School Improvement – Eastern Middle School - DEMO
Eastern Middle School - DEMO Run ID: 2788
The Collaborative Culture Report is comprised of the following Keys Indicators
Indicator 1.2 Teachers, administrators and other school employees take responsibility for the achievement of challenging standards for all students.
Survey Questions for Indicator 1.2
- q2i – Teachers assume most of the responsibility when students fail.
- q3a – Set high standards for themselves
- q3b – Set high standards for students
- q3c – Implement state or district curriculum standards
- q3d – Implement state or district student assessment and performance standards
- q3e – Take responsibility for helping ALL students learn, not just those in their classroom
- q3f – Help maintain discipline in the entire school, not just in their classroom
Indicator 1.5 School district administrators support staff efforts and monitor progress toward achievement of goals
Survey Questions for Indicator 1.5
- q8d – District office administration
- q14b – The district closely monitors my school's results on external assessments.
Indicator 2.1 In a climate of non-threatening, two-way communication, school administrators and staff collaborate in problem solving.
Survey Questions for Indicator 2.1
- q2d – Our principal talks with teachers frequently about their instructional practices.
- q2e – Our principal encourages teachers to try new ideas to improve the curriculum and instruction.
- q2g – Our principal supports teachers and other school employees with student discipline.
- q4a – School staff use data about school problems to make decisions about school improvement.
- q4b – School staff work together to identify problems with the implementation of the school curriculum.
- q4h – I am comfortable voicing my concerns to school administrators.
- q5a – School administrators use knowledge about child/adolescent development to create effective learning environments.
- q5b – School administrators are prepared to deal with individual student differences.
- q5c – School administrators work together with the district office and school board to try to solve problems that affect student learning.
- q5d – School administrators work together with teachers and other school employees to try to solve problems.
- q7a – Setting standards for student behavior
Indicator 2.3 Teachers and staff collaborate to remove barriers to student learnings.
Survey Questions for Indicator 2.3
- q6b – Teachers often use faculty meetings for problem solving.
- q6d – Teachers try to coordinate their teaching with instruction at other grade levels and/or subject areas.
- q6f – Teachers are prepared to deal with individual student differences.
- q6g – Teachers of THE SAME grade and/or subject area work together to try to solve problems that affect student learning.
- q6h – Teachers of DIFFERENT grades and/or subject areas work together to try to solve problems that affect student learning.
- q6i – Teachers work together with other school staff to try to solve problems that affect student learning.
Indicator 2.4 Teachers work closely with parents to help students learn and to improve education.
Survey Questions for Indicator 2.4
- q9a – My school regularly communicates with guardians about how they can help their children learn.
- q9c – School staff work hard to build trusting relationships with guardians.
- q9d – Teachers work closely with guardians to meet students' needs.
- q9e – Teachers try hard to understand guardians' problems and concerns about their children.
Indicator 2.5 Teachers discuss standards and approaches for curriculum and instruction.
Survey Questions for Indicator 2.5
- q10d – Development of new curriculum or changes in the curriculum
- q10e – Implementing district or state curriculum standards
- q10f – Implementing district or state student assessment and performance standards
Indicator 2.8 Parents, community, and staff other than teachers are involved in decisions about school goals.
Survey Questions for Indicator 2.8
- q8a – School staff other than teachers
- q8b – Guardians and students
- q8c – Business and community representatives
Indicator 2.9 Teachers communicate regularly with each other about effective teaching and learning strategies.
Survey Questions for Indicator 2.9
- q6a – Teachers talk about instruction in the teachers' lounge, at faculty meetings, etc.
- q10a – What helps students learn best
- q10b – Teaching techniques
Indicator 4.2 School administrators and staff work together to provide relevant professional development experiences.
Survey Questions for Indicator 4.2
- q39d – Most of my school's professional development programs deal with issues specific to the needs and concerns of the school's students and staff.
- q39e – School administrators and teachers work together to identify professional development needs.
- q39f – School administrators and teachers work together to plan and deliver professional development experiences.
- q39g – School administrators encourage participants to share what they have learned from professional development activities.
- q39h – Teachers and other school staff in my school are continuously learning and seeking new ideas to improve instruction.
Indicator 4.4 Classroom observations and constructive feedback from teachers and principal are included in professional development.
Survey Questions for Indicator 4.4
- q21a – Receive useful feedback on your performance from other colleagues?
- q21b – Receive useful feedback on your performance from your principal?
- q21c – Visit other teachers' classrooms?
- q21d – Have other teachers observe your classroom?
- q21e – Have the principal observe your classroom?
Indicator 4.6 Teachers have regularly scheduled time to learn from one another.
Survey Questions for Indicator 4.6
- q17 – How long is your typical regularly scheduled planning period with teachers or other colleagues?
- q17 – Less than 15 minutes
- q17 – 15 to 29 minutes
- q17 – 30 to 59 minutes
- q17 – 1 hour or more
- q18 – How often do you meet with teachers or other colleagues for your scheduled planning period?
- q18 – Less than once a week
- q18 – Once a week
- q18 – Twice a week
- q18 – 3 or 4 times a week
- q18 – 5 or more times a week
- q19a – Regularly scheduled collaboration with teachers or other colleagues, excluding meetings held for administrative purposes.
Indicator 4.8 Staff development is provided in the areas of decision making and problem solving.
Survey Questions for Indicator 4.8
- q39a – Opportunities for school staff to learn or develop decision-making skills are available through my school or school district.
- q39b – Opportunities for school staff to learn or develop problem-solving skills are available through my school or school district.
- q39c – My school provides opportunities to school employees other than teachers to learn new skills or techniques.
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