Parent Trust Scales (PTS)

Parent Trust in School- (PTS-Scale) (Cronbach’s alpha 0.95)
1.    This school always does what it is suppose to.
2.    This school keeps me well informed.
3.    I really trust this school.
4.    Kids at this school are well cared for.
5.    This school is always honest with me.
6.    This school does a terrific job.
7.    This school has high standards for all kids.
8.    This school is always ready to help.
9.    Never worry about my child when he/she is there.
10.At this school‚ I know I’ll be listened to.
Parent Trust in Principal-(PTP-Scale) (Cronbach’s alpha 0.95)
1.    The principal of this school is good at his/her job.
2.    The principal of this school can be counted on to do his/her job.
3.    The principal of this school is well intentioned.
4.    The principal of this school is always honest.
5.    The principal of this school invites both criticism and praise from        parents.
6.    The principal of this school is very reliable.
7.    The principal of this school has high standards for all kids.
8.    The principal of this school is always ready to help.
9.    The principal of this school treats everyone with respect.
10.The principal of this school keeps an open door.
11.The principal of this school owns up to his/her mistakes.
12.The principal of this school knows how to make learning happen.
13.The principal of this school is always there when you need him/her.
14.The principal of this school is trustworthy.
15.The principal of this school likes to talk to parents
 
 
1= Strongly Agree‚ 2= Agree‚ 3= Somewhat Agree‚ 4= Slightly Agree‚ 5= Slightly Disagree‚ 6= Somewhat Disagree‚ 7= Disagree‚ 8= Strongly Disagree
 
 

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