Survey Instrument (pdf)

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degree ---------------------------------- Highest degree received by respondent

range: [1,3] units: 1 unique values: 3 coded missing: 588 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 6 1 Bachelors 482 2 Masters 169 3 Doctorate

year --------------------------------------------- Year received highest degree

range: [1951,2002] units: 1 unique values: 45 coded missing: 598 / 1245

mean: 1983.66 std. dev: 9.43561

percentiles: 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 1972 1976 1984 1991 1996

empdist ------------------------------ How long have you been employed by the district?

range: [0,43] units: .0001 unique values: 60 coded missing: 592 / 1245

mean: 9.47705 std. dev: 9.50858

percentiles: 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 1 3 6 14 25

empsupdist --------------------------- How long have you been superintendent in this district?

range: [0,40] units: .0001 unique values: 43 coded missing: 596 / 1245

mean: 4.81512 std. dev: 4.58284

percentiles: 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 1 2 4 6 11

empsup ------------------------------- How many years have you been a superintendent in any district?

range: [0,42] units: .0001 unique values: 50 coded missing: 593 / 1245

mean: 7.83512 std. dev: 6.53042

percentiles: 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 1 3 6 11 17

manage ---------------------------------- % of time spent managing the district

range: [20,98] units: 1 unique values: 20 coded missing: 590 / 1245

mean: 72.8275 std. dev: 13.8313

percentiles: 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 60 65 75 80 90

interact ----------------------------- % of time spent interacting with non-district personnel

range: [2,80] units: 1 unique values: 20 coded missing: 590 / 1245

mean: 27.0962 std. dev: 13.76

percentiles: 10% 25% 50% 75% 90% 10 20 25 35 40

sbm ---------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with school board members

range: [2,5] units: 1 unique values: 4 coded missing: 589 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 68 2 Monthly 383 3 Weekly 104 4 More Than Weekly 101 5 Daily

sbmc --------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with school board members?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 629 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 163 0 Other Person 453 1 I Did

ta ----------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with teacherŐs associations

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 159 0 Never 307 1 Yearly 150 2 Monthly 20 3 Weekly 7 4 More Than Weekly 4 5 Daily

tac ---------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with teacherŐs associations?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 785 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 289 0 Other Person 171 1 I Did

pg ----------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with parentŐs groups (PTA)

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 596 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 22 0 Never 126 1 Yearly 407 2 Monthly 67 3 Weekly 15 4 More Than Weekly 12 5 Daily

pgc ---------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with parentŐs groups (PTA)?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 672 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 247 0 Other Person 326 1 I Did

pr ----------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with principals

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 609 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 3 0 Never 1 1 Yearly 13 2 Monthly 107 3 Weekly 46 4 More Than Weekly 466 5 Daily

prc ---------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with principals?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 668 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 49 0 Other Person 528 1 I Did

lbl ---------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with local business leaders

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 594 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 14 0 Never 62 1 Yearly 233 2 Monthly 243 3 Weekly 65 4 More Than Weekly 34 5 Daily

lblc --------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with local business leaders?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 658 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 141 0 Other Person 446 1 I Did

os ----------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with other superintendents

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 592 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 1 0 Never 12 1 Yearly 248 2 Monthly 290 3 Weekly 55 4 More Than Weekly 47 5 Daily

osc ---------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with other superintendents?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 651 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 212 0 Other Person 382 1 I Did

feo ---------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with federal education officials

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 597 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 257 0 Never 283 1 Yearly 94 2 Monthly 12 3 Weekly 1 4 More Than Weekly 1 5 Daily

feoc --------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with federal education officials?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 883 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 241 0 Other Person 121 1 I Did

sl ----------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with state legislators

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 594 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 48 0 Never 382 1 Yearly 206 2 Monthly 11 3 Weekly 2 4 More Than Weekly 2 5 Daily

slc ---------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with state legislators?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 691 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 166 0 Other Person 388 1 I Did

tea ---------------------------------- Frequency of interaction with Texas Eucation Agency

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 595 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 2 0 Never 94 1 Yearly 371 2 Monthly 133 3 Weekly 32 4 More Than Weekly 18 5 Daily

teac --------------------------------- Who initiated last contact with Texas Eucation Agency?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 651 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 147 0 Other Person 447 1 I Did

firstyear -------------------------------------- Quality of first year teachers

range: [1,5] units: 1 unique values: 5 coded missing: 593 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 4 1 Inadequate 25 2 Below Average 216 3 Average 336 4 Above Average 71 5 Excellent

expteach -------------------------------------- Quality of experienced teachers

range: [2,5] units: 1 unique values: 4 coded missing: 586 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 4 2 Below Average 88 3 Average 376 4 Above Average 191 5 Excellent

athfac ----------------------------------------- Quality of athletic facilities

range: [1,5] units: 1 unique values: 5 coded missing: 605 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 33 1 Inadequate 124 2 Below Average 211 3 Average 182 4 Above Average 90 5 Excellent

parentinv -------------------------------------- Quality of parental involvment

range: [1,5] units: 1 unique values: 5 coded missing: 588 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 17 1 Inadequate 107 2 Below Average 266 3 Average 185 4 Above Average 82 5 Excellent

professdev -------------------------------- Quality of professional development

range: [1,5] units: 1 unique values: 5 coded missing: 587 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 1 1 Inadequate 20 2 Below Average 238 3 Average 297 4 Above Average 102 5 Excellent

stateaid ---------------------------------------- Quality of adequacy state aid

range: [1,5] units: 1 unique values: 5 coded missing: 592 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 185 1 Inadequate 223 2 Below Average 203 3 Average 37 4 Above Average 5 5 Excellent

commsup ------------------------------------------ Quality of community support

range: [1,5] units: 1 unique values: 5 coded missing: 588 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 6 1 Inadequate 32 2 Below Average 159 3 Average 293 4 Above Average 167 5 Excellent

schbsup --------------------------------------- Quality of school board support

range: [1,5] units: 1 unique values: 5 coded missing: 588 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 7 1 Inadequate 13 2 Below Average 57 3 Average 227 4 Above Average 353 5 Excellent

tass --------------------------------- Problem Ranking for Student performance on the TAAS

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 595 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 452 1 Most Important 111 2 50 3 16 4 5 5 16 6 Least Important

cprep --------------------------------- Problem Ranking for College Preparation

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 602 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 140 1 Most Important 341 2 100 3 35 4 16 5 11 6 Least Important

bi_ed --------------------------------- Problem Ranking for bilingual education

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 603 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 33 1 Most Important 87 2 130 3 128 4 57 5 207 6 Least Important

extact ------------------------------- Problem Ranking for extracurricular activities

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 600 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 3 1 Most Important 25 2 108 3 164 4 273 5 72 6 Least Important

voc ---------------------------------- Problem Ranking for vocational education

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 604 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 12 1 Most Important 67 2 192 3 184 4 124 5 62 6 Least Important

ath --------------------------------------------- Problem Ranking for athletics

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 603 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 7 1 Most Important 21 2 66 3 115 4 161 5 272 6 Least Important

tass2 -------------------------------- Goal Ranking for Student performance on the TAAS

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 599 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 454 1 Most Important 123 2 51 3 11 4 2 5 5 6 Least Important

cprep2 ----------------------------------- Goal Ranking for College Preparation

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 606 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 156 1 Most Important 347 2 93 3 20 4 15 5 8 6 Least Important

bi_ed2 ----------------------------------- Goal Ranking for bilingual education

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 608 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 20 1 Most Important 79 2 144 3 132 4 60 5 202 6 Least Important

extact2 ------------------------------ Goal Ranking for extracurricular activities

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 7 coded missing: 605 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 4 1 Most Important 17 2 97 3 169 4 277 5 75 6 Least Important 1 7

voc2 ------------------------------------ Goal Ranking for vocational education

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 609 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 11 1 Most Important 64 2 210 3 187 4 111 5 53 6 Least Important

ath2 ----------------------------------------------- Goal Ranking for athletics

range: [1,6] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 609 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 2 1 Most Important 11 2 52 3 117 4 167 5 287 6 Least Important

ped ---------------------------------- Influence decision ranking for pedagogical experience

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 7 coded missing: 596 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Value 86 1 69 2 87 3 106 4 132 5 124 6 45 7

parents ------------------------------ Influence decision ranking for responsiveness to parental demands and concerns

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 7 coded missing: 593 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 31 1 Most Important 92 2 165 3 151 4 143 5 60 6 10 7 Least Important

schbrd ------------------------------- Influence decision ranking for the school board

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 7 coded missing: 593 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 102 1 Most Important 220 2 144 3 102 4 54 5 25 6 5 7 Least Important

mand --------------------------------- Influence decision ranking for mandates of the TEA

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 7 coded missing: 594 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 376 1 Most Important 136 2 72 3 34 4 16 5 10 6 7 7 Least Important

effic -------------------------------- Influence decision ranking for lowering costs/increasing efficiency

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 7 coded missing: 595 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 51 1 Most Important 105 2 121 3 156 4 146 5 58 6 13 7 Least Important

equiv -------------------------------- Influence decision ranking for maintaining equivalency with other districts

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 7 coded missing: 594 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 9 1 Most Important 31 2 61 3 87 4 135 5 277 6 51 7 Least Important

teachassc ---------------------------- Influence decision ranking for teacher association leadership

range: [1,7] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 596 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 1 1 Most Important 4 3 15 4 23 5 93 6 513 7 Least Important

privfund ----------------------------- Do you actively pursue funds from private sources?

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 597 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Value 200 0 448 1

gened -------------------------------- Private funds for private funds for general education

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 243 0 No 404 1 Yes

speced ------------------------------------ Private funds for special education

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 481 0 No 166 1 Yes

vocational ----------------------------- Private funds for vocational education

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 389 0 No 258 1 Yes

gifted ------------------------------- Private funds for gifted educational programs

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 483 0 No 164 1 Yes

bilingual ---------------------------- Private funds for bilingual education programs

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 536 0 No 111 1 Yes

college --------------------------------- Private funds for college preparation

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 432 0 No 215 1 Yes

athletics ----------------------------------------- Private funds for athletics

range: [0,1] units: 1 unique values: 2 coded missing: 598 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 453 0 No 194 1 Yes

sch_relig ---------------------------- School affiliated religious organizations

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 612 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 161 0 Never 96 1 Yearly 197 2 Monthly 159 3 Weekly 9 4 More Than Weekly 11 5 Daily

relig -------------------------------- Use of facilities by non-affiliated religious organizations

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 607 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 217 0 Never 256 1 Yearly 71 2 Monthly 87 3 Weekly 1 4 More Than Weekly 6 5 Daily

sports ------------------------------- Use of facilities by non-affiliated sports organizations

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 604 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 61 0 Never 129 1 Yearly 127 2 Monthly 182 3 Weekly 73 4 More Than Weekly 69 5 Daily

scouts ----------------------------------- Use of facilities by boy/girl scouts

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 607 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 140 0 Never 132 1 Yearly 169 2 Monthly 163 3 Weekly 23 4 More Than Weekly 11 5 Daily

stu_org ------------------------------- Use of facilities by student leadership

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 613 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 124 0 Never 49 1 Yearly 182 2 Monthly 195 3 Weekly 31 4 More Than Weekly 51 5 Daily

priv_org ----------------------------- Use of facilities by private leadership organizations

range: [0,5] units: 1 unique values: 6 coded missing: 612 / 1245

tabulation: Freq. Numeric Label 282 0 Never 231 1 Yearly 83 2 Monthly 29 3 Weekly 5 4 More Than Weekly 3 5 Daily

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