dk = 408
 
 
 
 

4
13%
54%
30%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

7%
20%
55%
18%

i. The procedures for teacher evaluation are consistent.
Arizona
n = 15172 / dk = 633
 
 
 
 

5%
12%
52%
31%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

3
14%
57%
25%

j. The school improvement team provides effective leadership at this school.
Arizona
n = 13482 / dk = 2316
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
53%
23%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 100 / dk = 30
 
 
 
 

14%
29%
45%
12%

k. The faculty are recognized for accomplishments.
Arizona
n = 15503 / dk = 299
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
51%
29%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

7%
24%
50%
19%

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
Arizona
n = 14125 / dk = 1706
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
56%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 115 / dk = 15
 
 
 
 

10%
33%
50%
7%

b. Facilities and resources
Arizona
n = 14788 / dk = 1003
 
 
 
 

5%
16%
63%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 122 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
61%
11%

c. The use of time in my school
Arizona
n = 14841 / dk = 962
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
57%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 119 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

9%
26%
54%
11%

d. Professional learning
Arizona
n = 15008 / dk = 799
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
61%
18%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 121 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

7%
21%
58%
13%

e. Teacher leadership
Arizona
n = 14613 / dk = 1183
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
62%
16%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 118 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

5%
28%
55%
12%

f. Community support and involvement
Arizona
n = 14416 / dk = 1391
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
63%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 117 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

9%
21%
52%
18%

g. Managing student conduct
Arizona
n = 15208 / dk = 602
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
54%
18%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

14%
19%
54%
14%

h. Instructional practices and support
Arizona
n = 15100 / dk = 704
 
 
 
 

4%
13%
64%
19%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 122 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
64%
12%

i. New teacher support
Arizona
n = 14221 / dk = 1580
 
 
 
 

8%
18%
54%
20%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 118 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

8%
25%
47%
19%

 

Professional Learning

Q8.1 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about professional learning 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 learning in my school.
Arizona
n = 15345 / dk = 465
 
 
 
 

5%
22%
58%
14%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

4
28%
54%
14%

b. An appropriate amount of time is provided for professional learning.
Arizona
n = 15547 / dk = 250
 
 
 
 

5%
24%
58%
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
23%
64%
10%

c. Professional learning offerings are data driven.
Arizona
n = 14086 / dk = 1672
 
 
 
 

4%
20%
59%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 112 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
57%
8%

d. Professional learning opportunities are aligned with the school’s improvement plan.
Arizona
n = 13171 / dk = 2565
 
 
 
 

4
12%
65%
19%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 105 / dk = 25
 
 
 
 

6%
12%
72%
10%

e. Professional learning is differentiated to meet the needs of individual teachers.
Arizona
n = 14865 / dk = 929
 
 
 
 

12%
33%
43%
11%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 121 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

21%
35%
38%
6%

f. Professional learning deepens teachers' content knowledge.
Arizona
n = 15282 / dk = 528
 
 
 
 

8%
24%
53%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

12%
27%
50%
11%

g. Teachers are encouraged to reflect on their own practice.
Arizona
n = 15466 / dk = 320
 
 
 
 

3
9%
65%
23%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

3
9%
71%
17%

h. In this school, follow up is provided from professional learning.
Arizona
n = 14896 / dk = 878
 
 
 
 

7%
31%
50%
12%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 119 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

8%
38%
45%
8%

i. Professional learning provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to work with colleagues to refine teaching practices.
Arizona
n = 15286 / dk = 465
 
 
 
 

6%
22%
57%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

8%
30%
52%
10%

j. Professional learning is evaluated and results are communicated to teachers.
Arizona
n = 14596 / dk = 1166
 
 
 
 

9%
34%
46%
11%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 119 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

9%
49%
35%
7%

k. Professional learning enhances teachers' ability to implement instructional strategies that meet diverse student learning needs.
Arizona
n = 15206 / dk = 536
 
 
 
 

5%
18%
61%
16%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

8%
29%
51%
12%

l. Professional learning enhances teachers' abilities to improve student learning.
Arizona
n = 15253 / dk = 470
 
 
 
 

4%
15%
63%
18%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126 / dk = 4
 
 
 
 

9%
17%
62%
13%

Q8.2 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need professional learning to teach your students more effectively?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
Arizona
n = 14754
 
 

40%
60%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 

46%
54%

c. Student assessment
Arizona
n = 14684
 
 

37%
63%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

33%
67%

d. Data Literacy
Arizona
n = 14634
 
 

38%
62%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

37%
63%

e. Differentiating instruction
Arizona
n = 14739
 
 

51%
49%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 

52%
48%

f. Classroom management techniques
Arizona
n = 14649
 
 

33%
67%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

41%
59%

g. Special education (students with disabilities)
Arizona
n = 14672
 
 

50%
50%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 

64%
36%

h. Special education (gifted and talented)
Arizona
n = 14627
 
 

51%
49%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 

56%
44%

i. English Language Learners
Arizona
n = 14619
 
 

40%
60%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 

57%
43%

j. Closing the Achievement Gap
Arizona
n = 14651
 
 

59%
41%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

60%
40%

k. Promoting cultural proficiency (i.e., knowledge, skills and dispositions to address needs and strengths of diverse populations
Arizona
n = 14597
 
 

46%
54%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 

51%
49%

l. Methods of teaching
Arizona
n = 14604
 
 

37%
63%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

42%
58%

m. Reading strategies
Arizona
n = 14585
 
 

40%
60%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

44%
56%

n. Integrating technology into instruction
Arizona
n = 14704
 
 

58%
42%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 

56%
44%

Q8.3 In the past 2 years, have you had 10 clock hours or more of professional learning in any of the following areas?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Your content area
Arizona
n = 14701
 
 

68%
32%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 

68%
32%

c. Student assessment
Arizona
n = 14603
 
 

52%
48%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

51%
49%

d. Data Literacy
Arizona
n = 14534
 
 

42%
58%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

38%
62%

e. Differentiating instruction
Arizona
n = 14589
 
 

44%
56%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

34%
66%

f. Classroom management techniques
Arizona
n = 14545
 
 

34%
66%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

34%
66%

g. Special education (students with disabilities)
Arizona
n = 14512
 
 

23%
77%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 

24%
76%

h. Special education (gifted and talented)
Arizona
n = 14474
 
 

16%
84%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 

13%
87%

i. English Language Learners
Arizona
n = 14509
 
 

25%
75%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 124
 
 

26%
74%

j. Closing the Achievement Gap
Arizona
n = 14433
 
 

22%
78%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 126
 
 

25%
75%

k. Promoting cultural proficiency (i.e., knowledge, skills and dispositions to address needs and strengths of diverse populations
Arizona
n = 14441
 
 

23%
77%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 124
 
 

24%
76%

l. Methods of teaching
Arizona
n = 14521
 
 

52%
48%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

52%
48%

m. Reading strategies
Arizona
n = 14521
 
 

46%
54%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 123
 
 

35%
65%

n. Integrating technology into instruction
Arizona
n = 14476
 
 

47%
53%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 125
 
 

50%
50%

 

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.
Arizona
n = 14067 / dk = 1673
 
 
 
 

24%
32%
37%
7%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 109 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

25%
50%
22%
4

b. Local assessment data are available in time to impact instructional practices.
Arizona
n = 14462 / dk = 1253
 
 
 
 

5%
13%
63%
18%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 113 / dk = 17
 
 
 
 

10%
26%
58%
6%

c. Teachers use assessment data to inform their instruction.
Arizona
n = 14896 / dk = 801
 
 
 
 

2
9%
64%
25%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 122 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

6%
7%
66%
20%

d. The curriculum taught in this school is aligned with Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.
Arizona
n = 14707 / dk = 969
 
 
 
 

2
6%
58%
35%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 119 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

3
11%
63%
23%

e. Teachers work in professional learning communities or cluster groups to develop and align instructional practices.
Arizona
n = 15250 / dk = 450
 
 
 
 

4
12%
56%
28%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 120 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

9%
20%
57%
14%

f. Provided supports (i.e. instructional coaching, professional learning communities, etc.) translate to improvements in instructional practices by teachers.
Arizona
n = 14813 / dk = 894
 
 
 
 

5%
17%
59%
19%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 124 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

7%
14%
65%
15%

g. Teachers are encouraged to try new things to improve instruction.
Arizona
n = 15269 / dk = 433
 
 
 
 

3
9%
59%
29%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 128 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

2
6%
67%
25%

h. Teachers are assigned classes that maximize their likelihood of success with students.
Arizona
n = 14062 / dk = 1609
 
 
 
 

11%
29%
47%
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 117 / dk = 13
 
 
 
 

25%
39%
29%
7%

i. Teachers have autonomy to make decisions about instructional delivery (i.e. pacing, materials and pedagogy).
Arizona
n = 15188 / dk = 512
 
 
 
 

7%
17%
53%
23%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

5%
27%
52%
17%

 

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
Arizona
n = 14928
 
 
 
 
 
 

78%
5%
5%
3
3
6%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127
 
 
 
 
 

62%
2
25%
6%
5%

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
Arizona
n = 14586
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

17%
9%
8%
11%
10%
30%
2
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 120
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

13%
11%
5%
9%
10%
36%
4%
12%

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
Arizona
n = 15409
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
8%
4%
19%
5%
7%
5%
35%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 124
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
12%
4%
19%
2
11%
2
37%

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
Arizona
n = 15601 / dk = 228
 
 
 
 

8%
9%
47%
36%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 127 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
53%
19%

 

New Teacher Support

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


a. Formally assigned mentor
Arizona
n = 2332
 
 

73%
27%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

88%
12%

b. Seminars specifically designed for new teachers
Arizona
n = 2332
 
 

78%
22%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

74%
26%

c. Reduced workload
Arizona
n = 2327
 
 

17%
83%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

17%
83%

d. Common planning time with other teachers
Arizona
n = 2331
 
 

69%
31%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

74%
26%

e. Release time to observe other teachers
Arizona
n = 2330
 
 

37%
63%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

45%
55%

f. Formal time to meet with mentor during school hours
Arizona
n = 2325
 
 

46%
54%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

50%
50%

g. Orientation for new teachers
Arizona
n = 2323
 
 

89%
11%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

90%
10%

h. Access to professional learning communities where I could discuss concerns with other teacher(s)
Arizona
n = 2315
 
 

68%
32%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 41
 
 

51%
49%

i. Regular communication with principals, other administrator or department chair
Arizona
n = 2329
 
 

74%
26%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 

74%
26%

j. Other
Arizona
n = 1787
 
 

34%
66%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 35
 
 

17%
83%

k. I received no additional support as a new teacher.
Arizona
n = 1846
 
 

15%
85%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 34
 
 

6%
94%

Q11.2 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following activities with your mentor or master teacher?
      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
Arizona
n = 1683
 
 
 
 
 
 

31%
21%
14%
14%
13%
7%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 
 

38%
16%
27%
14%
3
3

b. Being observed teaching by my mentor
Arizona
n = 1679
 
 
 
 
 
 

25%
31%
23%
14%
5%
2
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

11%
43%
27%
16%
3

c. Observing my mentor's teaching
Arizona
n = 1681
 
 
 
 
 
 

53%
27%
9%
6%
2
2
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

43%
32%
8%
14%
3

d. Analyzing student work
Arizona
n = 1680
 
 
 
 
 
 

36%
20%
15%
13%
7%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 
 

30%
27%
16%
14%
5%
8%

e. Reviewing results of students' assessments
Arizona
n = 1682
 
 
 
 
 
 

35%
19%
17%
13%
10%
5%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 
 

35%
16%
22%
16%
5%
5%

f. Addressing student or classroom behavioral issues
Arizona
n = 1685
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
20%
19%
20%
11%
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 
 

32%
16%
24%
16%
3
8%

g. Reflecting on the effectiveness of my teaching together
Arizona
n = 1677
 
 
 
 
 
 

19%
21%
22%
19%
11%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 
 

16%
30%
22%
24%
3
5%

h. Aligning my lesson planning with the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards
Arizona
n = 1680
 
 
 
 
 
 

40%
16%
13%
12%
10%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

38%
24%
16%
14%
8%

i. Other
Arizona
n = 1061
 
 
 
 
 
 

52%
10%
13%
9%
7%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 24
 
 
 
 
 

58%
8%
21%
8%
4%

Q11.3 How much did the support you received from your mentor influence your practice in the following areas?
      Not at all
      Hardly at all
      Some
      Quite a bit
      A great deal
n = number of responses


a. Instructional strategies
Arizona
n = 1664
 
 
 
 
 

15%
8%
32%
28%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

11%
16%
24%
32%
16%

b. Subject matter I teach
Arizona
n = 1661
 
 
 
 
 

25%
13%
26%
21%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

24%
14%
30%
22%
11%

c. Classroom management strategies
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

14%
10%
32%
26%
17%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

19%
27%
24%
22%
8%

d. Using data to identify student needs
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

22%
14%
30%
21%
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

32%
11%
19%
30%
8%

e. Differentiating instruction based upon individual student needs and characteristics
Arizona
n = 1657
 
 
 
 
 

20%
15%
32%
20%
13%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 36
 
 
 
 
 

31%
11%
22%
28%
8%

f. Creating a supportive, equitable classroom where differences are valued
Arizona
n = 1660
 
 
 
 
 

22%
12%
31%
22%
14%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 36
 
 
 
 
 

33%
11%
22%
22%
11%

g. Enlisting the help of family members, parents and/or guardians
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

31%
18%
26%
14%
9%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

38%
27%
22%
11%
3

h. Working collaboratively with other teachers at my school
Arizona
n = 1658
 
 
 
 
 

21%
12%
31%
22%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

32%
22%
22%
22%
3

i. Connecting with key resource professionals (e.g., coaches, counselors, etc.)
Arizona
n = 1662
 
 
 
 
 

23%
15%
31%
19%
12%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

30%
22%
24%
19%
5%

j. Complying with policies and procedures
Arizona
n = 1659
 
 
 
 
 

18%
12%
32%
23%
15%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

38%
22%
22%
11%
8%

k. Completing administrative paperwork
Arizona
n = 1658
 
 
 
 
 

23%
14%
28%
20%
14%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

49%
19%
16%
11%
5%

l. Providing emotional support
Arizona
n = 1651
 
 
 
 
 

16%
9%
27%
24%
24%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 
 
 
 

22%
14%
16%
27%
22%

m. Other
Arizona
n = 1046
 
 
 
 
 

40%
5%
23%
14%
18%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 20
 
 
 
 
 

45%
5%
20%
15%
15%

Q11.4 Please indicate whether each of the following were true for you and your mentor.
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. My mentor and I were in the same building.
Arizona
n = 1675
 
 

59%
41%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 

32%
68%

b. My mentor and I taught in the same content area.
Arizona
n = 1668
 
 

51%
49%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 

38%
62%

c. My mentor and I taught the same grade level.
Arizona
n = 1668
 
 

45%
55%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 37
 
 

30%
70%

Q11.5 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher improved my instructional practice.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Arizona
n = 2237 / dk = 84
 
 
 
 

11%
18%
46%
25%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 40 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

12%
25%
27%
35%

Q11.6 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has helped me to impact my students’ learning.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Arizona
n = 2190 / dk = 82
 
 
 
 

9%
18%
49%
24%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 41 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

12%
29%
24%
34%

Q11.7 Overall, the additional support I received as a new teacher has been important in my decision to continue teaching at this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Arizona
n = 2191 / dk = 115
 
 
 
 

12%
23%
39%
26%
Balsz Elementary District
n = 42
 
 
 
 

21%
29%
19%
31%

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