Purpose of Indicator
To show all the data that is collected about teachers in a school and how it relates to students.
What This Means
Information to help parents and others understand about the health of a teaching force in a school — if teachers are returning from the previous year, their experience, and effectiveness.
What is measured in this indicator but not included in the rating OR potential Influencer metrics
- Student-teacher ratios
- Number of teachers in school
- Teacher attendance rate
- Percentage of teachers returning from the previous year
- Teacher vacancies
- Average teacher salary
- Percentage of teachers with advanced degrees
Something To Think About
This indicator is all about the teacher in the classroom.
Did you know? Research shows a direct correlation between # of certified teachers in a school classroom and student achievement.
Key Message: If you heard nothing else, hear this:
#1: The biggest factor leading to student success is the quality of a teacher in the classroom.