Organizational Climate Description for Middle Schools (OCDQ-RM)


Supportive principal behavior; Directive principal behavior; Restrictive principal behavior; Collegial teacher behavior; Committed teacher behavior; Disengaged teacher behavior

Middle school teachers and administrators
  • Hoy, W. K. (2013). The Organizational Climate Description For Middle Schools (OCDQ-RM):
  • Hoy, W. K., Tarter, C. J., & Kottkamp, R. B. (1991). Open schools/healthy schools: Measuring organizational climate. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. pp. 1-19:
  • Hoy, W. K., Hoffman, J., Sabo, D., & Bliss, J. (1996). The organizational climate of middle schools. The development and test of the OCDQ-RM. Journal of Educational Administration34(1), 41-59
  • Hoy, W.K. (2014). Description of Sampling and Data Treatment. Unpublished memo
Survey Instruments

See Wayne Hoy’s website for information on the OCDQ survey series and for the middle school instrument:

Survey Level
Survey Data

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

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