Result Details

Oregon Public Schools (54.18% responded)

 

Demographics

Q1.4 How many total years have you been employed as a principal?
      First Year
      2-3 Years
      4-6 Years
      7-10 Years
      11-20 Years
      20+ years
n = number of responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376
 
 
 
 
 
 

6%
23%
22%
20%
23%
5%

Q1.6 How many total years have you been a principal in the school in which you are currently working?
      First Year
      2-3 Years
      4-6 Years
      7-10 Years
      11-20 Years
      20+ years
n = number of responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377
 
 
 
 
 

19%
35%
28%
13%
6%

Q1.7 How many total years have you been a principal in the district in which you are currently working?
      First Year
      2-3 Years
      4-6 Years
      7-10 Years
      11-20 Years
      20+ years
n = number of responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 380
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
28%
26%
16%
17%
1

 

Time

Q2.4 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statement about the use of time in your school and district.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Central office has streamlined procedures to minimize principals' time on non-instructional tasks.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

8%
32%
51%
9%

b. Principals are provided time to collaborate with other principals and district leaders.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

2
13%
64%
20%

c. Principals are provided time for networking and collaboration outside of the district.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 373 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

8%
37%
45%
11%

d. Principals have sufficient time to focus on instructional leadership issues (i.e. data analysis, professional development, etc.)
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

7%
42%
41%
9%

Q2.5 In an AVERAGE WEEK, how many hours do you spend on school-related activities?
      Less than 40 hours
      40 - 45 hours
      46 - 50 hours
      51 - 55 hours
      56 - 60 hours
      61 - 65 hours
      66 - 70 hours
      More than 70 hours
n = number of responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 384
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
2
14%
23%
32%
14%
9%
5%

Q2.6 In an AVERAGE WEEK, how much time do you devote to the following activities?
      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. Instructional planning with teachers
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
32%
43%
16%
6%
0

b. Observing and coaching teachers
Oregon Public Schools
n = 383
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
8%
41%
33%
14%
4

c. Covering classes for certified or non-certified absences on-site
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381
 
 
 
 
 
 

22%
54%
17%
5%
1
0

d. Meetings with or sponsored by central office
Oregon Public Schools
n = 384
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
19%
47%
24%
7%
0

e. Personnel issues
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379
 
 
 
 
 
 

3
20%
41%
23%
11%
3

f. Administrative duties
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377
 
 
 
 
 
 

0
2
6%
20%
30%
42%

g. Meetings with parents and the community
Oregon Public Schools
n = 382
 
 
 
 
 

5%
35%
34%
23%
3

h. Student discipline issues
Oregon Public Schools
n = 384
 
 
 
 
 
 

1
10%
13%
26%
27%
23%

i. Working directly with students (i.e. teaching, tutoring, etc.)
Oregon Public Schools
n = 384
 
 
 
 
 
 

4%
28%
28%
20%
13%
7%

 

Facilities and Resources

Q3.2 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. My school has a sufficient number of licensed staff provided by the district to meet the educational needs of our students.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 384
 
 
 
 

3
31%
47%
19%

b. My district HR department provides highly qualified applicants for open faculty positions in this school.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 370 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

3
14%
56%
27%

c. My school has a sufficient number of non-licensed staff to operate efficiently and effectively.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 380 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

9%
39%
42%
10%

d. My school is provided sufficient data and information to make informed decisions.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
14%
60%
25%

e. My school receives instructional resources commensurate with other schools in the district.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 368 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

4
12%
55%
30%

f. My school receives instructional resources commensurate with student needs.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4
25%
55%
16%

 

Community Support and Involvement

Q4.2 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about community support and involvement in your school in the past two years.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. The district supports school outreach efforts to engage parents and guardians at this school.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 373 / dk = 10
 
 
 
 

1
9%
64%
27%

b. Community organizations are working effectively in this school to improve learning outcomes.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
23%
57%
19%

c. This school uses community resources to provide services to students.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

0
10%
65%
24%

d. Principals are knowledgeable about issues in the community.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381 / dk = 3
 
 
 

2
58%
40%

 

Managing Student Conduct

Q5.2 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about managing student conduct in your school and district in the past two years.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. The district has clear policies for schools as to how to handle student conduct issues.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
14%
59%
26%

b. The district supports efforts to maintain discipline in this school.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

1
11%
58%
31%

c. The district supports efforts to create a safe environment in this school.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
7%
53%
38%

d. The district has supports (i.e., resources, personnel, etc.,) in place to support positive student behavior.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 375 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
19%
53%
26%

 

Teacher Leadership

Q6.3 Please indicate the role you and/or your leadership team have in each of the following areas in your school.
      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
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
18%
42%
39%

b. Devising teaching techniques
Oregon Public Schools
n = 383
 
 
 

7%
43%
50%

c. Setting grading and student assessment practices
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377 / dk = 3
 
 
 
 

1
16%
47%
36%

d. Determining the content of in-service professional development programs
Oregon Public Schools
n = 382 / dk = 1
 
 
 

7%
24%
68%

e. Implementing mentoring programs for new teachers
Oregon Public Schools
n = 373 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

10%
25%
34%
31%

f. The selection of teachers new to this school
Oregon Public Schools
n = 380 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

1
2
15%
83%

g. Evaluating teachers
Oregon Public Schools
n = 382 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

17%
6%
5%
71%

h. Removing teachers/teacher transfer
Oregon Public Schools
n = 372 / dk = 11
 
 
 
 

23%
10%
17%
49%

i. Establishing student discipline procedures
Oregon Public Schools
n = 383 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

1
6%
23%
70%

j. Establishing the school schedule
Oregon Public Schools
n = 380 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
7%
17%
74%

k. Establishing DISTRICT budget priorities
Oregon Public Schools
n = 371 / dk = 12
 
 
 
 

30%
35%
24%
11%

l. Establishing SCHOOL budget priorities
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381 / dk = 2
 
 
 
 

4%
14%
22%
60%

m. School improvement planning
Oregon Public Schools
n = 383 / dk = 1
 
 
 

3
19%
79%

n. Establishing the school mission and vision
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381 / dk = 3
 
 
 

4
15%
81%

Q6.4 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following statements about decision making in your district.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Principals are actively involved in district decision making about educational issues.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

2
15%
48%
35%

b. Principals are trusted to make sound professional decisions about instruction in this district.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 373 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
7%
49%
43%

c. In this district we take steps to solve problems.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 378 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

1
11%
46%
42%

d. The district has an effective process for making group decisions and solving problems.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 366 / dk = 16
 
 
 
 

3
19%
49%
28%

e. The district involves principals in decisions that directly impact the operations of my school.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 378 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

3
11%
43%
43%

 

School Leadership

Q7.2 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about leadership in your district.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Central office supports appropriate school improvement decisions when challenged by parents and the community.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 354 / dk = 28
 
 
 
 

1
9%
64%
26%

b. The district clearly defines expectations for schools.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

1
15%
62%
23%

c. The district provides constructive feedback to principals toward improving performance.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

0
15%
59%
26%

d. There is an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect within this district.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

5%
15%
50%
30%

e. Central office provides principals support when they need it.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 375 / dk = 8
 
 
 
 

1
10%
48%
41%

f. The district has a clearly defined mission and vision for all schools.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 378 / dk = 6
 
 
 
 

2
14%
45%
39%

g. The district encourages cooperation among schools.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 374 / dk = 9
 
 
 
 

2
9%
48%
42%

 

Professional Development

Q8.4 In which of the following areas (if any) do you need additional support to lead your school more effectively?
      Yes
      No
n = number of responses


a. Instructional leadership
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376
 
 

40%
60%

b. Student assessment
Oregon Public Schools
n = 378
 
 

44%
56%

c. Creating positive learning environments
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377
 
 

26%
74%

d. School improvement planning
Oregon Public Schools
n = 380
 
 

40%
60%

e. Budgeting
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377
 
 

26%
74%

f. School scheduling
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376
 
 

22%
78%

g. Staffing (hiring, etc.)
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379
 
 

15%
85%

h. Teacher evaluation
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377
 
 

28%
72%

i. Teacher remediation/coaching
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379
 
 

53%
47%

j. Data-driven decision making
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377
 
 

41%
59%

k. Working with parents and the community
Oregon Public Schools
n = 375
 
 

34%
66%

Q8.5 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. Instructional leadership
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381
 
 

82%
18%

b. Student assessment
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379
 
 

54%
46%

c. Creating positive learning environments
Oregon Public Schools
n = 380
 
 

67%
33%

d. School improvement planning
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381
 
 

50%
50%

e. Budgeting
Oregon Public Schools
n = 380
 
 

13%
87%

f. School scheduling
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379
 
 

15%
85%

g. Staffing (hiring, etc.)
Oregon Public Schools
n = 377
 
 

34%
66%

h. Teacher evaluation
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381
 
 

69%
31%

i. Teacher remediation/coaching
Oregon Public Schools
n = 378
 
 

39%
61%

j. Data-driven decision making
Oregon Public Schools
n = 381
 
 

47%
53%

k. Working with parents and the community
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379
 
 

20%
80%

Q8.6 Principal professional development is a priority in this district.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 370 / dk = 14
 
 
 
 

6%
18%
56%
20%

Q8.7 Sufficient resources are available to principals to participate in professional development opportunities.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 371 / dk = 7
 
 
 
 

4%
19%
60%
17%

 

Instructional Practices and Support

Q9.2 Please rate how strongly you agree or disagree with statements about instructional leadership in your district.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. My school is provided sufficient data and information to make informed decisions.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 384
 
 
 
 

1
15%
59%
26%

b. My school receives instructional resources commensurate with other schools in the district.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 363 / dk = 20
 
 
 
 

4
14%
56%
26%

c. My school receives instructional resources commensurate with student needs.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 379 / dk = 5
 
 
 
 

4
25%
56%
16%

d. District scheduling policies promote collective learning and shared practice.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 352 / dk = 32
 
 
 
 

3
18%
60%
20%

 

Overall

Q10.2 Which of the following best describes your immediate professional plans? (Select one.)
      Continue as a principal at my current school
      Continue as a principal in this district but leave this school
      Continue as a principal in this state but leave this district
      Leave the principalship for another administrative position or teaching position
      Leave the principalship for personal reasons (e.g., health, family, etc.)
      Retire from the principalship
      Leave the principalship for another reason
n = number of responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 382
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

90%
1
1
4
1
2
2

Q10.4 Which aspect of your leading conditions most affects your willingness to remain as principal in 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
Oregon Public Schools
n = 376
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12%
4
13%
11%
26%
19%
2
15%

 

New Principal Support

Q11.10 How long have you been a principal in Oregon?
      First Year
      Second Year
      Third Year
n = number of responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 111
 
 
 

21%
37%
42%

Q11.11 As a new principal, which of the following best describes your experience?
      Currently or in the past three years was a mentee in the Oregon Mentor Project
      Currently or in the past three years was part of my school, district, or ESD mentor services
      Currently or in the past three years did not receive any formal mentoring from the state, district, or school
n = number of responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 110
 
 
 

19%
40%
41%

Q12.1 My mentor was effective in providing support in the following areas.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses


a. Instructional leadership
Oregon Public Schools
n = 62 / dk = 2
 
 
 

11%
61%
27%

b. School improvement planning
Oregon Public Schools
n = 59 / dk = 5
 
 
 

12%
49%
39%

c. Budgeting
Oregon Public Schools
n = 58 / dk = 6
 
 
 

29%
53%
17%

d. Scheduling
Oregon Public Schools
n = 57 / dk = 8
 
 
 

18%
65%
18%

e. Staffing (hiring, firing, etc.)
Oregon Public Schools
n = 60 / dk = 5
 
 
 

20%
45%
35%

f. Teacher evaluation
Oregon Public Schools
n = 63 / dk = 2
 
 
 

11%
56%
33%

g. Teacher remediation
Oregon Public Schools
n = 62 / dk = 3
 
 
 

13%
53%
34%

h. Data-driven decision making
Oregon Public Schools
n = 59 / dk = 6
 
 
 

17%
61%
22%

i. Working with parents and the community
Oregon Public Schools
n = 61 / dk = 4
 
 
 

10%
51%
39%

Q12.2 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 work in schools at the same level.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 63
 
 

44%
56%

b. My mentor and I work in the same district.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 65
 
 

72%
28%

c. My mentor and I work in schools within 50 miles of each other.
Oregon Public Schools
n = 63
 
 

57%
43%

Q12.3 On average, how often did you engage in each of the following activities with your mentor?
      Never
      Less than once per month
      Once per month
      Several times per month
      Once per week
      Almost daily
n = number of responses


a. Coaching conversations with my mentor
Oregon Public Schools
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 

9%
28%
37%
20%
6%

b. Being observed in my school by my mentor
Oregon Public Schools
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 

23%
18%
32%
17%
9%

c. Observing my mentor’s school
Oregon Public Schools
n = 64
 
 
 
 
 

78%
8%
6%
5%
3

d. School improvement planning with my mentor
Oregon Public Schools
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 

22%
28%
23%
18%
9%

e. Having discussions with my mentor about leadership
Oregon Public Schools
n = 65
 
 
 
 
 

11%
26%
31%
31%
2

Q12.4 Overall, my mentoring expereince has been important in my decision to remain as principal in this school.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 64 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
25%
44%
30%

Q12.5 My mentoring experience has been important in my effectiveness as a school leader.
      Strongly disagree
      Disagree
      Agree
      Strongly agree
n = number of responses
dk = number of "don't know" responses
Oregon Public Schools
n = 63 / dk = 1
 
 
 
 

2
13%
56%
30%

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