Douglas County School District educator responses to some questions in the 2015 TELL survey:
The components of the teacher evaluation process accurately identify effectiveness.
Strongly disagree/disagree: 71 percent
Agree/strongly agree: 30 percent
The teacher evaluation process improves teachers' instructional strategies.
Strongly disagree/disagree: 60 percent
Agree/strongly agree: 40 percent
Overall, my school is a good place to work and learn.
Strongly disagree/disagree: 14 percent
Agree/strongly agree: 87 percent
The community we serve is supportive of this school.
Strongly disagree/disagree: 8 percent
Agree/strongly agree: 92 percent
75 percent of teachers plan to continue teaching at their current school; the state average is 80 percent
16 percent plan to continue teaching but leave the district; the state average is 7 percent
Douglas County School District principal responses to the 2015 TELL survey:
(Between 31 and 34 DCSD principals answered each question; DCSD includes 80 schools)
Central office has streamlined procedures to minimize principals' time on non-instructional tasks.
Strongly disagree/disagree: 61 percent
Agree/strongly agree: 39 percent
My district HR department provides highly qualified applicants for open faculty positions in this school.
Strongly disagree/disagree: 33 percent
Agree/strongly agree: 67 percent
There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect within this district.
Strongly disagree/disagree: 57 percent
Agree/strongly agree: 41 percent
88 percent of Douglas County principals plan to continue as principal at their current school; the state average is 87 percent
9 percent plan to continue as a principal but leave the district; the state average is 3 percent