School Climate Assessment Instrument - Secondary

Constructs
  • Students - Physical appearance of the school; Student interactions; Discipline environment; Learning/assessment; Attitude and culture; Community relations
  • Faculty - Physical appearance of the school; Faculty relations; Student interactions; Leadership decisions; Discipline environment; Learning/ assessment; Attitude and culture; Community relations
  • Parents - Physical appearance of the school; Student interactions; Leadership decisions; Discipline environment; Learning/assessment; Attitude and culture; Community relations
Respondents
Students, Faculty/Staff, Parents
Grade Level
6-12
Reports
  • Alliance for the Study of School Climate. (2011). Examining the reliability and validity of the ASSC/WASSC School Climate Assessment Instrument (SCAI). Unpublished.
  • Shindler, J. (2011). Untitled memo with psychometric information. Unpublished.
  • Shindler, J., Jones, A., Williams, A.D., Taylor, C., & Cadenas, H. (2009). Exploring the school climate-student achievement connection: And making sense of why the first precedes the second. Los Angeles: Alliance for the Study of School Climate. Retrieved from http://www.calstatela.edu/centers/schoolclimate/research/School_Climate_Achievement_Connection_v4.pdf
Survey Instruments

The student and parent survey instruments are not publically available. Please contact John Schindler, Director of the Alliance for the Study of School Climate, at jshindl@calstatela.edu for additional information on the SCAI.

Please note that while a copy of the staff survey instrument is publicly available at http://www.calstatela.edu/centers/schoolclimate/assessment/school_survey.html#faculty, it is copyright protected. Users must obtain copyright authorization through a site license from the Alliance for the Study of School Climate.

Survey Data
Non-federal