California School Climate and Safety Survey- Short Form (CSCC-SF)

The California School Climate and Safety Survey-Short Form is a self-student reported questionnaire created to assist the state of California in monitoring the creation of safe schools as required by the 2001 federal law, No Child Left Behind. It measures overall school climate and personal-safety related experiences.

Content

Category
Sub-Category
Domains
Relationships, Safety, Institutional Environment
Grades
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
33 items

Access and Use

Price
Free
Open Access
Yes

Psychometrics

Referencing
Criterion-referenced
Psychometric References

Furlong, M. J., Greif, J. L., Bates, M. P., Whipple, A. D., Jimenez, T. C., & Morrison, R. (2005). Development of the California school climate and safety survey-short form. Psychology in the Schools, 42(2), 137–149. https://doi.org/10.1002/pits.20053

Rebelez, J. L., & Furlong, M. J. (2013). Psychometric support for an abbreviated version of the California School Climate and Safety Survey. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 1(3), 154-165. https://doi.org/10.1080/21683603.2013.819306

Psychometric Considerations

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