D. Kent King Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Commissioner of Education P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0480
Missouri Census of Technology SCHOOL Building Census Form (2004)
Complete this census form to reflect school building status as of March 1.
It is recommended that you make a copy of the completed census for your files.
Consult the Core Data Manual and Help file, call (573) 751-8247, or e-mail: email@example.com for assistance as needed
Contact Name: Contact Title:
School Telephone #: School Fax #:
Contact E-mail: School URL: (Prepopulated from screen 8)
1.) The school building technology plan is: ____Stand-alone plan ____Integrated in district plan ____Do not have building plan
2.) List any business or higher education institution with which you partner to support technology.
1.) Enter the quantity of professional development hours offered this school year to school building staff to upgrade technology and
computer skills in the following areas.
Training Administrators Teachers Support Services
Introduction to operations
Using software applications
Using Internet resources
Using assistive technology devices
2.) Estimate the percentage of faculty/staff in the school building at each skill level of technology use.
Faculty/Staff Beginner % Intermediate % Advanced %
Technology support staff
Support services staff
3.) Indicate the number of days during the current school year scheduled for professional development activities where
teachers in the school building can learn/upgrade their technology and computer skills. __________
4.) Indicate the number of eMINTS-trained teachers in the school building.
_______ Completed year 1 only _______ Completed both year 1 & 2 _______ No eMINTS-trained teachers
HARDWARE AND SUPPORT I
1.) Estimate the total (FTE) of school building staff or others who are directly responsible for technical maintenance and/or support
____District staff ____Students ____Vendors/contractors
____School certificated staff ____Parents/community members ____Other
____School non-certificated staff ____Regional centers/RPDCs
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HARDWARE AND SUPPORT I (Continued)
2.) Enter the quantity of computers, by type, currently being used in these locations within the school building.
Computer Instructional Rooms Library/Media Admin.
Apple/Mac Labs PreK-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 AVTS Centers Offices Total
LC series and
G4 or later
Computer Instructional Rooms Library/Media Admin.
PC Compatible Labs PreK-2 3-5 6-8 9-12 AVTS Centers Offices Total
486 or earlier
Pentium I or II
Pentium IV or
AMD (under 450
AMD (450 MHz
3.) Enter the quantity of computers in the school building using the following.
Number of Number of
Apple/Mac Computers PC Compatible Computers
OS 9.x or earlier Windows 1998 or earlier
OS 10.x or later Windows NT
Total Windows 2000
Acrobat Reader 4.x or earlier Windows XP
Acrobat Reader 5.x or later Total
Total Acrobat Reader 4.x or earlier
Acrobat Reader 5.x or later
4.) Identify the library automation system used in the school building. (Check the products name).
HARDWARE AND SUPPORT II
1.) Enter the quantity of ROOMS in the following locations, within the school building.
Computer Instructional Library/
Number of Rooms… Labs Rooms Media Center Total
b. with telephone access
c. wired for the Internet
d. with one or more multimedia equipped computers
e. with one or more multimedia equipped computers
with direct connection to the Internet
f. with one or more multimedia equipped computers
with direct connection to the Internet, access to a
printer, and a dedicated projection device
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HARDWARE AND SUPPORT II (Continued)
2.) Enter the quantity of computers connected to the Internet, within the school building.
COMPUTERS Cable Wireless
connected to the Internet Connection Connection Total
3.) Enter the quantity of computers multimedia equipped, within the school building.
Connection Connection Total
4. Enter quantities for the following units/systems in the school building.
Alpha Smart/word processors Interactive television Probeware
Assistive/adaptive devices Interactive whiteboards Satellite reception
Cable TV end connections Multimedia distribution system Satellite receivers
Calculators Personal digital assistants Satellite end connections
Graphing calculators Printers Scanners/digitizers
Scientific calculators Dot matrix B & W Video players
CD-ROM/RW Dot matrix color Laserdisc/DVD players
Computer projection devices Inkjet B & W TV monitors
Digital cameras Inkjet color VCR units
Digital camcorders Laser B & W TV/VCR combos
Fax machines Laser color Zip drives
5.) Estimate the typical (average) timeframe for resolving minor or routine technical problems/repairs.
____1 working day ____2-3 working days ____4-6 working days
____7-10 working days ____11 working days or more.
6.) Estimate the percentage of computers in the school building in working order on a typical (average) day _______%.
INTERNET CONNECTIVITY-DISTANCE LEARNING
1.) Identify the bandwidth of the school building’s connection to the Internet.
____Less than half T(56) ____10-45 mb ____Digital satellite (DSL)
____Half T (768) ____OC1 or greater ____Other (specify)___________
____T1 (1,544) ____Cable modem ____None
2.) Identify the operating system used on the school building’s server(s). (Check ALL that apply)
____Apple Share ____Novell
____Linux ____Windows 2000 ____Other (specify)____________________
____Mac Server OS ____Windows NT ____None
3.) Identify the services run on the server(s). (Check ALL that apply)
____Email ____FTP ____Web
____File-sharing ____Intranet ____Other (specify)_____________
____Filtering ____Proxy Server ____None
4.) Estimate the percentage of computers connected to the school building LAN. _______%
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5.) The school building is connected to the administrative building/office(s) AND all other school buildings in the district through a
Wide Area Network (WAN). _____Yes ____No
INTERNET CONNECTIVITY-DISTANCE LEARNING (Continued)
6.) Identify which distance learning system(s) are available to students in the school building. (Check ALL that apply)
____Cable TV ____Interactive TV (video classroom)
____Compressed video ____Satellite
____Desktop technologies/IP/MOREnet ____Other (specify) ______________________
7.) Identify the filtering software/hardware used in the school building. (Check ALL that apply)
____Border Manager ____Squid ____Other (specify)_____________
____Cyber Patrol/Surf Control ____Surf Watch ____None
____N2H2 ____Web Sense
____Screen Door ____X Stop/8e6
1.) Estimate the percentage of administrators, teachers, and students in the school building who routinely use the following
Applications Administrators (%) Teachers (%) Students (%)
EBSCO host or other periodical database
Electronic/automated library catalog
2.) Estimate the percentage of administrators, teachers, and students in the school building who routinely use the computer for the
Functions Administrators (%) Teachers (%) Students (%)
Produce media, web, or multimedia products to
demonstrate learning, make presentations
Produce written or print products to demonstrate
learning, make presentations
Communicate with peers, parents, experts, others
Communicate with parents and students
Enroll in online courses this year
Manage student records (spreadsheet/database) N/A
Track student performance N/A
Assess student performance N/A
Conduct online research N/A
Deliver and present instruction N/A
Prepare lesson plan(s)
3.) Estimate the total FTE of school building staff or others who are directly responsible for leadership in integrating technology
into the curriculum.
____Instructional technology specialist ____Outside vendor
____Library/media specialist ____Regional centers/RPDCs
____School administrator ____Other (specify) ________________________________
4.) Estimate the percentage of teaching staff in the school building who are able to fully integrate technology into curriculum and
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5.) Identify the technology-mediated feedback system(s) used in the school building. (Check ALL that apply)
____Automated absentee calling system ____Homework hotline via web ____Voice Mail
____Electronic bulletin board ____Homework hotline via telephone ____Other (specify)__________
____Email ____Listservs ____None
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