CDC Classroom Climate Scale

The 18-item Classroom Climate Scale measures three components of students' or teachers' perceptions of their classroom climate: student-student relationships, student-teacher relationships, and awareness/reporting. Respondents are asked to indicate the extent to which they agree or disagree with a series of declarative statements.

Content

Grades
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade
Languages
English

Administration Information

Length
18 items
Administration
Paper

Access and Use

Price

Free

Use in Research

Wilkinson-Lee et al. (2011). Adolescent emotional distress: The role of family obligations and school connectedness. Journal of Youth Adolescence, 40:221-230. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-009-9494-9

Psychometrics

Psychometric References

See Vessels, G. (1998). Character and community development: A school planning and teacher training handbook. Westport, CT: Praeger. 

Psychometric Considerations

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