School Effectiveness Index (SEI)

1.    The quality of products and services produced in this school is outstanding  
2.    The quantity of products and services in this school is high.  
3.    The teachers in my school do a good job coping with emergencies and disruptions.  
4.    Most everyone in the school accepts and adjusts to changes.  
5.    When changes are made in the school‚ teachers accept and adjust quickly.  
6.    Teachers in this school are well informed about innovations that could affect them.  
7.    Teachers in this school anticipate problems and prevent them.  
8.    Teachers in this school use available resources efficiently.
1= Strongly
Disagree‚ 2= Disagree‚ 3= Somewhat Disagree‚ 4= Somewhat Agree‚ 5= Agree‚ 6= Strongly
Reverse score items 2‚ 4‚ 5‚ and 6
This instrument can be found at:     

Hoy‚ W. K. & Ferguson‚ J. (1985). A theoretical framework and exploration of organizational effectiveness in schools. Educational Administration Quarterly‚ 21‚ 117-134.

Hoy‚ W. K. & Miskel‚ C. G. (1996). Educational administration: Theory‚ research‚ and practice‚ 5th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Hoy‚ W. K.‚ Tarter‚ C. J.‚ & Kottkamp‚ R. B. (1991). Open schools/healthy schools: Measuring organizational climate. Beverly Hills‚ CA: Sage.

Mott‚ P. (1972). The ch‎aracteristics of effective organizations. New York: Harper and Row.

Miskel‚ C.‚ Fevurly‚ R.‚ & Stewart‚ J. (1979). Organizational structures and processes‚ perceived school effectiveness‚ loyalty‚ and job satisfaction. Educational Administration Quarterly‚ 15‚ 97-118.