Sample Questionnaire for Teachers

by Bill Purdin on February 2, 2011

You can also actually take this survey online in total anonymity by clicking here. Passwords: Teachers Only. Password is case sensitive and don’t forget the space between the words.

(1) What do you think of the school district’s instructional program as articulated by the administration?

  1. Confusing, badly explained
  2. Unnecessary
  3. Neutral
  4. Interesting
  5. Very good, well explained
  6. Other (Please Specify):_______________________________________________

(2) How do you feel about the audio visual equipment available for your classroom?

  1. Bad
  2. Very bad
  3. Okay
  4. Good
  5. Very good

(3) How do you feel about the number of interruptions that occur while you are teaching?

  1. Too many
  2. Some
  3. Neutral
  4. There are none at all that interrupt me

(4) How do you feel about the temperature control and comfort of your room?

  1. Very Good
  2. Good
  3. Okay
  4. Bad
  5. Very bad

(5) How do you feel about the communication system (loudspeaker) used between administrators and teachers?

  1. Very Good
  2. Good
  3. Okay
  4. Bad
  5. Very bad

(6) How do you feel about computers and computer support in and for your classroom?

  1. Bad
  2. Very bad
  3. Okay
  4. Good
  5. Very good

(7) How do you feel about copy machine availability in your school?

  1. Very Good
  2. Good
  3. Okay
  4. Bad
  5. Very bad

(8) Concerning the overall administration support for teachers in your school, are you…

  1. Very satisfied
  2. Satisfied
  3. Neutral
  4. Unsatisfied
  5. Very unsatisfied

Write in your school’s name ______________________

(9) Concerning the curriculum directors of your school, are you…

  1. Unsatisfied
  2. Somewhat unsatisfied
  3. Neutral
  4. Satisfied
  5. Very satisfied

Write in your school’s name ______________________

(10) Concerning the current principal of your school, are you…

  1. Very satisfied
  2. Satisfied
  3. Neutral
  4. Unsatisfied
  5. Very unsatisfied

Write in your school’s name ______________________

(11) Concerning the current superintendent of the Marblehead Public Schools, are you…

  1. Unsatisfied
  2. Somewhat unsatisfied
  3. Neutral
  4. Satisfied
  5. Very satisfied

(12) Concerning the year-to-year student placement process (balanced classrooms), how satisfied are you?

  1. Very unsatisfied
  2. Unsatisfied
  3. Neutral
  4. Satisfied
  5. Very satisfied

(13) How much influence do you feel parents exert on the classroom placement of their children?

  1. None
  2. Some
  3. A lot
  4. Neutral

(14) How would you rate the morale of the teaching corps at your school?

  1. Super good
  2. Very good
  3. Good
  4. Neutral
  5. Bad
  6. Very bad
  7. Super bad

Write in your school’s name ______________________

(15) Concerning actual, on-contract time (not at home or off-contract hours) for teaching-tasks such as grading and homework assessment, grade level professional collaboration, one-on-one time with individual students, and preparing report cards, would say that you have…

  1. More time to accomplish them
  2. Less time to accomplish them
  3. Time allotted for these tasks at school has not changed

(16) Concerning your answer to question #15, if you indicated a change, please give your opinion of what the reason is for this change…

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(17) What single element do you feel MOST gets in your way of achieving your classroom and professional goals? (Choose all that apply, or just one.)

  1. Myself
  2. Other teachers
  3. Principal
  4. Curriculum Directors
  5. Superintendent
  6. Parents
  7. Students
  8. Adminstration-sponsored meetings
  9. Nothing, all my goals are achieved

Other (Please Specify): _______________________________________________

(18) Do you think with all the changes over the past three years that the actual educational well being of the students has

  1. Increased greatly
  2. Increased
  3. Increased slightly
  4. Remained unchanged
  5. Decreased slightly
  6. Decreased
  7. Decreased greatly

(19) What is (are) your highest priority(ies)? Select one or as many as you feel apply.

  1. Money
  2. Quality classroom
  3. Benefits
  4. Class size
  5. Freedom in the classroom
  6. Professional development
  7. Grade level collaboration
  8. Summers off

Other (Please Specify): _______________________________________________

(20) Have you ever experienced, or witnessed, age discrimination in the school district?

Please Select

  1. Yes
  2. No

(21) Have you ever experienced, or witnessed, any other sort of discrimination in the school district? Please type in “Yes” or “No” and any explanatory comment you would like to make in regard to this question.

  1. Yes
  2. No

Comment:

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(22) How do you feel about the teachers’ union [or association] and its effectiveness in representing your interests and in championing the teaching profession?

  1. Very satisfied
  2. Somewhat Satisfied
  3. Neutral
  4. Somewhat dissatisfied
  5. Very dissatisfied

(23) Where do you see yourself in five years?

  1. Continuing in my teaching career here
  2. Continuing in my teaching career but not here
  3. In another profession
  4. Retired

Other (Please Specify): _______________________________________________

(24)

If you have questions you would like to have added to this questionnaire, or any suggestions to improve it, please enter them here…

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