Teacher Opinion Inventory - Blank

Instructions: The purpose of this survey is to find out your opinions about your school. This is not a test. Please answer each question honestly. Your answers will be completely confidential. Read each statement about your school. Decide to what extent you agree or disagree with each statement, and select the corresponding circle.

1-Strongly Agree

2-Agree

3-Neutral

4-Disagree

5-Strongly Disagree

6-Does Not Apply/Know

Name (optional): 


A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Name of School *
    West Primary School
    Frazier Primary School
    McLaurin Elementary School
    Morgantown Elementary School
    Lewis Middle School
    Central Alternative School
    Fallin Career and Technical Center
    Natchez High School


  1. Gender *
    Male
    Female


  1. Ethnicity *
    African-American
    Asian/Pacific Islander
    Hispanic
    Multi-Racial
    Native American
    White
    Other


  1. Role *
    Support Staff
    Teacher
    Administrator
    Other


  1. Experience Level *
    Less than 1 year
    1-3 years
    4-10 years
    11-20 years
    More than 20 years


  1. Quality of the Instructional Program

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      The education offered to students at our school is of high quality. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      The curriculum at our school is based on clearly defined learning standards. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching language arts (reading, writing, speaking, listening). Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching mathematics. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching science. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching social studies. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching fine arts (music, visual arts, dance, drama). Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching physical education. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching health education. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching foreign languages. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is doing a good job teaching career/vocational education. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is preparing students to deal with issues and problems they will face in the future. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Students see a relationship between what they are studying and their everyday lives. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Teachers use a variety of teaching strategies and learning activities to help students learn. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Teachers provide instructional activities that involve students in their learning. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Teachers collaboratively develop instructional activities to help students learn across different subject areas. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Teachers hold high expectations for student learning. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Students are motivated to do their best work. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Teachers provide a reasonable and appropriate amount of homework to help students succeed in their studies. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  


  1. Support for Student Learning

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      In addition to written tests, students are provided with a variety of ways to show their learning(e.g., projects, presentations, portfolios). Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Teachers are willing to give students individual help outside class time. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Students who are struggling receive additional support. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school encourages the use of school and community resources (library, Internet, and service organizations) to help students with their schoolwork. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school offers learning opportunities that support the full range of student abilities. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school recognizes the achievements of students for all types of accomplishments. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Effective procedures are in place to support my communication with parents. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      In our school, students have access to a variety of resources to help them succeed in their learning such as technology, media centers, and libraries. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Up-to-date computers and other technologies are used in our school to help students learn. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school provides teaching materials and supplies that are current and in good condition. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school's facilities are adequate to support students' learning needs. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  


  1. School Climate/Environment for Learning

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      Class sizes at our school are appropriate for effective learning. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      All students and staff at our school are treated with respect, regardless of race, religion, or gender. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Students are respectful of school and community property. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Cheating is strongly discouraged at our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Adequate security measures are in place at our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      School rules apply equally to all students. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school provides a safe and orderly environment for learning. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Substance abuse (e.g., drug/alcohol) is not a problem at our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      There are no problems with bullies at our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      School discipline is appropriately maintained at our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our students' family members feel welcome in our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      For the most part, I am satisfied with our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  


  1. School Organization and Administration

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      Our school has a clear mission and goals that provide our staff with a common purpose and sense of direction. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school is committed to continuous improvement focused on improving student learning. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      A culture of accountability is evident in our school. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Our school uses data and research to make informed decisions. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      The expenditure of funds is aligned with our school's goals and priorities. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Teachers are involved in making important decisions that impact the quality of the teaching and learning process. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      Positive working relationships between teachers and administrators are supported in our school through mutual respect and effective communication. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  
      The administration of our school provides teachers with adequate support. Strongly Agree Does Not Apply/Know  


  1. What do you like best about your school?


  1. What do you like least about your school?


  1. What is one suggestion that you would like to offer to improve your school?