Psychometric Properties

Internal Consistency (CSCSS-SF; alpha coefficients across samples, and genders)

  • School Danger (range =  (.79 – .87)
  • School Climate (range =  (.78­ – .89)
  • School Safety (range =  .77 – .84) 
  • Victimization (range =  .65­ – .84)

Internal Consistency (CSCSS-PM; alpha coefficients)

  • School Danger (range =  (.65 _ .70)
  • School Climate (range =  (.63 – .72)
  • School Safety (range =  .61 – .71) 
  • Victimization (range =  .75 – .82)

Test-Retest Stability (CSCSS-PM; 7-month stability coefficients)

  • School Danger   (.49)
  • School Climate   (.32)
  • School Safety     (.43) 
  • Victimization       (.52)