Meriden School Climate Survey-Student Version (MSCS-SV)

The Meriden School Climate Survey-Student Version is a 47-item survey of students’ perception of adult support at school, school safety, respect for differences, adult support at home, including academic support, student aggression toward others, and peer support.

Content

Category
Sub-Category
Domains
Institutional Environment, Relationships, Safety
Grades
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade,
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
47 items
Administration
Computer

Access and Use

Price
Free
Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Gage, N. A., Larson, A., & Chafouleas, S. M. (2016). Student perceptions of school climate as predictors of offices discipline referrals. American Educational Research Journal 53(3), 492-515. https://doi.org/10.3102/0002831216637349

Gage, N. A., Prykanowski, D. A., & Larson, A. (2018). School climate and. bullying victimization: A latent class growth model analysis. School Psychology Quarterly, 29(3), 256-271. https://doi.org/10.1037/spq0000064

Stateler, M. B. (2021). The influence of school resource officers on school climate in rural settings: Perspectives of students, principals, and school resources officers [Doctoral dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison]. Proquest. https://www.proquest.com/docview/2572598756/50265F7ABCA74B55PQ/1?accountid=9758

Corrigan, K. (2021). Investigating differences in student perceptions of school climate for English Language Learners and their peers [Unpublished Master's thesis] University of Calgary. http://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/39162

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Psychometric References

Gage, N. A., Larson, A., & Chafouleas, S. M. (2016). The Meriden School Climate Survey-Student Version: Reliability and validity. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 41, 67–78. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534508415596960

Psychometric Considerations

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