Holistic Student Assessment (HSA)

This survey is meant to provide a social-emotional portrait of a young person. The data can be reported at an individual, classroom, school, and district level. The survey measures student perceptions of strengths and struggles in order to show where more support is needed.

Content

Domains
Social Awareness,
Self Management,
Self Awareness,
Relationship Skills
Subdomain

Assertiveness, Engagement, Belonging, Reflection

Grades
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages
English,
Spanish,
Chinese
Other Language/s
Cape Verdean Creole, Hatian Creole, Portuguese
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
30-45 minutes
Qualifications

Training via webinar required before administrating survey 

Administration
Computer,
Paper
Timed
No

Access and Use

Price

3.85 per survey, there are additional training fees associated, the cost of which depends on the size and needs of the school.

Open Access
No
Use in Research

Malti, T., Chaparro, M. P., Zuffianò, A., & Colasante, T. (2016). School-based interventions to promote empathy-related responding in children and adolescents: A developmental analysis. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 45(6), 718-731. https://doi.org/10.1080/15374416.2015.1121822

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Psychometric References

Malti, T., Zuffianò, A., & Noam, G. G. (2018). Knowing every child: Validation of the Holistic Student Assessment (HSA) as a measure of social-emotional development. Prevention Science, 19(3), 306-317. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-017-0794-0

Noam, G., Malti, T., & Guhn, M. (2012). From clinical-developmental theory to
assessment: The Holistic Student Assessment tool. International Journal of Conflict and
Violence
, 6(2), 201-213. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-017-0794-0

National Comparison
Yes