Grit Scale

The Grit Scale measures the extent to which individuals are able to maintain focus and interest, and persevere in obtaining long-term goals. It has 8-item, 10-item, and 12-item versions.

Content

Domains
Self Management
Subdomain

Goal Directed Behavior

Grades
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages
English,
Chinese,
Other
Other Language/s
French, German
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
5 minutes
Administration
Computer,
Paper

Access and Use

Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Cormier, D. L., Dunn, J. G., & Dunn, J. C. (2019). Examining the domain specificity of grit. Personality and Individual Differences139, 349-354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.11.026

Egalite, A. J., Mills, J. N., & Greene, J. P. (2015). The softer side of learning: Measuring students’ non-cognitive skills. Improving Schools, 19(1), 27–40. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480215616313

Kannangara, C. S., Allen, R. E., Waugh, G., Nahar, N., Khan, S. Z. N., Rogerson, S., & Carson, J. (2018). All that glitters is not grit: Three studies of grit in university students. Frontiers in Psychology9, 1539. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01539

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring,
Manual scoring
Referencing
Norm-referenced
Psychometric References

Areepattamannil, S., & Khine, M. S. (2018). Evaluating the psychometric properties of the original grit scale using Rasch analysis in an Arab adolescent sample. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment36(8), 856-862. https://doi.org/10.1177/0734282917719976

Karaman, M. A., Vela, J. C., Aguilar, A. A., Saldana, K., & Montenegro, M. C. (2018). Psychometric properties of U.S.-Spanish versions of the grit and resilience scales with a Latinx population. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 41(1), 125–136. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10447-018-9350-2

Item Type
Likert