Maryland Safe and Supportive School Survey

The Maryland Safe and Supports School Survey was developed by the Johns Hopkins Center for Youth Violence Prevention in collaboration with project partners. Researchers from the Center undertook a comprehensive review of the literature focusing on the 3 domains of school climate (safety, engagement, and the environment) included in the USDOE model.

Content

Category
Sub-Category
Domains
Institutional Environment, Relationships, Safety
Grades
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Respondent
Student,
Teacher,
Parent

Administration Information

Length
46 items
Administration
Computer,
Paper

Access and Use

Price
Free
Contact

Catherine P. Bradshaw Email: cbradsha@jhsph.edu

Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Townsend, L. et al. (2017). The assosciation of school climate, depression, literacy, and mental health stigma among high school students. Journal of School Health, 87(8), 567-574. https://doi.org/10.1111/josh.12527

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Psychometric References

 

Bradshaw, C. P., Waasdorp, T. E., Debnam, K. J., & Johnson, S. L. (2014). Measuring school climate in high schools: A focus on safety, engagement, and the environment. Journal of School Health, 84(9), 592-604. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/josh.12186

Psychometric Considerations

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