Overall Survey Results:


The State of Arts Education Survey


Text Block:
Staff Development:
1Required Is your school or district providing arts specific staff development?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes. If "yes," what is the arts specific staff development?
   
85 39.3%
no. If "no", what staff development has your school/district provided for you?
   
131 60.6%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals216100%

2Required What would you like to see offered? (Check all that apply)
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Iowa Core
   
73 24.6%
Differentiated Instruction
   
50 16.8%
Literature and the Arts
   
74 25.0%
Creativity
   
121 40.8%
Technology in the Arts
   
140 47.2%
Math in Art
   
47 15.8%
Writing about the Arts with Students
   
40 13.5%
Arts Education Readings and Resources
   
47 15.8%
Arts Education Assessment
   
103 34.7%
Classroom Management in Arts Education
   
74 25.0%
Current trends in Arts Education
   
132 44.5%
Arts Education Advocacy
   
71 23.9%
Talking About the Arts with Students
   
62 20.9%
Other
   
20 6.7%
 Totals296100%
3Required What professional development delivery system would you prefer?
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
AEA
   
124 41.8%
ICN
   
33 11.1%
Graduate Credit
   
101 34.1%
District Staff
   
100 33.7%
 Totals296100%
4Required When would you prefer your staff development?
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Summer
   
106 35.8%
Weekend
   
27 9.1%
School Day
   
142 47.9%
After School
   
71 23.9%
 Totals296100%
Text Block:
Iowa Core Curriculum: Iowa Core Curriculum Website

 
5Required Have you been given staff development on the Iowa Core Curriculum?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
130 60.1%
no
   
86 39.8%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals216100%
6Required Do you understand the Iowa Core Curriculum?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
109 50.4%
no
   
107 49.5%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals216100%
7Required Have you been given staff development on how the arts can play a role in the Iowa Core Curriculum? 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
28 12.9%
no
   
188 87.0%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals216100%
8Required Do you understand the role of the arts in the Iowa Core Curriculum? 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
51 23.6%
no
   
165 76.3%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals216100%
Text Block:
Dance:
9Is Dance taught in your district?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
54 25.0%
no
   
155 71.7%
No Responses
   
73.2%
 Totals216100%
10In what grades is Dance taught?
 
 Number of
Responses
  55
11Is Dance taught as a separate subject or within another subject area?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
separate subject
   
15 6.9%
within another subject area
   
70 32.4%
No Responses
   
13160.6%
 Totals216100%

12What qualifies the teacher of Dance to teach Dance? 
 
 Number of
Responses
  59
13What kind(s) of dance are taught?
 
 Number of
Responses
  59
Text Block:
Theater:
14Is Theater taught in your district?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
154 71.2%
no
   
52 24.0%
No Responses
   
104.6%
 Totals216100%
15In what grades is Theater taught?
 
 Number of
Responses
  149
16Is Theater taught as a separate subject or within another subject area?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
separate subject
   
97 44.9%
within another subject area
   
52 24.0%
No Responses
   
6731.0%
 Totals216100%

17What qualifies the teacher of Theater to teach Theater?
 
 Number of
Responses
  96
Text Block:
Communications:
18Are Communications classes taught in your district?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
178 82.4%
no
   
12 5.5%
No Responses
   
2612.0%
 Totals216100%
19Please check the Communications classes that are taught?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Speech
   
172 78.5%
Public Speaking
   
63 28.7%
Person to person Communications
   
20 9.1%
Drama
   
94 42.9%
Theater
   
75 34.2%
Acting
   
44 20.0%
Oral Interpretation
   
30 13.6%
Other
   
17 7.7%
 Totals219100%
20What qualifies the person teaching Speech to teach Speech?
 
 Number of
Responses
  106
21In what grades is Speech taught?
 
 Number of
Responses
  146
22Is Communications taught as a separate subject or is it taught within another subject area?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
separate subject
   
86 39.8%
within another subject area
   
57 26.3%
No Responses
   
7333.7%
 Totals216100%

Text Block:
Regents Admission Index: Regents Admission Index Website
23Are you aware of the recent changes in the Regents admissions standards for entrance into state colleges?__
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
40 18.5%
no
   
169 78.2%
No Responses
   
73.2%
 Totals216100%
24Describe any impact the Regents Index has had on your arts program.
 
 Number of
Responses
  41
Text Block:
Pupil Contact Time:  State Code for Arts Instruction Website– Code 256.11, class time is only mentioned in subsection 12.5(14) in reference to high school units
25In the past 5 years, has your total number of arts instruction minutes for the year increased or decreased?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
increased. If increased, by how many minutes?
   
22 10.1%
decreased. If decreased, by how many minutes?
   
59 27.3%
stayed the same.
   
125 57.8%
No Responses
   
104.6%
 Totals216100%

26In the past 5 years, has your total percentage of arts student of the total school enrollment increased, decreased, or stayed the same?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
increased. Increased by what number of students?
   
53 24.5%
decreased. Decreased by what number of students?
   
43 19.9%
stayed the same.
   
97 44.9%
No Responses
   
2310.6%
 Totals216100%

Text Block:
Facilities/Resources:
27Do you have the necessary facilities to offer a quality arts program?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
141 65.2%
no
   
71 32.8%
No Responses
   
41.8%
 Totals216100%

28Do you have the necessary equipment to offer a quality arts program?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
138 63.8%
no
   
71 32.8%
No Responses
   
73.2%
 Totals216100%

29Do you have the necessary consumable supplies to offer a quality arts program?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
131 60.6%
no
   
75 34.7%
No Responses
   
104.6%
 Totals216100%

Text Block:
Budget:
30What are your funding sources? (Number all of the following that apply with #1 being your primary source of funds)
If you don't have all of these funding sources, just rank all of the other fund choices and write a comment to help us sort out the information.
 
1 = Primary Source
Answer
12345678
Number of
  Responses
Ranking
Score*
District
   
211 2.3
Building
   
211 2.8
PTA or PTO
   
211 5.2
Fund-raising
   
211 4.9
Booster Organizations
   
211 4.8
Grants
   
211 5.6
Personal Funds
   
211 3.9
Other
   
211 6.5
*The Ranking Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted rankings by the number of total responses.


31Have you received an arts grant or funding from a source outside of school?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
93 43.0%
no
   
119 55.0%
No Responses
   
41.8%
 Totals216100%
32If you have not received arts grants or funding from sources outside of school, why not?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
not aware of appropriate source
   
74 45.6%
don't have time
   
56 34.5%
other. Please comment.
   
23 14.1%
 Totals162100%

Text Block:
IAAE Grants Site
Text Block:
Graduation Requirements:
33Do you have arts requirements for high school graduation?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes. Please explain.
   
69 31.9%
no
   
110 50.9%
No Responses
   
3717.1%
 Totals216100%

34Are arts courses weighted equally with other courses when figureing GPA?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
120 55.5%
no
   
51 23.6%
No Responses
   
4520.8%
 Totals216100%

Text Block:
Community Support Groups:
35Do you have community support groups for the arts?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
156 72.2%
no
   
46 21.2%
No Responses
   
146.4%
 Totals216100%

Text Block:
Certification:
36Are the arts taught by a certified arts teacher at every grade level? If not, select the grade(s).
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
K
   
24 31.5%
1
   
21 27.6%
2
   
20 26.3%
3
   
20 26.3%
4
   
20 26.3%
5
   
18 23.6%
6
   
19 25.0%
 Totals76100%

Text Block:
Student Arts Involvement:
37What is the percentage of students at that grade level in each of these music areas?
 
 1 = 0-25% , 2 = 26-50% , 3 = 51%-75% , 4 = 76-100%
Answer
1234
Number of
  Responses
Rating
Score*
4th. Grade Band
   
99 1.2
4th. Grade Vocal
   
112 3.4
4th. Grade Orchestra
   
104 1.1
5th. Grade Band
   
118 2.3
5th. Grade Vocal
   
123 3.5
5th. Grade Orchestra
   
105 1.2
6th. Grade Band
   
108 2.3
6th. Grade Vocal
   
112 3.2
6th. Grade Orchestra
   
97 1.1
*The Rating Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted ratings by the number of total responses.


38What percentage of your total student body takes part in each of these music areas?
 
 1 = 0-25% , 2 = 26-50% , 3 = 51-75% , 4 = 76-100%
Answer
1234
Number of
  Responses
Rating
Score*
Middle School Band
   
112 2.0
Middle School Vocal
   
113 2.4
Middle School Orchestra
   
101 1.1
High School Band
   
109 1.8
High School Vocal
   
110 1.9
High School Orchestra
   
98 1.1
*The Rating Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted ratings by the number of total responses.


Text Block:
Staff Professionalism:
39Are paraprofessional educators present in your room when the IEP requires that they be there for a particular student?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
150 69.4%
no
   
56 25.9%
No Responses
   
104.6%
 Totals216100%

Text Block:
Advocacy Outreach: IAAE Advocacy Plan
40Decscribe your Advocacy Plan:
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Reactive
   
19 8.7%
Proactive
   
83 38.4%
None
   
87 40.2%
No Responses
   
2712.5%
 Totals216100%
41If you do not have an Advocacy Plan, what keeps you from organizing one?
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
don't know how
   
60 50.0%
don't have time
   
40 33.3%
fear repercussions
   
4 3.3%
all of the above
   
17 14.1%
Other
   
22 18.3%
 Totals120100%
42Arts Advocates:
If you know people or organizations, both in and out of education, who are good arts advocates, please write their contact information in the box to nominate them for an award.
 
 Number of
Responses
  18
Text Block:
Your Contact Information: 
43Your Name:
 
 Number of
Responses
  157
44Your position:
 
 Number of
Responses
  165
45Arts Education Areas of Teaching:
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Visual Art
   
90 46.1%
General Music
   
58 29.7%
Band
   
47 24.1%
Choral
   
39 20.0%
Strings
   
9 4.6%
Dance
   
2 1.0%
Theater
   
8 4.1%
Speech
   
6 3.0%
Other
   
14 7.1%
 Totals195100%
46Grade Levels:
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Elementary
   
110 56.7%
Middle School
   
91 46.9%
High School
   
84 43.2%
 Totals194100%
47School e-mail address:
 
 Number of
Responses
  153
48Name and full address of school:
 
 Number of
Responses
  148
49School phone number:
 
 Number of
Responses
  140
50Name of District:
 
 Number of
Responses
  150
51I would like to receive follow-up information about this survey.
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
yes
   
105 48.6%
no
   
74 34.2%
Other
   
1 <1%
No Responses
   
3616.6%
 Totals216100%
Text Block:
 

 
Online Surveys  by