Academic Optimism of Schools Surveys

Constructs
  • Student-teacher relationships; Safety; School connectedness; Academic support; Order and discipline; Physical environment; Parent involvement; Trust
Respondents
Teachers
Grade Level
K-12
Reports

Selected publications include:

  • Hoy, W. K., Tarter, C. J., & Woolfolk Hoy, A. (2006). Academic optimism of schools: A force for student achievement. American Educational Research Journal, 43(3), 425-446.
  • McGuigan, L. & Hoy, W. K. (2006). Principal leadership: Creating a culture of academic optimism to improve achievement for all students. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 5, 203-229.
  • Smith, P. A. & Hoy, W. K. (2007). Academic optimism and student achievement in urban elementary schools. Journal of Educational Administration, 45, 556-568.
Survey Instruments

Survey instruments are available at: http://www.waynekhoy.com/elementary-teacher-ao/ (elementary teacher) and http://www.waynekhoy.com/secondary-teacher-ao/ (secondary teacher)

Survey Data
Non-federal