Authoritative School Climate Survey

Constructs

Students - Disciplinary structure; Academic expectations; Student support (respect for students, willingness to seek help); Student engagement (affective, cognitive); Prevalence of teasing and bullying; Bullying victimization; General victimization; Aggressive attitudes; Positive values (personal conviction, concern for others)

Staff and Teachers - Disciplinary structure (fairness, justness); Student support (respect for students, willingness to seek help); Student engagement (affective, cognitive); Prevalence of teasing and bullying

Respondents
Students; Staff and Teachers
Grade Level
6-12
Cost
Free
Reports
Survey Instruments

These instruments are free and publicly available at https://curry.virginia.edu/authoritative-school-climate-survey-and-school-climate-bullying-survey. (Note: The ASCS is designed to measure the degree to which a school has authoritative characteristics such as fair discipline, supportive teachers, and high academic expectations, as well as associated characteristics such as low rates of bullying and high student engagement. The survey is appropriate for any school with grades 6-12.) Survey instruments are available in English. 

Survey Level
K-12
Survey Data
Non-federal

This is one of the K-12 Surveys listed in the School Climate Survey Compendium.

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