The Tripod School Climate Index is comprised of seven question items across two commonly accepted dimensions of school climate, safety and relationships. Each question item is answered on a 5-point Likert scale by students in grade 6 though grade 12.
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Phillips, S. F., & Rowley J. F. S. (2016). The Tripod School Climate Index: An invariant measure of school safety and relationships. Social Work Research, 40(1), 31-39. https://doi.org/10.1093/swr/svv036
Phillips, S. F., Rowley, J. F. S, & Ferguson, R. F. (2018). The Tripod School Climate Index: Evidence of score reliability and validity. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 5(4), 95-108. https://doi.org/10.14485/HBPR.5.4.10