Parent Involvement in School

STUDENT VERSION:
Parent Involvement with Child
1. How often does a parent talk with you about your homework?
2. How often does a parent ask what you did at school?
3. How often does a parent go over graded papers with you?
4. How often does a parent talk with you about your schoolwork?
5. How often does a parent talk with you about how you behave at school?
6. How often does a parent talk with you about doing your best at school?
7. How often does a parent ask you about one of your teachers at school?
Parent Involvement with Teacher/School
8. How often does a parent talk with one of your teachers?
9. How often does your parent attend functions at your school like open house‚ fund- raisers‚ PTA meetings‚ and the like?
10. How often does your parent volunteer to help at a school-related function like a field-trip‚ athletic game‚ or other event?
11. How often does your parent attend parent-teacher conferences when they are scheduled?
12. How often does your parent contact your school to request a meeting with a teacher or school official concerning your behavior?
13. How often does your parent call a teacher on the telephone or write a note concerning your schoolwork?
Teacher Involvement with Parent
14. How often does the teacher provide information to a parent on how well you are doing in your behavior?
15. How often does the teacher provide information to a parent on how well you are doing in your schoolwork?
16. How often does the teacher provide information to a parent in advance on upcoming assignments‚ projects‚ etc.?
17. How often does the teacher provide information on how you are beha‎ving in school?
18. How often does the teacher provide information on your accomplishments in school?
 
PARENT VERSION:
Parent Involvement with Child
1. How often do you check your child’s homework?
2. How often do you ask your child what he/she did at school?
3. How often do you go over graded papers with your child?
4. How often do you talk with you about your schoolwork?
5. How often do you talk with your child about how he/she behaves at school?
6. How often do you talk with your child about doing his/her best at school?
7. How often do you ask or talk with your child about one of his/her teachers at school?
Parent Involvement with Teacher/School
8. How often do you talk with one of your child’s teachers?
9. How often does your parent attend functions in the school like open house‚ fund-raisers‚ PTA meetings‚ and the like?
10. How often do you volunteer to help at a school-related function like a field-trip‚ athletic game‚ or other event?
11. How often do you attend parent-teacher conferences when they are scheduled by your child’s school?
12. How often do you contact your child’s school to request a meeting with a teacher or school official concerning your child’s behavior?
13. How often do you call a teacher on the telephone or write a note to the teacher concerning your child’s schoolwork?
Teacher Involvement with Parent
14. How often does your child’s teacher contact you to request a meeting to discuss your child’s your behavior?
15. How often does the teacher provide information to you on how your child is doing in their schoolwork?
16. How often does the teacher provide information to you in advance on upcoming assignments‚ projects‚ or events for your child at school?
17. How often does the teacher provide information to you on how your child is beha‎ving in school?
18. How often does the teacher provide information on your child’s accomplishments in school? 
The measure was developed for the Multisite Violence Prevention Project (Miller-Johnson et al.‚ 2004) based on previous scales from Smith et al. (1997) and Eccles & Harold 1993)).
 
  • School and Academics
 
This instrument can be found on pages 90-92 of Latino Families and Youth: A Compendium of Assessment Tools‚ available online at: http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_view&gid=23171&Itemid=
 
 
Point values are assigned as follows:
Items 1-7:
0 = Never
1 = Once a month
2 = Once a week
3 = Several times a week
4 = Everyday
Items 8-18:
0 = Never
1 = Hardly ever
2 = Sometimes
3 = Often
4 = Very often
 

Eccles‚ J.S. & Harold‚ R.D. (1993). Parent-school involvement during the early adolescent years. In R. Takanishi (Ed.)‚ Adolescence in the 1990’s: Risk and Opportunity. New York‚ NY: Columbia University Teachers’ College.

Miller-Johnson‚ S.‚ Sullivan‚ T. N.‚ & Simon‚ T. R. (2004). Evaluating the impact of interventions in the Multisite Violence Prevention Study: Samples‚ procedures‚ and measures. American Journal of Preventive Medicine‚ 26(1)‚ 48- 61.

Smith‚ E.P.‚ Connell‚ C.M.‚ Wright‚ G.‚ Sizer‚ M.‚ Norman‚ J.M.‚ Hurley‚ A.‚ & Walker‚ S.N. (1997). An ecological model of home‚ school‚ and community partnerships: Implications for research and practice. Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation‚ 8‚ 339-360.

 

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